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Carpentry Technician - Plant Services

Collegedale, Tennessee

Location: Plant Services

Hours: Full-time, hourly

Pay: $21.60 - $27.43/hr


Job SummaryThe carpenter will perform general carpentry jobs related to maintenance, renovation, and construction of campus facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Does framing and trim work on renovation and new construction projects
  • Lays out project according to plans
  • Does demolition in preparation for renovation
  • Does miscellaneous carpentry related to facility repairs
  • Reports to supervisor any hazardous condition observed
  • Reports to supervisor any code deficiency observed and is responsible to work toward bringing campus facilities up to current building code requirements
  • Performs all other reasonably business-related functions as assigned

Special Requirements Must have an expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, and be a SDA church member in good and regular standing.

Qualifications:  Training and experience in carpentry and knowledge of how to perform maintenance functions. Must be able to read architectural drawings. Must be able to build with steel or wood framing. Must be able to hang and finish drywall. Must be able to install millwork. Must be able to install commercial and residential doors and hardware. Must be capable of installing various construction products for commercial and residential construction. Basic computer skills required.  Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.  Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Must hold a valid U.S. driver’s license with reasonable driving record. Must be able to operate various construction equipment including but not limited to, forklifts and man lifts.

Education and ExperienceA minimum of a high school diploma. College or trade school education preferred.  A minimum of five years of experience as a carpenter.

Skills and Aptitudes: Interpersonal relationship skills essential with ability to work with other employees in a team spirit, the ability to interact appropriately with personnel (faculty and students) on job sites is required.  Have safety-consciousness and able to promote it within work force.  Must use care with tools and equipment.

Typical Physical Demands:  Requires lifting, pulling, working on knees, standing, bending and reaching. May require lifting up to 100 pounds and requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard trade tools.

Working Conditions:  Essential tasks are performed under various weather conditions and in non-conditioned construction environments, including outdoor work for exterior repairs or maintenance.  May be contacted after normal business hours, on weekends, or holidays for work needs. 

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