LEAD CARPENTER (505231)

  • Cal State University (CSU) LA
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades

Job Description

Description:
Job No: 505231; 10/08/2021 Revised

LEAD CARPENTER
Lead Carpenter
Facilities Services

Salary Range: $5,742 - $7,414/Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; non-exempt classification.

Essential Functions: Under general supervision, the Lead Carpenter works with and is in charge of a small group or crew of skilled Carpenters and semi-skilled assistants involved in completing the work outlined in the series overview. The work of the Lead Carpenter is distinguished from the Carpenter by the additional responsibilities of providing lead work direction to several journey level crafts workers and semi-skilled assistants, laying out and coordinating the work flow for jobs, and preparing materials lists and ordering supplies for jobs. The Lead Carpenter spends the majority of time working as a skilled carpenter but has ancillary lead work and project planning responsibilities. The incumbent typically lays out, directs and assists with the full range of skilled carpentry work as outlined in the series overview; supervises, instructs and works with a small group or crew of Carpenters and assistants; instructs others in safety rules and ensure that rules are observed; selects and prepares lists of materials for jobs; maintains stock materials in the warehouse; inspects carpentry work to ensure it meets quality requirements and specifications; maintains manual and/or computerized work records and maintenance management systems; prepares manual and/or computerized reports.

Required Qualifications & Experience: One year of experience as a journey-level carpenter that included work coordination responsibilities. Thorough knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment used in both rough and finished carpentry; various types and grades of lumber; hand and power carpentry tools; and applicable state safety codes and regulations pertaining to the carpentry trade, including the Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety for the State of California and California State Building Codes. Working knowledge of effective supervisory practices and techniques. Must possess the ability to: lead, instruct and coordinate the work of a small group or crew of skilled and semi-skilled workers; accurately estimate costs, supplies and materials as needed for jobs; prepare list of materials; ensure work is performed in sequence; maintain records, and prepare more complex reports. Must be able to build, install and repair structural woodwork, flooring, ceilings and cabinetry; operate and maintain hand and power carpentry tools; read, interpret and work from blueprints, plans, drawings and specifications; recognize and select appropriate lumber types and grades; make rough sketches; estimate the cost, time and materials of carpentry project; maintain records and retrieve data related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems; prepare standard reports; provide instruction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants; analyze and respond appropriately to emergency situations; read and write at a level appropriate to the position; and perform arithmetic calculations as required by the position. These abilities normally would be acquired through any combination of progressively responsible training and experience which demonstrates achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through the completion of a carpenter's apprenticeship program. Incumbent may be required to possess a California Driver's License valid for the operation of any vehicle or equipment they are required to maintain and operate. Demonstrated interest and ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to OfficeHRM@calstatela.edu.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on October 22, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.


Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Los Angeles, California 90032 United States View Map