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Position Type: Full-time, Hourly

Department: Facilities Management

Compensation Range: 33.62/Hourly
Closing Date: Open until filled

Job Summary: Carpenters perform the basic function of repairs and new construction. They also monitor roof, window, flooring and most non-mechanical components of the buildings. Though many times cosmetic, the Carpenters are also responsible for the proper functioning of all walk through and overhead doors, and other building features such as cubicles, ceiling grids, etc.  

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform inspections of Department assets for building code compliance & maintenance needs; perform routine and emergency repairs of buildings and structures including, but not limited to, doors, windows, roofs, walls, floors, ceilings, siding, and wooden/timber structures.
  • Design and build new construction including, but not limited to, show props, furniture, cabinets, custom molding, and signs.
  • Install, remodel, repair and maintain lock mechanisms, door openers, closures, and hardware.
  • Process purchase requests; inventory supplies; process work orders, review blueprints, building codes and technical manuals; assist with project management; maintain logs, ensure safety rules and regulations are followed.
  • Inspect and maintain all equipment and tools related to the performance of job duties.
  • Perform repairs in association with supporting the other Trades work, ie wall repair after interior repairs, moving of cubicles.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or G.E.D equivalent is required
  • Three (3) or more years as a Journeyman Carpenter
  • The ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs
  • Valid Wisconsin’s driver’s license

In accordance with Rule III Section 11 of the Civil Service Rules a non-competitive examination will be held for this position. The non-competitive examination will consist of a review of candidate materials, education and related experience.  

Milwaukee County offers a comprehensive blend of benefits designed to make your life better both inside and outside of the workplace. Milwaukee County conducts criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing.

Milwaukee County is an Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability genetic information or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.