Carpenter Foreman Duties
This is skilled carpentry work involving the supervision of a
group of building construction journeymen engaged in the
construction, alteration, maintenance, and repair of campus
structures and fixtures.
An employee allocated to this class of work is responsible for
supervising the work of employees engaged in carpentry,
bricklaying, and locksmith work for the repair, alteration,
maintenance, construction, and installation of all types of
wooden, brick, and concrete block structures and equipment.
Assignments are received in writing and orally and include
drawings and blue prints for construction and alteration
projects. Work is performed under general direction of an
administrative superior and is reviewed through inspection while
in progress and upon completion.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Plans, organizes, schedules, supervises, and inspects the work
of skilled and semi-skilled subordinates engaged in repair,
alteration, and construction project work requiring the services
of carpenters, brick masons, and locksmiths.
Inspects buildings or other structures and items reported to be
in need of repair; considers need for repair and estimated time
and materials; requisitions materials and supplies.
Supervises the repair and installation of door, cabinet, and
Establishes standards for safety and performance for
subordinates and inspects quantity and quality of work against
Lays out work as specified in drawings and blue prints.
Maintains and reports material, labor, and time costs.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from a standard high school or vocational school and
experience as a journeyman carpenter, including some supervisory
experience; or any equivalent combination of training and
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge of the standard methods, equipment,
materials, tools, and practices of the carpentry, brick mason,
and locksmith trades. Thorough knowledge of the occupational
hazards and safety precautions of the construction trades.
Ability to effectively supervise skilled workers.
Ability to interpret and work from penciled sketches, drawings,
plans, and blue prints.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to make and project material and labor estimates.
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing and
Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with employees and other university personnel.
Skill in the use of standard tools and equipment of the trades.