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The Carpenter will be responsible for:
Responding to routine and emergency service requests via on-line work order, radio dispatch or as assigned by Group Leader/Supervisor.
Planning assigned work by examining detailed blueprints/drawings and project specifications, selecting and obtaining needed equipment and materials and determining appropriate sequence of tasks.
Measuring, cutting, constructing and/or assembling shelving, windows, doors, bookcases and other building fixtures and furnishings composed of wood and allied materials, such as glass and Formica.
Operating light hand and power tools as well as specialized cutting and finishing equipment such as glass cutters, power saws, lathes and sanding devices.
Performing installation, repairing and maintenance of furniture and building fixtures within scope of trade.
Installing, removing, repairing and/or replacing ceiling and floor tiles, shelves, office partitions, windows, doors and other related items built into or secured to building walls, floors and ceilings.
Bolting and securing computers and other office equipment to desks/countertops as requested.
Maintaining communication with other engineering department personnel in order to plan and coordinate work assignments and describe and refer problems/issues outside scope of authority/trade.
Communicating with customer departments as needed to clarify job specifications and minimize any disruption of department services/operations.
Completing, filing and/or routes a variety of logs and records required to document work performed and ensure compliance with hospital and regulatory requirements.
Accessing hospital and/or departmental computer systems in order to process and forward work orders, receive, prepare and respond to routine electronic correspondence and perform other related functions.
Maintaining neatness and safety of work area. Cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment in working condition, reporting items in need of repair or replacement to Group Leader/Supervisor.
Returning materials/equipment to designated storage locations.
Maintaining technical knowledge and skills through attendance at in service and continuing education programs and participation in other related activities.
Contributing to teamwork.
In order to qualify, you must have:
A high school Education and up to 1 year of basic technical training and 1 to 2 years' experience. 3 to 4 years of facilities experience preferred.
The analytical skills to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles. Knowledge of building codes, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems.
No Certification, Registration or Licensure is required
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
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Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.