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Carpenter

POSITION TITLE: Carpenter

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a high school diploma or its equivalency and considerable knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, practices and safety precautions of the carpentry trade. Must have working knowledge and skills in making simple estimates of time and materials, inspecting lumber and working from sketches, plans and written instructions. Must have considerable knowledge of carpentry work, local building/construction codes, policies, guidelines and procedures. Must have good knowledge of the occupational hazards and required safety precautions and ability to interpret and work from instructions, guidelines, regulations and policies. Must have the ability to work in a cooperative manner with co-workers, supervisors, managers and school/department administration and staff. Must be able to lift and carry 20 lbs frequently and 50-100 lbs occasionally for short distances or with the aid of load bearing equipment. Must have sufficient strength and dexterity necessary to perform all required tasks of lifting, stooping, bending, and carrying construction materials and equipment to and from work sites. Must be skilled in the use of tools, equipment and machinery required in carpentry work and in working from sketches, blueprints, and diagrams. A performance test may be required to demonstrate the required skill level. Must hold a Virginia motor vehicle operator's license with a satisfactorily driving record.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS: Constructs, installs, and repairs structural woodwork and equipment working from blueprints, drawings or oral instructions conforming to local building codes. Builds, repairs and installs counters, cabinets, benches, partitions, floors, doors, building framework and trim, using carpenter hand and power tools. Installs glass in windows, doors, and partitions. Replaces damaged ceiling tiles, floor tile, and wall coverings. Performs general carpentry work in the alteration, repair and maintenance of buildings, floors, roofs, stairways, partitions, doors, screens, windows and scaffolding. Forms wood fixtures, furniture and repairs tables, chairs, and benches. Builds concrete forms and replaces wooden window sashes. Sands and finishes floors. Performs skilled bench work in a carpentry shop operating power saws, jigsaws, wood lathes, plans, sanders and mortising machines. Cleans, sharpens and repairs hand and bench toots. Makes estimates of time and materials required for task and keeps simple records. Supervises and instructs helpers and apprentices. Performs other related duties as assigned.

GENERAL DEFINITION AND PHYSICAL CONDITIONS OF WORK: Performs semiskilled work of the carpenter trade. Work is performed under regular supervision. Work requires the exertion of 35- 50 pounds of force constantly and 50-75 pounds or more of force frequently to move objects load and unload materials, supplies and property. Work requires frequent climbing, stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping and feeling. Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels. Visual acuity is required for depth perception. The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold and heat, noise and hazards atmospheric conditions.

REPORTS TO: Foreman

PAY SCHEDULE: Unified Pay Schedule, Pay Grade 110

LENGTH OF CONTRACT: 260 Days (12 months)

FLSA: Non-exempt