Under minimal supervision, this position performs a variety of skilled tasks w thin the carpentry trade as well as general building tasks, coordinates tasks with other trades, instructs Assistant Journeyman Carpenters and Utility Workers in the field, Performs work independently with latitude for determining proper materials and methods, is subject to inspection during progress and after completion.
General repairs to doors, walls, floors, ceiling, etc.
Glazing and window repairs
Repairs roofs and other exterior building elements
Builds countertops, cabinet fabrication, and furniture repair
Maintains, repairs, and installs locks, related mechanical equipment and door hardware.
Performs general plaster, cement, stone and brick repairs
Performs other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalent combination of education & experience from which comparable skills can be acquired
Training and/or development experience equivalent to a full apprenticeship (4 years) plus relevant work experience of two years or more
Working knowledge of the tools, methods, and standard trade safety practices
Physical ability to climb and descend ladders, works on scaffolding works in cramped quarters and maneuvers weights. Dexterity is necessary for the use of tools and manipulation of materials
Must be able to communicate and relate well with University community, fellow workers and supervision
Must possess valid Illinois driver’s license
Must join Laborers Local 681 after one month of employment
Must provide dependable personal vehicle and purchase University parking permit (Evanston Campus)
As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highl...y collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.