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Technical Trades Crew Leader - Crew Leader, Carpenter Shop more...
Location:Austin, TX
Company:The University of Texas at Austin
First posted:June 13, 2017

Technical Trades Crew Leader - Crew Leader, Carpenter Shop Hiring department PMCS-Const Services Monthly salary $3,500+ depending on qualifications Hours per week 40.00 Flexible from 630AM to 500PM Posting number 17-06-12-01-5298 Job Status Open FLSA status Non-exempt Earliest Start Date Immediately Position Duration Funding expected to continue Position open to university-wide applicants Location Austin (main campus) Number of vacancies 1 General Notes

Selection made by committee and hiring supervisor based on review of on-line applications and results of personal interviews. Hiring decision contingent upon applicant clearing a security background check and receiving an acceptable driver's rating. Some evening, weekend, and holiday work required.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information Purpose

Provide job-site leadership, direction, technical expertise, and journey-level skills in the carpentry and cabinetry trades in support of campus facility renovation-repair projects and special events. Lead shop in absence of supervisor and assistant supervisor.

Essential Functions

Lead carpentry and cabinetry crews in campus facility renovation, repair, and construction projects. Perform typical shop duties and provide job-site direction, supervision and expertise to crew members. Accomplish full spectrum of renovation duties, including selective demolition; rough-in framing with wood and metal; and installation of insulation, sheetrock, suspended ceiling, trim, floor covering, doors, door hardware, and casework. Read, understand, and work from blueprints, specifications, standards, and written/verbal instructions with or without direct supervision. Inspect completed work for quality and compliance with construction documents and regulatory codes. Provide diverse shop support to campus special events, including Commencement, Gone to Texas, and numerous smaller events. Promote teamwork within shop and with other shops. Lead shop in absence of supervisor and assistant supervisor, including daily work assignments and informal discipline. Practice and promote values and goals of the University and the hiring department. Lead by example in maintenance and operation of shop. Clean, sharpen, and adjust tools. Maintain and properly secure shop, tools, equipment, and vehicles. Maintain a clean and safe work environment in shop and at job sites. Drive UT vehicle in support of shop duties. Accomplish basic shop paperwork and electronic documents, including material requests, daily labor report, and weekly timesheet.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Attend management-directed meetings and training. Accomplish other duties as assigned.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or GED. Three years experience as journey-level carpenter or cabinetmaker, performing maintenance, repairs, or construction in a commercial or industrial environment. Demonstrated ability to produce quality work from project drawings, specifications, construction standards, and/or written-verbal instructions with or without direct supervision. Before final offer can be made, successful applicant must provide a current driver's license and acceptable driving record for the most recent 36 months. Texas driving history will be confirmed online during selection process; applicant must provide out-of-state driving history, if previously licensed in another state. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Associates degree or successful completion of vocational training in commercial and or industrial carpentry, cabinetmaking, or related construction field. Five years or more experience as a journey-level carpenter or cabinetmaker. Experience in commercial or industrial renovations, including installation of sheetrock, suspended ceilings, doors, windows, trim and casework. Proven ability to work as a team member and lead a carpentry team in support of facility renovation and repair projects, including quality control and timely delivery of work performed. Experience in renovating older buildings and resolving site condition problems with minimal supervision. University of Texas or other comparable institutional facilities experience. Excellent customer service and communication skills. Successful completion of Facilities Services-Project Management and Construction Services Leader Development Program.

Working conditions

May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Lifting and moving Uniforms/safety shoes/personal protective equipment provided and required. Frequent work from ladders and scaffolds. Exposure to noise and dust on job sites. Maintain acceptable driver rating as established in Policy: UTS157 Section 2.5.4.

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas ( TRS ), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.

UT Austin is a Tobacco-free Campus

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