Journeyman Carpenter

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 Granite School District

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Rex Goudy,  Director, at (385)-646-4400 or email


Job Title  Journeyman Carpenter
Department  Carpentry Department
Supervisor  Lead Carpenter
Salary Schedule  Classified
Lane Placement  L
Contract Length  12 months
FLSA Classification  Non-exempt
Last Review Date  February 2021
Job Summary
Assists Foreman, Assistant Foreman and Leads in assuring timely and quality work is performed in the Carpentry Department.  Assures proper materials, tools, and equipment are used.  Assures a safe working environment and follows procedures.  Responsible for framing, cabinet marking, repairs, and maintenance of structures.  Attendance and physical presence are required and is an essential function of this position.
Essential Functions
  • Performs work on Capital Outlay and Maintenance projects as assigned.
  • Rough and finish carpentry including cabinet work.
  • Installs and repairs wood and metal doors.
  • Hangs various items including marker boards, corkboards, banners, plaques, etc.
  • Fabricates metal ramp for relocatable classrooms.
  • Installs and repairs industrial hardware such as: door closers, lockers, restrooms partitions, lunchroom tables, bleachers, window louvers, window hardware, gym equipment, auditorium seating, etc.
  • Repairs all types of roofs in Granite School District including roof drains.
  • Creates and maintains a safe, clean, and neat work environment.
  • Assures the safe and proper use of tools and equipment.
  • Assists in maintaining appropriate quantities of parts by filling out paperwork daily.
  • Maintains other paperwork which includes work orders, invoices, etc.
  • Responds to emergency calls, assuring a prompt resolution to problems.
  • Participates in job compliance requirements of apprentices in techniques, equipment, safety, policies, and procedures.
  • Coordinates with contract service and material vendors on projects.
  • Responsible for planning work as assigned, assuring a high-quality finished project.
  • May be assigned to participate in organizations, committees and sub-committees as needed.
Non-Essential Functions
  • Other duties as assigned*
*This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an employee assigned to this position.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of education, knowledge, and experience requirements; the machines, tools and equipment used; background; and any licenses or certifications required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Required Education and Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have completed two full years of formal education as prescribed by Granite School District apprenticeship.
  • Must keep abreast of changing developments in techniques in relevant fields.
  • Must have a current and valid Utah driver’s license.
Required Prior Experience
  • Requires four years of job-related and carefully monitored training.
Required Knowledge and Skills
  • Must be able to read blueprints and drawings and possess specific knowledge of building construction and maintenance of facilities.
  • Must be able to use a variety of hand tools, power tools, and other equipment such as forklift, saws, drills, etc.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of relevant building and safety codes including pertinent aspects of OSHA, EPA, MSDS, and ADA.
  • Must have basic mathematical skills.
  • Must be skilled in oral and written communications.
  • Must be skilled in interpersonal relations.
  • Must be able to plan work and organize apprentices and hourly workers, materials and equipment for specific projects.

Assigned Decision Making
May consult with administrators, teachers, co-workers, and patrons to assist in the timely completion of projects.  Assists in planning work projects.  Assures that each assignment has sufficient tools, materials, and supplies.  Prioritizes work for specific job assignments.  Must be able to perform assigned tasks without on-site supervision.  May determine that the use of specific equipment is a danger to the user and remove the equipment or neutralize it in place.
Interactions with Others
Interacts positively with students, teachers, principals, district personnel and other outside vendors or agencies.
Supervisory Responsibility
Requires ability to motivate apprentices and hourly workers.  Makes specific assignments and monitors performance of assigned employees.  Assist in evaluating performance of apprentices. The work supervised can be complex.
Budget Responsibility
Financially responsible to maintain and track purchase card usage and follow purchasing guidelines.
Maintaining and tracking of inventory.
Working Environment
May be subject to high locations, awkward positions, heat, noise, dirt, chemicals, confined spaces, and cold.  May experience occasional stress from emergencies and in meeting project deadlines. Some district emergencies may require additional irregular hours.  Interruptions may occur while performing work requiring accuracy and concentration.
Physical Requirements – Not limited to the following:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to speak and/or hear.  Frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, and crouch.  Occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel and must occasionally climb or balance.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Must be able to sit/stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to work with heavy materials generally not exceeding 100 lbs.
Note:  The list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented in accordance with the requirements of the job.

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Granite School District

2500 South State Street , Salt Lake City, UT 84115

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