Supervising Carpenter (507088)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades

Job Description


Position Summary

SDSU Facilities Services is a customer service-based organization providing facility maintenance activities through a transparent and deliberate process. It is responsible for the operation, maintenance, repair, renovation, remodel and alteration activities in support of the academic and research mission of the university.

The Supervising Carpenter will direct the work of the Carpenter Shop supervising skilled journey-level carpenters, semi-skilled workers, and student assistants in the performance of carpentry work to include providing input on performance evaluations; providing on the job training and instruction; monitoring and inspecting work; and creating work schedules. The Supervising Carpenter ensures a safe working and living environment. This position interprets plans and drawings; analyses job/project costs; tracks and enters daily labor on the automated facilities management system; assigns work to other shop workers and completes all necessary documentation for work orders.

The Supervising Carpenter will also perform the duties of a skilled carpenter to include new construction, remodeling of existing spaces, and repair and maintenance work. The incumbent builds, remodels, renovates and repairs various types of facilities, buildings, offices, classrooms, restrooms, sheds, scaffolds, forms, frames, fences, and other structures.

For more information regarding Facilities Services, click here.

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego.

Education and Experience

Any combination of progressively responsible training and experience which demonstrates achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through completion of a carpenter's apprenticeship program. One to two years of experience as a journey-level carpenter that included work coordination responsibilities. Two or more years of experience as a journey-level carpenter, including one to two years in a lead/supervisory capacity.

Licenses and/or Certifications Required:

Must possess a valid California Driver's License or have the ability to obtain one within 10 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Asbestos Certification
  • CFDAI Certification (Certified Fire and Egress Door Assembly Inspector)
  • Prior experience at a similar higher education, military, government or a large multi-building facility environment.
  • Experience in a union environment.
  • Completion of apprenticeship program and/or formal course work or certificate program in mechanical/electrical trade.
  • Experience managing maintenance and construction budgets.
  • Completion of OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 Safety Trainings.
  • Ten years or more of journey-level experience as a carpenter.

Specialized Skills Required
  • Ability to effectively communicate and successfully interact with a variety of individuals in a diverse environment at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and work appropriately within the department hierarchy communicating effectively to resolve problems; and to proactively resolve conflicts or disagreements in the workplace, makes suggestions and asks pertinent questions to facilitate effective communication.
  • Ability to implement safety procedures, resolve problems and improve safety in the workplace. Ability to instill in others the importance of workplace safety rules and regulations and take appropriate actions.
  • Ability to conduct hazard assessments, and address those hazards accordingly, and applies engineering controls as appropriate to address/mitigate hazards; promptly follows up on health and safety risks, taking appropriate action(s) and providing the necessary reports and documentation.

Compensation and Benefits

Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $6,500 per month.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

Classification Salary Range: $6,034 - $ 7,651 per month.

SDSU COVID-19 Vaccine Policy

In accordance with the California State University systemwide policy, students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical or religious exemption in order to access campus. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of a two-shot vaccine or two weeks after the first dose of a single-shot vaccine.

The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university's secure online health portal prior to beginning work. Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to participate in SDSU's COVID-19 testing program.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on November 29, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by November 28, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

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 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

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 apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Meracle Cothron at or 619-594-1139.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map