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Carpenter A

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UNION POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO SEIU UNION MEMBERS ONLY DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF POSTING. AFTER ONE WEEK OF POSTING, IF THE POSITION HAS NOT BEEN FILLED INTERNALLY, IT IS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE DARTMOUTH COMMUNITY. OPEN TO UNION MEMBERS ONLY FROM (04/16/2018) THROUGH (04/22/2018). Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Carpenter A
Department Facilities Operations & Management
Position Number 0400600
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Position Purpose

Under minimal supervision from the Carpentry Shop Supervisor or the Lead Carpenter, the Carpenter A completes high quality carpentry projects requiring attention to function and durability. Working alone or in a group, applies the full range of carpentry skills and techniques to repair, construct, alter, or maintain the wood and wood-substitute components of buildings and a wide variety of structures. May assist in the construction and repair of structures for which appearance, as well as durability and function, are important such as doors, windows, and furniture.

Skills & Knowledge
  • Working knowledge of and skill in all aspects of the Carpenter’s trade.
  • Knowledge of shop mathematics and skill to plan and measure materials according to requirements and dimensions outlined in instructions and to compute complex and exact projects with features such as arcs, tangents, and circles.
  • Skill in the use of tapes, rulers, and squares.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and apply building plans, specifications, blueprints and sketches of all levels of complexity. Knowledge of the basic components and purposes of a wide variety of structures, so as to ensure strength, support, and fit of assemblies.
  • Skill in maintaining tools, including sharpening methods.
  • Skill in the use of hand tools and equipment such as hammers, hand saws, planes, screw drivers, power saws, and power planes.
  • Knowledge of all applicable safety regulations and procedures. Willingness to work overtime when required.
  • Strong customer service orientation.

Must have successfully completed the following training prior to performing work to which the training relates:

  • Driver Safety
  • Hazard Communication
  • Lock-out/Tag-out
Minimum Experience
  • Three to five year apprenticeship in Carpentry and four to six years of relevant, progressive carpentry experience; or the equivalent.
  • Must possess own hand tools.
Minimum Education
  • High School graduate or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and be qualified under the terms of the Dartmouth College Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Policy.
SEIU Level N
FLSA Non-Exempt
Employment Category Regular Full Time
Department Contact for Cover Letter Todd French
Equal Opportunity Employer

Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

Special Instructions to Applicants

UNION POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO SEIU UNION MEMBERS ONLY DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF POSTING. AFTER ONE WEEK OF POSTING, IF THE POSITION HAS NOT BEEN FILLED INTERNALLY, IT IS OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE DARTMOUTH COMMUNITY.

OPEN TO UNION MEMBERS ONLY FROM (04/16/2018) THROUGH (04/22/2018).

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities

Responsibilities
Working independently, plans and completes projects from initial layout to final assembly or installation. Under general supervision from a Master Carpenter, completes projects of
greater complexity.
Independently reads, interprets, and applies complex specifications, blueprints and sketches.
Selects lumber, materials, and supplies required to complete assigned work
Measures, cuts, and installs materials to the required lengths. Installs rafters, studs, sills, plates, braces, joists, floors, sheet rock, plywood, siding, sheathing, roofing, building paper, and insulating materials.
Fabricates and installs frames or casings for windows, doors, transoms, and ventilators.
Fabricates shelves, counters, bulletin boards, cabinets, bookcases, and related features having built-in characteristics.
Installs structural and trim items by nailing, bolting, mortising, doweling, and gluing.
Insures that installed components are level and accurately aligned with other parts of the structure.
Trims, mortises, drills, and prepares items for attachment of hardware.
Applies caulking compound or other filler material around door and window casings and at other points where tight seal is required.
Files, gums, sets, joins, tensions, and brazes saw blades. Planes, sands, putties, holds and finishes completed work.

-- Performs other duties as assigned

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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  1. Additional Document #1

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