Carpenter I

City Of San Antonio, TX San Antonio, TX
Job Summary

Under immediate supervision, is responsible for performing several semi- skilled work assisting a Carpenter II with the more routine carpentry and building/facilities maintenance duties. Exercises no supervision.

Essential Job Functions

* Installs and replaces gypsum board, ceiling tile, floor tile, etc.

* Assists in building, repairing, and installing counters, cabinets, shelves, tables, benches, partitions, floors, doors, building framework, and trims.

* Assists in building office furniture such as desks, bookcases, and computer stands.

* Installs and repairs glass in windows, doors, and partitions.

* Removes interior and exterior walls, doors, and windows.

* Measures and cuts material for carpentry projects.

* Sands, cleans, glues, and fastens materials using nails, screws, and staples.

* Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements

* High school diploma or GED equivalent (recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency).

* One (1) year of carpentry experience.

* Valid Class 'C' Texas Driver's License.


* Basic computer knowledge.

* Ability to read and write English.

* Familiar with SAP/CRm work order system.


* If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.

* Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.

* Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.

* Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.


* Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of 50 pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate basic carpentry tools and equipment. Subject to walking, standing, sitting, stooping, lifting, kneeling, climbing, and crawling to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are inside and outside with frequent exposure to temperature variations, dust, dirt, noise, and toxic fumes and vapors.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

* Knowledge of carpentry terminology and materials used in the trade.

* Knowledge of basic mathematics.

* Skill in using carpentry tools and equipment.

* Ability to learn to use the more complex tools of the trade.

* Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position.