Duke Job Postings
To see if there are current openings for any of the job descriptions listed on this web site, please search Duke Jobs.
Job Title: CARPENTER, SENIOR
Job Code: 4018
Job Level: C2
Revised Date: 06/27/2005
Supervisory Responsibility: No
General Description of the Job Class
Perform journeyman level carpentry work in the planning, laying out, construction, repair and assembly of temporary and permanent buildings, additions, partitions and wooden structures and fixtures; provide technical guidance and direction to lower level personnel.
Duties and Responsibilities of this Level
Perform journeyman level carpentry work in the construction, repair and renovation of floors, roofs, stairways, partitions, doors, windows, and screens from blueprints, sketches, and verbal instructions.
Install glass in windows, doors and partitions; replace damaged ceiling and floor tile and other damaged equipment.
Operate woodworking equipment and machines to saw, plane, drill or mortise lumber for doors, cabinets, shelves, molding and related fixtures; cut mortises for locks and hinges; hang doors.
Estimate amount of required lumber and supplies for projects; select the type of lumber and material necessary.
Inspect completed work and direct any rework or modification.
Provide technical guidance and direction to lower level personnel.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Required Qualifications at this Level
Work requires an educational background normally equivalent to a high school education with shop work courses.
Work requires 2 years of broad experience in carpentry to acquire knowledge of the methods and techniques of the carpentry trade.
OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
WORK WITH BLUEPRINTS WORK WITH SKETCHES
REPLACE FLOOR TILES
REPLACE GLASS/ GLAZING
Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions
Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.