29 days old


California State University, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California 90032
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Bulletin #180355; 11/7/19



Facilities Services


Salary Range: $5,742 - $7,414/Monthly


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


Essential Functions: Under the general supervision, the incumbent 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 incumbent will: coordinate and assist with the full range of skilled carpentry work; lead, instruct and work with a small group or crew of carpenters and assistants; instruct others in safety rules and ensure that rules are observed; inspect carpentry work to ensure it meets quality requirements and specifications; maintain manual and/or computerized work records and maintenance management systems; and prepare manual and/or computerized reports. 


Required Qualifications & Experience: One to two years of experience as a journey-level carpenter that includes work coordination responsibilities. The incumbent must have a valid California Driver’s License. The incumbent must possess working knowledge of effective supervisory practices and techniques; 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 Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety for the State of California and California State Building Codes. The incumbent must be able to lead, instruct, and coordinate the work of a small group or crew and semi-skilled workers; accurately prepare and estimate costs of supplies and materials; prepare lists of materials; ensure work is performed in sequence; maintain records, prepare more complex reports; 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 projects; 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 positon; and arithmetic calculations. Demonstrated ability and/or interest 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.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on November 21, 2019 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.


Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2019-12-07

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