ABOUT THE POSITION
Performs rough and finish carpentry in the repair, maintenance, remodeling and construction of wooden, concrete, metal and related elements of County buildings and facilities.
This is the skilled journey level classification in this building trade which performs the full range of carpentry duties on County buildings, facilities and structures. Responsibilities also include the direction of an assistant or a crew on a project or team basis. This class is distinguished from other maintenance and repair classes by the requirement for specialized, well developed skills in the carpentry craft area, rather than general facility maintenance or another recognized craft specialty area.
This recruitment is limited to the first 250 applications received, and will close without notice, regardless if the closing date has been reached, when that number is received.
This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Education and Experience: Equivalent to graduation from high school AND six (6) years of skilled experience in the carpentry or cabinetry building trades.
Successful completion of a recognized apprenticeship as a carpenter may be substituted for four (4) years of the required experience. Attendance at a recognized trade school is desirable.
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.
Working Conditions: Work extended shifts or be called back in emergency situations.
Work with hazardous materials. Work out doors in summer and winter conditions.
Licensing and Certification: Must possess a valid Class C Nevada Driver's License at time of appointment.
Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.
Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.
Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Participates in the design, layout and planning of office, public facility, shop, and other remodeling, repair or modification projects affecting County buildings and facilities; takes measurements; prepares working drawings and sketches; assists in preparing project specifications. Drives County vehicles to work sites and transports materials and assistants as required.
Estimates materials, tools and equipment needed for work assignments; orders and picks up materials and supplies from outside vendors as appropriate; prepares cost estimates for job. Performs skilled carpentry work, including the preparation of concrete forms, may place and finish concrete; frames platforms, walls, decks, booths and partitions; may install and tape sheetrock; installs finish material such as baseboards, trims and moldings. Repairs and installs doors, door frames, and door hardware; changes and keys locks; installs security hardware.
Constructs and modifies cabinets and office furnishings, including bookcases, tables, chairs, benches and specialized furniture. Installs and maintains acrylic, Formica and other surfaces on counters and walls. Installs and repairs roofing materials; patches and makes emergency repairs to existing roofing.
Installs and repairs ceiling panels, sound proofing, insulation and flooring materials associated with carpentry projects; performs necessary painting to complete work. Assembles and installs movable wall panels in offices; orders channels and wall panels to meet departmental needs. Maintains and services carpentry equipment and hand and power tools; keeps small inventory of frequently used supplies and hardware.
Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. May direct the work of less skilled assistants on specific projects; ensures that proper safety precautions are followed. May fabricate and modify gutters, ducts, down-spouts, drains, bins, shelving and other sheet metal work. Maintains records of work performed and materials used.
Mobility to work in a typical shop or related maintenance setting, including operating typical trade equipment, hand and power tools and standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle to various work sites; stamina to stand, walk and climb and to work in restricted or awkward spaces for an extended period of time; strength to lift and maneuver materials and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds with proper equipment; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over a radio or telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.
Clark County, Nevada