Woodworking Network


University of Virginia
Virginia, United States (on-site)
7 days ago


The University of Virginia Health System Renovation team in Facilities Managment invites applications for a Carpenter position. The Health System Renovation team supports Facilities Management's goal of providing consistent, cost-effective, and reliable carpentry work on renovation, construction and maintenance to the University community. The incumbent performs work of moderate difficulty with responsibilities for constructing, erecting, installing, and repairing structures of wood, plywood, wallboards, sheet metal, and other building materials. The Carpenter also performs other miscellaneous duties such as lock installation and repair, replacing glass and ceiling and floor tiles, and other building trade-related duties.

Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of U.Va.'s buildings, infrastructure, and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.

Duties Include:
  • Provide framing, door, window, and hardware repairs. Repair, install and finish millwork, casework, or other wood products.
  • Construct partition systems.
  • May specialize in finishing both modern and antique furniture with only occasional direction from the supervisor.
  • Attend safety meetings, classes, and training seminars as directed by the supervisor to keep informed of safety issues and safe working practices.
  • Inform customers of job status, reasons for and duration of expected delays, as well as refer customers to supervisor when appropriate.
  • Perform all work in accordance with safety rules and procedures, such as OSHA, federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned by the supervisor, such as setup for special events, snow and ice removal, and replacing ceiling and floor tiles.
  • Fire proofing installation
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

  • Qualifications:

    Education:High school diploma or equivalent.

    Experience:A minimum of four years of experience in carpentry and woodworking. Experience working in a Medical Center/Hospital setting and experience in reading blueprints is preferred.

    Licensure:Valid Driver's license, with positive points balance. Fire proofing installation qualifications preferred.

    For this position, the selected candidate will need to complete the following background checks: criminal, sexual offender and DMV. Health screening will also be required.


    The Anticipated Hiring Range for this position is $ 22.50 - $26.50 per hour ($46,800 - $55,120 Annually). This is a full-time position with UVA benefits . Employee benefits package highlights include:
  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off; Parental and Community Service Leave
  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs
  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System
  • Tuition and professional development benefits
  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year

  • For this position, the selected candidate will need to complete the required background checks prior to the start date of the position.

    Physical Demands:

    Employee must be able to variously sit, stand, walk, climb stairs and ladders, crawl, stoop, bend, squat, lift, pull, and use both hands-on repetitive tasks (including overhead tasks). Employee must have normal vision and hearing (correctable), and for some areas of employment, color vision and sense of smell.

    To Apply:

    Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs search for requisitionR0046097. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile. Complete the application, and upload the followingRequiredmaterials:
  • Resume

  • ***Please note that you MUST upload ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS into the CV/Resume box, into which multiple documents can be uploaded. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration .***

    This position will remain open until filled.

    Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Marcus Rozier, Academic Recruiter, at [email protected] .

    COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

    Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

    The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

    Job Information

    • Job ID: 68492516
    • Workplace Type: On-Site
    • Location:
      Virginia, United States
    • Company Name For Job: University of Virginia
    • Position Title: Carpenter
    • Job Function: Education
    • Job Type: Full-Time
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