Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Carpenter
Classification Title Carpenter
Job Summary

Under general supervision, incumbent performs the full range of skilled journey-level carpentry and related work activities. Incumbent also may provide instruction and lead direction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants.

FLSA Non-Exempt - This position is covered by health benefits, and is non-exempt, (eligible for overtime compensation) according to the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Classification Salary Range

$4,903 – 6,265 monthly

Hiring Range $4,903 - 6,265 monthly
Salary Grade/Range 1
Step N/A
Is this position Hourly or Intermittent? No
Regular or Temporary Regular
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Pay Plan 12
Work Hours Monday through Friday - 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May be required to work an irregular work week or shift work.
Department Information

Facilities Management is the steward for the University buildings, infrastructure, grounds and landscape. We perform maintenance and renovation to facilities, plan and manage new building construction and support the Redefine the Possible initiative through our commitment to building a welcoming campus and by creating a dynamic physical environment for students, faculty, staff, and the community.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge: Work requires thorough knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment used in both rough and finished carpentry; various types and grades of lumber; hand and power carpentry tools; and applicable state safety codes and regulations pertaining to the carpentry trade, including the Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety for the State of California and California State Building Codes.

Abilities: Must be able to build, install and repair structural woodwork, flooring, ceilings and cabinetry; operate and maintain hand and power carpentry tools; read, interpret and work from blueprints, plans, drawings and specifications; recognize and select appropriate lumber types and grades; make rough sketches; estimate the cost, time and materials of carpentry projects; maintain records and retrieve data related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems; prepare standard reports; provide instruction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants; analyze and respond appropriately to emergency situations; read and write at a level appropriate to the position; and perform arithmetic calculations as required by the position. Incumbents may be required to possess a California Driver’s License valid for the operation of any vehicle or equipment they are required to maintain and operate.

Experience: These abilities normally would be acquired through any combination of progressively responsible training and experience which demonstrates achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through the completion of a carpenter’s apprenticeship program.

Required Qualifications

General Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
1. Ability to perform the full range of journey-level skilled carpentry work (e.g. build, remodel, maintain, install, repair) for internal and external structures, including rough and finished carpentry work.
2. Ability to select and properly store building materials.
3. Ability to inspect completed work for conformance with specifications, requirements and compliance with applicable building and safety codes and regulations.
4. Ability to perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
5. Ability to maintain a safe and clean work environment, participate in the maintenance/operations of a carpentry shop, and maintain/service tools and equipment.
6. Ability to maintain effective working relationships (e.g. consult and work with other trades workers) and provide excellent customer service.
7. Ability to frequently move, lift, and carry up to 50 lbs.

Conditions of Employment:
- Ability to successfully pass a background check.

Preferred Qualifications

8. Five (5) years of progressively responsible journey-level experience as a carpenter.

Physical Demands
Required Licenses/Certifications

9. Possess valid driver’s license and maintenance of good driving record

Is Background Check Required Yes
Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S..

Hiring Preference Not Applicable
Conflict of Interest


California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

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 the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

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Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS0160P
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 10/18/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Priority Review Date 11/01/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants

For questions regarding this search, contact:

Contact Name Employment Services
Contact Phone 916-278-6326
Contact Email

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Did you successfully complete a carpenter's apprenticeship program, OR do you have progressively responsible training and experience which demonstrates achievement of journey-level skills?
    • yes
    • no

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter