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University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Nov 8, 2023


Posting Number: SRGV7025
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Edinburg, Texas
Department: Campus Facilities Operations
FLSA: Non-Exempt

Scope of Job:
To provide journeyman level skills performing carpentry work. Responsible for using power and hand tools in the construction, maintenance, and repair of structures, equipment and articles of wood.

Description of Duties:
• Performs general carpentry work in the creation, installation, maintenance and repair of buildings, floors, walls, desks, cabinets, shelves and other structures requiring carpentry skills.

• Designs, installs and modifies suspended ceilings; works with other departments in designing light layouts and location of drops.

• Designs and builds custom cabinets, shelving and furniture, such as plastic laminate, drawer glides, adjustable shelves, cabinet locks and latches.

• Installs and cuts glass in doors, windows, office partitions, fire hose cabinets etc.

• Operates and maintains power and hand tools necessary in the performance of carpentry duties such as saws, drills, planers, clamps, hammers, etc.

• Performs general cleanup after job completion.

• Assumes Foreman position in absence of supervisor and is the team leader for crew projects.

• Assists with estimates of time and materials required for jobs

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received:
General direction from the assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given:
Direct supervision of all assigned staff.

Required Education:
Completion of 10th grade.

Preferred Education:
High School Diploma or GED.

As condition of employment this position requires the applicant to be authorized to operate a University-Owned Vehicle for Official University Business. Per University of Texas System Policy 157, applicants will be subject to a motor vehicle record check for their most recent thirty-six (36) month history. Out of State Drivers are required to submit a 36-month history MVR from their prior State of residence(s).

Required Experience:
Three (3) years of experience performing stated duties.

Preferred Experience:
Four (4) or more years of the above experience.

Ability to use the tools of the carpentry trade.

Working Conditions:
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Exposure to power equipment which could result in the injury if used negligently. Exposure to outside elements, wind, rain, cold, heat. May need to work in small confining locations.

This position will be subject to a pre-employment physical.

Physical Capabilities: N/A
Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 09/07/2023
Grant Funded Position: No
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EEO Statement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant, Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following: *Date of Birth *Gender *Ethnicity/Race Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days. If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at for detailed contact information.

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

To apply, visit jeid-0213978b8dca2b4aacc3383d6ddf23b0

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