Carpenter (part-time)

Wallingford Public Schools
Oct 06, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Wallingford Public Schools is seeking candidates for a part-time carpenter position. Please apply on-line. EOE

Board of Education

Skilled Tradesman


General Statement of Duties

This is skilled work in the general trades which may include the supervision of semi-skilled helpers. An employee in this class is responsible for work in the alteration and maintenance of equipment and structures. Work involves determining work methods and frequent participation in work assignments, as well as responsibility for the quality of the work produced. Employee receives assignments in oral and written form, frequently accompanied by sketches, diagrams, and blueprints. Lays out and estimates time and materials for jobs. Assists Supervisor with planning of jobs. May aid other tradesmen in the following areas: installation of air conditioners; repair of ladders, racks, and horses; painting interior and exterior of buildings; working on athletic fields. May be assigned snow removal duties. May be required to remove a minor amount of asbestos-containing material. Overtime may be required. Any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor of Buildings & Grounds and/or other designated supervisor.

Supervision Received

Works under the direction of the Supervisor of Buildings & Grounds or other assigned supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications - Knowledge, Skills and Ability

Considerable knowledge of materials, methods, and practices in the building maintenance and repair trades; thorough knowledge of the carpentry trade; considerable skill in the use and care of hand and mechanical tools; ability to use trucks and other mechanical equipment usual to maintenance and repair; ability to work from drawings, sketches, oral, or written instructions; ability to maintain effective working relationships with others; ability to get along with children. Must possess a valid Connecticut driver's license. Must possess good physical health in order to perform the demands of the position. Must be trained, or willing to be trained, in asbestos removal.

Specific Duties Related to this Trade

Repairs and replaces all things related to the carpentry trade, including doors, windows, shelving, benches, floors, roofs, etc.; maintains and adjusts window and door hardware including door closers and panic bars; mounts various brackets in masonry or concrete; refinishes furniture..

Specific Experience and Training Related to this Trade

High school or trade school graduation plus seven (7) years experience equivalent to a journeyman carpenter. Considerable experience in all phases of both light and heavy construction, including residential, commercial and industrial projects, or any suitable equivalent combination of experience and training.