This position is represented by SEIU Local 2007 and the collective bargaining agreement between the university and SEIU Local 2007 governs the terms and conditions of employment.
The anticipated shift is based on the operational needs and can change at any time with notice.
ABOUT STANFORD UNIVERSITY AND RESIDENTIAL & DINING ENTERPRISES:
Founded in 1891, Stanford University is among the top academic institutions in the country, excelling in a wide range of fields from the humanities to information technology to the health sciences and medicine. The university is located near Palo Alto, 35 miles south of San Francisco, on an 8,800-acre campus.
Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE), the largest auxiliary organization at Stanford University, supports the academic mission of the University by providing the highest quality services to students and other members of the university community. The Department has an annual operating budget of over $270 million, oversees a 5 million sq. ft. physical plant across the campus, provides housing for over 13,000 students and dependents, serves over 18,000 daily meals at 30 dining and retail locations and over 300,000 meals at Athletic Concessions events, and hosts 20,000 conference guests annually. Additionally, R&DE comprises 735 FTE staff in the following divisions: The Office of the Senior Associate Vice Provost, Student Housing, Stanford Dining, Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries, Stanford Conferences, and a team of R&DE strategic business partners: Finance & Administration, Human Resources, Information Technology, Communications, and Maintenance Operations and Capital Projects.
"Students (Customers) First" is the mantra of R&DE and our strategic goals reflect our commitment to delivering quality and excellence to our constituents every day. In R&DE, "Excellence is defined by aligning our strategic goals and performance with our vision."
Stanford and R&DE are committed to creating and sustaining a diverse environment. R&DE's dedication to promoting diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion is reflected in our work of providing service excellence to our students. Diversity is more than a commitment--it is foundational to what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, and all the other characteristics that make us different.
This role is designated as essential and requires incumbents to report to work onsite. Telecommuting is not available for this role.
Under general supervision, the incumbent performs all facets of general carpentry and millwork/cabinet-making work including fabrication, installation, repair of doors, door frames, cabinets, all types of casework including countertops, customer service desks, mail distribution centers, food service casework, cash register stands, replication and installation of wood windows, interior paneling, molding, trim work, stairs, and related finish carpentry for all Residential and Dining Enterprises facilities. Incumbent also performs general carpentry and related work including framing, structural and cosmetic repairs, modifications, and demolition of existing installations. Carpentry work is performed in and on R&DE facilities including residence halls, apartments, Dining and Hospitality facilities, offices, and meeting spaces under R&DE management including scheduled work and emergency repair services during normal work hours and after-hours.
Work is assigned through work orders assigned to individuals. Work may be performed from sketches, verbal instructions, or replicating existing construction means and methods. Work may be inspected for satisfactory compliance with instructions and workmanship qualify; routine repairs and construction are usually made independently without direct oversight.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs all facets of general maintenance carpentry including framing, formwork, dry rot repair, siding, and exterior trim installation and repairs, installation and repairs to windows, doors, door frames
Performs all aspects of cabinetmaking and finish carpentry including fabrication and repair of casework, countertops, furniture, plastic laminate work, trim and finish work
Repairs all types of furniture including cabinets, tables, shelves, desks, bookcases, bulletin boards, chairs
May fabricate special wooden parts and furniture components as well such as window sash, custom screens, etc.
May prepare furniture for refinishing including the fabrication of new parts and finish the removal
Able to accurately troubleshoot causes of failures in furniture, doors, windows, and other assemblies. Demonstrates ability to restore assemblies to original operating condition and appearance using original construction techniques/methods
Proficient in the appropriate, safe, precise use of the tools of the trade including power tools and hand tools
Able to plan and layout work accurately, perform accurate material take-offs, plan for the efficient use of materials, take accurate measurements, produce accurate sketches of proposed work
Able to consistently produce high-quality work - plumb, level, square, scribe cut, produce tight joints employing joinery techniques appropriate to the task, produce exceptional finish work
Able to identify and select appropriate wood species and grades for specific applications, matching wood species when custom fabricating furniture parts
Able to identify, select, and use appropriate fastening techniques, joinery, and adhesives appropriate to the task. Glues fit and clamps parts and subassemblies together to form a complete unit, using clamps
Is knowledgeable in setting up a carpentry/cabinet shop, the care, and maintenance of shop tools and equipment, establishing safe work areas around each piece of stationary equipment
Able to read and interpret plans, sketches, and shop drawings for milling and fabrication
Able to set up and operate various types of machinery such as table saws, shapers, joiners, planers, band saws, routers, and related equipment
Knowledgeable in finish-sanding, staining, and sealing wood surfaces, cabinets, furniture
Able to precisely install hardware, hinges, catches, and drawer pulls, fit cabinet doors, and drawers to casework
Able to coordinate work projects with other trades to ensure proper task sequencing and a successful project outcome
Consistently produces high-quality work that meets established standards.
Reports working in a timely manner as scheduled.
Complies with all safety procedures
Efficiently communicates verbally and/or in writing
Able to perform on-site work successfully with minimal invasiveness in occupied environments demonstrating sensitivity to building occupants
Plans work effectively; produces sketches of work to communicate with user groups, others exactly what the project work scope entails
Is a team player; works well with existing staff without succumbing to unproductive work behaviors of others
Maintains a positive service approach with consistent follow-through producing reliable results
Valid California driver's license.
Graduation from high school.
Minimum 2 years' experience as a journeyman cabinet maker and finish carpenter; or an equivalent combination of both training and experience
Ability to perform at journey person level in the carpentry trade
Knowledge of building codes in his/her trade
Must be able to operate two-way radio for communication
Must be able to follow written and oral instruction.
Wears protective equipment and clothing as needed
Operates power tools utilizing safe work practices
Must be capable of learning and applying safe work practices, including but not limited to: hazardous waste management and handling, Injury and Illness Prevention Program, Confined Space procedures, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and chemical safe practices
Possess the physical ability to perform various maintenance and moving tasks including, but not limited to working from step ladders, ability to lift heavy (50 lbs.) materials frequently each day, working overhead, kneeling, stooping, standing, crawling, or sitting for long periods of time, work in all types of weather
Ability to respond to changing priorities; respond to emergency calls at night and on weekends as assigned
Willing to work variable shifts at night or on weekends
Documented successful completion of cabinet/millworker apprenticeship program or similar formal training in cabinet-making
Documented experience in producing commercial custom casework working at a journey-level position
The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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