Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Ranked among the nation's top ten hospitals for the fourth year in a row by US News and World Report, UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement and natural beauty. UWMC Maintenance has an excellent opportunity for a full-time day shift Carpenter. Individuals in this role perform skilled carpentry and related work in the maintenance, repair and installation of equipment and UWMC facilities. Responsibilities include:
Install Metal stud framing, hang sheet rock, install doors and windows, install door hardware;
Install and repair ceiling grid and ceiling tiles;
Build and install cabinets, furniture and other fixtures such as: blood pressure gauges, cup-towel-toilet paper dispensers, shelving, bulletin boards, whiteboards, sharps containers, glove box holders and medicine cabinets;
Repair or alter buildings, sheds, scaffolds, partitions, concrete forms and other structures from plans, sketches or instructions; may construct new infrastructure from blueprints and specifications;
Operate power equipment such as saws, jointers, lathes, sanders, planers, boring and mortising machines; clean, sharpen, maintain and repair such equipment;
Clean, sharpen, maintain and repair hand tools;
Develop preliminary cost estimates for installations and repairs;
May assist with gutters and downspouts; flooring including vinyl, linoleum, and tile;
Functions as a team member at all levels and across department and functional lines to achieve optimum results;
May lead and instruct helpers as required;
May perform work in other trade skills;
Drive service truck as required; load and unload materials and supplies;
Perform related duties as required.As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.Minimum Qualifications: Completion of a recognized apprenticeship as a carpenter; or full journey status as a carpenter in a union; or four years' applicable work experience. Vocational training may be substituted for work experience on a year-for-year basis. Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license may be required.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.