Campus Living invites applications for the Trades Specialist –
Carpenter position. In this role, you will perform journey-level
Your responsibilities will include:
- Supervise designated staff as applicable in the construction
and repair of structures
- Roofing and furniture construction, finishing and repair
- Installing/adjusting door and building hardware
- Building, repairing and installing a variety of framework and
- Inspecting facilities to determine maintenance needs and
recommending priorities for repair
- Safely operate and maintain shop equipment
- General millwork
, our mission
is to provide inclusive residential communities, as we strive to
achieve personal growth and learning every day, for everyone. We
are a community that welcomes and celebrates every student, staff
and guest with all of their diverse identities, beliefs and ways of
Our team recognizes the advantages diverse perspectives and
backgrounds bring to the workplace. We are particularly interested
in candidates who share this value and will work to achieve the
university’s goals of inclusive excellence.
About Campus Living
Campus Living, a unit within the division of Student Life, serves
to provide the best residential living experience for students at
the University at Buffalo. Campus Living offers quality, affordable
and desirable campus housing in support of the university’s
mission. Campus Living is comprised of 13 residence halls and five
apartment complexes accommodating 8,000 residents on the North and
South Campuses. Approximately 5,800 students reside in the
residence halls and 2,200 students reside in the apartment
complexes. Campus Living is comprised of 210 professional and
classified staff with a total operating budget of $70m.
The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a
reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of
Buffalo, to maintain the excellence of the university and to offer
our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of
knowing and learning.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity
employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply
including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
One or more of the following:
- Four years of full-time experience in carpentry work under a
skilled tradesperson which would provide training equivalent to
that given in a training, apprenticeship, or equivalent program, or
an equivalent combination of experience and training gained by
completion of technical courses in carpentry at a school,
institute, or branch of the Armed Services
- Successful completion of the two-year Trades Specialist
(Carpenter) traineeship or a two-year carpenter training,
apprenticeship, or equivalent program* such as the New York State
Civil Service Employees Association-Partnership Applied Skilled
Trades Traineeship and Certificate Program.
* Successful completion of the traineeship and the training program
includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific classroom
instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of
technical communications course work, and 15 hours of
blueprint/schematic reading course work. Course work must be
completed with an average of C or better. Additionally,
successful completion of the traineeship also includes 4,000 hours
of on-the-job training.
This position requires travel on campus, between campuses and off
campus. A valid license to operate a motor vehicle in NYS is
preferred or the candidate must be able to otherwise demonstrate
their capacity to meet the transportation needs of the job.
For more information, click the "How to Apply" button.