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Lead for Carpentry/Painting

Salve Regina University
Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
May 20, 2022

Job Details


To perform and supervise construction, renovation and repairs. Responsible for all building and furniture maintenance related to the Carpentry Department, Painting Department and Locksmith.

  • Perform all phases of construction-related work, including construction of walls, ceilings, painting, installation of doors, windows, roofs, etc
  • Plans projects, orders material and manages staff
  • Prioritizes and issues work assignments.
  • Develops plans for the proper maintenance and upkeep of University buildings
  • Works with outside contractors by developing specifications, obtaining quotes, coordinating schedules and monitoring work for work outside the capacity of in-house staff
  • Perform repairs in all areas of building and furniture maintenance on a campus with multiple historic buildings.
  • Completes and closes work orders issued through a computerized maintenance management system.
  • Inspects quality of work.
  • This position is considered "essential personnel", and employee may be assigned work in other areas during emergency situations.

Supports locksmith duties in the absence of the locksmith.

  • Valid driver's license required.
  • Must have a home telephone service that allows Management or Security the ability to contact you.

This position is subject to outside work and extreme cold and hot temperatures may be encountered in this position. The potential exists where noise, vibration, hazards and atmospheric conditions might also be encountered. Use of protective equipment is required. The employee must be especially aware of any impact on safety and security.


High school diploma or GED required. Must have a minimum of eight years experience in the construction field or building maintenance. Ability to supervise a team in planning, estimating, execution, and completion of assigned work. Ability to do assigned work without constant supervision. Ability to work overtime, when required. Must be able to establish and maintain good working relationships with supervisor, fellow workers and students. Must be neat in work appearance. Must be able to lift and carry 80 pounds.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including (waiting periods apply):
  • health, dental and vision coverage available on the first of the month following date of hire
  • 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA with employee and employer contributions as well as access to advising services
  • long-term disability coverage
  • employer-paid life and AD&D insurance
  • up to 100% free tuition at Salve for eligible employees and qualified dependents
  • robust wellness program and free access to the on-campus Fitness Center
Other available benefits include:
  • supplemental life insurance for employees and dependents
  • supplemental insurance coverage through Aflac
  • Tuition Exchange scholarship program. Application available for qualified dependents of eligible employees working full-time
  • discounted pet insurance through ASPCA
  • student loan forgiveness assistance program (SAVI)
  • discounted auto and home insurance through Liberty Mutual
  • employee Assistance Program through Coastline EAP
  • flexible spending health and dependent care accounts
  • health savings accounts
  • 529 collegebound saver program
For more detailed information on Salve's benefits, visit .

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify.



From our cornerstone mercy mission to the classic ideals of our liberal arts approach, tradition matters at Salve Regina. It’s woven throughout our 80-acre campus, embedded in our historic buildings and infused in the culture of Newport, Rhode Island.

Tradition at Salve Regina means we remember where we began. Since our founding by the Sisters of Mercy in 1934, we have grown to a community of more than 2,800 undergraduate and graduate students who proudly carry forward our mission in their personal and professional lives. Fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, we are committed to fueling the imagination and encouraging the academic ambitions of our bright and curious students.

At Salve Regina, tradition blends seamlessly with progress. We empower students to explore their talents through diverse academic offerings, student organizations, service initiatives and athletic teams. Our collaborative learning environment and vibrant campus community inspire the pursuit of excellence and breach the limits of personal potential.

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