|This position serves as a Carpenter/Furniture subject matter expert for the College of Environmental Design?s Fabrication Shop. In order to provide students with knowledge of current and cutting edge processes and techniques used in a professional practice, this position requires recent journeyman-level work experience constructing furniture and general carpenter activities in a professional setting. Under the direction of the Shop Manager, this position is responsible for monitoring shop carpentry and furniture making users and equipment. This employee will intervene in unsafe situations and advise users regarding how to safely use equipment and materials. This employee will assist with the maintenance of the shop materials and supply inventory, and will be responsible for maintaining an inventory of spare equipment parts in order to ensure that repairs can be made in a timely manner. This position has a specialty requiring experience and knowledge regarding the construction of furniture (tables, stools, etc.) in order to assist users in the design and construction of these types of items. This position requires familiarity with a variety of materials and woodworking equipment. On an ad hoc basis this employee may be required to present a specialty workshops or orientations, may be assigned small fabrication or installation projects for the College (e.g., building a small display case, refinishing a table), may be asked to recommend machinery for upgrades or replacements, and must adhere to EH&S and CalOSHA compliance rules and regulations.*This is a part-time variable hourly position not to exceed 43% per month. Must be available for weekend and evening shifts. |
? Journeyman level skills and experience relating to the use and maintenance of carpentry and shop working equipment and concrete, paint, and other materials used in fabrications; using CAD/CAM, shop hand held and power equipment and tools (e.g., sanders, saws, benders, drill presses, rollers, buffers, welders, lathes, cement mixers, sandblasting cabinet, punch, router, CNC router, jointer, planer, laser cutters, 3D printers). ? Recent previous experience with furniture fabrication and carpentry in a professional setting, including knowledge of current and cutting edge processes and techniques used in a professional practice. ? Strong interpersonal skills including sensitivity, tact and diplomacy to develop and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty and staff. ? Solid abilities to consult and advise on instructional/research design/construction experiments and furniture pieces. ? Demonstrates ability to read, write and follow oral/written instructions provided in English. ? Incumbent must possess a high level of motivation and initiative. Must be willing to support and actively contribute to a highly collaborative team environment, with a proper customer-service attitude and active, appropriate communication to the customer and supervisor. ? Availability on weekends, holidays and emergencies. ? Must be able to access work sites including heights, confined spaces; walk and stand for extended periods. ? Ability to lift 75 pounds. *Certified Red Cross first aid and CPR training or the ability to achieve certification within the first three months of employment.