The Carpenter performs routine periodic maintenance functions, in-house construction projects and the construction and installation of cabinets and casework.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Lays out buildings on defined site plot.
Performs fabrication and setting of concrete forms.
Assembles and handles scaffolds as necessary.
Constructs walls utilizing wood and metal stud walls and associated trim work.
Installs ceiling systems.
Installs VCT tile, baseboard, stair treads.
Installs and maintains Locks and Hardware.
Fabricates and installs cabinets.
Assists the supervisor in the development of cost estimates as needed to support facility requests for campus projects.
Assists the supervisor in the facilities review process by performing annual inspections and providing information for the facilities inventory system.
Assists the supervisor in the formulation of plans and specifications to be used in preparation of bids for acquiring services, contracts and items to be purchased.
Other duties may be assigned.
Education, Experience, and Licenses
High school graduate or GED required.
Extensive experience in basic carpentry, construction, cabinet making is required.
Valid Driver's License and ability to meet the University's insurance requirements for driving University vehicles.
Journeyman carpenter license preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, work orders, blueprints, specifications and general correspondence (ie: memos, letters, etc.).
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to speak effectively with groups of staff, students, administration and visitors.
Ability to read and accurately complete maintenance requests, time sheets, supply requests, etc.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing. Computer knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel preferred.
Physical Demands/Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or use a computer keyboard and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
NOTICE : The above job profile does not include all essential and nonessential duties of this job. All employees with disabilities are encouraged to contact Human Resources to review and discuss the essential and nonessential functions of the job. An employee with a disability can evaluate the job in greater detail to determine if she/he can safely perform the essential function of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.
Internal Number: 1449331
About Missouri Southern State University
Missouri Southern State University is a four year liberal arts public institution serving more than 5,000 students in over 140 academic programs offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. Internationally-focused semesters and enriching cultural events in theatre, art, music and film create an engaging learning environment for students and citizens of the region. MSSU is located in Joplin, MO, which is considered to be the Crossroads of America, and serves as the commercial hub for the four states area. Joplin is a resilient and vibrant city with a population of over 50,000 serving a metropolitan statistical area of 208,000. There is quick and easy access to Northwest Arkansas, Kansas City, and Tulsa, as well as numerous outdoor activities and attractions throughout the Ozarks.