Under the general supervision of the Building Trades Supervisor and/or Foreman, perform all phases of interior and exterior carpentry work consisting of layout, construction, alteration and repair of floors, roofs, walls, stairways, doors (including installation, alteration, and removal of door hardware), windows, (including glazing), ceilings, and other structures. Operate power tools and hand tools; clean and repair hand tools. Make minor repairs to office furniture, such as desks, cabinets, bookcases, etc. Position will require working in a non-carpentry capacity when necessary, as well as, but not limited to responding to overtime and emergency call-ins as required or directed to ensure proper plant operations.
Must have at least three to five years of experience as a journeyman-level carpenter. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. and transport piping and equipment more than 200 lbs. with others. May use chain falls and come along for heavier lifting. Must be able to push and pull heavy loads as required. Must be able to stoop and bend for prolonged periods of time; work on hands and knees and other awkward positions for extended periods; routinely walk to and from various buildings carrying tools, equipment, and other essentials to the job site. Must be able to work alone and climb multiple sets of stairs, work off ladders, staging, lifts, etc. Must have computer knowledge and ability to receive, send, compose, and send precise and understandable electronic work orders. Must be able to work overtime as required.
Valid Massachusetts Driver's License required.
This position is 40 hours a week with some mandatory overtime.
This position requires a criminal background check.
All University staff members must successfully complete a 90-day probationary period.
Position's schedule is Monday through Friday, 6AM - 2:30PM.
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.