• Journeyman Carpenter

    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/20/2019 1:00 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Maintenance – Unlicensed
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    OPS Campus Operations Construction Shops
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    This position works under the direction of the Design & Construction – Construction Team Supervisor to achieve completion of either a construction or demolition project in a safe and timely manner.


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary: $34,516 ($16.59 hourly)


    1. Construction or installation of items made of wood, metal, sheet rock, concrete, tile, carpet, laminate, reading blue prints, and have the capacity to follow oral as well as written orders.
    2. Removal of walls, ceilings, floors, doors, and other structures or construction related material required in a safe, orderly fashion.
    3. Record keeping, work records, progress reports, ability to pass on accurate reports to supervisor and the capacity to get along with customers.
    4. Interact with design & construction administration, shop foreman, other craftsman, and campus wide customers on a daily basis.
    5. Communicate with vendors and factory representatives.
    6. May perform other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High School diploma/GED; plus five (5) years of commercial carpenter experience or related carpentry experience.
    • Valid Arkansas Driver's License or must obtain prior to employment.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Healthcare construciton experience.

    This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 


    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Occasionally
    Walk: Frequently
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 51 - 99 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Frequently
    Taste or smell: Occasionally
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently
    Physical Environment: Inside Classroom Setting, Inside Laboratory Environment, Inside Medical Facility Environment, Inside Office Environment, Outdoor Weather Conditions
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: Chemical, Dust, Electrical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Heavy machinery, Sharp objects/tools


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