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Carpenter II - Cabinet Maker

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Facilities Management

Posting Number: req6370

Department: Facilities Mgmt-Maint Services

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

Facilities Management is looking for an experienced wood worker/cabinet maker who is able to follow University design standards, policies and procedures in a professional manner while ensuring quality workmanship, a clean and safe environment and positive customer relations. This position will join our team of highly skilled carpenters on campus and will build cabinetry items as well as perform other routine wood working tasks as needed. Working conditions may include restricted movement, dirty environment, extreme temperatures and intense noise. Also includes lifting and carrying heavy objects.
UofA FM employs just over 600 employees and services over 11 million square feet of campus-keeping the grounds beautiful, classrooms clean, and all utilities moving through the campus.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Constructs, repairs, restores
    and installs structures such as cabinetry, furniture, fixtures and shelves,
    along with custom projects that come along requiring custom woodworking and
    cabinetry skills.
  • Installs hinges, knobs, locks, closures and other fixtures to doors and structures.
  • Follows priorities
    and work order schedule in order to finish by completion date or before.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area/shop, cleans and returns tools and equipment. Cleans work site area after each job.
  • Operates sliding table saws, thickness planers, joiners, automatic edge banders, along
    with typical hand and electric power tools commonly found in cabinet shops, and
    provides hands on preventative maintenance of these tools.
  • Attends and participates in all scheduled safety training programs. Implements and follows all safety regulations.
  • Maintains and operates state vehicle according to State Motor Vehicle regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of hands on cabinet making experience in a commercial woodworking/cabinet shop.
  • Journeyman level position.
  • Completion of a high school education and apprenticeship program or equivalent technical training, and/or experience (4 years training/work experience/apprenticeship).

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least six years of hands on cabinet making experience in a commercial woodworking/cabinet shop.
  • CNC operations, tooling and set up
  • Mosaic Cabinet Design Software, OR
  • Corel Draw Design Software, OR
  • Aspire Design Software
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt

    Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

    Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

    Job FTE: 1.0

    Work Calendar: Fiscal

    Job Category: Facilities, Grounds and Infrastructure

    Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

    Rate of Pay: $16.69 - $22.58 DOE

    Compensation Type: hourly rate



    Career Stream and Level


    Job Family

    Skilled Crafts & Trades

    Job Function

    Facil, Grounds, & Infra

    Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

    Number of Vacancies: 1

    Contact Information for Candidates

    Facilities Management HR

    Open Until Filled: Yes

    Documents Needed to Apply: Resume

    Special Instructions to Applicant

    Please include an updated resume showing your current and previous employment history; skills and certifications and education history or complete the Professional Experience (showing current and previous employment history), Education, and Skills/Certifications/Licenses section of the online application. Applications will not be considered without either the resume or the completed application.

    Diversity Statement

    At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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