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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/17/21

Applications Due10/15/21

Vacancy ID91394

AgencyState University of New York - Admin.

TitleTrades Specialist (Carpenter) - Temporary Position

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $0 Hourly

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 7 AM

To 3:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address 353 Broadway

City Albany


Zip Code12246

Minimum Qualifications Successful completion of a NYS two-year Carpenter Traineeship or NYS two-year carpenter training program; OR successful completion of any equivalent carpenter two-year training or apprenticeship program;* OR four (4) years of full-time experience in carpentry under a skilled journey-level carpenter which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprenticeship training in carpentry or training gained by completion of technical courses in carpentry at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

Duties Description The State University of New York System Administration, located in Albany, New York is searching for a temporary Trades Specialist (Carpenter) in the Plaza Operations Maintenance Department. The position will be responsible for performing journey-level carpentry work and supervision of others in building construction and repair of structures and other wood items. Working from blueprints, drawings, oral or written instructions and using carpenter's hand tools and power tools; the Trades Specialist (Carpenter) performs a variety of skilled repair and construction activities in the carpentry trade including, but not limited to the following:

-Performs construction activities such as erecting or renovating building systems, and in the repair and construction of roofs.
-Repairs structural woodwork and equipment such as doors, window sashes, storm windows, screens, window guards, stairs and railings.
-Erects and moves wall partitions and doors.
-Removes and installs ceiling systems, floor tile, and carpet.
-Installs and adjusts doors and building hardware including locks, door closures, door knobs, hinges, door checks, sash fittings and other lock-work activities as required.
-Builds forms for concrete work.
-Supervise a small maintenance crew usually consisting of maintenance assistants and helpers.
-As required may draw rough sketches or prepare plans to scale from verbal or written instructions to accomplish a project.
-Installs glass in windows, doors and partitions.
-Does general millwork; may build cabinets, furniture, and other wooden equipment in the shop using woodworking machines.
-From plans, may recommend to supervisor and order the kind, quantity, and quality of materials to be used.
-Assembles materials, tools, and equipment required to complete work according to plan.
-As required, gives verbal instruction and/or demonstrates proper carpentry techniques and the use of carpentry tools and equipment.


-Working knowledge carpentry techniques.
-Ability to use the tools, machines, equipment and materials of the carpentry trade.
-Ability to plan, lay-out, and complete varied carpentry work.
-Ability to read blueprints and interpret building and furniture plans.
-Ability to perform moderate to heavy manual labor.
-Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
-Ability to read plans and specifications.
-Ability to supervise others
-Ability to climb ladders and work at heights on scaffolding's and platforms.
-Ability to operate a motor vehicle. Must possess a valid New York State Driver's License.

Additional Comments Benefits eligible positions.

Rate of Pay: Hourly paid position commensurate with qualifications and experience.

State Title: Trades Specialist (Carpenter), Grade 12 (hourly temporary position).

Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Occasional early morning, evening and additional overtime hours may be required.

Candidates should be aware that a preferred list, transfer list, placement roster and/or reemployment roster of laid off state employees may be certified against this vacancy by the Department of Civil Service.

The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

State University of New York System Administration is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, or retaliation.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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Name James Nicosia



Email Address


Street 353 Broadway

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12246


Notes on ApplyingInterested candidates are invited to apply online or send a cover letter and resume to: SUNY System Administration, Office of Human Resources, Room N-439, H. Carl McCall SUNY Building, Albany, New York, 12246.

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