Basic Position Information
Job Code: 6018
Title: Carpenter, Operations
Department: Facilities Management
Essential Personnel: Y
Job Family: Administrative Operations
Job Sub-Family: Facilities Management
FLSA Classification: NE
Job Grade: 12
Grade Min: $43,001
Grade Mid: $51,601
UHD Succession Plan: N
Criticality of Position: N/A
Career Ladder: In-Range
Campus Security Authority: Y
Screening Committee: N
Motor Vehicle Record Check: N
The Carpenter, Operations performs skilled carpentry and drywall work in construction, general repairs, alterations, and renovations throughout the university, according to work order systems, sketches, blueprints, and/or oral instructions.
- Constructs and repairs structures and fixtures.
- Erects walls; installs, replaces, and repairs ceiling grids, door frames, and door hardware; hangs doors and window frames.
- Demolishes concrete, bricks, concrete blocks, sheetrock walls, ceilings, furniture, and other structures as necessary.
- Hangs sheet rock.
- Installs, replaces, and repairs VCT, carpet, and other flooring products.
- Hangs whiteboards, art work, banners, and other items as required.
- Repairs structures and walls within university buildings, such as in bathrooms, classrooms, and offices.
- Performs the necessary carpentry tasks required to complete work orders and to carry out the required preventative maintenance.
- Performs all other duties as assigned.
Delegation of Work:
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Minimum of four (4) years of related job experience
- Must maintain a valid, current driver's license.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Knowledge of a variety of carpentry tasks and construction practices, and of the related trends, issues, and accepted practices.
- Good technical skills, including proficiency in MS Office;
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Ability to use power tools; 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 machine shop and/or carpentry shop.
- 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, oils, dirt, dust, fumes, and airborne particles. May occasionally be required to wear a respirator. 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 be exposed to moving mechanical parts, hazardous traffic conditions, potentially hazardous or cancer-causing agents or chemicals, and the risk of electric shock. 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 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.