Multnomah County - Department of County Assets
January 17, 2023
Portland, OR
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Job Summary:
Are you a skilled carpenter, with McGyverish skills, experienced in repair, and modification of existing structures? Are you experienced in commercial property maintenance? Are you interested in being part of our team to help keep Multnomah County's facilities functioning well for use by County programs, staff, and the public? If this sounds like you, we are looking for a Carpenter and encourage you to apply!

Skills and Qualifications:
Multnomah County's Department of County Assets (DCA) Facilities and Property Management Division is seeking a Carpenter with demonstrated aptitude in skills including, but not limited to:

  • Journey level carpentry aptitude
  • Understanding of general project workflow including job planning, estimating, contractor engagement and execution
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external customers
  • Sensitivity working in occupied spaces and adapting to varied work environments
  • Tactful verbal and written communication skills working with clients and public with timely updates to applicable software
  • Computer experience and skills adapting to varied software programs
  • Installation and repair of all interior finishes
  • Repairing and installation of doors and hardware
  • Flooring repair and installation
  • Repairing and installation of ceramic and porcelain tile
  • Assessment of roof leaks/damages to implement repairs
  • Ability to learn repair of correctional facility hardware
  • Experience in estimating time and materials for assigned projects

Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills:

We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant.

  • Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade
  • Four years of responsible general carpentry experience or completion of state certified carpenter apprentice program A valid driver license
  • Must pass criminal background and reference checks

Preferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills:
You do need to have the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills to qualify. However, keep in mind we may consider some or all of the following when identifying the most qualified candidates. Please clearly explain on your application how you meet any of the following preferred qualifications/transferable skills.

  • Two years of responsible commercial property maintenance experience

Compensation:  31.21 - $38.27 Hourly

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