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Job ID: 107670

University at Buffalo

Date Posted Jun. 6, 2018
Title Carpenter
University University at Buffalo
Department Facilities Campus Operations
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Buffalo, NY
    United States
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation

Position Summary
The successful candidate will:
● Provide journey level knowledge of the carpentry trade which shall include structural framing, drywall installation, reading and interpreting of blueprints or sketches and determining the material required to do the job.
● Communicate with customers, understand request and estimate jobs as required
● Maintain and repair exterior doors including panic hardware, hinges and door closures.
● Layout and install ceiling grid work and tiles, layout and install floor tile and determine materials associated with these tasks
● Operate all shop equipment in a safe and professional manner.
● Respond to after hour emergencies such as broken windows or non-functioning doors.

To receive consideration, candidates must detail their qualifications and submit appropriate documentation with their application. Candidates must also explain and demonstrate their skills and competency for this position.

Successful candidates in the position must be able to effectively communicate with co-workers, supervisors and the campus community. This position may require you to work in a team so the candidate should have strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.

The candidate must possess and have proven positive customer service skills; must also possess good listening skills and be able to understand and follow written and/or oral instructions.

Since the activities of other employees depend upon the availability of the employee in this position, reliable attendance is a factor that will be considered when filling this vacancy.

This position requires traveling within and between campuses. A valid license to operate a motor vehicle in NYS is preferred, or candidate should otherwise demonstrate his/her capacity to meet the transportation needs of the position.

Minimum Qualifications
Successful completion of a NYS two-year Carpenter Traineeship or NYS two-year carpenter training program; OR successful completion of any equivalent carpenter two-year training or apprenticeship program;* OR four (4) years of full-time experience in carpentry under a skilled journey-level carpenter which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprenticeship training in carpentry or training gained by completion of technical courses in carpentry at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Successful completion of the traineeship and the training program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific classroom instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work. Course work must be completed with an average of C or better. Additionally, successful completion of the traineeship also includes 4,000 hours of on-the-job training.

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Contact’s Name Facilities Human Resources
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Contact’s Phone 716-645-5277

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