Constructs, erects, installs, and repairs structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard, conforming to local building codes.
Studies blueprints, sketches, or building plans for information pertaining to type of material required, such as lumber or fiberboard, and dimensions of structure or fixture to be fabricated. Selects specified type of lumber or other materials; prepares layout; marks cutting and assembly lines on materials; shapes materials to prescribed measurements; assembles cut and shaped materials and fastens them together with nails, dowel pins, or glue; verifies trueness of structure with plumb bob and carpenter's level. Builds and erects wooden structures such as concrete forms, scaffolds, and temporary or permanent frame shelters; builds and installs ladders, stairs, walkways, and platforms. Lays sub flooring; covers sub floor with building paper to keep out moisture and lays hardwood, parquet, wood-strip-blocks, brick and ceramic tile, and carpet by nailing floors to sub floor or cementing them to mastic or asphalt base. Applies shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, and decorative paneling to ceilings and walls. Fits and installs prefabricated window frames, doors, doorframes, weather stripping, interior and exterior trim, drywall, ceiling framing grid and tiles, and finish hardware, such as locks, letter drops, and kick plates. Nails plaster grounds (wood or metal strips) to studding to provide guide for plastering; plasters metal and wood studs. Performs other routine duties. Must be available on an "On Call" basis. Overtime may be required. Knowledge of all Microsoft Office software and able to learn and use institutional software systems. Complies with all State and University policies.
Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.
Other related functions as assigned.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Two years of experience, related to the statement of duties and responsibilities; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Occasional travel to off-campus UTEP sites.
Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Will be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment to include: safety shoes, hardhat, eye protection, ear protection, respirator mask and dust mask and leather or rubber gloves.