University of Central Oklahoma

Carpenter II - Carpentry

Posted Date 3 months ago(12/8/2017 12:54 PM)
Job ID
Org Number
Vice President of Operations
Job Type
Proposed Salary Range
$15.20 per hour ($31,634 annually)
Hours Per Week
Weeks Per Year
Regular Workdays/Hours
Monday - Friday -- 8:00a-5:00p
Exempt Status

Position Overview

Study specifications in blueprints or sketches to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required. Shape or cut materials to specified measurements, using tools of the trade. Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean environment. Build or repair cabinets, doors, frameworks, floors, or other wooden fixtures . Install structures or fixtures, such as windows, frames, floorings, trim, or hardware. Verify trueness of structure, using plumb bob and level. Remove damaged or defective parts or sections of structures and repair or replace, using hand tools.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

Conducts roof inspections from prescribed inspection forms and issues the work orders needed to complete the repairs. Performs general carpentry work, i.e. repairing, remodeling and maintenance of existing buildings and other structures. Provides repair and maintenance of existing building. Installs suspended ceilings. Installs metal studs, track and drywall. Measures and constructs cabinets. Installs ceramic and floor tiles. Repairs or replaces windows. Repairs or replaces doors, hardware, closer and devices. Performs roof inspections and roof maintenance. Observes, communicates, complies with, and enforces Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) provisions; analyzes supplies and materials used in job performance. Performs duties and complies with needs of special events, before, during, and after the special events are completed. Available to help with a facilities emergency. This may necessitate the use of a radio/cellular telephone for afterhours call backs. Further, a pre-arranged shift change may be implemented for predictable emergencies like inclement weather. Must have valid Oklahoma Driver License. Performs other related duties as necessary to support the UCO mission.

Qualifications/Experience Required

Performs administrative or manual tasks. Requires general education or vocational training and 3+ years relevant experience in chosen field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

Minimum of three years' experience in carpentry trade, including use of power woodworking machinery. Responsible for obtaining and maintaining all licenses required for code compliance and special tool. Must pass pre-employment screening.


Demonstrated skills common to the carpentry and masonry trades. Sufficient dexterity and coordination to operate equipment common to the trade, especially trucks and industrial tractors. Reads, understands manuals and instructions printed in English and documents legible in same. Able to work with tools of the trade with demonstrated competency. Good oral and written communications are a requirement in order to carry out the duties and responsibilities of this position. Knowledgeable in sound human relations practices in establishing and maintaining effective working relations within the Physical Plant and UCO Community, as well as outside vendors, in order to fulfill the expectations of this job description. Must be knowledgeable of fire ratings and codes, BOCA and ADA requirements. Must be able to read and follow blue prints, schematics, drawings, and O & M Manuals common to the trade. Knowledge of use and disposal of chemicals common to the trade in a manner which protects oneself, others in the work area, and the environment. Willing to attend seminars, etc, to upgrade skills and/or obtain required training to retain certification relative to trade. Ability to work safely and be protected in areas with fumes or airborne particles and toxic and/or caustic chemicals. Ability to see and read meters; dexterous enough to work with tools of trade.

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers. Typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms.


Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.


The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


This position requires a physical.  The physical requirements are:

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds from floor to waist level.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and carry 200 feet.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and carry up/down 30 stairs.
  • Ability to walk regularly for long periods of time across the campus.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to use and reach with hands and arms regularly.
  • Ability to climb in high places using a ladder or balance frequently.
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend and crawl occasionally.
  • Ability to push or pull dolly loaded with up to 120 pounds for 300 feet occasionally.
  • Must have close, distance, and peripheral vision.
  • Depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


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