Rockefeller University Carpenter Foreman in New York, New York
Job Title Carpenter Foreman
Laboratory / Department Plant Operations
Plant Operations offers comprehensive services at The Rockefeller University including a full range of building trades services which are responsible for routine maintenance and minor/major space alterations, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, HVAC, grounds maintenance, locksmith, custodial, moving and setup services.
The Carpenter Foreman will assist the shop supervisor with day to day work. Typical duties include job set up, directing and performing carpentry tasks, overseeing workers complete tasks on time, and maintenance of the carpentry shop, tools, and equipment. Will also be responsible for maintaining the inventory of material and assisting with work orders and other paperwork as needed.
High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 5 years working in the trade required; supervisory experience preferred. Must know all forms of power and hand tools, be able to read blueprints and visualize and sketch plans as needed. Must know all forms of carpentry, concrete, wire lath, and plaster.
Must be able and willing to work in all conditions inside and out and all-weather conditions. Must be able to move, push, pull, or lift equipment, materials, and tools weighing more than 50 lbs. Requirements include the ability to climb extension ladders, work overhead, and balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and move within confined areas, including crawl and attic spaces. Must be able to sustain considerable physical effort at frequent intervals, work both inside and outside, and operate power tools and equipment.
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans