California State University

Lead Carpenter - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Lead Carpenter

Posted: Saturday, 8/5/2023
Los Angeles

Job ID: 527283

Job Title:
Lead Carpenter

Appointment Type:

Time Base:

Date Posted:
May 26, 2023
Closing Date:
Open until filled


Job #527283; 05/26/2023

Facilities/Carpenter Shop

Salary Range: $6151 - $7942/Monthly

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; non-exempt classification.

Essential Functions: Under general supervision, the Lead Carpenter works with and is in charge of a small group or crew of skilled Carpenters and semi-skilled assistants involved in completing the work outlined in the series overview. The work of the Lead Carpenter is distinguished from the Carpenter by the additional responsibilities of providing lead work direction to several journey level crafts workers and semi-skilled assistants, laying out and coordinating the work flow for jobs, and preparing materials lists and ordering supplies for jobs. The Lead Carpenter spends the majority of time working as a skilled carpenter but has ancillary lead work and project planning responsibilities. The incumbent typically lays out, directs and assists with the full range of skilled carpentry work as outlined in the series overview; supervises, instructs and works with a small group or crew of Carpenters and assistants; instructs others in safety rules and ensure that rules are observed; selects and prepares lists of materials for jobs; maintains stock materials in the warehouse; inspects carpentry work to ensure it meets quality requirements and specifications; maintains manual and/or computerized work records and maintenance management systems; prepares manual and/or computerized reports.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Equivalent to completion of a carpenter's apprenticeship program. One year of experience as a journey-level carpenter that included work coordination responsibilities. Thorough knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment used in both rough and finished carpentry; various types and grades of lumber; hand and power carpentry tools; and applicable state safety codes and regulations pertaining to the carpentry trade, including the Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety for the State of California and California State Building Codes. Working knowledge of effective supervisory practices and techniques. Ability to: build, install and repair structural woodwork, flooring, ceilings and cabinetry; operate and maintain hand and power carpentry tools; read, interpret and work from blueprints, plans, drawings and specifications; recognize and select appropriate lumber types and grades; make rough sketches; estimate the cost, time and materials of carpentry project; maintain records and retrieve data related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems; prepare standard reports; provide instruction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants; analyze and respond appropriately to emergency situations; read and write at a level appropriate to the position; and perform arithmetic calculations as required by the position. Incumbents may be required to possess a California Driver's License valid for the operation of any vehicle or equipment they are required to maintain and operate. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on June 9, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.

The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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