Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences is seeking a Carpenter I for Institutional Planning and Operations-Facilities. The primary purpose of the Carpenter I position is to perform building related construction, maintenance and repair to assure safe and functional facilities. These duties also include related equipment installation, furniture installation and repair. Oversees work of other mechanics and/or trades helpers.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Performs routine maintenance on building structural features, architectural features, wall systems, flooring systems, ceiling systems, windows and doors.
Responds to all carpentry trouble calls and requests throughout the facilities.
Inspects, tests, assures integrity of all related building features and systems throughout the facilities. Requesting work orders, completing work orders, and issuing status reports to supervision and/or management.
Reads blue prints, diagrams, specifications, and lays out/performs all work in accordance with all standards, regulations and/or applicable codes.
Ability to use various hand and power tolls in the performance of work, including rules, measurement instruments, fastening tools, leveling systems, etc.
Performs “Rough Out”, “Finish” and “Repair” work in accordance with all accepted industry standards. Work includes, but is not limited to framing (Wood & Steel), Sheetrock installation, ceiling installation, flooring installation, and furniture installation/assembly.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Technical school diploma or equivalent knowledge plus a minimum of five (5) years of progressively more responsibility and experience as a carpenter, at least three (3) years of which shall have involved taking a lead in installation, repair, and maintenance of all applicable/systems.
Thorough knowledge of local, state and national codes.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Clean valid Driver’s License.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PHYSICALDEMANDS: Position requires the individual to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and climb or balance up to 2/3 of the time, to sit, kneel, crouch or crawl, to talk to heat and to taste or smell less than a 1/3 of the time. Ability to perform physical labor without restrictions, including lifting equipment in excess of fifty pounds, performing work on rocks, scaffolding and ladders.
WORKENVIRONMENT: The individual in this position may be exposed to environmental such as wet or humid conditions (non-weather), work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat or cold (non-weather), to risk radiation less than 1/3 of the time. Moderate noise is typical for the work environment.
Posting Number: 20ST0061
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 108998
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