University of Washington
Seattle, WA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
CARPENTER Req #:202557Department:UWMC - MAINTENANCEJob Location: UW Medical Center - Montlake Posting Date:05/04/2022 Closing Info:Open Until Filled Salary:$4,509 - $5,986 per month Union Position:YesShift:First Shift Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Ranked among the nation’s top ten hospitals by US News and World Report, UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW’s School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement and natural beauty.

UWMC Maintenance has an excellent opportunity for a full-time day shift CARPENTER. Individuals in this role perform skilled carpentry and related work in the maintenance, repair and installation of equipment and UWMC facilities.

Responsibilities include:
•Install Metal stud framing, hang sheet rock, install doors and windows, install door hardware;

•Install and repair ceiling grid and ceiling tiles;

•Repair floors, walls, ceilings, screens, windows, sashes, doors, furniture, wood chairs, fixtures, stairs, cupboards loose Formica and roofs;

•Build and install cabinets, furniture and other fixtures such as: blood pressure gauges, cup-towel-toilet paper dispensers, shelving, bulletin boards, whiteboards, sharps containers, glove box holders and medicine cabinets;

•Adjust, repair or replace locks, weather stripping, screens, mirrors, brackets, window blinds, curtain tracks, handrails, hinges, closures, panic hardware;

•Repair or alter buildings, sheds, scaffolds, partitions, concrete forms and other structures from plans, sketches or instructions; may construct new infrastructure from blueprints and specifications;

•Operate power equipment such as saws, jointers, lathes, sanders, planers, boring and mortising machines; clean, sharpen, maintain and repair such equipment;

•Clean, sharpen, maintain and repair hand tools;

•Develop preliminary cost estimates for installations and repairs;

•May assist with gutters and downspouts; flooring including vinyl, linoleum, and tile;

•Functions as a team member at all levels and across department and functional lines to achieve optimum results;

•May lead and instruct helpers as required;

•May perform work in other trade skills;

•Drive service truck as required; load and unload materials and supplies;

•Perform related duties as required.

As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.

Minimum Qualifications: Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as a carpenter; or full journey status as a carpenter in a union; or four years' applicable work experience. Vocational training may be substituted for work experience on a year-for-year basis. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license may be required.
Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral. The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or [email protected].


Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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