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Classified Staff Job Description

Job Code: 050840
Title: Carpentry Supervisor
Pay Grade: 51
Pay Range
(min/mid/max):
$39,173/$48,628/$59,948
FLSA:Exempt

Purpose of Classification:
Supervises carpenters and trades helpers in the construction, repair, restoration and installation of structural woodwork and related materials.

Distinguishing Characteristics:
This is fourth in a series of four classifications. This classification typically reports to an Assistant Director.

Example of Duties:
  • Supervises two or more full-time employees, or their equivalent, on a regular basis.
  • Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees, or makes related recommendations that are given particular weight.
  • Schedules, assigns, plans and supervises the work of carpentry shop personnel performing a variety of carpentry projects.
  • Plans and develops work schedules, equipment usage schedules, priority of carpentry expenditures and procedures for equipment maintenance.
  • Estimates material and labor.
  • Monitors the acquisition and use of materials.
  • Maintains time, payroll and material records and submits reports.
  • Trains or informs employees of new work methods or procedures, changes in safety regulations, work policies and construction codes.
  • Ensures budgeting guidelines are met; prioritizes shop expenditures and assists in preparation of capital and operations budgets.
  • Interprets university and department policies to assigned personnel and enforces safety regulations and adherence to proper codes and standards.
  • Reviews plans and specifications for future buildings and inspects new buildings to ensure quality work and code and specifications compliance.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of computer operation.
  • Knowledge of supervisory principles, practices and techniques.
  • Knowledge of the tools, equipment and materials common to the carpentry trade.
  • Knowledge of cabinet making techniques.
  • Skill in the construction, repair, restoration and installation of wood or related materials.
  • Skill in estimating time and material requirements of work projects assigned.
  • Skill in supervising the work of others.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Nine years of progressively responsible carpentry experience which includes one year of supervisory experience; OR,
    • Completion of a four year federally approved technical training program in carpentry AND three years of progressively responsible carpentry experience which includes one year of supervisory experience; OR,
    • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources.

    Prepared:

    10/01/1990
    Revised: 07/01/2007

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