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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 6065 

Occ. Group: 412.204 

Carpenter

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
DIVERSITY
of people and thought is respected;
EXCELLENCE
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
EFFICIENCY
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Definition      

Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in a variety of skilled tasks as they relate to building maintenance, construction, and erecting of forms and the cutting and assembling of materials and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Erects and maintains new classrooms, office spaces, book shelves, etc.

Builds rough wooden structures such as concrete forms, scaffolds, tunnels, and other supports.

Installs doors, windows, and screens in designated positions in building framework.

Does various types of trim work, roofing, tiling, and other minor repairs to building.

Examines specifications to determine dimensions of structure.

Performs other work as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of the tools and equipment used in carpentry work.

Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of carpentry.

Ability to follow written and oral instructions.

Ability to read and follow specifications and/or blueprints.

Ability to exercise good judgment in the use of materials.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Completion of standard apprenticeship in the carpenter trade. 

  Date     Skill         Eval          
10/1/80      5     533013113

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. 

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