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Position covered by the Collective Agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 1334


Structural Maintenance, Physical Resources

2 Positions
Hiring #: 2021-0227

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Reporting to the Manager, Structural Shop, the Carpenter is responsible for installing, constructing, and fabricating, in the context of repairing interior and exterior components of buildings and related structures and furnishings. Specific responsibilities include: assessing work requests, determining the appropriate repair, required materials and any other trade involvement that may be needed; preparing sketches as appropriate; replacing walls, ceilings, ramps, and the like; caulking all kinds of surfaces; cutting and shaping materials using hand or using machine tools; repairing and replacing roof components; erecting and dismantling scaffolding, shoring and ladders for work assignments; operating boom and scissor lifts (with appropriate training); replacing broken glass, including making temporary repairs where appropriate; cutting, polishing edges and drilling glass as required, using appropriate tools and equipment; repairing and fabricating metal and synthetic screens; and other associated duties as assigned. The incumbent will be required to participate in the shop’s call-in list. As a condition of employment, any applicant from off-campus, if selected as the successful candidate, will be required to provide a satisfactory criminal reference check, at their own expense.

Requirements of the position include: Grade 12 education, together with a General Carpenter’s provincial trade certification and a minimum three years’ previous experience working as a carpenter on a wide variety of projects. Experience with blueprint reading, drafting, rigging and scaffolding is required, as are good arithmetic skills, and familiarity with both the Ontario Building Code and the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act. Also required are excellent communication and interpersonal skills, an orientation to customer service, and the ability to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision.

Position Number 812-012, 812-019
Classification CUPE Band 7
0-3 month rate $32.12 per hour
Job Rate $33.81 per hour
Vacancy Original
Work Location Based in the Structural Maintenance Shop and working at potentially any location on the University’s Guelph campus

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

Posting Date: 2021 05 31
Closing Date: 2021 06 28