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Carpenter

DeKalb County Government

Posted: Aug. 3, 2018

End Date: Nov. 3, 2018


Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to perform carpentry installation, maintenance, and repairs in County buildings and facilities.  

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Maintains, repairs, and replaces interior and exterior door locks, closers, frames, and hinges; inspects doors to identify needed repairs; checks lock, door frame, door swing, and door latch speed; and makes needed repairs.

Maintains, repairs, and replaces walls and ceilings, such as drywall, plaster, cinder block, acoustic tile, soundproofing, and custom woodwork; inspects for mildew; determines source and cause of damage; makes required repairs consistent with current building code; and performs finish work, such as drywall finishing, wood paneling, wallpaper, millwork, laminate, ceramic tile etc..

Maintains, repairs, and replaces roofing and components; cleans and replace gutters; determines cause of damage and if cause has been eliminated; removes damaged sections; and replaces with new materials.

Maintains, repairs, and replaces windows; installs new glass; re-glazes glass; determines the type of glass; identifies source and extent of the damage; and determines if a contractor is required.

Repairs and replaces flooring, such as historical structures, ceramic tile, wood, carpet, tile, vinyl, composite tile/VCT, etc.; determines if floor was installed by contractor or County employees; determines extent of damage; removes all old flooring; and replaces with new flooring.

Installs fences; removes mold and mildew; determines the extent of needed mold remediation; determines whether in-house or contractor installation; and develops a list of materials and personal protective equipment required as per OSHA regulations.

Determines amount of materials needed to complete projects; provides cost projections as requested; gathers equipment, tools, parts, and supplies; monitors inventory levels; and orders new or replacement materials as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED required, with vocational and technical training in carpentry, building trades, or a related field; two years of experience in carpentry or the building trades; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Specific License or Certification Required:  Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license.