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Carpenter Apprentice I

Basic Position Information

Job Code: 6017

Title: Carpenter Apprentice I

Department: Facilities Management

Essential Personnel: Y

Job Family: Administrative Operations

Job Sub-Family: Facilities Management

FLSA Classification: NE

Job Grade: 8

Grade Min: $29,995

Grade Mid: $35,244

UHD Succession Plan: N

Criticality of Position: N/A

Career Ladder: Pre-Defined

Campus Security Authority: Y

Screening Committee: N

Motor Vehicle Record Check: Y

Job Summary

The Carpenter Apprentice I assists the Carpenters with work orders, renovations and other general repairs throughout the university.

Duties

  • Assists with demolishing walls and other structures during renovation projects.
  • Assists with wall layouts and building out new walls.
  • Assists with hanging sheet-rock.
  • Installs and/or replaces ceiling tiles.
  • Installs and/or replaces key cores.
  • Assists with hanging shelves and cabinets.
  • Assembles and disassembles furniture to be moved and/or transported.

Marginal Duties

  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct Reports:

  • None

Delegation of Work:

  • N/A

Supervision Given:

  • N/A

Qualifications

Required Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Experience:

  • No experience required

License/Certification:

  • Must maintain a valid, current driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge:

  • General knowledge of basic carpentry tasks.

Skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community.

Work Location and Physical Demands

Primary Work Location:

  • Works in an inside and outdoor environment.

Physical Demands:

  • Work is often performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any unpleasant elements; work involves some exposure to elements, such as adverse weather conditions, extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, and airborne particles. Position requires maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing, or walking for prolonged periods of time, as well as for bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling, jumping, climbing, and frequent overhead and horizontal reaching. Position has occasional exposure to the physical risks associated with demolition and construction. May, on rare occasions, be required to work in a confined space or in a high, dangerous place. May be exposed to vibration or noise. Must have precise hand-eye coordination, good spatial awareness, and the ability to identify and distinguish colors. Must have the ability to move items of up to 60lbs. Must have the ability to climb stairs and a ladder and maintain balance. May occasionally be required to drive or operate university vehicles. Required to be on call 24 hours per day for general maintenance incidents.

Position Specific Competencies

Commitment to Excellence - UHD

  • Demonstrates a commitment to competently perform his/her job duties and responsibilities within established time frames.
  • Continuously strives to improve work performance.
  • Accepts responsibility for his/her commitments to the university.
  • Contributes to the success of the university by consistently providing quality results in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.

Communicates Effectively

  • Communicates clearly, concisely, and with courtesy.
  • Carefully listens to customer or thoroughly reads correspondence, and uses good judgment to respond appropriately. (Customers can be students, external constituents, employees, or university guests.)
  • Communicates requests for further action or resources to appropriate individuals with tact.

Equipment Operation

  • Demonstrates the essential skills required to use equipment and tools needed to perform job duties and responsibilities.
  • Follows maintenance and operation procedures and safety rules to minimize equipment malfunctions and prevent personal injuries.

Dependability

  • Takes responsibility to accomplish job assignments within reasonable deadlines.
  • Willing to accept new projects and/or commitments.
  • Does due diligence to complete projects within specified timeframes and/or fulfill commitments.
  • Arrives to work on time prepared and ready to contribute.

Flexibility

  • Willingly adjusts to changing work assignments or conditions.
  • Open to changes in operational procedures, technology, and/or organizational structure.
  • Views changes as opportunities for learning and professional development.
  • Displays a positive attitude to encourage others.
  • Promptly responds to changes in work priorities and/or unexpected circumstances or situations.

Integrity

  • Demonstrates high ethical standards of conduct in the performance of his/her job duties and responsibilities.
  • Accepts responsibility for his/her actions.
  • Respects and complies with department and university policies, procedures, and work rules.

Proficiency

  • Possesses required job skills and knowledge.
  • Demonstrates the ability to apply those skills and knowledge to competently perform his/her job duties and assignments.

Respect and Cooperation

  • Treats others with courtesy, respect, and dignity in the workplace.
  • Promotes cooperation through open and honest communications and consideration of others ideas, thoughts, and opinions.

This job description may not encompass all duties and responsibilities associated with the position.

Last updated 4/27/2022 6:09 AM