Under general supervision, is responsible for performing skilled work in carpentry and maintenance of local government streets and buildings. May exercise functional supervision over assigned staff.
Essential Job Functions
- Form setting for concrete flat work such as sidewalks, driveways, foundations, curbs, retaining walls, and wheelchair ramps.
- Performs light concrete finishing.
- Excavates and preps for concrete forms.
- Tie various type of steel for concrete structures.
- Operate small machinery such as skid loaders and backhoes.
- Able to work with hand tools such as handsaws, sledgehammers, hammer drills, and general construction tools.
- Repairs wooden and chain link fences.
- Works from blueprints, drawings, or oral instructions.
- May supervise semi-skilled employees in carpentry and maintenance of local government -owned buildings (depending on area of assignment).
- Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
- High school diploma or GED equivalent (recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency).
- Three (3) years of experience in carpentry.
- Valid Class 'C' Texas Driver's License
- Experience in building and laying out forms for concrete.
- Experience reading construction plans, blue prints, and drawings.
- Ability to carry out oral instructions
- If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
- Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
- Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
- Applicants selected for employment with the CLIENT in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.
- Physical requirements include frequently lifting/carrying 50 pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate carpentry tools and equipment. Subject to walking, standing, sitting, stooping, lifting, kneeling, climbing, and crawling to perform essential functions. Working conditions are inside and outside with frequent exposure to temperature variations, dust, dirt, noise, and toxic fumes and vapors.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
· Knowledge of carpentry terminology and materials used in the trade.
· Knowledge of basic mathematics.
· Skill in using carpentry tools and equipment.
· Ability to interpret blueprints, sketches, and specifications.
· Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position.