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Work type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010, Custodial/Facilities, Probationary, Full Time

Job No: 505230; 9/23/2021

CARPENTER (2 positions) 
Carpenter Shop 

Salary Range: $5,402 - $6,904/Monthly

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

Essential Functions: Under the general direction of the Supervising Carpenter or designee, the incumbent is responsible for the full range of rough and finished skilled carpentry work. Incumbent works from blueprints, specifications, drawings and instructions to build, remodel, maintain and repair various types of facilities, buildings, offices, classrooms, restrooms, sheds, scaffolds, forms, frames, fences, and other structures; installs, builds and repairs internal and external structures, installs and repairs dry wall, ceiling and floor tiles, and roofs; makes cabinets, counters, shelves, benches, partitions, floors, and door and window frames; hangs doors and installs windows; assists in making concrete molds and structures; makes rough sketches of repair work; may install and repair modular furniture; advises in the selection and storage of building materials; inspects completed work for conformance with specifications, requirements and compliance with applicable building and safety codes and regulations; estimates cost, time and materials for carpentry projects; participates in the maintenance and operations of a carpentry shop; cleans, maintains and services tools and equipment used in the performance of duties; performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures; maintains a safe and clean work environment; maintains records and retrieves data related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems; and prepares standard reports and consults and works with other trades workers. Although precautions are taken, the work may involve exposure to hazardous materials such as lead and asbestos. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Any combination of progressively responsible training and experience as a journey-level
carpenter. General knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in both rough and finished carpentry; general knowledge of the Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety for the State of California and California State Building Codes; the various kinds of lumber and the use and care of hand and power carpentry tools. The incumbent must possess a valid California Driver's License. The incumbent must have the ability to operate woodworking machinery, to prepare rough sketches of work and estimates of
materials and labor, to read blueprints and work from plans and specifications, to interpret specifications and to recognize lumber types and grades. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered.


CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to


Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on October 7, 2021 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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