Under general supervision, performs rough and trim carpentry work at
the journey level. Constructs concrete forms, scaffolds, frames
shelters, platforms and general supports according to standardized
procedures or oral instructions.
1. Performs rough and trim carpentry activities to construct,
install, remodel or repair buildings. Shapes and assembles
materials to prescribed measurements. Replaces building hardware
system to assure proper operation.
2. Reads and interprets blueprints, sketches, or building plans for
information pertaining to type of material required and
dimensions of structure to be fabricated.
3. Applies shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, and decorative paneling
to ceilings and walls. Fits and installs prefabricated window
frames, doors, weather stripping, and finished hardware such as
locks and kick plates.
4. Fabricates stock to match existing decorative molding. May
install or repair finish dry wall.
5. Prepares broken window frames and screens. May install or repair
window/screen glazing glass.
6. Covers subfloor with building paper to keep out moisture and lays
hardwood, parquet, and other materials by nailing floors to
subfloor or cementing them to mastic or asphalt base.
7. Constructs forms and chutes for pouring concrete. May erect
scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground
8. Responds to routine maintenance or construction requests and
inquiries. Inspects and evaluates malfunctions and makes
9. Operates and maintains tools and equipment of the carpentry
trade. Cleans work area upon completion of project.
10. Prepares estimates of time, labor, and materials. Prepares
reports reflecting daily operations and project status.
11. Provides guidance and instruction in carpentry to other
maintenance personnel. May have lead responsibility for special
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EXPERIENCE: Four years progressively responsible experience in the
Comprehensive knowledge of and skill in the methods and techniques of
carpentry and joinery; of the qualities and characteristics of wood
and materials worked like wood such as plastics and fiberglass.
Thorough knowledge of and skill in basic mathematics including area,
volume, weights, and the practical application of fractions,
percentages, ratios, and proportions; of OSHA regulations related to
the carpentry trade. Skill in the use and maintenance of the tools
and equipment of the carpentry trade; in measuring, cutting, and
installing related materials. Ability to read, interpret, and work
from blueprints, drawings and specifications; to prepare summaries and
reports; to communicate effectively; to work in, on, around, over and
under fixed equipment and machinery; to work from ladders and
scaffolding; to manipulate heavy equipment, tools, and supplies and/or
exert force up to 70 lbs.; to concurrently manipulate multiple
controls on equipment and machinery; to work in hazardous or
irritating environments, confined spaces, and adverse weather or
temperature conditions; to wear and work in personal protective
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries
and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job.
Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver's license
may be required. Candidates selected for employment. May be required
to be trained to work with asbestos.