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Apply now Job no: 524619
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Facilities/Grounds/Skilled Trades

Department: Campus Planning and Facilities Management
Classification: Carpenter
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $19.42 to $24.57 per hour
FTE: 1.0

Review of Applications Begins
Position closes September 23rd, 2019

Special Instructions to Applicants
To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a complete application.
Complete applications must include an online application and answers to the following supplemental questions:

1. What are some of your qualifications, and how do they set you apart from other carpenters in the field?

2. What is your proudest project as a carpenter and what role did you play in its success?

3. What do you think makes a good carpenter?

4. How do you organize, plan, and prioritize your work?

Department Summary
Campus Planning and Facilities Management (CPFM) is a vibrant department, which comprises five units, and approximately 270 employees: Facilities Services, Utilities & Energy, Campus Planning, Office of Sustainability, and Design & Construction. The units of CPFM strive to provide excellent customer service to the University of Oregon campus and operate with the highest professional standards, communicating and collaborating with customers to support the stewardship of the campus.

Facilities Services (FS) is responsible for the management of human, financial and material resources, the development and implementation of programs, policies and procedures related to the operation, maintenance, repair and minor renovation of university buildings, grounds and infrastructure systems. These services provide the University of Oregon community with a safe, efficient, reliable, functional and aesthetically-pleasing learning environment in support of the University’s mission and vision.

The Carpentry Shop provides a safe and quality environment for students, staff, and community through maintenance and repair of interior and exterior facility structures and architectural systems and components. This includes maintenance, repair, and installation of doors, windows, stairs, floors, ceilings, cabinetry/furniture, restroom accessories, etc.

Position Summary
The Carpenter performs skilled journey-level carpentry work in the construction, maintenance, repair and remodeling of building structures and components including furniture. Work is performed in accordance with standard practices of the trade.

Interactions/contacts occur daily with the campus and larger community in the course of performing work and responding to emergencies.

Position works as a member of a team while frequently performing tasks independently. Decisions may be made about the best method and materials necessary to ensure professional building practices. They may also include setting priorities and troubleshooting and emergency response situations.

Work is reviewed regularly by the CPFM Supervisor to ensure it is performed efficiently, safely, and meets both expectations and applicable requirements. A performance appraisal is conducted annually.

Work Conditions
Regularly working in high places, in tunnels, outside in extreme temperatures.

Essential Personnel
This unit provides essential services during times of emergencies and inclement weather. This position may be required to fulfill essential services and functions during these times.

Minimum Requirements
• Experience as a skilled carpenter. The experience must include form building; rough framing; outside and inside finishing; layout; care and use of tools and woodworking machinery; blueprint reading; and application of safety standards and codes;
• Completion of an apprenticeship (four years) under a skilled carpenter which included experience as listed above.

Professional Competencies
• Perform duties in a way that advances and supports the mission of the department and university.
• Work effectively in a diverse team environment and create effective relationships for problem solving and positive interactions.
• Take initiative, looking for what needs to be done and doing it.
• Pay close attention to detail.
• Maintain a safe and safety-conscious workplace.
• Maintain a respectful workplace and model a positive and proactive attitude.
• Model the highest ethical standards.
• Provide superior customer service.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience with sheet rock, mud/tape/texture skills.
• Experience painting: brush, roller, and airless capabilities.
• Experience roofing: membrane roofs, shake/shingles, and asphalt.

FLSA Exempt: No

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union. 

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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