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Carpenter I (possible multiple positions)

Apply now Job no: 508816
Position type: Staff Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Facilities Operations&Services
Salary: Step 1 in Grade 15 in M&T Scale unless promoted from lower grade-then review (Grade 15, Step 1 $1,686.39 – Step 14 $2,367.73)
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General Summary of Position:

Possible multiple positions.

Shifts may include:

Second Shift, Monday through Friday, 1:30 PM to 10 PM

And also, First Shift, Monday through Friday, 6:30 AM to 3 PM

Incumbents of positions in this series maintain buildings and related structures applying carpentry techniques and using carpentry tools to construct, alter, repair and/or install walls, stairs, floors, ceilings, windows, doors, roofs, etc., inspect buildings to determine need for carpentry to be done; erect and dismantle staging and scaffolding; and perform related work as required. The basic purpose of this work is to perform carpentry maintenance work in support of general maintenance, repair and/or alteration of state buildings and related structures.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

Applicants must have at least two years of fulltime, or equivalent part-time, experience in carpentry work including knowledge of demonstrated methods and techniques used in installing locks or lock assemblies.

  1. Knowledge of the types and uses of hand held power tools such as drills, electric hand saws and small hand tools such as hammers and wrenches.
  2. Knowledge of the types and uses of small measurement devices such as levels, rulers, and steel squares.
  3. Knowledge of the safety precautions and procedures followed in building maintenance.
  4. Knowledge of the methods and procedures used in the security of building and property
  5. Skill in the use of hand held power tools such as drill sand electric hands saws, and small hand tools such as hammers and wrenches.
  6. Skill in the use of small measurement devices such as levels, rulers, and steel squares.
  7. Ability to read and interpret documents such as plans, specifications, blueprints and drawings.
  8. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  9. Ability to communicate effectively in oral expression.
  10. Ability to perform arithmetic computations.

Additional Considerations:

  1. Five (5) Years of Full-time , or equivalent part time experience
  2. Working knowledge of door access and controls systems

Preferred Qualifications:

Operational Needs:

  • Proven reliability by references or prior documentation
  • Working knowledge of Massachusetts Building Codes, BOCA Codes, Safety Regulations & practices, or ADA Regulations
  • Ability to establish and maintain productive relationships with the Physical Plant Shops, University faculty and Staff, and supporting contractors
  • Demonstrated willingness to be on essential personnel list for facility related emergencies and University Closings due to weather.
  • Possess a driver’s license or willingness to utilize the university’s transportation system to move efficiently and effectively across city campuses.
  • Working knowledge of the practices, procedures, methods, materials and tools used in the repair and maintenance of door closures and door hardware; and ability to diagnose lock/door issues; understanding of regulations pertaining to fire exits.
  • Prior experience working with personal computers for office communication and management purposes, i.e., memos, email, spreadsheets, and calendars and in planning.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Only Internal (MTA - Maintenance & Trades Bargaining Union) candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.

This is an MTA - Maintenance & Trades Bargaining Union position, Grade 15, Step 1 $1,686.39 – Step 14 $2,367.73.

Possible multiple positions.

Shifts may include:

Second Shift, Monday through Friday, 1:30 PM to 10 PM

And also, First Shift, Monday through Friday, 6:30 AM to 3 PM

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.              

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.  Names and contact information for three professional references will be requested at the time of application. 


Posting updated 11/24/2021

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