University Of Utah Salt Lake City , UT 84101

Posted 3 weeks ago


As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position performs carpentry work at the journeyman level by applying trade skills to make or repair products made of wood or other related building materials. This position is not responsible for providing care to patients.

Corporate Overview:The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.


  • Performs skilled carpentry by following instructions, rough sketches or detailed drawings in the construction, repair, maintenance and alteration of doors, door closures, stairways, partitions and related fixtures.

  • Builds rough wooden structures such as barricades, boxes, concrete forms, scaffolds, fences and wooden frameworks for use in various parts of buildings.

  • Repairs and maintains various parts of buildings such as fixing screens, floors, windows, ceilings, roofs, hydraulic door closures, etc.

  • Accomplishes a variety of finishing work by trimming, fitting and installing windows, doors, sheet rock, moldings, baseboards, paneling, etc. and performing other finish work as required.

  • Lays laminated plastic counters and floor tile.

  • Finishes surfaces and joints with sandpaper, scrappers and sanders.

  • Attaches hinges, catches and locks.

  • Installs ceiling tiles and carpet.

  • Operates woodworking machines and hand tools to cut and shape parts for stock or to finish and assemble items already prepared.

  • Works with masons by pouring, finishing and repairing construction essential to cement work.

  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Demonstrated human relations and effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to operate with little supervision and lead the work of others, as necessary.

  • Demonstrated independent judgment in selecting materials, tools and procedures in finishing assigned tasks.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of risks which require the use of special safety precautions and equipment.


Qualifications Required

  • Successful completion of an approved apprenticeship program in carpentry or four years of professional carpentry experience.

  • Department may require incumbent to have a valid Utah driver's license.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves very physical work that may exert up to 100 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or moving heavy equipment and/or supplies. The position may involve above-average agility and dexterity with the ability to hold, grasp and manipulate small parts, and use hand and power tools. The position involves the ability to handle physical exertion, such as long periods of standing, walking, bending, crouching, stretching, reaching or similar activities.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Climbing, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Walking

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EEO Statement

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Requisition Number 42309

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule 7 am - 3:30 pm

Location Name University of Utah Hospital

Patient Care? No


State UT


Category Support Services (Facilities / Trades)

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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