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500214 - Supervising Carpenter

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

Job Title

Supervising Carpenter


Supervising Carpenter




Carpenter Shop


AVP Facilities Management

Salary Range

$6,034 - $7,651 per month

Appointment Type


Time Base


Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

About CSUF

Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California’s revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.

Job Summary

It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University’s mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.

About the Position:  
The Facilities Management Department is committed to planning, developing, and maintaining a safe, sustainable, and high quality learning and working environment for the campus community. Facilities Management provides oversight of university resources and assets and is responsible for the development of the University’s facilities including land use planning, capital improvement, project development, construction, as well as facilities operations and maintenance including custodial services, landscape services, building trade services, mechanical and electrical, and recycling services. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Supervising Carpenter. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.

Under the supervision of the Building Trades Manager, the Supervising Carpenter supervises a small crew of journey-level trades personnel in the performance of carpentry maintenance, repair and project work. This position supervises and coordinates the execution of planned construction or major maintenance projects. Oversees the design and installation of equipment and system for new construction, modifications, PM service, maintenance and repairs, including planning, coordination, need assessment, reviews, monitoring work and inspections. Prioritizes the work, assigns work orders, and schedules work and projects. Maintains operational integration with maintenance management systems. Develops and maintains work and equipment records, standards, and reports. Provides training of shop staff, including technical and safety related training. Performs construction and maintenance tasks which require the skill level of a journey level carpenter. This includes cabinet making, installation of door and window jambs, and the fabrications and installation of various building systems required for renovation and new construction. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Qualifications

Previous experience equal to two years as a journey-lead carpenter.
Possess a thorough knowledge of effective supervisory practices and techniques and a working knowledge of job design and work sequencing related to construction projects. Able to plan and direct the work of skilled crafts workers and their semi-skilled assistants; determine and coordinate staffing, material and equipment needs for multiple jobs and projects; and ensure accuracy and maintenance of assigned record-keeping systems. Ability to use a computer to complete work assignments. Ability to communicate effectively in English to a wide variety of people; excellent customer service skill.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience supervising a wide variety of skilled trades employees involved in the building trades. Knowledge of building codes and related regulatory requirements. Broad knowledge of construction methods and techniques.


Requires valid California driver's license with a good driving record.

Special Working Conditions

Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator

Will carry master keys. Works on pitched and flat roofs. Works at heights using aerial lifts or other assisted equipment, such as scaffolding, etc. Wears a respirator. Requires journey level carpentry skills. Must be willing and medically capable of working in an asbestos environment.

Additional Information

California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Employee must maintain working knowledge of compliance with relevant NCAA and conference rules, and report any concerns or violations noted.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.

Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.

Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration. 
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).

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