Job Overview:

Performs a variety of standard to moderately complex carpentry tasks related to the maintenance and upkeep of indoor and outdoor areas. The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below.

General Responsibilities:

  • Performs the carpentry duties necessary to construct and maintain building woodwork such as bins, counters, shelves, benches, stairs, light gauge steel for walls/partitions, doors, and windows.
  • Works/interprets drawings/diagrams or verbal instructions from lead position and uses a variety of carpentry hand and power tools.
  • Repairs high grade articles of furniture such as cabinets, chairs, store fixtures, and office equipment.
  • Repairs loose or broken joints.
  • Performs the carpentry necessary to cut and shape parts of furniture.
  • Operates hand saw, drill press, wood lathe, and related woodworking equipment.
  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.
  • Complies with all district safety and risk management policies and procedures.
  • Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.
  • Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.
  • Applies all applicable OSHA and related local safety requirements to all assigned work.
  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Document all work in the MAXIMO work order system.
  • Serves as a lead carpenter (scheduling and overseeing) for carpentry trade personnel in constructing, maintaining, altering and repairing building components and structures made of wood and other building materials.
  • Determines most efficient work procedures and techniques for assigned staff.
  • Prepares estimates, time and material costs on carpentry projects and requisitions new carpentry materials and equipment.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 

Job Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Five or more years’ related work experience.
  • This is a journeyman level position, thorough knowledge and understanding of building trades is required.
  • Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude.
  • Ability to communicate with coworkers and other departments with professionalism and respect.
  • Ability to maintain a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers and district staff.
  • Ability to provide clear directions and respond accordingly to employees.
  • Ability to use all relevant electronic and communication devices.
  • Ability to prepare, read, interpret, and work from sketches, drawings, plans and blueprints.
  • Ability to calculate accurate cost estimates for labor and materials.
  • Applies advanced skills appropriate for the position.
  • Ability to adapt procedures, processes, tools equipment and techniques to accomplish the requirements of the position.
  • Ability to coordinate the routine responsibilities of staff and resources.
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in all OSHA and local requirements related to all assigned work.

Certifications: Holds or is eligible for appropriate license/certification for the state of Massachusetts.

A valid driver’s license is required.

General Qualifications:

  • Willingness to be open to learning and growing.
  • Maturity of judgment and behavior.
  • Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.
  • Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time with satisfactory regularity in light of district time and attendance policy.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Must comply with any dress code requirements.
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays on occasion.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.

Working Conditions (may add additional conditions specific to defined work location):

  • Generally in an indoor setting; however, may participate in outside activities and events.
  • Varying schedule may include evenings, holidays, weekends, and extended hours.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily in a controlled, temperate environment; however, may be exposed to heat/cold during support of outside activities.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • Wears protective clothing and/or personal protective equipment required by the work environment or governmental regulations.