Perform carpentry and complete maintenance functions for the College according to standards set forth. Will work in all areas of Facilities Management as needs arise.
Essential Job Functions:
Assist carpenters in cabinet making for remodeling or re-construction projects using all hand and power tools associated with carpentry work;
Perform carpentry work which includes minor repairs to walls, doors, floors, ceilings, stairways, carpeting or tile floors, baseboards, moldings, repair or replacement of windows, patching of furniture and other wooden structures within dormitories, academic, and staff areas of the College;
Maintain all tools used in the carpentry shop;
Maintain inventory of shop area;
Maintain preventive maintenance programs on associated equipment throughout campus;
Appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty and staff of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial and ethnic backgrounds.
Education and Experience
High School diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge and Skills
Well rounded, skilled carpenter. Experience in using hand tools and power tools. Ability to work independently to service the needs of the college, as well as, working with another carpenter. Good written and oral communication skills.
Ability to work from ladders and scaffolding, as well as, in confined areas. Also involves all of the following in various degrees but is not limited to only these physical demands: carrying, standing, pulling, pushing, turning, stooping, lifting, squatting, seeing, sitting, climbing, stairs and ladders, walking, kneeling, reaching, crawling, twisting and writing. Lifting up to heavy objects up to 50 pounds. Mobility on campus necessary.
Founded in 1819, Centre College is a small, selective educational community located in Danville, Kentucky, and serves approximately 1,400 students by focusing on high quality undergraduate education as its primary mission. The historic, picturesque 150-acre campus is 30 miles from Lexington, in the famed Bluegrass Region of Central Kentucky. Centre accomplishes its goals in an atmosphere of caring and respectful relationships among faculty, student, and staff. The College has an endowment in excess of $300 million and an operating budget of more than $65 million.
Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. Centre strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated rather than discouraged, where the individuals have the opportunity to exchange ideas and share in the richness of mutual experiences. Please view the Statement of Community. For information concerning the College, visit our website at www.centre.edu.
Centre College is a proud member of the Greater Kentucky Higher Education Recruitment Corsortium: www.greaterkyherc.org. The Greater Kentucky HERC is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of c...olleges, universities, hospitals, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and members of private industry committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse, talented workforce. Member representative include faculty, staff, human resources professionals, institutional leaders, and faculty relations experts. Centre College is an equal opportunity employer.
Centre College is located in Danville, Kentucky, a city of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life, historic downtown, friendly people, beautiful landscapes, and easy access to Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati. For more information about Centre College, visit our website at www.centre.edu.