University of Utah Carpenter in Salt Lake City, Utah84165


Open Date 06/14/2017

Requisition Number PRN14499B

Job Title Carpenter

Working Title Carpenter

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

VP Area President

Department 01749 - VENUES DISTRICT

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 15.19 to 21.00

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

Performs carpentry work at the journeyman level by applying skills unique to the trade to make or repair products made of wood or other related building materials. Is knowledgeable in the procedures and safety measures in area(s) of specialty. A valid Utah Driver’s license is required for this position.


1. Performs skilled carpentry by following instructions, rough sketches or detailed drawings in the construction, repair, maintenance and alteration of doors, door closures, stairways, partitions and related fixtures.

2. Builds rough wooden structures such as barricades, boxes, concrete forms, scaffolds, fences and wooden frameworks for use in various parts of buildings by applying the necessary procedures and construction specialties in fixing screens, floors, windows ceilings, etc.

3. Repairs and maintains various parts of buildings by applying the necessary procedures and construction specialties in fixing screens, floors, windows, ceilings, roofs, hydraulic door closures, etc.

4. Accomplishes a variety of finishing work by trimming, fitting and installing windows, doors, sheet rock, moldings, baseboards, paneling; laying laminated plastic counters and floor tile; finishing surfaces and joints with sandpaper, scrappers and sanders; attaching hinges, catches and locks; installs carpet and floor and ceiling tiles and performing other finish work as required.

5. Able to operate hand tools to cut and shape parts for stock or to finish and assemble items already prepared.

6. Works with masons by pouring, finishing and repairing construction essential to cement work.

7. Performs painting work by preparing the walls, doors, and exposed surfaces for painting and by painting those areas using any combination of brushes, rollers or spray guns.

8. Must have basic computer skills.

9. Keeps alert for facility problems that could be safety or security issues.

10. Assembles/disassembles, designs, relocates, and repairs Steelcase partitions, work stations, shelving, and other office furniture.

This work requires physical exertion such as long periods of standing, walking, bending, crouching, reaching or similar activities. Recurring lifting and carrying of moderately heavy items up to 100 pounds and above-average agility and dexterity with the ability to use hand and power tools may be required. The ability to hold, grasp and manipulate small parts and speak clearly and effectively listen to and understand information and ideas as presented verbally and on paper may also be required. There may be risks which require the use of special safety precautions and equipment.

May require lifting and transporting heavy objects. May act as lead worker to lower level maintenance positions

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Problem Solving

Incumbents operate with very little direct supervision. Independent judgment is used in choosing materials, tools and procedures in finishing assigned tasks.

Minimum Qualifications

Successful completion of an approved apprenticeship program in carpentry, or four years of professional carpentry experience, or equivalency; a commitment to provide excellent customer service; and effective communication skills required. A valid Utah driver’s license may be required for some positions.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.