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Carpenter Apprentice

Company: Regis University
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Position Type:StaffScheduled Weekly Hours:40Requested Start Date for this Position:03/18/2021 - 21 days to goCampus Location:Northwest Denver CampusFull-time or Part-time:Full timeJob Summary:Under close supervision and over -sight, this position will perform efficient and effective apprentice level/ beginning level journeyman carpentry related and structural work. Including, but not limited to, beginning to advanced level millwork, cabinet making/refinishing, furniture refinishing and historic and non-historic building restoration services to ensure the proper upkeep and integrity of the University structures and structural components; make changes and enhancements, provide maintenance and repairs to existing building components and internal infrastructures. This position supports the effective learning, living and working environment for students, staff, faculty and others. Tasks are to be completed in a safe, efficient, neat and workmanlike manner yielding a professional finish that is acceptable to users and meets industry standards.Working at Regis UniversityAs Regis employees, we each have a responsibility to perform our work in alignment with the mission of the University, especially with its Catholic and Jesuit values. All employees are expected to both contribute to and strengthen the university's culture of respect, inclusion and equity for all members of our community.Special Instructions to Applicants:Please submit a resume, cover letter and list of references with your application. Current employees, please submit an application and requested documents by logging into Workday. Click on the Career Worklet and access the internal site.Major Duties and Responsibilities:1) Performs apprentice level and beginning journeyman level carpentry services including fabrication and repair of window screens, repair and replacement of glass, installing, repairing, and maintaining and repairing doors, refinishing furniture, historic replications of wood structures, installation and repair of drywall. Performs routine design, construction and installation of wood and metal structural members for Lowell Campus buildings.2) As an apprentice level worker performs routine carpentry and structural repairs as well as other maintenance needs and assists journey man in the performance of maintenance and with repairs to building structural and utility systems inclusive of but not limited to roofs, walls, framing, drywall systems and drywall finishing, flooring, ceilings, ceiling components, plumbing components, lighting systems and minor electrical, HVAC systems, doors and door hardware, locks, wood fixtures, mill work, cabinetry, paint and stain.3) Assists project managers (PM) in the performance of PM duties and the process towards completion as instructed in mid-size projects that involve renovations and new construction, up to $500,000 on the Northwest Denver Campus and rental facilities in Northern Metro region. Assists with planning, and coordination, and the overseeing of construction projects through the PM as directed. Assists as directed in the updating of blueprint drawings for facilities affected after projects are completed. Assists as directed in ensuring all contractors perform work with appropriate safety guidelines. Updates and archives computerized construction blueprints for planned facilities files. Assists as directed with writing purchase orders/contracts, reviewing of project bids. Assists as directed in the oversight of contractors and ensuring compliance with contract documents. Assists as directed with post project closeouts, punch walks, ensures punch items are completed to satisfaction and in a timely manner and the final archiving of project information and files.4)This position will also aid and support superiors on the performance of preventive/deferredand Scheduled maintenance by providing and sharing pertinent information and helpingto predict upcoming needs and assessing current projected costs.5) Performs as directed regularly scheduled maintenance and repair, preventive maintenance, and corrective work for all Lowell campus buildings inclusive of room and restroom hardware (towel bars, dispensers, mirrors, and partitions,) walls flooring, and paint.6) At an apprentice and beginning level performs and assists journeyman with designing, building, repairing, installing and refurbishing cabinetry, furniture, counters, or desks. Performs emergency roofing repairs to facilities. Assists as directed in the performance of periodic and regular building roof inspections.7) Performs emergency call back to abate facilities maintenance problems through the Regis communication system, switchboard, radio, and emergency pager. Assures accuracy of personnel record keeping on the job and documents the appropriate department findings as needed with information relating to corrective and/or preventive action with staff and maintenance as a whole.8) Participates in snow removal, special events set-ups and other activities requiring the full support of Physical Plant. Perform other duties as assigned to support the goals of Physical Plant. Assists in the assurance that shop equipment is maintained to safety standards. As directed maintains shop in a clean and organized fashion.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Education: High School or GED equivalent. Must possess a valid Colorado driver's license and be insurable through Regis University insurance carrier. Prior trade related class work and /or associates degree with applied work experience in construction, carpentry or other related field is preferred.Experience: General knowledge of carpentry or a carpentry related trade or field is required. 1 year of carpentry related experience is preferred but any combination of experience in a related field either in the form of maintenance or the construction trade may be substituted to meet the minimal 1 year of experience requirement. Some knowledge of machines and tools common to the trade is preferred. Must demonstrate a solid interest in and willingness to rapidly learn building construction and repair techniques, construction material knowledge and developing an astute ability to work with hands, tools common to the trade, and to read and work from shop drawings and prints.The following skills, abilities and physical requirements can be performed with or without accommodation.Skills:Must demonstrate good communicative skills such as Talking to others to convey information effectively Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems and able to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Must have good writing such as understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents as well as math skills commonly used in the trade such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and division. Must have finger and manual dexterity to complete trades work and work with machinery common to the trade. Visual accuracy necessary to perform detail woodwork, staining, matching of grains etc. Must be able to demonstrate a high level of detail orientation, planning and reasoning skills. Must utilize electronic computer systems to communicate, (i.e. Work Order System, Purchase Order System, MS Office software). This person must have the skill necessary to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one; As well skillfully Identify problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.Knowledge:Beginning general level of carpentry and woodworking. Some knowledge of machines and tools common to the trade or related trade and their proper use and application. A high interest level and some general knowledge of building construction and other construction trades i.e. framing, cabinetry, finish carpentry, drywall repair, hanging and repairing doors painting etc. Knowledge of principles and processes for providing solid customer service. This includes meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. A working knowledge of quantitative skills and their application.Abilities:Must have the ability and or develop the ability to read and work from prints and shop drawings. High willingness and interest in developing the ability to fabricate and make repairs using wood working, framing and finish carpentry skills. Must have the ability to work with hands on a variety of structural tasks and repairs to include but not limited to repair/replace window glass, doors and window hardware, screens and drywall repairs and install. The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand. The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. Ability to create and maintain an atmosphere of inclusive excellence that celebrates our diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and perspectives.Pay Rate:$19.00/hour

Keywords: Regis University, Denver , Carpenter Apprentice, Other , Denver, Colorado

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