The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Carpenter - Carpenter, Door Repair Specialist

Hiring department Fac Operations & Maint
Monthly salary $2,686+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Variable
Posting number 18-02-22-01-5235
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 a week, five 8-hour days, or possible four 10-hour days with schedule to be determined with supervisor. Some overtime, evening, 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, replace and perform preventive maintenance on doors, automated doors and associated hardware as well as other assigned systems. Repair and replacement of electric mortise locks. Driving University owned vehicles to job sites will be required for this and most other functions. Repair and install emergency exit hardware, ceiling tile, walls (sheet rock, masonry, etc.) 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. 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. Works independently and as a team member. Assists other team members as necessary with training in work techniques to accomplish team goals in a safe and timely manner. Inspects the work of others for conformance with specifications, requirements, and compliance with applicable building and safety codes and regulations. Participates 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. Maintains acceptable driver rating as established in Policy: UTS157 Section 2.5.4. May be required to participate in On-Call program.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or GED. Three years of experience as a journey level carpenter. Current Class "C" Operator Driver License required. Prior to date of hire, applicant selected must provide a Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) showing a driving history going back 36 months. This includes all states resided in for the past 36 months. MVR will be evaluated to determine eligibility to drive a University-owned vehicle. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Associate degree in technical field. Completion of vocational, trade, or apprentice program in one or more journeyman trades. Five years experience. 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.

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 standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Conditions found in mechanical/electrical rooms. May work in elevated spaces/confined areas. Work from ladders/scaffolds. Ability to lift and move up to 50 lbs. May require tuberculosis screening and occasional use of a respirator.

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