Carpentry Supervisor Duties and Responsibilities
Purpose of Classification:
Supervises Carpenters and Trades Helpers in the construction,
repair, restoration, and installation of structural woodwork and
fourth in a series of four classifications. This classification
typically reports to an Assistant Director.
Examples of Duties:
- Hires, coaches, reviews, supervises, and terminates assigned
employees, or makes effective suggestions and recommendations
that are given particular weight regarding the employment status
of assigned employees.
- Schedules, assigns, and plans the work of carpentry shop
personnel performing a variety of carpentry projects.
- Plans and develops work schedules, equipment usage
schedules, priority of carpentry expenditures, and procedures
for equipment maintenance.
- Estimates material and labor.
- Monitors the acquisition and use of materials.
- Maintains time, payroll, and material records, and submits
- Trains or informs employees of new work methods or
procedures, changes in safety regulations, work policies,
construction codes, and the like.
- Ensures budgeting guidelines are met; prioritizes shop
expenditures and assists in preparation of capital and
- Interprets University and department policies to assigned
personnel and enforces safety regulations and adherence to
proper codes and standards.
- Reviews plans and specifications for future buildings, and
inspects new buildings to ensure quality work and code and
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of computer operation.
- Knowledge of supervisory principles, practices, and
- Knowledge of the tools, equipment, and materials common to
the carpentry trade.
- Knowledge of cabinet-making techniques.
- Skills in the construction, repair, restoration, and
installation of wood or related materials.
- Skill in estimating time and material requirements of work
- Skill in supervising the work of others.
- Skill in both verbal and written communication.
years of progressively responsible carpentry experience, which
includes one year of supervisory experience; OR, Completion of a
four-year federally approved technical training program in carpentry
AND five years of progressively responsible carpentry experience,
which includes one year of supervisory experience; OR, Any
equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which
comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.
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