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Job ID: 130048

Full-Time Carpenter
Lee College

Date Posted Sep. 30, 2019
Title Full-Time Carpenter
University Lee College
Baytown, TX, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation

Full-Time Carpenter

Posting Number: 0000921

PS Position#: 00000102

Position Status: Full-Time


Department: Maintenance

Job Summary/Basic Function:

Under the guidance and direction of the Director of Physical Plant, the Carpenter performs skilled and complicated maintenance tasks in the carpentry field.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Perform skilled carpentry tasks, including tearing down and constructing walls and building items such as bookcases, fences, adjusting doors, etc.
  • Repair and refinish tables, desk, and other furniture.
  • Complete projects that may include floating walls, painting and varnishing, installing blackboards, shelves, glass, doors, door closures, etc.
  • Estimate materials required for construction projects and other materials.
  • Transport equipment and materials as needed.
  • Conduct finish and trim work, build projects, pour concrete, lay steel, and structural support.
  • Perform welding as needed.

Additional duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Move furniture to set up classrooms and/or shop facilities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Excellent college benefits accrue with this full-time position. This is a security sensitive position.

Lee College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.)
  • Ten (10) years of demonstrated abilities in carpentry, installation, wood, steel, and metal installation
  • Knowledge of residential construction and remodeling trades, practices, procedures, techniques, tools and equipment, materials, specifications, quality control, cost control, and safety
  • Proficient at the following tasks: stain-grade trim work, hang doors, drill and set door hardware, set windows, layout or stairs and common rafters, and utilize appropriate math skills
  • Must have mathematical skills and analytical skills to do estimates
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions
  • Adept at establishing relationships with all parties involved in the construction process that facilitates harmonious working relations during project, and permit prompt resolution of problems and conflicts as they occur
  • Must be familiar with and work within industry safety requirements for tools, equipment, and use of personal protective equipment
  • Must have a valid Texas drivers license
  • Must be able to push, pull, lift, and/or carry loads of eighty (80) pounds for fifty (50) feet or more on a frequent basis
  • Ability to perform tasks on all area and aspects of construction project
  • Must be able to read an use MEP blueprints an system diagrams
  • Ability to climb ladders up to sixty (60) feet and crawl for distances of fifty (50) feet
  • Must be able to work from ladders, boom trucks, or man lift
  • Must be able to stand, sit, kneel, squat, bend, stoop, twist, walk, grasp/squeeze for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work in hot, humid, wet, and/or cold conditions as warranted
  • Able to work individually and/or in a team environment with minimal supervision
  • Must be customer focused; continually improving on customer service
  • Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

Campus/Location: Main Campus - Baytown, TX

If other, provide location:

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position requires applicants to attach the following documents: resume, cover letter, and copies of transcripts for all completed course work. (Official transcripts required upon employment.)
In addition, applicants must include a minimum of three (3) professional references on the online application.
Please do not mail, email, fax, or deliver any documents outside of the electronic application process.

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Lee College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, which encourages applications from qualified females, minority groups, veterans, and disabled individuals. It is the policy of Lee College to fully comply with the equal opportunity provisions of all applicable regulations and not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status in areas such as recruitment, selections, training, promotion, demotion, layoffs, terminations, rates of pay, or any other forms of compensation or benefits.


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