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Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: Immediate Review
Departmental Overview The College of Environmental Design (CED) operates three academic departments - Architecture, City and Regional Planning and Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning - conferring both undergraduate and graduate degrees. CED has 55 full-time and 35 part-time teaching faculty, 44 career staff, and over 1,000 students. The operations of the College are financed with state funds, gifts and endowments and other revenue sources in an amount roughly totaling $18,000,000 annually.
Responsibilities Under the direction of the Director of Fabrication, incumbent performs the full range of duties outlined below for the College which include demolish, build, repair, and maintenance work at Wurster Hall, Blake Gardens, and Havens House. This is a part-time, limited position that is project based.
**Cosmetic repairs and renovations of offices, classrooms, and public spaces that includes but not limited to painting, wall repairs, floor repairs, furniture repairs and installs. **Installing and removing A/V equipment as needed. **Repairing non-structural components of spaces like temporary walls and pin up walls. **Constructing interior half-height partitions or non-structural walls, doors, or windows. **Refinishing or repairing table tops, chairs, desks, built-in bookcases, doors, etc. **Building instructional-related furniture (lectures, podiums, display cases, etc.). **Bolting furniture for earthquake safety. **Demolishing, building and installing cabinetry. **Building metal kiosk/AV security boxes & hanging them from ceilings/walls. **Building, extending, or repairing decks or fences.
Required Qualifications *The incumbent is expected to possess journeyman level skills, knowledge and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
*Must be professional and able to work in a dynamic educational environment. Must be able to prioritize safe work practices.
*Incumbent is to have First Aid, CPR, and AED Certification.
*Must have within one month of hire: CED and/or EH&S certification for: ladder and aerial lift use, hazardous materials storage and use, log-out/tag-out procedures, and Shop tools orientation.
Preferred Qualifications *Trades experience in carpentry, finish carpentry, drywall finishing highly preferred. *Metalworking, welding, concrete practical skills a plus.
Salary & Benefits For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
*The hourly salary designated for this position is $42.39.
How to Apply Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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