Job Description

*National Jewish Health - Main Campus · Plant Services
Denver, CO
Support Services
Full Time (40 hours per week), Day Shift: Monday - Friday, 6:30AM - 3:00PM
Posted 03/07/2019
Req # 12138


General Summary

To perform sub-journey-level carpentry duties involving planning, layout, and fabrication, maintaining and repairing of all buildings at National Jewish's campus as well as needed repairs to off site clinics as assigned.


Essential Responsibilities


1. Assists in the Carpenter shop with all phases of carpentry including: maintenance and repair of the buildings, roofs, ceilings, floors, walls, caulking and weather stripping.


2. Installs and relocates moveable partitions and work surfaces, pictures, bulletin boards and other miscellaneous items.


3. Maintains, installs and repairs acoustical lift out ceilings throughout the Facility.


4. Assists in capital construction and other construction, remodeling and alteration projects including installation of doors, hardware, windows and plexi-glass items.


5. Assists with campus signage. This includes assisting in the making and installing of signs with the computer generated signage program.


6. Performs all other duties as assigned including responding to after hours needs.



General Responsibilities


1. Performs, as directed, safety compliance and uses Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), as needed.


2. Participates in Quality Assessment (QA) and Quality Improvement (QI) programs, as directed.


3. Ensures compliance with The Joint Commission and all other Federal, State and Regulatory Agencies.


4. Responds promptly and sincerely to customer's needs, requests and concerns via all communication forms using easily understood language and refraining from using inappropriate language and non-verbal gestures.


5. Maintains positive working relationships as a team player through problem solving issues, speaking positively about others, listening attentively and observing the Patient Bill of Rights and Confidentiality.


6. Increases customer service knowledge, skill and ability by participating in department and institution-wide specific programs.


7. Incorporates National Jewish's identity (Science Transforming Life®) into daily functions.  Speaks positively about the institution, provides customers with prompt service, maintains a clean and safe working environment, dresses appropriately based upon National Jewish safety standards, and departmental policies and wears an ID badge visibly.



Knowledge and Skills


Sub journey-level carpentry skills.  Skills needed in math, writing, measuring, plan reading, materials estimating, and problem solving. Need interpersonal communication, organizational skills, basic computer skills, and working knowledge of building repair products including caulking and there proper use.





High school graduate or equivalent preferred.  Documentation of formal training or program towards a journeyman carpenter, required. Ability to read, write, and clearly communicate in English.



Certification and Licensure


Current Colorado Driver's License, required.



Work Experience


A  minimum of two (2) years commercial construction experience, focus on finishes required. 


- or - Any equivalent combination of Education and/or Experience  



Working Conditions


Position is in Plant Services.   Frequent requirements may include: Working around staff, visitors, and patients performing required duties of the job. Frequent physical demands include: communication by seeing, talking, listening and writing; standing; walking; kneeling and squatting; stooping; crawling; or climbing a ladder to complete assignments. Required gross motor skills necessary to perform two physical operations simultaneously of the ability to climb a ladder while carrying equipment; standing on ladder or scaffold while performing carpentry tasks; working on a lift; hand over hand ability to climb ladders to get to roofs; ability to maintain pincher grasp; eye hand coordination; flexibility in arms and legs to operate various types of equipment and utilize materials; extended reach; and reaching above and below midline with ability to twist at the waist; and push, pull and lift over 75 lbs.   Equipment frequently utilized includes: jack hammer, core drill, concrete saw, bench grinder, vise, stationary belt sander, jointer, power table saw, radial arm saw, drill press, power miter box, electrical saws and various hand held electrical or battery operated tools. Some tools are owned by employee, some by National Jewish, and some are rented from time to time. Supervision is moderate with access to supervisor and/or departmental director, when needed. The work setting is informal; team-oriented; having routine tasks; and variable-paced; variable pressure. Occasional requirements may include: sitting while completing paperwork, kneeling, and squatting. Incumbent may be scheduled to work an alternate schedule to accommodate essential business needs, possibly during inclement weather. 



Environmental Conditions


Inside and outside environmental conditions may include:  Working conditions involve potential exposure to mechanical, electrical, radiation, noise, fume/odor, chemical, infectious diseases, dust/mites hazards and extreme temperatures.    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be provided to each employee when needed as determined by policy.  Utilization of PPE is mandatory. Estimated 1500 employees in the worksite.



Management/Supervisory Responsibilities








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