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Job Description

Job Title: Carpenter
Job ID: 838287061
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Mostly Day - with some 2nd shift
Shift: Variable
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport
Department: Corporate Facilities
Location: 700 High Street, Williamsport PA 17701


As a Carpenter, you will perform advanced carpenter work necessary for the building, renovation, maintenance and repair of the Business Unit and its entities.

  • Keeps abreast of new developments in the field and actively partakes in related training and educational programs. 
  • Maintains effective communication with Facilities Engineering, contractors, vendors and other medical center personnel. 
  • Demonstrates UPMC's commitment to Service Excellence by understanding the needs of patients, their families, physicians and co-workers and doing what is required the first time, every time by being responsible, sensitive, accurate, timely, coordinated and thorough.
  • Performs advanced carpentry and masonry construction and renovation from engineering drawings and sketches. 
  • Maintains inventory, compiles materials needed for assigned work, cares for and maintains assigned medical center tools and equipment; serves as leader of assigned projects. 
  • Designs, constructs and installs custom made wood and laminated casework. Adapts metal cabinets as required. 
  • Repairs and maintains all carpentry and masonry items or other duties related to, but not limited to, the maintenance preventative maintenance (P.M.) of doors, windows, chairs, etc. 


  • High School graduate or equivalent with one year of vocational training. 
  • Five years of experience in a related field. 
  • Two years of experience may be acceptable in lieu of formal training. 
  • Must be able to read schematic drawings and blueprints. 
  • Knowledge of building codes and procedures as they pertain to hospital construction.
  • Strong communication skills preferred.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $20.05 to $30.08 / hour

Union Position: No

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