Carpenter II, Department of Facilities and Campus Services

Wake Forest University

Winston Salem, NC

ID: 7063379
Posted: February 4, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Description Summary

Performs journeyman level carpentry work to include planning, laying out, constructing, remodeling and/or repairing buildings, additions, partitions, wooden furniture and fixtures in compliance with safety regulations. Operates and maintains a variety of hand and power tools applicable to the trade.
Job Description

Essential Functions:

Performs journeyman level carpentry work in the construction, repair, remodeling and renovation of floors, roofs, ceilings, stairways, partitions, doors, windows, casings, screens, wood trim and fixtures in compliance with safety regulations.
Operates and maintains a variety of carpenter’s hand tools, power tools and standard measuring instruments.
Makes standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work and selects material needed in accordance with blueprints, sketches or oral instructions.
Saws, planes, drills or mortises lumber for doors, cabinets, shelves, molding, furniture, frames, signs, related objects; cuts mortise for locks and hinges; hangs doors.
Installs glass in windows, doors and partitions; installs and replaces ceiling tile.
Sets up and removes special equipment and staging for scheduled and special events connected with Wake Forest University as needed.
Provides technical guidance and direction to lower rated personnel.
Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

High school diploma or G.E.D and five to seven years of experience in construction, repair and maintenance, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of construction methods, tools and equipment.
Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
Skill in carpentry, building repair, and/or finish plaster and concrete.
Cabinet-making level skills in joinery, laminates, etc.
Skill in wood surface preparation, staining, and/or sealing techniques.
Ability to use and maintain hand and power tools applicable to trade.
Ability to read and interpret schematics, drawings, blueprints, and/or follow oral instructions.
Ability to install, repair, and/or maintain construction hardware.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.
Ability to organize workflow and coordinate activities.
Ability to maintain effective customer relations.
Heavy work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Talking, hearing, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping. Visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operating machines such as lathes, drill presses, power saws and mills where the seeing job is at or within arm’s reach; performing mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature such as carpenters, technicians, service people, plumbers, painters, mechanics, etc. Activities occur both inside and outside, subject to both environmental conditions. Worker is subject to noise, vibrations, hazards, atmospheric conditions, and oils.
Additional Job Description

Time Type Requirement

Full time
Note to Applicant:
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.


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