Lead Carpenter (510674)
The California State University
San Jose
hace 6 días

Description : Job Summary

Job Summary

The Lead Carpenter, assigned to the Carpenter Shop within the Maintenance & Operations unit of Facilities Development & Operations, works under general supervision and provides lead direction for journey-level crafts workers and semi-skilled assistants, laying out and coordinating the work flow for the shop, preparing materials lists, and ordering supplies in addition to performing work as a skilled carpenter.

Staff within the Carpenter Shop are responsible for a full range of journey-level skilled work in rough and finished skilled carpentry, to ensure a clean, safe, attractive, and well maintained learning environment.

The Maintenance & Operations unit of Facilities Development & Operations provides services to a University campus spread across five sites comprised of +170 acres, 52 buildings, and more than six million gross square feet.

The Carpenter Shop is one of seven skilled trades shops within Maintenance & Operations and is comprised of a lead carpenter plus three journey-level carpenters and may be assisted by staff in the Facility Worker Shop.

The Shop reports up to a Facilities Project Supervisor who provides supervision and guidance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Installing, building and repairing internal and external structures
  • Installing and repairing drywall, ceiling and floor tiles, and roofs
  • Making, installing, and repairing cabinets, counters, shelves, benches, partitions, floors, and door and window frames
  • Reads, interprets, and works from plans, drawings, and specifications.
  • Consults and works with other trades workers
  • Ensures preventative maintenance and other work orders designated as high priority are completed on schedule
  • Develops labor resource schedules and communicates assignments to assigned workers, making adjustments and coordinating with other shops, where necessary
  • Lays out, directs, assists and coordinates the work flow for assigned work including project planning and coordinating with other shops where necessary
  • Inspects the work to ensure it meets quality requirements and specifications
  • Prepares standard reports, including preparation of as-builts for database updates
  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in both rough carpentry and finishes carpentry including knowledge of various types and grades of lumber, and in the use of hand and power carpentry tools
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work harmoniously with a diverse group of individuals who are directly or indirectly involved with assignments and projects
  • Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the position; read and interpret blueprints, and perform arithmetic calculations as required to perform the duties assigned
  • Ability to operate and maintain hand and power tools typical to the carpentry trade as well as to erect and work from scaffolds, ladders, and personnel lifts.
  • Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in both rough carpentry and finishes carpentry including knowledge of various types and grades of lumber, and in the use of hand and power carpentry tools
  • Thorough knowledge of the applicable state codes and regulations, including the Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety of the State of California and California Building Codes
  • Possession of a valid California driver’s license and maintain a driving record that allows for the operation of any vehicle or equipment required in the performance of duties
  • Required Qualifications

  • These abilities normally would be acquired through any combination of progressively responsible training and experience which demonstrates achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through the completion of a carpenter’s apprenticeship program.
  • Must participate in all OSHA required physicals and examinations.

  • One to two years of experience as a journey-level carpenter that included work coordination responsibilities
  • Valid driver’s license with an appropriate safety record so as to allow operation of assigned equipment in California
  • License

    A valid driver's license is required for this position. Out of state candidates selected for the position must obtain a State of California driver's license within 10 days of hire in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles regulations.

    Once hired the employee must successfully complete the Defensive Driver Training Program provided by the State of California for California State University campuses.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Possession of a current California asbestos worker certification
  • Possession of a current California lead worker certification
  • Experience in maintenance of a State facility, College or University, or other multi-facility complex
  • Working knowledge of effective supervisory practices and techniques
  • Compensation

    Classification : Lead Carpenter

    Anticipated Hiring Range : $7,000 / month - $7,205 / month

    CSU Hiring Range : $5,742 / month - $7,414 / month

    San José State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package typically worth 30-35% of your base salary. For more information on programs available, please see the .

    Application Procedure

    Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents :

  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest
  • All applicants must apply within the specified application period : May 18, 2022 through June 2, 2022 . This position is open until filled;
  • however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.

    University Personnel

    CSU Vaccination Policy

    The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.

    Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment.

    The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to .

    Additional Information

    Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will issue a contingent offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and / or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.

    Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was offered the position on a contingent basis.

    The standard background check includes : criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and / or credit check may be required.

    All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. Some positions may also require fingerprinting.

    SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.

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    Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Annual Security Report (ASR) is also now available for viewing at The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and Sexual Assault prevention information, and information about drug and alcohol prevention programming.

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    A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the Office of the Clery Director by phone at or by email at .

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    The purpose of this report is to disclose statistics for fires that occurred within SJSU on-campus housing facilities for the three most recent calendar years, and to distribute fire safety policies and procedures intended to promote safety on Campus.

    A paper copy of the AFSR is available upon request by contacting the Housing Office by phone at or by email at .

    Equal Employment Statement

    San José State University (SJSU) is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, race, religion or lack thereof, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, or protected veteran status consistent with applicable federal and state laws.

    This policy applies to all SJSU students, faculty and staff programs and activities. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and certain other federal and state laws, prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs and activities operated by the university (both on and off campus).

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