Job Requisition Number: 24579. Facilities Services works to maintain a campus built environment that is conducive to teaching, learning and research. We strive to continuously improve the campus in partnership with all members of the campus community. Facilities Services is comprised of the following units: Campus Recycling and Refuse Services, Custodial Services, Environmental Services, Grounds Operations Shops, Quality Assurance & Customer Service, Sustainability and Engineering Services and People's Park.
CARPENTRY Perform carpentry work which includes construction, maintenance, and alteration or repair of wooden structures, on campus buildings and facilities. Engage in projects requiring highly specialized skills of Carpentry work. Carpenters work includes, but is not limited to: the ability to service, overhaul, troubleshoot, repair, fabricate, and install counters, cabinets, hardware, shelving, chalkboards, Formica tops, benches, partitions, floors, stairs, decks, railings and to patch plaster, etc. Perform all types of carpenter work related to alterations, additions, and repairs of existing campus buildings, such as, but not limited to: removal and demolition work, erection of wall frames, doors and window openings, installation of sheet rock, ceiling tiles, etc. Fabricate, install and construct framing and finish work associated with excavation shoring, concrete forms, footings, floors, floor covering, walls, ceilings, window and door frames, casements, roofing, stairs, handrails, retaining walls and guard rails; install office, laboratory, and classroom paneling, moldings, fixed furniture and cabinets. Install building framework and trim by the means of using hand and power tools.
ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES Adherence to the scheduling of work through the work management program is required. Consult shop superintendent and/or lead for technical information. Support maintenance projects and programmatic work assignments. Keep accurate work records and complete paperwork in a neat and timely manner. Define and describe materials, tools and/or equipment, work methods and task sequences. Serve as liaison with clients, relaying their needs and requirements to the appropriate department or Superintendent. Obtain materials and equipment as required. Plan the methods and procedures required to complete installation, alterations, additions and repair work for all types of carpentry work. Prepare isometric drawings in detail showing measurements and materials with information obtained from blueprints and verbal instructions.
SAFETY Adhere to all University and departmental safety guidelines. Attend job-related and safety training as required.
OTHER Perform other duties as assigned.•Must have completed a four year carpenter apprenticeship program or equivalent experience and training. •Employee must possess three years journeyman experience in a comparable position or related experience in a university, hospital or large building complex. •Must possess knowledge and ability to utilize correct tools, techniques and methods for handling specific carpentry projects by applying thorough knowledge of codes and the skills of a craftsperson. •Ability to prepare isometric drawings in detail showing measurements and materials with information obtained from blueprints and verbal instructions. •Must have the ability to operate woodworking machines and tools needed to perform skilled related job tasks. •Ability to work in confined spaces and to gain access to areas that normally require stairs, ladders and scaffolding using specific methods to perform job tasks. •Ability to safely move supplies and objects up to 75 pounds with or without a reasonable accommodation. •Must possess excellent communication skills and ability to interact in a positive manner with the campus •Community, including students, building managers, academic personnel, and craft personnel, in a multi- cultural environment. •Ability to track jobs to completion and prioritize requirements; able to work and support shutdowns and project schedules to minimize interference with others. •Ability to read information from equipment manufactures manuals, service requests, layout sketches, blueprints, appropriate state and local government codes, trade-specific manuals and practices, and to determine how the fixture or equipment should perform. •Knowledge of relevant building codes and regulations. •Ability to communicate clearly over the telephone and two-way radio. •Ability to execute all job assignments in a timely manner. •Education and training in carpentry can be through documented experience and/or professional development through an accredited college or university. •Must be able to work in confined spaces. •Must be able to safely move supplies and objects up to 75 pounds with or without a reasonable accommodation. •Employee must be available to respond to emergencies, work on-call, weekend on-call, rotating swing shift, watch and holidays. •Adhere to Facilities Services—Campus Services’ work rules and Code of Conduct. •Employee is personally responsible for following health and safety guidelines/instructions. This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Skilled Crafts Unit (KB) between the University of California and the Alameda County Building and Construction Trades Council (ACBCTC). The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/kb/index.html
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