FULL-TIME CARPENTER I - Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill Massachusetts

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Northern Essex Community College

Haverhill, Massachusetts

United States
(POST #48240)


Detailed Job Description

FULL-TIME CARPENTER I: (Permanent position, 40 hours/week), 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM (Monday – Friday). (AFSCME Unit Position). As necessary the individual appointed to this position may be required to work overtime to accommodate the requirements of the work area. Anticipated start date: September, 2014

Maintains buildings and related structures applying carpentry techniques and using carpentry tools to construct, alter, repair and/or install walls, stairs, floors, ceilings, windows, doors, roofs, gutters, locks, air conditioners, mail slots, handicapped chair rails and ramps, shelving, etc. Inspects buildings needing carpentry repair or alterations, estimates job duration and the cost and/or quantities of labor and materials needed to complete the job and reports results of inspection to those who have complained of unsafe conditions or who have requested alteration work. Interprets and/or draws up sketches, patterns, blueprints, instructions and/or layouts of work to be done. Performs structural repair, alteration or improvement work such as lowering ceilings and paneling rooms; preparing surfaces for plaster or cement work; studding, wiring and plastering walls and cracks in floors or around windows; taping joints on sheetrock; and pre-cementing and/or replacing laminate tops. Confers with unit control section, various department heads or supervisors regarding handling of emergencies, the feasibility of performing repair or alterations and the scheduling of work. Performs related work such as framing pictures; making window and door screens; drilling holes in signs; ordering materials and supplies and cleaning; and sharpening and tempering various tools and equipment. Provide support to other trades people. Functions as a member of the College’s snow removal team.

Knowledge of the principles and techniques of carpentry. Knowledge of the types of building structures. Knowledge of the types and uses of material used in carpentry. Knowledge of the safety practices and procedures followed in carpentry. Knowledge of the types and uses of safety equipment used in carpentry. Knowledge of the types and uses of small hand held tools, small measurement devices and hand held power tools as well as skill using these devices. Knowledge of the properties and characteristics of wood. Knowledge of the types and uses of safety and/or climbing equipment such as scaffolds, ladders, rigging, etc. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to read and interpret documents such as plans, blueprints, drawings, etc. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with others. Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time. Ability to lift and carry heavy objects. Ability to give verbal instructions in a precise, understandable manner. Physical stamina and endurance. Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in carpentry, woodworking or cabinet-making work, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. A diploma or certificate from a recognized trade, technical or vocational school, at high school level or higher, with a major in carpentry, woodworking or cabinetmaking may be substituted for the required experience.

Salary: $673.71 – $912.65 per week ($35,032.92 - $47,457.80 annually) with full fringe benefits. An appointment from outside the bargaining unit (AFSCME) must start at Step I of the range. (Step 1: $673.71)

Deadline Date: September 12, 214                                                      POST# 48240

Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

Keyword Phrases

  • Buildings and Grounds
  • Prizes, Initiative, Innovation
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Diverse Workforce
  • Facilities Management
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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