About the Position: The Lead Carpenter performs the full range of skilled journey-level rough and finished skilled carpentry and related work, to ensure a clean, safe and attractive learning environment. Provides lead work direction to several journey-level crafts workers and semi-skilled assistants, laying out and coordinating the work flow for jobs, and preparing materials lists and ordering supplies for jobs. Position makes decisions based upon sound maintenance practice.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: -Provides oversight and design of systems, installation of design of building renovations, fixture installation, maintenance, and carpentry-related repair work. -Mentors and provides guidance to carpenters and facility workers for coordination of responsibilities, proper techniques and proper completion of work. -Uses computer for communicating, researching construction tools and materials, documenting job-specific details, and recording time log. -Schedules personnel and work assignments for operations. -Performs various types of preventive maintenance including: installing and securing equipment, general cleaning, removing and installing fixtures and parts, identifying problems and needed repairs. -Completes necessary repairs to buildings and structures as requested by work orders. -Operates hand and power tools for the installation/removal of hardware, fixture installations, cutting, drilling, and repair work. -Inspects interior/exterior buildings, fixtures and related equipment to identify problems and needed repairs. -Reads/interprets blueprints, and creates drawings for construction purposes. -Records work details in log sheets and keeps time records to assists in completion of documentation. -Draws diagrams and sketches of work and assists in the design of carpentry projects. -Consults and works with other trade workers, as needed, for completion of repairs and remodels.
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