invites applications for a Journeyman
. This position is expected to perform installation,
maintenance, and repair of rough and finished carpentry, including
remodeling spaces. The carpenter will be responsible for
maintaining accurate records of time and materials used on all
projects. The Journeyman Carpenter will be expected to communicate
effectively with coworkers, foremen, and all levels of management.
The candidate must be able to work with minimal supervision and
take responsibility for completion of tasks. The Journeyman
Carpenter must have a vast knowledge of roofing systems, including
inspection, maintenance, repair, and installation of all types of
roofing materials on campus. The Journeyman Carpenter may assume
responsibilities and duties of the Carpenter Foreman during their
absence. This position is required to work in dangerous
environments, and extreme weather conditions, and may work in
environments that require wearing a respirator.
Key responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited
Post-Training Position Knowledge, Skills, and
- Ability to use all power and manual tools related to the trade
in a safe manner.
- Knowledge of installation, repair, and maintenance of all
classroom and office furniture. This includes visual display
boards, projection screens, window treatments, chairs, and
- Repair and assemble furniture, sheds, small buildings etc.
- Fabricate, repair, and install wall access panels. The
carpenter is responsible for the repair and installation of
- Installation and repair of all door openings including frames,
doors, locks, exit devices and closers. This includes all
electronic door hardware.
- Perform skilled, rough, and finished carpentry in maintenance
and repair projects on campus.
- Repair and installation of visual boards and projection screens
in class room facilities.
- Construct and install counters, cabinets, and laminated counter
tops and partitions as required.
- Repair tables, shelves, benches, chairs, fixed seating, and
- Installation and repair door closures and operator.
- Install, repair and adjust mechanical and electrical exit/panic
devices, mullions, strikes, hinges, and locksets.
- Carpet and hardwood floor installation and repair.
- Installation of glass and glazing repair compounds.
This position requires incumbent to develop working knowledge and
abilities such as:
- Lift Training.
- Ability learn and follow The University of Montana safety
policies and procedures.
- Properly document labor and materials utilizing timesheets,
labor cards and the work order system.
- Proficiency in the use of devices (Tablet, Phone, and Computer)
for opening work orders, tracking labor, and other functions of the
Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
- Knowledge and execution of all duties related to Locksmith
- Must possess, or be able to obtain a valid Montana driver’s
- Strong troubleshooting skills related to the trade.
- Ability and skill to communicate clearly and effectively with
foreman, other crafts people, work order desk, the campus
community, and the public.
- Strong working knowledge of all safety rules and procedures
related to the trade.
- Completion of carpentry apprenticeship program or an equivalent
combination of training and experience.
- Considerable knowledge of methods, materials, practices,
equipment, machines, and techniques used in the carpenter
- Ability to read and work from blueprints and sketches.
- Ability to follow oral or written instruction regarding
construction and repair jobs.
- Ability to work from heights using, scaffolds, ladders, boom,
and scissor lifts.
- Experience erecting scaffolding.
- Ability to diagnose problems, disassemble, and reassemble
- Ability to install and repair Venetian blinds, draperies,
roller shades and acoustical ceilings, walls, mini blinds, and
black out shades.
- Experience in all phases of concrete work
- Experience in roofing installation, repair, and maintenance.
Including asphalt shingles, membranes, and built-up roofing
materials. Along with roof gutter and downspout knowledge.
- Experience in building maintenance duties
Qualified candidates must be able to meet minimum requirements and
perform the primary functions of the position with or without
reasonable accommodation. (FROM FJD, “Critical Physical
Physical Screen will be administered prior to a final offer of
- Lifting: Ground to 60 inches, up to 50 lbs. Ground to 30
inches, 80 lbs.
- Carrying: Front carry up to 50 lbs. for 10 feet or less.
- Right and left hand carry up to 75 lbs. for wheelbarrow
- Pushing and pulling forces required (pushing and pulling
materials, and during the use of tools): 100 lbs. sustained.
- Repetitive squatting on both even and uneven surfaces.
- 3 minute overhead work from various positions (standing,
crouching, or kneeling).
- Static forward bending from a standing, crouching or kneeling
position while using tools.
- Trunk rotation from a standing or kneeling position.
- Balancing when climbing and working on a ladder.
- Walking various distances, continuously, throughout the day on
even and uneven surfaces.
- Use of various grip circumferences and strengths as well as
static grip positions during the use of various tools (4 1/2" to 5
1/2" circumference needing an average of 50 lbs. of grip force) and
while manipulating various work materials (maximum 100 lbs.).
- Use of foot controls and hand controls to drive and operate
light and heavy machinery.
Minimum Required Experience
- High School diploma and two (2) years experience or an
equivalent combination of education and experience.
About Facilities Services , UM , and Missoula
- Five (5) years as a Journeyman carpenter
- Five (5) years roofing experience
- Large commercial construction
Facilities Services is charged with the efficient operation and
maintenance of the state funded physical plant and assisting the
Auxiliaries with these services when requested. Facilities Services
also supports campus in enhancing and developing its physical
The University of Montana is a flagship, research institution with
over 9,000 students. It is located in Missoula, a culturally
vibrant community of about 72,000, surrounded by mountain grandeur
which was recently ranked in the “ top 20 best college towns with a population of less
” by the American Institute for Economic Research
and ranked 9th in Outside Magazine’s “ The 16 Greatest Places to Live in America” in
. Many national publications recognize Missoula for its
high quality of life
. Abundant recreational
opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby
Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement a
thriving intellectual atmosphere. The University of Montana offers
eligible employees a generous benefits package that positively
separates UM from other local employers and offers many programs
and policies to support work-life balance for its employees.
The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to
the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are
particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad
spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in
demonstrating its five priorities for action
: Place student
success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation
in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of
“mission first, people always"; partner with place; and proudly
tell the UM story.
To learn more about the University of Montana, Missoula, and the
State of Montana, please visit the links below.
Position Title: Journeyman Carpenter
Position Number: 081650
Department: Facilities Services
Full-time, 1.0 FTE (40 Hours a week), Monday
through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, 12 months/year.
–Current employee’s rate of pay
for this position will be determined by the staff compensation plan
and will minimally be this posted salary. For questions and details
regarding the staff compensation plan, email the
Pac NW Reg Council Carpenters
Six months minimum
Benefits Include :
mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness
Criminal Background Investigation is required prior to the Offer of
Employment In accordance with University regulations, finalists for
this position will be subject to criminal background
investigations. ADA/EOE/AA/Veteran's Preference
accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with
disabilities. For example, this material is available in
alternative format upon request. As an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications
from minorities, veterans, and women. Qualified candidates may
request veterans’ or disabilities preference in accordance with
state law. References:
References not listed on the
application materials may be contacted; notice may be provided to
the applicant. Testing:
Individual hiring departments at UM
may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to
essential job functions. Employment Eligibility:
Employees must be eligible and show employment eligibility
verification by the first date of employment at UM, as legally
required (e.g., Form I-9)
How to Apply
Priority Application Date: Sunday, September 12, 2021
by 11:59 PM (Mountain Time)
Complete applications received by the ‘Priority Application Date’
will be guaranteed consideration. The position will remain open
until filled. Candidates are required to submit the following
materials online via "New Resume/CV" button below
A complete application Includes:
- Letter of Interest – addressing your qualifications and
experience related to the stated required skills for the position.
A general letter salutation such as “Dear Search Committee” or
“Dear Hiring Manager” is acceptable.
- Detailed Resume – listing education and describing work
- Professional References – names and contact information
for three (3) professional references
Montana, United States