Norman Public Schools
Lead Carpenter Job Description
Job Title: Lead Carpenter
Credentials: Valid Oklahoma driver's license with an acceptable driving record.
Education: High school diploma or GED, and specialized vocational training in carpentry.
Training or experience required: 8 years of carpentry; 5 years in the construction industry, and 2 years in school maintenance experience. 10 years in cabinetry. Knowledge of framing and joist stairway layouts
Site: Central Services Center
Reports to: Director of Central Services
Contract: 260 days
Salary Schedule: Lead Maintenance
FLSA Classification: Non-exempt
Essential Job Functions:
Oversee carpenters in building maintenance. In addition perform installs, repairs, and remodels of all building fixtures, doors, walls, windows, roofs, etc. in the district.
Must be able to plan and organize work based on highest priority. Must be able to measure a job and purchase the supplies necessary for completion of work.
Perform rough carpentry/framing/ hang and install suspended ceiling tiles, texture walls in preparation for painting. Build shelves, cabinets, and countertops etc.
Lay sub flooring, flooring, tiles, erc. Assist with roofing, install glass and mirrors.
Install, repair, and build playground equipment.
Build and repair sidewalks, driveways, build forms and other concrete work.
Inform supervisor of parts, equipment, and supplies needed to successfully complete a job.
Work with city building inspectors.
Maintain a clean work area at all times.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Employees must possess the basic communication skills to exchange information, give and receive simple instructions and respond to inquiries. Employees in his position may be required to perform routine computations requiring a knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division using whole numbers, fractions, decimals and/or percentages. Employee must use tools or equipment in a manner requiring competence and must meet certain performance standards which normally would be gained by on the job exposure or training. In a workday, the employee must stand/walk 5-6 hours per day. Some benchwork or office work of about 1 hour per day. Employee's job requires occasional squatting/crouching, crawling/kneeling. There is frequent bending/stooping, climbing and reaching above the shoulders and pushing/pulling.Employee's job requires frequent carrying/lifting of up to 50 pounds and occasional lifting from 50 to 75 pounds lifting cabinets, doors, plywood, sheetrock, etc. Job requires employee to use both feet for repetitive movements as in operating foot controls; both hands for such repetitive actions requiring simple to firm grasping and/or fine manipulation.Employee must possess manual dexterity/visual ability to operate hand and power tools, and ladders. Must be able to read blueprints, plans, and schematics. Employee must possess hearing to distinguish normal/abnormal sounds. Must be able to communicate with fellow workers and the public. Must be able to climb ladders and steps, crouch, kneel etc.Employee's job requires working on unprotected heights (roofs); Use of/close to machinery; working in the outdoors with temperature changes; driving motorized equipment (fork lift, trenchers);