Temporary Carpenter(s) - 2018 Summer Program - Office of Housing and Residence Life Maintenance

Position Summary & Description
Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) invites applications for full-time and temporary, Carpenter position(s) in Facilities Operations for the Office of Housing and Residence Life Maintenance for the 2018 Summer Program.
Main Campus:
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday - Friday
Beginning Late April, 2018 through Mid January, 2019
An employee in this class is responsible for performing skilled carpentry tasks in accordance with standard practices of the trade. Work involves independent judgment in individual trade performance, various degrees of specialization depending on the location of assignments, and may involve lead worker responsibility over carpenter helpers. Employees receive oral or written instructions, which are frequently accompanied by sketches or blueprints. Work is reviewed by a supervisor for compliance with specifications and standards.
Examples of duties:
Performs general carpentry work in the alteration, repair, and maintenance of buildings, floors, roofs, stairways, partitions, doors, screens, window guards, scaffolding, forms, wood fixtures, and furniture.
Repairs tables, chairs, benches and cupboards; builds concrete forms; cuts glass and glazes sash; sands, and finishes floors; and lays linoleum, asphalt and rubber tile floors. Performs skilled bench work in a carpenter shop operating power saws, joiners, wood lathes, planers, routers, and boring, sanding and mortising machines.
Operates a sawmill.
Cleans, sharpens, and repairs hand and bench tools. Makes estimates of time and material required for assigned tasks and keeps basic records.
Functions as a lead worker over semi-skilled and unskilled helpers by assigning work, by distributing and in providing assistance, conducting on- the-job training, and reviewing the work for adherence to standards.
Performs other related work as required.
The above duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Position Qualifications
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and practices of the carpentry trade and the qualities and uses of various types of wood.
Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the carpentry trade. Ability to make simple estimates of time and materials.
Ability to inspect lumber for grade and quality.
Ability to work from sketches and plans, and to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to lift and move heavy objects and to work under adverse weather conditions.
Minimum Education and Training
Four years of experience in the carpentry trade, or completion of an approved apprenticeship; or
Any equivalent combination of experience and training.
Candidates must communicate effectively and perform well in the interview(s).
Candidates must have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of students, colleagues, and community members.
The salary for this position is determined by the AFSCME Collective Bargaining Agreement. External applicants will be offered the minimum rate of pay for this position which is $16.79 per hour..
Essential Functions
This position is heavily involved in outdoor activity and has periods of heavy exertion. Incumbents must have the following abilities:
Ability to travel to field locations and meeting/training sites by motor vehicle when required.
To work under a variety of adverse weather conditions such as extreme heat, cold, rain, wind, dust and snow.
To be able to work extended hours under adverse conditions in response to emergency conditions.
To work in hazardous situations such as around moving heavy equipment, in and around traffic, at heights, on steep grades, and on ladders and uneven surfaces.
Employee must be able to observe and react to hazardous warnings, back-up alarms, flashing lights, voice commands and hand signals.
To perform manual laboring duties such as lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.
Setting up, operating, testing and measuring equipment.
Using hand tools such as hammers and pry bars, and taking and transporting material samples.
Work often requires stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching and prolonged standing.
To withstand exposure to chemical agents, exhaust gases and lubricants, solvents, poisonous plants, animals, and insects and potential injuries such as bruises, scrapes, cuts, strains and sprains.
To wear all types of required protective gear such as a hard hat, footgear, hearing and eye protection, gloves and respirators.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants can apply online with a cover letter and resume at: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/iupedu or applicants that have not yet applied online can apply in person at the Job Fair on Saturday, 4/21/18 from 9:00am-5:00pm at Eberly College of Business Auditorium. Names and email addresses of three references must be provided as part of the job application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. You will receive a confirmation email when your application has been successfully submitted. For more information or assistance contact the IUP Office of Human Resources at 724-357-2431.
Please do not fax, mail or e-mail any documentation.
Applicants who apply online and who meet minimum qualifications will be given first preference and may be contacted to schedule an interview. If vacancies remain, qualified applicants attending the Job Fair may be asked to stay for an in person interview with a hiring supervisor.
All offers of employment are subject to and contingent upon confirmation of work eligibility and satisfactory completion of all pre-employment background checks.
IUP is a proud member of the State System of Higher Education and is an equal opportunity employer M/F/H/V.

Don't Be Fooled

The fraudster will send a check to the victim who has accepted a job. The check can be for multiple reasons such as signing bonus, supplies, etc. The victim will be instructed to deposit the check and use the money for any of these reasons and then instructed to send the remaining funds to the fraudster. The check will bounce and the victim is left responsible.

More Jobs

Temporary Plumber(s) - Summer Program 2018 - O...
Punxsutawney, PA Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Temporary Carpenter(s) - 2018 Summer Program -...
Punxsutawney, PA Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Temporary Painter(s) - 2018 Summer Program - R...
Punxsutawney, PA Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Temporary Electrician(S) - 2018 Summer Program
Punxsutawney, PA Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Temporary Mason(s) - 2018 Summer Program - Sid...
Punxsutawney, PA Indiana University of Pennsylvania