At Stony Brook Medicine, our Carpenters are responsible for the construction and repair of structures and other items in Stony Brook Medicine and adjacent grounds.
Qualified candidates should demonstrate excellent intrapersonal skills and time management skills. They should have attention to detail and be able to work with all levels of the organization.
Duties of a Cabinet Shop Carpenter may include the following but are not limited to:
As directed, builds, repairs and installs such items as counters, cabinets, benches, partitions, floors, doors, windows, building framework, roofs, and trim following verbal or written instructions utilizing the tools of the carpentry trade and following standard carpentry techniques.
May be required to work with a variety of materials in addition to wood including but not limited to sheet metal, plastics or aluminum.
Installs and repairs ceiling and floor tiles.
Does general millwork; may build cabinets, furniture, and other wooden equipment in the shop using woodworking machines.
Maintains shop machinery.
May keep inventory and control of the distribution of carpentry tools and equipment and maintain such equipment.
May conduct inspections of the facility to determine maintenance needs and recommend priorities for repair based on the nature of the maintenance problem.
As assigned, Carpenters supervise and instruct others in the construction and repair of structures and other wooden items.
Assigns work to a maintenance staff.
As required, may draw rough sketches or prepare plans to scale from verbal or written instructions to accomplish a project.
From plans, may recommend to supervisor and order the kind, quantity, and quality of materials to be used.
Assembles materials, tools and equipment required to accomplish the work according to plan.
Lays out the work for the staff and performs such skilled tasks as laying out the cutting of roof trusses and stairs, hanging doors, and installing hardware.
As required, gives verbal instruction and/or demonstrates proper carpentry techniques and the use of carpentry tools and equipment.
Observes and inspects the work while in progress and when completed to insure that the job is done properly.
Job Requirements :
Working knowledge of carpentry techniques.
Working knowledge of the math of the carpentry trade.
Ability to plan, lay out and complete varied carpentry work.
Ability to read blueprints and interpret building and furniture plans.
Ability to use the tools, machines, equipment and materials of the carpentry trade.
Ability to make standard arithmetic computations to size and locate the various details of the work, and to calculate the quantity of material and labor required for it.
Ability to perform the physical tasks required of a Carpenter.
Ability to understand and carry out written and verbal instructions.
As assigned, ability to supervise and train others.
Required : Successful completion of a NYS two-year Carpenter Traineeship or NYS two-year Carpenter training program; OR successful completion of any equivalent carpenter two-year training or apprenticeship program*; OR four years of full-time experience in carpentry under a skilled journey-level carpenter which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprenticeship training in carpentry or training gained by completion of technical courses in carpentry at a school, institute or branch of the Armed Services may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
* Successful completion of the traineeship and the training program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific classroom instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work. Course work must be completed with an average of C or better. Additionally, successful completion of the traineeship also includes 4,000 hours of on-the-job training.
Special Notes : Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Posting Overview : This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
*The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination .
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Official Job Title: Trades Generalist
Job Field: Other
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Hospital Cabinet Shop-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 7:00 AM-3:30PM Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Nov 18, 2020
Posting End Date: Dec 3, 2020, 4:59:00 AM
Salary: As per Civil Service guidelines
Salary Grade: SG12
Internal Number: 2001609
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