College of Charleston Carpenter (Re-announcement) in Charleston, South Carolina


Internal Title Carpenter (Re-announcement)

Position Type Classified

Faculty / Non-Faculty / Administration Non-Faculty

Pay Band 4

Level 1

Department Carpenter Shop

Minimum Requirements

A high school diploma and two years of experience in the carpentry trade. Graduate of technical or carpentry school preferred. Must be a highly skilled carpenter with considerable knowledge of standard practices, methodology, techniques and requirements of the carpentry trade. Must have valid SC driver’s license as the employee will be required to drive state vehicles to transport equipment &/or personnel as needed. Candidates with an equivalent combination of experience and/or education are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must have ability to identify and correct emergency & general carpentry issues. Must have knowledge/skill to use tools, equipment, & materials/supplies of carpentry trade. Must comprehend blueprints, plans & specifications & know structural support/load bearing requirements. Must have knowledge & ability to hang/repair drywall. Priority given to applicants w/previous installation/repair experience in vinyl, ceramic, stone, glass, & porcelain tile, as well as, bricks/brick pavers. Position requires basic computer skills and working knowledge and experience in using e-mail. Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)is preferred. Experience in utilizing on-line work order systems preferred. Must be able to follow oral & written instructions. All employees at the College are expected to perform their jobs in a safe manner in accordance with best safety practices as prescribed by their department, the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration training as provided by the Physical Plant at the College of Charleston.

Additional Comments Regarding Position

Must be able to perform manual labor and work outside in inclement weather. Must be able to work in close quarters, climb ladders/stairs, enter/exit hatches, and work on rooftops. Must be able to work in areas of excessive heat/cold and lift or move furniture, objects and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds. Overtime and call back work may be required after normal working hours and on weekends, as needed. May be required to be on campus prior to and immediately following all emergencies such as hurricanes, floods, etc.

Special Instructions to Applicants

*Salary is commensurate with education/experience which exceeds the minimum requirements.

Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful background check.

All applications must be submitted online

Salary *$26,988 - $38, 460

Posting Date 05/23/2018

Closing Date 06/21/2018

Open Until Filled No

Posting Number 2018058

EEO Statement

The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.

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Job Duties


  1. Performs skilled carpentry work to alter, repair, install, & maintain doors, door frames, windows, window frames, ceilings, walls, porches, floors, & other woodwork within campus dormitories, facilities, historic homes, and office buildings. Repairs stairwells & stairways in various buildings. Replaces door handles & doors, cutting doors to fit mountings, etc. Ensures that work performed does not damage the historically significant facilities of the College, many of which are in excess of 100 years old. Responds to assigned work orders with a sense of urgency and ensures appropriate and timely resolution. Operates mobile electronic device to access, update, and complete work orders to include all appropriate information to reflect action taken, labor hours, parts, materials and other historical and cost related issues.

Essential or Marginal Essential

Percent of Time 35

Job Duties


  1. Demonstrates ability & expertise in the installation, repair, & alteration of drywall & formica. Responsible for installation and repair of tile (vinyl, ceramic, stone, glass & porcelain) to alter, repair, install, & maintain flooring, walkways, walls, backsplashes, etc. Executes work on an individual basis, assisting the lead trades specialist &/or in a training capacity, depending on the individual’s skill level and expertise.

Essential or Marginal Essential

Percent of Time 25

Job Duties


  1. Assists in all phases of carpentry work & instructs entry level employees in more complex carpentry projects. Works as part of a multi-craft team on large projects where construction, renovations, & repairs are accomplished under a strict deadline & in accordance with specifications & building codes. Drives State vehicles when transporting supplies & equipment

Essential or Marginal Essential

Percent of Time 25

Job Duties


  1. Responsible for ensuring furniture, floors, walls, & surrounding work area is protected from dust & debris while work is being performed. Also responsible for ensuring that jobsites are thoroughly cleaned up when work has been completed. Performs job in a safe manner in accordance with best safety practices as prescribed by the department, the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration training as provided by the Physical Plant and the College of Charleston.

Essential or Marginal Essential

Percent of Time 15

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  1. Resume
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