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Mechanic I - Master Carpenter

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Type: Full-time
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Staff

Overview: Quinnipiac University invites applications for the position Mechanic I – Master Carpenter to perform highly skilled and skilled maintenance on University buildings, property, and related buildings. This position works under the direction of the Superintendent of Mechanical Services, Superintendent of Residence Hall Operations and/or other Facilities Supervisors or Administrators.
About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 9,000 students in more than 130 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac is recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review’s “The Best 388 Colleges.” The university is in the midst of program expansion and renewal for both traditional and adult learners, attraction of diverse communities, development of innovative corporate partnerships and construction of an ambitious set of capital projects. For more information, please visit Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and X.
  • Performs highly skilled carpentry tasks in accordance with standard trade practices; performs alterations, repairs, and maintenance of structures and Facilities; performs highly skilled bench work; operating with such equipment as power saws, joiners, wood lathes, planers, boring, sanding, and mortising machines; builds and repairs cabinets; cleans, sharpens and repairs hand and bench tools; repairs installs laminates, may cut and glaze windows, may fabricate signs
  • Performs highly skilled maintenance requiring the applications of trade skills, codes, and standard trade practices; make estimates of time, personnel and materials
  • May drive trucks and do related or other maintenance work as required
  • All Maintenance Mechanic I/Master Carpenters may be called for emergencies as required, including snow removal
  • All Maintenance Mechanic l/Master Carpenters will drive all motorized equipment and will be certified when applicable
  • May supervise Maintenance Mechanic II's, Groundskeepers, Custodians, or other employees (i.e. students) assigned to work as Maintenance Mechanic helpers
  • Will perform all duties listed in Mechanic I job description
Education Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Must be able to perform highly skilled carpentry and cabinet work
  • Must have a valid CT driver's license
  • Prior experience in grounds maintenance as described above
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Must have and maintain good written, computer and verbal communication skills
Special Instructions to Applicants:


Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume. Contact information for three references may be required at a later date.

  • This position requires successful completion of a physical demands exam, drug screening, and background check.
  • The physical demands exam includes but is not limited to lifting up to 50 lbs., push/pull, and climbing.
  • Please note this is a union position with an hourly rate of $38.43.
  • The hours for this position are Monday-Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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