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Housing Carpenter

3009 Portland Ave E, Tacoma, WA 98404, USA Req #154
Monday, December 30, 2019
The Puyallup Tribe of Indians is committed to protecting and exercising the inherent inalienable sovereign rights of the Tribe and Individuals in the interest of the Medicine Creek Treat Territories, as stewards to ensure preservation of our cultural and environmental integrity for common good and prosperity for all.

Closes:    January 16, 2020 @ 8:59 p.m. PST

 

Department:  Housing
Reports To:  Maintenance & Rehabilitation Manager
Hours:  40 Hrs/Wk – Full Time
 

Salary:  $23.11/Hour + Benefits*     
 

*The Puyallup Tribe of Indians provides a generous benefits package that includes employer paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance, a retirement/401(k) plan with profit sharing, paid holidays, and paid time off including birthday leave.

Position Summary:
Constructs, erects, installs, and repairs structures and fixtures of wood, plywood, and wallboard, conforming to local building codes by performing the following duties:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Studies blueprints, sketches, or building plans for information pertaining to type of material required, such as lumber or fiberboard, and dimensions of structure or fixture to be fabricated.

  2. Selects specified type of lumber of other materials.

  3. Prepares layout.

  4. Marks cutting and assembly lines on materials.

  5. Assembles cut and shaped materials and fastens them together with nails, dowel pins, or glue.

  6. Verifies trueness of structure with plumb bob and carpenter’s level.

  7. Erects framework for structures and lays sub-flooring.

  8. Builds stairs and lays out and installs partitions and cabinet work.

  9. Covers sub-floor with building paper to keep out moisture and lays out hardwood, parquet, and wood-strip block floors to sub-floor or cementing them to mastic or asphalt base.

  10. Applies shock-absorbing, sound-deadening, and decorative paneling to ceilings and walls.

  11. Fits and installs prefabricated window frames, doors, doorframes, weather stripping, interior and exterior trim, and finish hardware, such as locks, letterdrops, and kickplates.

  12. Constructs forms and chutes for pouring concrete. Ability to finish concrete.

  13. Erects scaffolding and ladders for assembling structures above ground level.

  14. Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications and Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience

10 years general Carpenter experience required.


Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating, maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routing reports and correspondences.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Licenses or Certificates

Journeyman/ Carpenter Certification preferred.


Other Skills and Abilities

Ability to operate all tools necessary for the construction or rehabilitation of single-family dwellings.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 

  2. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

  3. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to  moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; and risk of electrical shock. 

  2. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

     

    The Puyallup Tribe of Indians reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Indian Preference Employer as Required by Law

 

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If you have any questions about the positions or the online application, please call (253) 573-7863 or email jobs@puyalluptribe-nsn.gov.   

 

Native American preference applies and job placements are given on a competitive basis, using job related factors.  Because of the large number of applications received and limited job positions, your application will not guarantee employment.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • 3009 Portland Ave E, Tacoma, WA 98404, USA