Job: Carpenter/Mill-Cabinet Worker (Extra-Help-Open)

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Job Title:Carpenter/Mill-Cabinet Worker (Extra-Help-Open)
Closing Date/Time:Thu. 04/19/18 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Salary:$42.57 Hourly
$7,378.80 Monthly
$88,545.60 Annually
Job Type:Extra Help
Location:San Mateo County, California
San Mateo County Public Works Department is seeking a Carpenter with journey level skills to perform routine repairs such as repairing doors, flooring, and walls, as well as conducting remodels in our County facilities. The vacancy is in Construction Services section and reports to the Crafts Supervisor.

Duties include the following: maintain and repair various types of buildings and structures; cut and fit doors; hang doors, install various types of flooring; replace or install ceiling and wall systems; maintain and replace door locks, door closers and other building hardware; build and install interior trim and finish carpentry work; lay out work and cut, fit and join lumber; fabricate and install finished hardwood cabinetry using non-dimensional hardwoods; operate power planers, joiner, saws, routers, belt sanders and other power tools in working various hardwood shapes into dimensional sizes; lay out and build concrete forms; place and finish concrete; fabricate and install plastic laminated cabinets, and counters; and perform other duties as assigned.

In addition to having the knowledge, skills and abilities listed under Qualifications below, the ideal candidate will have well rounded, finish, carpentry experience, good customer service skills and the ability to work independently. 

IMPORTANT: Carpenters are required to work at various locations throughout San Mateo County (County Facilities/Buildings, San Mateo Medical Center, Hall of Justice, Maguire Correctional Facility, and Youth Services Center). Candidates will be required to complete an extensive security clearance package and undergo a thorough background check conducted by the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office prior to hiring. The selected candidate must be cleared to work in and around a locked facility and detainees.

NOTE: This is an extra-help, at-will assignment, paid on an hourly basis. Some extra-help positions may be eligible for benefits under the Affordable Care Act. Extra-help employees are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the assignment.

License: Valid California driver license.

Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is journey level status as a Carpenter or a Mill Cabinet Worker with demonstrated proficiency in one of the two options.

Knowledge of: Standard practices, materials, tools, machines and equipment used in the carpentry and/or millworker trade; basic provisions of the Uniform Building Code as it relates to carpentry construction standards; preparation of dimensional sketches and the fabrication of specified products; and methods of fire stop caulking.

Skill/Ability to: Use hand and power tools; read blueprints and work from sketches, plans and specifications; perform layout work; estimate labor and material requirements for small jobs; follow written and oral instructions; keep records; work courteously and effectively with the public and with co-workers; bend, stand and walk for extended periods of time; and lift and carry equipment and supplies used in the course of the work, such as lumber, concrete and fencing materials.

Anyone may apply. Application materials will be reviewed after the final filing date and well-qualified candidates will be contacted by the department for an interview. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. All examinations will be given in San Mateo County, California and applicants must participate at their own expense.

If you are interested in being considered for this position, the following materials must be electronically submitted in a Word or PDF format.

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Please include the words "Carpenter - Extra-Help Position" in the subject line of email submission. All submitted materials should be in a Word or PDF format. Submittals that do not include all required documents (Cover Letter and Resume) will not be considered. Applications are not accepted online. 

Please submit the all of the materials listed above via email to:
Krysta Caronongan, Associate Management Analyst

Final Filing Date: April 19, 2018
Departmental Interviews: May 1, 2018

At the County of San Mateo, we welcome and celebrate the diversity of our employees, and strive to create a workplace where they feel valued every day.  County of San Mateo is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Analyst: Krysta Caronongan (3302018) (Carpenter-T030)


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