To provide journeyman level skills, to assist in performing carpenter, construction and maintenance work as specified in duties section. Responsible for using power and hand tools in carpentry, construction, cabinetry, maintenance, demolition, repair and residential buildings, classrooms, housing, sidewalks, parking lots, offices and all other University facilities.
Perform general carpentry, construction, cabinetry, building maintenance, building modifications and demolition including but not limited to:
Framing, wood and metal materials, rubber and vinyl trim and finish carpentry, sheetrock hanging, concrete forming, rebar, pouring and finishing, doors, door jams, door closer and hinge installation, suspended ceilings, tile and grid work, vinyl and ceramic tile, cabinet construction, repairs and modifications.
Repair, construction and installation of tables, benches, cabinets, bookshelves, desks, countertops, lamination, a variety of wall, floor, ceiling mounts and wall coverings, detail kitchen appliances and bathroom fixtures..
Maintenance, repairs and modifications of existing structures, including but not limited to:
Doors, walls, windows, floors, mounted fixtures, ceilings, furniture, chairs and all other campus seating, laundry facilities, showers, tubs, bedrooms, dining & kitchen areas.
Keep track of material usage and labor for individual or combined work assignments.
Inspect current and future work assignments.
Assist in ordering and pick-up of materials from vendors.
Act as a Shop representative to University Departments while performing work assignments.
Ability to understand and follow work orders, drawings, written and verbal instructions.
Ability to work independently and efficiently.
Perform all duties as assigned to shop or as assigned by Carpenter Shop Supervisor or Carpenter Leader.
Responds to on-call emergencies before/during/after normal hours of operation. This includes but not limited to: Fires, electrical outages, floods, icy conditions and any other type of campus emergency.
Drives a UTA vehicle.
Participates in the on-call program for before/after operating hours and weekends.
Serves as essential personnel to the University and is required to report to work during campus emergencies and/or closures.
Performs other duties assigned.
Considered essential personnel.
High School Graduation and three (3) years of skilled/journeyman level experience.
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