North Carolina State University

Carpenter/Architectural Renovation Technician - Raleigh

Raleigh, NC

Job Description

Carpenter/Architectural Renovation Technician

Posted: Tuesday, 12/5/2023
Job Posting Information

Posting Number

Internal Recruitment

Working Title
Carpenter/Architectural Renovation Technician

Anticipated Hiring Range
$39,900 - $45,000

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Job Location
Raleigh, NC

Grounds and Fleet Services

About the Department
The 900+ positions of the Facilities Division service the students and staff of the University’s teaching, research/administrative space and 2, 240 acres of infrastructure. The Facilities Division provides design and building services, maintenance, custodial, landscape, solid waste removal, utility, mail, and motor pool services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The goal is to deliver cost effective services to the University, ensure completed projects and maintenance that conform to codes and regulations, while minimizing University liabilities and disruptions caused by the maintenance, repair, building, and equipment modifications to the University.

The Grounds and Fleet Services unit provides campus wide programs and services and support to include landscape construction and maintenance, comprehensive waste and recycling programs and services and management of the University’s auto shop and motor fleet. Revenue supported programs and services are provided to Transportation, Housing, Dining, Athletics, Campus Recreation and individual colleges and departments.

Essential Job Duties
Perform journeyman level commercial maintenance work in the repair installation and fabrication of various carpentry related functions to include ceilings, floors, doors, frames, glass repair & installation, repair of classroom furniture, and hardware necessary for the routine maintenance of University buildings. Knowledge of commercial repair standards and operations is necessary.

This position must also be able to perform a variety of tasks at or near journey level in other trade areas. These trades may include, but are not limited to sheet metal fabrication and industrial glass repair. Will provide moving services for faculty & staff (Ex. move desk, chairs, file cabinets, computers, conference furniture). Will assist other trades as needed.

Other Responsibilities
  • Performs journey level carpentry in the Carpentry Shop.
  • Works on metal or wood stud wall systems.
  • Installs and finishes dry wall, installs ceiling systems, flooring, cabinetwork and counter top installations.
  • Proficient in trim work, hangs doors, drills and sets door hardware, sets windows, removes walls, installs partitions; alters rooms or adds to existing structures using hand and power tools .
  • Knowledgeable of remodeling trades, practices, procedures, techniques, tools and equipment.
  • Understands materials, specifications, quality control, cost control, and safety.
  • Reads and understands blueprints.
  • Knows and functions in at least one other trade and possesses general knowledge of others.
  • Assists other trades as required.


Minimum Experience/Education

High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

Optional Guidelines: Experience in the Trade(s) areas related to the area of assignment may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Other Required Qualifications
  • Must be able to communicate effectively verbally with supervisors and the general public and understand verbal and written instructions and other communications regarding work assignments and other matters.
  • Experience in commercial maintenance work including commercial glass repair & replacement in existing buildings.
  • Must be able to perform a variety of tasks at or near journey level in other trade areas. These trades may include but are not limited to carpentry, sheet metal fabrication and industrial glass repair.
  • Position will provide moving services.
  • Will assist other trades as needed.
  • Must be able to lift up to 90 pounds occasionally, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in commercial carpentry, sheet metal fabrication, and industrial glass repair & installation.
  • Experience in operating aerial lifts.

Required License or Certification
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to obtain a valid NC Driver’s License withing 60 days of hire and must be maintained.

Valid NC Driver's License required

Commercial Driver's License Required?

Recruitment Dates and Special Instructions

Job Open Date

Earliest Close Date- (Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.)

Notice to Applicants
Please make sure that the work history you list on your application is identical to the work history listed on your resume. The application must be filled out completely, do not use the phrase “see resume.”

Special Instructions
Please include as attachments a resume and contact information for at least 3 professional references.

Position Details

Position Number

Position Type

Position Classification Band Title
Facility Maintenance Technician – Building Trades

Position Classification Band Level

Position Classification Salary Range
$31,200 - $66,138

Salary Grade Equivalency

Alternate Option
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

Full Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week)

12 Month Recurring

Mandatory Designation - Adverse Weather
Mandatory - Adverse Weather

Mandatory Designation - Emergency Events
Mandatory - Fire/Explosions, Mandatory - Medical Emergencies, Mandatory - Hazardous Material Incidents, Mandatory - Transportation Accidents, Mandatory - Evacuations/Natural Hazards, Mandatory - Utilities/Infrastructure Failure, Mandatory - Threats of Violence/Terrorism/Interpersonal Emergencies

Time Limited Position

Time-Limited Appointment Length (if applicable)

Department Id
443401 - Trade Shops

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process are welcome to contact 919-515-3148 to speak with a representative at the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

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