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Date: Mar 3, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Houston Independent School District

Carpenter JobID: 57576
Position Type:
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Crafts, Trades & Custodians/Carpenter
Date Posted:
Facility Services Admin
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Hattie Mae White Bldg.Northwest
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  • Carpenter - CF0725.pdf


Job Code: CF0725



Job Family – Construction & Facility Services

JOB SUMMARY: Constructs, erects, installs, and repairs structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard, using carpenter's hand tools and power tools.


List most important duties first
  1. Studies specifications in blueprints, sketches or building plans to prepare project layout and determine dimensions and materials required.
  2. Repairs furniture such as cabinets, chairs, and replaces damaged veneer.
  3. Maintains equipment and tools to ensure long life and serviceability.
  4. Shapes or cuts materials to specify measurements, using hand tools, machines, or power saw.
  5. Removes, repairs, and replaces damaged or defective parts or sections of structures.
  6. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED

WORK EXPERIENCE: 1 to 3 years

TYPE OF SKILL AND/OR REQUIRED LICENSING/CERTIFICATION: Hand tools (e.g., hammer, shovel, screwdriver), Power tools (e.g., radial saw, reciprocating saw, drill, pheunomatic hammer), Vehicles (e.g., automobile, truck, tractor, forklift)

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES: No supervisory or direct people management responsibilities. May provide occasional work guidance, technical advice and training to staff.

WORK COMPLEXITY/INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT: Work involves the application of moderately complex procedures and tasks that are quite varied. Independent judgment is often required to select and apply the most appropriate of available resources. Ongoing supervision is provided on an "as needed" basis.

BUDGET AUTHORITY: No budget development activity is required.

PROBLEM SOLVING: Decisions are made on routine matters affecting few individuals and usually within the confines of the job's own department. Specific job activities and results are typically reviewed closely. There are limited requirements for developing new ideas or changes in methods, procedures or services.

IMPACT OF DECISIONS: Follows rules and procedures. Decisions can have minimal or no impact to HISD. Errors can be readily detected, usually by the employee, and, if made, would result in minor expense for correction.

COMMUNICATION/INTERACTIONS: Basic communication - very little communication required such as receiving basic instructions. Interactions are mostly with customers, own supervisor and co-workers in own department.

CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS: Follows through with customer inquiries, requests and complaints. Forwards difficult and non-routine inquiries or requests to appropriate level for resolution.

WORKING/ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Work involves some exposure to moderate risk of accident and requires following basic safety precautions. Ability to carry and/or lift up to 15 to 44 pounds.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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