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Journeyman Carpenter

  • Job ID: 777492539
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Monday - Friday 5:50am to 2:20pm
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
  • Department: In-house Cnstr L_O
  • Location: 3600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $24.27 to $41.60 / hour


Perform an assortment of duties with wood, metal, and building materials; construct and/or maintain furniture, fixtures, structural and architectural parts of the hospital.


  • Maintain clean and safe work areas, equipment rooms, and shop areas.
  • Operate power woodworking machinery such as lathes, saws, sander, power actuated tools, etc.
  • Perform any maintenance work required in which skills can be utilized.
  • Construct and maintain structural and architectural woodwork, equipment and fixtures; build millwork, construct casework per print and perform masonry repairs as needed.
  • Perform rough and finished carpentry, i.e. build millwork, and construct casework.
  • Repair furniture, window, floor or structural and architectural woodwork by measuring, sawing, squaring, fitting, sanding and nailing or other processes where articles require closely fitted parts.
  • Perform all work following infection control procedures.
  • Perform related duties such as repair and install locks, install window glass, cut, fit and cement linoleum, lay resilient tile floors, etc.
  • Record personal work orders and submit hours to supervisor in a daily basis.
  • Responsible for setting up appropriate level of infection control containment (ICRA) based on risk level and maintaining the integrity of that containment.



  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Completion of an industry-recognized three-year apprenticeship program in carpentry or equivalent on the-job training, plus two additional years of experience as a journeyman carpenter.
  • Must be skilled with the use of all woodworking tools.
  • This training includes such skills as blueprint reading, shop arithmetic, knowledge of the strength of materials and their characteristics.
  • Knowledge of building codes is essential.
  • May in the course of their duties be in rooms where medications are stored.
  • No contact with medications is allowed.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Driver's License
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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