Incumbents of positions in this series maintain buildings and related structures applying carpentry techniques and using carpentry tools to construct, alter, repair and/or install walls, stairs, floors, ceilings, windows, doors, etc.; inspect buildings to determine need for carpentry repairs or alterations; interpret and/or draw sketches or layouts of work to be done; and erect and dismantle staging and scaffolding.
The basic purpose of this work is to perform carpentry work for the maintenance, repair and/or alteration of state buildings and related structures.
Job responsibilities include:
1. Maintains buildings and related structures applying carpentry techniques and using carpentry tools to construct, alter, repair and/or install walls, stairs, floors, ceilings, windows, doors, roofs, gutters, mail slots, handicapped chair rails and ramps, shelving, etc.
2. Inspects buildings needing carpentry repair or alterations, estimates job duration and the cost and/or quantities of labor and materials needed to complete the job and reports results of inspection to those who have complained of unsafe conditions or who have requested alteration work
3. Interprets and/or draws up sketches, patterns, blueprints, instructions and/or layouts of work to be done
4. Performs structural repair, alteration or improvement work such as lowering ceilings and paneling rooms; preparing surfaces for plaster or cement work; studding, wiring and plastering walls and cracks in floors or around windows; taping joints on sheetrock; and pre-cementing and/or replacing formica tops
5. Confers with unit control section, various department heads or supervisors regarding handling of emergencies, the feasibility of performing repair or alterations and the scheduling of work
6. Performs related work such as framing pictures; making window and door screens; drilling holes in signs; ordering materials and supplies and cleaning; and sharpening and tempering various tools and equipment
Based on assignment, incumbents of positions may also:
1. Provide technical assistance to other employees
2. Operate rigging for carpentry duties
3. Perform related duties such as cutting, drilling and wrapping metals; installing waterproofing felts; and coring holes in cement
Incumbents of positions at the Carpenter II level also:
1. Provide instruction for subordinates regarding handling of emergencies, the feasibility of performing repair or alteration and the scheduling of work
Hours of work are 7:00am to 3:30pm Monday through Friday.
*The official job description for this position is the Massachusetts State Job Specification Classification for a Carpenter II. A copy of this is available in the Human Resources Office.
The Carpenter will promote the College’s commitment to customer service by:
• Building effective partnerships with co-workers throughout the College by freely sharing appropriate information and providing assistance when needed.
• Ensuring optimum service to all internal and external partners in response to all requests for service and information.
• Maintaining an environment that is welcoming and inclusive to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles.
Review of applications will begin on Monday, February 20, 2017 and will continue until filled.