Department: Fac Svcs-Arc Trd-Carpenter Shp (128104)
College/Division: Administration and Finance
Salary Range: CSU Salary Range: $5,207 - $6,654 per month (Anticipated Hiring Range: $5,207 - $5,700 per month)
The Facility Services Department is a unit within the Administration and Finance Division. The purpose of the Facility Services Department is to provide quality maintenance and minor repair and renovation services that meet or exceed our customers' expectations. The purpose of the Carpenter Shop is to provide maintenance and repair services for campus buildings as they relate to the carpentry and maintenance trade.
Under general supervision, the Carpenter performs the full range of skilled journey-level carpentry and related work. In addition, the Carpenter may provide instruction and lead direction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants.
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Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. Check our benefits website for additional information.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff Only):
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
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.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, DEGREES, CREDENTIALS:
Possession of a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain by date of hire. This position may require the ability to obtain AHERA Supervisor certification for asbestos related work and Cal/OSHA Lead training as well as the ability to wear respiratory protection.
Thorough knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment used in both rough and finished carpentry, various types and grades of lumber, and hand and power carpentry tools.
Thorough knowledge of 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.
Ability to build, install and repair structural woodwork, flooring, ceilings and cabinetry.
Ability to operate and maintain hand and power carpentry tools necessary to perform skilled carpentry work.
Ability to recognize and select appropriate lumber types and grades.
Ability to read, interpret and work from blueprints, plans, drawings and specifications; make rough sketches; accurately estimate the costs, supplies, time, and materials needed for jobs; implement designs and customer expectations in a cost effective manner, and ensure work is performed in sequence.
Ability to maintain accurate records, retrieve data and prepare standard reports using manual and computerized record-keeping systems.
Ability to provide instruction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants.
Ability to analyze and respond appropriately to emergency situations.
Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines.
Excellent computer skills and proficiency with a variety of computer applications including word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, on-line systems, Internet as well as online calendaring and email.
Working knowledge of or ability to quickly learn University infrastructure, policies and procedures including maintaining a high degree of confidentiality.
Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation and the ability to read, write and perform arithmetic calculations at a level appropriate for the position.
Demonstrated customer service experience requiring a very high level of diplomacy and professionalism.
Demonstrated ability to use tact and diplomacy to effectively handle a broad range of high level and sensitive interpersonal situations with diverse personalities, and to respond appropriately to conflicts and problems.
Demonstrated ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere in and outside the University with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds.
Ability to demonstrate professionalism in entering occupied areas including student residential halls, faculty and staff offices and other university space.
Demonstrated skills in an institutional/educational environment utilizing a customer-oriented and service-centered attitude.
***THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED***
Ability to work on and climb ladders/stairs, work in confined and high spaces, carry up to 75 lbs., and squat, kneel and crawl.
Ability to work in a bucket truck or other high lift equipment.
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work overtime, occasional holidays, and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
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 CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background/fingerprint check.
A Cal/OSHA mandated medical evaluation is required prior to the use of a respirator.
This position classification has been defined as 'Non-exempt' and is subject to overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
This position may require the ability to obtain AHERA Contractor/Supervisor certification for Asbestos Related Work with annual refresher training and Cal/OSHA Lead in Construction training with annual retraining, as well as, the ability to wear respiratory protection appropriate for the hazard encountered. A Cal/OSHA mandated medical evaluation is required prior to the use of a respirator.
Retired CalPERS members selected for this vacancy must request and be approved for reinstatement from retirement prior to the start date. Employment of retired CalPERS members will typically be for 90 days or less and must be for work requiring specialized skills or for a bona fide emergency to prevent stoppage of business.
Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: Cal Poly cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.
Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.
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About Us Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university. Founded in 1901, the 6,000-acre campus is nestled in the foothills of San Luis Obispo, along California's scenic central coast and midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. With a budget of $168.5 million, the university has a student enrollment exceeding 17,000 students and employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff members. Cal Poly is part of the 23-campus California State University system.
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Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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About California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university, with approximately 17,500 undergraduate, 120 post-baccalaureate, and 900 graduate students. The Cal Poly community fosters teaching, scholarship, and service in a learn-by-doing environment where students, staff, and faculty are partners in discovery. Cal Poly has built an exemplary reputation on its learn-by-doing approach to the preparation of undergraduate and graduate students. It is a distinctive learning community offering academically focused students a hands-on educational experience that prepares them for today's scientific and technical world. Cal Poly provides a balanced education in the arts, sciences, and technology, while encouraging cross-disciplinary and co-curricular experiences. U.S. News and World Report has ranked Cal Poly #1 among public master's universities in the western United States for 24 consecutive years. The University values free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. As a campus, we welcome and nurture a rich array of different perspectives, ideas and cultures. We encourage international an...d multi-cultural education in order to prepare students for successful participation and competition in a diverse world and a global workforce. We believe that diversity of our students, faculty, and staff enlivens and enriches Cal Poly’s educational environment.