Provide customer service to the University community by ensuring clean, sanitary, and inviting environment. Perform skilled carpentry work involving, but not limited to, construction, repair, renovation and refinishing of walls, windows, doors, ceilings, cove base and carpet.
Primary Responsibilities :
Perform journeyman level carpentry work in the construction, repair and renovation of facades, roofs, floors, partitions, ceilings, stairways, doors, windows, and screens. Installs, replaces, repairs, patches, or cuts: ceiling tiles, carpet, cove base, vinyl floors, linoleum, wooden floors, quarry tile, windows(screens, hardware, glass, mini-blinds),blackboards, whiteboards, pencil sharpeners, bulletin boards, shelving, signs, banners, towel bars/hooks, classroom furniture and casework. Safely operate woodworking equipment and machines to saw, plane, drill or mortise lumber for doors, cabinets, shelves, molding and related fixtures; cut mortises for locks and hinges; hang doors. Install lock hardware using proper A.D.A. guidelines in applications. Estimate amount of required material and supplies for projects. Perform related duties as assigned by Supervisor.
High school diploma/GED with Vocational school certification and minimum 5 years experience required preferably in a commercial, industrial, or similar setting.
Valid Driver’s License required
Knowledge of the proper use of different types of wood products. Knowledge of the lumber, grading system and the correct application. Knowledge of the different types of fasteners and guidelines for using them. Ability to read blueprints correctly, work from sketches and verbal instructions and be able to layout assigned work. .
Ability to erect scaffolding correctly and know terms and safety guidelines of the scaffolding. Safely operate various equipment: aerial lifts, power generators, compressors, pneumatic tools.
Must be able to perform the following with frequent medium/heavy exertion including but not limited to: bending, stooping, reaching above head/shoulders, pushing, pulling, working in confined spaces, lifting, etc.
Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to undergo a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.
Northern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. We embrace inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.
Minimum Education: High School Diploma
Minimum Experience: 5 years
Quick Link: 10105
Internal Number: 10105
About Northern Kentucky University
NKU is a growing metropolitan university of more than 14,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati.
Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost.
While we are one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names.