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Tradesperson Leader

Texas Tech University | Posted 12-01-2021

Lubbock (Construction)

Tradesperson Leader - Carpenter Shop
Ops Div Bldg Maint & Const
Position Description
Performs supervisory and participatory work in the construction, erection, installation, and repair of structures and fixtures. Responsibilities include the supervision of a work crew involved in the construction, alteration, repair, and maintenance of equipment, furnishings, and various other structures and fixtures. Duties also include the actual hands-on work in this area. Work is performed under the general supervision of the foreperson with evaluation based on results obtained. May supervise other assigned workers.
Major/Essential Functions
  • Inspects and safely performs recurring maintenance to mechanical/equipment rooms and installed equipment. Monitors and supervises work site operation. Maintains records of materials and labor expended for each job assignment.
  • Assists the shop foreperson in the preparation of all administrative/personnel actions within the assigned crew team. Attends scheduled meetings and training as required to maintain technical skills and qualifications.
  • Provides assistance in the operational control, direction and management over the Carpenter/Cabinet/Sign shop work center to include: Operations, maintenance, renovations and new construction. Assists and instructs crew members on job assignments.
  • Assists shop foreperson in developing projects, preparing cost estimates, coordinating work requirements, and providing supervision for new construction within area of responsibility.
  • Reviews new construction project plans and prepares cost estimates required for projects. Repairs and/or install acoustical suspended ceiling, ceramic tile, brick, or CMU block, floor coverings and concrete. Repairs and water-proofs various types of roofs.
  • Constructs repairs and installs doors, cabinets, shelves, windows and wood glass panels. Performs alterations to existing structures by installing or removing walls, partitions or similar construction.
  • Maintains vehicle, tools, equipment and materials in an orderly and safe condition. Operates including pickups, trucks and vans. Secures vehicles, equipment, and areas of operation.

Required Qualifications
Proficiency in written and mathematical skills as may reflected in the completion of high school or equivalent. Two years experience as a licensed journeyperson in designated trade; or five years related experience. Job-related vocational training or education may substitute for required experience on a year-for-year basis.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Minimum five (5) years on-the-job experience as a carpenter.
  • Leadership and management abilities as a working supervisor.

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicants race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.