Incumbents of positions in this series maintain buildings and related structures applying carpentry techniques and using carpentry tools to construct, alter, repair and/or install walls, stairs, floors, ceilings, windows, doors, roofs, etc., inspect buildings to determine need for carpentry to be done; erect and dismantle staging and scaffolding; and perform related work as required. The basic purpose of this work is to perform carpentry maintenance work in support of general maintenance, repair and/or alteration of state buildings and related structures.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
Applicants must have at least two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in carpentry work including knowledge of demonstrated methods and techniques used in installing locks or lock assemblies
Knowledge of the types and uses of hand held power tools such as drills, electric hand saws and small hand tools such as hammers and wrenches
Knowledge of the types and uses of small measurement devices such as levels, rulers, and steel squares
Knowledge of the safety precautions and procedures followed in building maintenance
Knowledge of the methods and procedures used in the security of building and property
Skill in the use of hand held power tools such as drill sand electric hands saws, and small hand tools such as hammers and wrenches
Skill in the use of small measurement devices such as levels, rulers, and steel squares
Ability to read and interpret documents such as plans, specifications, blueprints and drawings
Ability to follow oral and written instructions
Ability to communicate effectively in oral expression
Ability to perform arithmetic computations
Five (5) Years of Full-time , or equivalent part time experience
Working knowledge of door access and controls systems
Proven reliability by references or prior documentation
Working knowledge of Massachusetts Building Codes, BOCA Codes, Safety Regulations & practices, or ADA Regulations
Ability to establish and maintain productive relationships with the Physical Plant Shops, University faculty and Staff, and supporting contractors
Demonstrated willingness to be on essential personnel list for facility related emergencies and University Closings due to weather.
Possess a driver’s license or willingness to utilize the university’s transportation system to move efficiently and effectively across city campuses
Working knowledge of the practices, procedures, methods, materials and tools used in the repair and maintenance of door closures and door hardware; and ability to diagnose lock/door issues; understanding of regulations pertaining to fire exits
Prior experience working with personal computers for office communication and management purposes, i.e., memos, email, spreadsheets, and calendars and in planning
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information for three professional references will be requested at the time of application.
Internal Number: 505020
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