The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Hiring department Fs-Facilities Maint
Monthly salary $2,281+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Variable
Posting number 13-01-18-01-5235
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

40 hours, variable schedule to be determined with supervisor, overtime, weekends and holidays possible. Hiring decision contingent upon applicant clearing a security background check and receiving an acceptable driver's rating. Applications will be reviewed online by the hiring department.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Perform and document journey-level carpentry work in the maintenance, repair, or alteration of buildings.

Essential Functions

Repair and install emergency exit hardware, ceiling tile, walls (sheet rock, masonry, etc.), doors, automated doors, and signage using hand and power tools such as circular saw, drill, hand tools, router, table saw, sander, grinder, nail guns, and other equipment. Also, use meters and specialty tools. Generate material lists and organize required materials for efficient work. Keep accurate records of materials used and maintain daily time reports to efficiently complete work and document details of the functions performed. Perform preventive maintenance on doors and associated hardware as well as other assigned systems. Assist other team members in the accomplishment of shop goals related to key performance indicators. Participate in the maintenance and operations of the shop. Clean and maintain tools and equipment used to perform duties to maintain a clean and safe work environment. Provide timely and courteous customer service, keep supervisors up to date on daily work order status to ensure clear, concise and necessary communication channels are maintained and customer expectations are met. Work independently and as a team member. Assist other team members as necessary with training in work techniques to accomplish team goals in a safe and timely manner. Inspect the work of others for conformance with specifications, requirements, and compliance with applicable building and safety codes and regulations. Participate in the On-Call program.

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.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned. Required to drive University vehicle as necessary. Maintain acceptable driver rating as established in Policy: UTS157 Section 2.5.4.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or GED. Three years of experience as a carpenter or maintenance worker performing similar work identified in the essential functions listed in this posting. Must have a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Associates degree in technical field. Completion of vocational, trade, or apprentice program in one or more journeyman trades. More than three years of experience as a journey level carpenter. Experience at the University of Texas or in a university setting. Experience in more than one craft or trade. Excellent customer service skills. Demonstrated ability to work well within a team environment. Demonstrate excellent communication skills. Demonstrated ability to follow written and verbal instructions. Demonstrated ability to adhere to safety rules and regulations. Demonstrated ability to handle responses. Demonstrated ability to give a verbal sequence to a response.

Working conditions

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 Climbs/works from scaffolding. Occasionally works in confined spaces and exposed to loud noise and high dust and allergen levels. Ability to lift and move up to 50 lbs. Often required to twist, grasp, push, pull and bend.

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