FY15 2014 - 108 CARPENTER

Job # FY15 2014-108
Job Type Classified
Department Physical Plant Department
Class Code 0167
Bargaining Unit No
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Pay Range 06
Job Status Full-Time
Posting Date June 26, 2014
Closing Date Open Until Filled


Department:     Physical Plant Department

Duties:   Completes assigned projects involving the construction, installation, alteration, removal, maintenance and repair of structures, appurtenances, windows, equipment, and articles made of wood; specializes in trim work; performs precision work including construction and installation of slash and door trim; hangs doors, jambs, casings, window-insertions, vents and locks; installs glass and constructs window-moldings; constructs picture frames and bulletin boards; constructs book cases, counters and tops, using veneers and formica; constructs office and classroom partitions; paints on all types of surfaces with the ability to use all types of painting tools and equipment; repairs roofs; constructs forms for stairways and sidewalks; performs general furniture repairs; conducts maintenance checks on equipment, sharpens blades and lubricates  equipment; examines blueprint drawings and specifications to determine dimensions of structures, matches wood for color grain and texture; estimates economical use of materials and supplies used on each project; performs other duties, as required.

Minimum Qualifications:  Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in the carpentry trade.

Preference:  High school Diploma or GED.

Requirements:  Knowledge and skill in the methods and techniques of carpentry and joinery; knowledge of qualities and characteristics of wood and material like wood such as plastics and fiberglass; knowledge and skill in mathematics including area, volume, weights and practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions; ability to read, interpret, and work from blueprints, drawings and specifications; ability to prepare reports, ability to communicate effectively; ability to work from ladders and scaffolding;  ability to manipulate heavy equipment, tools, supplies and/or exert force up to 70 lbs.; ability to concurrently manipulate multiple controls on machinery and equipment; ability to work in hazardous or irritating environments, confined spaces and adverse weather or temperature conditions; ability to work in personal protective equipment.

To Apply:  Send a letter of interest indicating Job #FY-15 2014-108, a MSU Employment Application to: Morgan State University, Office of Human Resources, 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, Maryland 21251 or e-mail your information to jobs@morgan.edu.  EEO/AA