Carpenter (507441)

  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades

Job Description


Position Summary

SDSU Facilities Services is a customer service-based organization providing facility maintenance activities through a transparent and deliberate process. It is responsible for the operation, maintenance, repair, renovation, remodel and alteration activities in support of the academic and research mission of the university.

The Carpenter performs the full range of skilled carpentry work including new construction, remodeling of existing spaces, and repair and maintenance work. Incumbent builds, remodels and repairs various buildings, offices, facilities, and other structures. The Carpenter will renovate existing spaces, adding or removing windows, doors, and walls; installing wall covering, ceilings and floors. The incumbent also installs and repairs drywall, ceiling and floor tiles; constructs cabinets, counters, shelves, benches, partitions; installs and repairs modular furniture; installs and repairs door and window frames; hangs doors and installs windows; installs signs, display boards, blinds, fixtures (soap and paper goods dispensers, etc.); repairs furnishings (tables, chairs, desks, lab benches, etc.).

For more information regarding Facilities Services, click here.

There are two full-time (1.0 time-base) benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) positions. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in San Diego.

Education and Experience

Experience - Journey-level skill equivalent to that acquired through completion of a standard carpenter's apprenticeship program.

Licenses and/or Certifications Required:

Must possess a valid California Driver's License or have the ability to obtain one within 10 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Acoustical ceiling experience
  • Flooring experience
  • Door maintenance, repair and installation experience
  • Concrete experience
  • Roofing experience
  • Drywall experience and/or Steel stud framing experience
  • Asbestos Certification
  • CFDAI Certification (Certified Fire and Egress Door Assembly Inspector)
  • Prior experience at a similar higher education, military, government or a large multi-building facility environment
  • Experience in a union environment

Compensation and Benefits

Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $5,841 per month.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

Classification Salary Range: $5,402 - $6,904 per month.

SDSU COVID-19 Vaccine Policy

In accordance with the California State University systemwide policy, students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical or religious exemption in order to access campus. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of a two-shot vaccine or two weeks after the first dose of a single-shot vaccine.

The individual hired into this role will be required to submit their completed vaccination documentation to the university's secure online health portal prior to beginning work. Individuals with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the university will be required to participate in SDSU's COVID-19 testing program.

Supplemental Information

Initial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on December 8, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by December 7, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Meracle Cothron at or 619-594-1139.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Diego, California 92182 United States View Map