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Classification Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Carpenter (Finish)
Classification Code 60700
FLSA Non-Exempt

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Carpenter (Finish)
Position Number 134280
Pay Grade 6
Department Building Maintenance - 40310
Expectations for All Employees:

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee’s job performance must support and exhibit the university’s core values: PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential; RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust; DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected; EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic; EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Job Summary

Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in making and assembling carpentry products. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

- Ability to perceive small differences in objects and spatial relationships. – Ability to attend to visual details. – Willingness to work until job demands are met. – Ability to make precise arm-hand positioning movements where strength and speed are minimized. – Ability to plan and organize one’s own work. – Ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings. – Skill in the use of hand held power tools common to the carpentry trade. – Ability to make simple arithmetic computations. – Ability to work with others. – Skill in making precise manipulations with simple hand tools.

Required Qualifications

Vocational school certificate in Carpentry; OR completion of carpentry apprenticeship; OR high school carpentry course and two years experience; OR related experience (cabinet making, furniture making, etc.) plus one year of experience as a carpenter/helper.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Supervision Given and Received
Version Date March 2007

Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty

- Reads and interprets work orders and blueprints.

- Determines exact dimensions.

- Draws plans to exact dimensions.

- Estimates and orders required materials.

- Lays out dimensions on materials.

- Cuts and fits materials together.

- Prepares surfaces for staining and/or painting.

- Uses specialized hand and machine tools common to the cabinetmaking trade, woodworking shop tools, and common hand tools.

- Drives pickup or automobile.

- Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Duty Type Essential