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Carpenter

Company: Otay Recreation Ctr
Location: Chula Vista
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Description and Essential Functions Benefits Supplemental Questions

POSITION SUMMARY

To perform skilled carpentry and a variety of related tasks in the construction, maintenance and repair of City facilities and buildings and related structures; and perform related work as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Functions may include, but are not limited to, the following: perform a wide variety of carpentry and related construction, maintenance and repair work of City buildings, park and recreational facilities, and related structures; perform rough and finish carpentry on structures construction and remodeling, including framing, siding, roofs, doors, flooring, windows, tables, cabinets, fences, gates and related structures; construct and repair furniture, replace carpet/VCT tile, equipment and fixtures; perform skilled preparation, painting, dry wall, and other construction maintenance and repair work throughout city facilities, buildings and related structures; perform mill and cabinetwork; install and repair wall coverings such as drywall, paneling, vinyl celotex, masonitte sheeting, veneer, curtain/drapes and blinds, rubber and wood cove base; repair wood fencing, chain link fence, barb wire and gates; identify and repair roof leaks, framing for hatches, skylights, vents, roof jacks, ventilation turbines, and roof drains; repair gutters, metal flashing and downspouts; build stairways, closets, cases, and shelving; install doors and hardware, window, sashes, and screens; assist with new construction or remodeling projects on City facilities; plan, design, and lays out assignments; read and interpret plans, blueprints, and specifications; estimate materials, tools and equipment needed for assignments; prepare cost estimates; order and pick up materials and supplies from outside vendors as appropriate; operate and maintain a wide variety of hand and power tools, shop tools and other equipment used in the trade; observe safe work methods and safety precautions related to the work; cone and flag work sites to secure from traffic; use appropriate safety equipment and devices; attend safety meetings; inspect and repair safety hazards encountered in the course of the work; prepare a variety of records, including work orders, progress reports, requisitions, etc.; provide technical guidance to less experienced co-workers; instruct and train co-workers in proper work methods and job safety; assist in developing specifications for contract work; inspect contract work for conformity to specifications; perform other trades including but not limited to Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, Locksmith and others as necessary; keep work related records using a computer; operate City vehicles skillfully and safely; in the absence of the supervisor, assume responsibilities as needed; build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service; and perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be three years of responsible carpentry experience and training equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by specialized training in carpentry or a related field.

License or Certificate:

A valid California driver's license.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Physical Demands and Working Conditions: KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of: Principles, methods, materials, tools and equipment used in rough and finish carpentry, cabinet making, and wood finishing; operation and maintenance of a wide variety of hand, power and shop tools, and other equipment common to the field of carpentry and related building trades; pertinent rules, laws, and policies related to area of assignment; safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the work including the use of personal protective equipment; computer equipment and software applications related to assignment; English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Ability to: Operate and maintain specialized tools used in carpentry and related building trades; measure and calculate angles, lengths, and volumes; design lay out and prepare sketches and plans for construction jobs; read and interpret manuals, specification, drawings, plans and blueprints; perform basic mathematical computations; use and operate tools and equipment related to assignment, including personal protective equipment; keep work related records and prepare reports using a computer; work effectively at remote locations without direct supervision; operate City vehicles observing legal and defensive driving practices; follow oral instruction; read, interpret, follow and explain written instructions, construction sketches and equipment manuals; use initiative and sound independent judgment within established guidelines; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; work overtime and off-hours shifts when necessary because of an emergency or in the interest of the efficiency of the department; work on-call on a rotation basis; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; and work with various cultural and ethnic groups in a tactful and effective manner.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

On a continuous basis, sit, stand, bend, climb ladders (up to 40 feet), stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and twist for varying periods in the course of work; use hands and fingers to grasp tools; make repetitive hand and body motions; twist and reach below and above shoulder; lift or carry objects weighing up to fifty (50) pounds; to communicate with co-workers using a two-way radio; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; see in the normal vision range with or without correction to read computer screen, blueprints, and drafting plans; hear in the normal range with or without correction. Work is performed both indoors and outdoors environments. Some work is performed with exposure to low to loud noise level; frequent fieldwork is required with exposure to a variety of weather conditions and the external environment; tasks may require working in tightly enclosed spaces and the use of ladders or other safety equipment to gain access to hard to reach locations; some work is performed in crawl spaces, attics or on rooftops. Some work may require exposure to unpleasant and potentially hazardous substances and high voltage.

Additional Information:

Recruitment No. 21644405

To be considered, applicants must submit a City Application and Supplemental Questionnaire by 5:00 PM on the closing date listed. Candidates whose applications indicate education and experience most directly related to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process. All notices will be sent via e-mail. If e-mail address is unavailable, notifications will be sent via standard U.S. mail.

Unless otherwise noted, a passing score must be achieved at each step of the selection process in order to have your name placed on the eligibility list for hiring consideration. Note that the examination materials for this recruitment are validated, copyrighted and/or inappropriate for review.

The eligibility lists established as a result of this recruitment will be for a duration of six (6) months, unless otherwise extended.

Keywords: Otay Recreation Ctr, Chula Vista , Carpenter, Other , Chula Vista, California

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