Special Projects Carpenter

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Special Projects Carpenter

  • 498215
  • Savannah, Georgia, United States
  • Physical Resources Administration
  • Facilities Management
  • Full-time
  • Staff

As a special projects carpenter, you will use your carpentry skill in various fabrication functions, including finish carpentry, cabinet building, painting, faux finishing, mold making, sheetrock, and decorative work among others. You will build exhibits, exhibit elements, props, furniture, and other custom installations in buildings, for exhibitions and for events using an array of building materials. In accordance with OSHA and SCAD safety guidelines, as well as local building codes, you will also complete work order requests, implement major and minor building repairs, coordinate with other areas of physical resources on repairs, and be on-call to handle emergency situations as needed. Among other duties, you will also install, inspect, and repair signs, bulletin boards, and other building specialties and operate various hand and power tools. This job requires 20–40% travel.

The successful candidate is committed to professionalism and has advanced knowledge of shop equipment and its proper operation. The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment is essential, and the candidate should also be able to follow building plans.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Two to five years of relevant experience/training OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with woodworking, furniture and cabinet making, metal fabrication, historic restoration, and/or related specialties
  • Ability to stand, bend, and lift up to 80 pounds, as well as perform heavy manual labor in a variety of weather conditions

Certificates, licenses, and registrations:

  • Valid driver's license
  • Must pass DOT medical exam

Work Hours: The university work week is Sunday through Saturday. Most offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. In order to accommodate business needs, employees may be assigned to other workdays and/or hours, including weekends and evenings.

ADA Tag:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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