$26.25-$33.98 Hourly / $1,968.74-$2,548.63 BiWeekly /
In a state agency, this class is accountable for performing highly skilled carpentry duties.
Incumbents in this class will spend the majority of work time in the performance of highly skilled carpentry duties. This class is not intended to be the normal progression for all Maintainers; it should be reserved solely for agencies and facilities where trade level skills are clearly required for a major portion of an incumbent's duties. Incumbents may also be asked to perform duties in the same or related trade areas up to the level of Qualified Craft Worker.
Works under the limited supervision of a Building Maintenance Supervisor, Transportation Maintenance Crew Leader, Maintenance Supervisor or other employee of higher grade.
May lead other Qualified Craft Workers, students, seasonal help, inmates or other lower level employees as assigned.
Performs highly skilled carpentry tasks in accordance with standard trade practices; makes estimates of time, personnel and material required on assigned tasks; keeps necessary records; performs alterations, repairs and maintenance of structures and facilities; performs skilled bench work, operating with such equipment as power saws, jointers, wood lathes, planers, boring, sanding and mortising machines; builds and repairs cabinets; cleans, sharpens and repairs hand and bench tools; lays resilient flooring and Formica; in smaller trade areas may be the sole worker running a skilled trade area; may cut glass and glaze windows; may fabricate signs; at state owned airports may be required to stand by for and respond to fire and/or crash emergency situations; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply standard tools, materials, methods and practices of the particular trade; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to prepare estimates and keep shop records; some ability to utilize computer software.
Four (4) years of experience in the carpentry trade area.
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been performing skilled trade functions in the carpentry craft.
Note: For State Employees, this is interpreted at the level of Skilled Maintainer or Transportation Maintainer 2. Housekeeping, custodial and food services duties will not be considered as qualifying experience.
1. Graduation from a vocational or technical school with a diploma designating completion of subject requirements in carpentry may be substituted for two (2) years of the General Experience.
2. Two (2) years of experience as a Qualified Craft Worker Intern may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
3. Experience performing technical duties within the carpentry trade area on a military base, aircraft carrier or large compound may be substituted for the General and Special Experience on a year for year basis.
1. Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.
2. At the University of Connecticut: Incumbents in this class must have graduated from a vocational or technical school with a diploma and/or official transcript designating completion of course work in carpentry, or have equivalent postsecondary formal education from an accredited association or institution.
At State Airports: In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.
1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties of the class.
2. A physical examination may be required.
1. Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights; may be exposed to extreme weather conditions and to risk of injury from equipment.
2. The appointing authority may require completion of an asbestos removal program consistent with EPA guidelines for operations and maintenance during employment in this class. Incumbents may be required to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Qualified Craft Worker (Carpentry) in Salary Group TC 17 approved effective November 29, 2013. (Revised to modify Special Requirements and removed other trades' parenthetical language)