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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 6080 

Occ. Group: 

Carpentry Shop Supervisor

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;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in planning carpentry shop activities and inspecting shop work. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Schedules and assigns workload.

Reviews plans or blueprints for scope of shop capabilities.

Estimates materials, man hours and cost requirements.

Inspects work performed for completeness and quality.

Operates machines or tools common to the carpenter's trade.

Orders shop materials.

Makes shop reports and maintains shop files.

Drives truck as necessary.

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Ability to plan and supervise carpentry shop activities.

Ability to inspect work for completeness and quality.

Ability to motivate employee work performance.

Ability to perform administrative activities.

Ability to operate machines and tools of the carpentry trade. 

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. High school graduate or equivalent, vocational school certificate in carpentry or completion of carpentry apprenticeship, plus two years carpentry experience or two years related experience (cabinetmaking, furniture making, etc.). Supervisory experience preferred. 

  Date     Skill          Eval          
5/2004      10    734232323

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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