Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Position Summary Information
Position will work under general supervision and perform a variety of skilled tasks relating to building maintenance, construction and finish carpentry.
Austin Peay State University is a four-year public, doctoral-level university, with six colleges and four Chairs of Excellence. The University has an enrollment of over 9,000 students and is located in Clarksville, Tennessee, a community of an estimated 166,000 people located approximately 40 miles northwest of Nashville, TN.
|Primary Duties and Responsibilities
-Construct and maintain new classrooms, office spaces, book shelves, etc.
-Construct rough wooden structures.
-Install and repair doors, windows, hardware and screens in designated positions in building framework.
-Install, patch and finish drywall.
-Construct various types of trim work, roofing, tiling and other minor repairs to buildings.
-Examine specifications to determine dimensions of structures.
-Must wear proper PPE (safety shoes, hearing and eye protection)as required.
-Perform other duties as assigned.
|Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
-Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately.
-Ability to operate power and hand tools related to the carpentry field.
-Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information.
-Ability to interact in an effective and appropriate manner with diverse populations, the University community and the public.
-Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
-Ability to successfully complete assignments using appropriate methods, materials, tools and equipment in maintenance work as described above.
-Ability to recognize occupational hazards and take appropriate safety precautions.
-Ability to exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions.
-Ability to follow instructions.
-Ability to read and understand blueprints.
-Ability to work in a variety of skilled tasks as they relate to building maintenance and construction.
-Ability to work in an on-call capacity and inclement weather duties.
-Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
-Bending, twisting and lifting weights to 100lbs.
-Heights and working on elevations of 60 feet.
-Work of ladders and lifts.
|Required Minimum Qualifications
-High school graduate or equivalent.
-A minimum of two (2) years of previous work experience in all aspects of carpentry work.
-Valid driver’s license.
-A background check will be required for the successful applicant.
-An official transcript (if applicable) and names, addresses and phone numbers of three (3) references will be required for the successful applicant.