Trades Specialist (Carpenter), Campus Living

Employer
University at Buffalo
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 5, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Student Affairs, Disabled Student Services, Residence Life
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Summary

Campus Living invites applications for the Trades Specialist – Carpenter position. In this role, you will perform journey-level carpentry work.

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 structures
  • Inspecting facilities to determine maintenance needs and recommending priorities for repair
  • Safely operate and maintain shop equipment
  • General millwork




At Campus Living , 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 thinking.

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.

About UB
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.
Minimum Qualifications

One or more of the following:
  1. 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
  2. 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.
Preferred Qualifications

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.
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