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Under supervision of carpenter shop supervisor, apply basic knowledge and expertise to perform preventive maintenance required to insure proper operation of all roofing systems. Make any necessary minor repairs to campus and residential roofs with a career path directed toward Journeyperson level Roofer.
In coordination and cooperation with other trades and shops, perform various roofing duties that include but are not limited to the following:
Responsible for following all safety procedures and maintaining a safe and secure work environment.
Properly expedites specified repair work assigned by the supervisor. Assist in inspecting and maintaining all facility roofs.
Work closely with all shop personal and other Facilities Management sections.
Conducts oneself in a manner that will always maintain courteous, cooperative and professional relationships among all members of the Caltech community.
Respond to trouble calls, emergency conditions and analyze routine work requests for timely execution and completion.
Perform all other duties as assigned.
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent with at least 1 year of related work experience.
Basic Carpentry Skills
Basic Mechanical Skills
Must be able to communicate, both written and verbally, in English.
Knowledge of general power tools.
Must provide necessary hand tools, a list of required tools is available upon request.
Must maintain a valid California driver's license throughout the course of employment.
Must be able to stoop, bend, pull, and kneel throughout the workday.
Requires a background investigation and physical examination prior to an offer of employment.
Requires the ability to work at heights and in confined spaces and must be able to lift 50-80 lbs. daily.
1 year of work experience in a university or facilities setting is a plus.
Certificate of completion or formal training in the carpenter or roofing field.
Proficiency with automated work order system and timekeeping application is a plus.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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