Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Pay Scale
$41.77 / Hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
K6 Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 Hours, Mon - Fri, 6:00am - 2:30pm

#TP124770 Carpenter

Filing Deadline: Sat 9/30/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

Position available through UCSD Temporary Employment Services (TES). Employment through TES is an excellent way to gain valuable UCSD experience and get your foot in the door for career positions. TES employment includes medical coverage, paid vacation & sick time, paid holidays, as well as training and development opportunities!


  • 6 month temp assignment
  • Pay rate is 41.77
  • Eligible for medical benefits, vacation, sick, and holiday pay


Under general supervision, perform journey level work in construction, maintenance and repair specific to the carpentry for University buildings and facilities, installation, remodeling, inspection, maintenance and/or repair of all types of buildings, facilities substructures, infrastructures, superstructures and parts thereof. Establishes and maintains a positive and cooperative working relationship with members of the department and campus community.


  • Journey level skill through demonstrated experience in maintenance and repair procedures including preventive maintenance, breakdown, repair and trouble-shooting, construction, installation and fabrication techniques typical to the carpentry trade in all types of buildings, facilities substructures, infrastructures, superstructures and parts thereof for University, College, Hospital, Municipality and/or other large commercial facilities.

  • Knowledge demonstrated through experience with proper use and maintenance of hand and power tools related to carpentry trade. Experience working within standard safety regulations with portable and stationary power tools.

  • Experience working within and understanding of safety practices and Environmental Health and Safety policies and procedures typical to the carpentry trade including but not limited to the use of scaffolding, safety harnesses and fall protection.

  • Experienced user of standard computer systems and applications such as electronic mail and Computer Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) commonly used in a facilities management operation such as but not limited to MAXIMO (Work Management), material and supplies, labor, time and attendance systems.

  • Journey level experience in the carpentry and cabinet making trade including but not limited to framing, finish carpentry, cabinet making, laminate work, interior and exterior walls and ceiling sheathing and finishing, window repair and installation.

  • Skill to organize and prioritize work. Experience ordering and maintaining parts and materials inventory and controlling stocking levels for assigned areas.

  • Strong demonstrated ability through experience reading and interpreting blueprints, schematic drawings, isometric drawings and system diagrams with experience performing mathematical computations typical to the carpentry trade.

  • Strong demonstrated ability to read and follow instructions and manuals related to the carpentry trade.

  • Ability to observe and practice safe working habits and maintain security of buildings and systems.

  • Ability to work effectively in a service oriented environment subject to frequently changing priorities.

  • Ability to build and maintain customer relationships through a professional approach in handling customer service needs and problems.

  • Ability to follow through and carry out assignments, and possess problem-solving skills and sound judgement.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to effectively communicate ideas and information orally, in writing and electronically with a diverse population.

  • Physical ability to perform all job functions and duties. Ability to move through limited access spaces.

  • Must possess positive and strong work ethic.


Must possess and maintain valid California Driver license and participate in DMV Pull Program.DOJ/FBI background check and clearances required prior to hire.DMV check and clearance required prior to hire.
Must be able to work through limited access spaces and cover distances on foot to widely separated work sites.
May work overtime, alternate shift or call-back hours as necessary.

This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter pursuant to the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and requires immediate reporting of physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, or neglect of anyone under the age of 18. It is the responsibility of the Mandated Reporter to ensure that they obtain proper training in order to fulfill their reporting responsibilities as required by the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and University policy, and to complete and submit the required reports to the UC San Diego Police Department without delay.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $87,216 - $87,216 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $41.77 - $41.77

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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