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Trades Specialist, Carpenter

Company: Aims Community College
Location: Greeley
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

Are you a current Aims Employee, Temporary Worker, or Student? If so, to help avoid future access issues, please apply through your Workday account.

Please close this window and log into your Workday account and enter "Browse Jobs" in the Workday search field located in the top center of the screen. If you have any questions about applying or ensuring you applied correctly please call 970-378-3720 or come by and see us in Cornerstone building Suite 111.

Minimum Hiring Annual Salary:

Maximum Hiring Annual Salary:

To attain the maximum annual salary, employee must meet all minimum qualifications plus:

  • 5 (five) years of additional applicable work experience and/or degrees higher than minimum qualification degree. Degrees higher than the minimum qualification degree can be used in combination with additional work experience.

    The stated salary amounts are not guaranteed in the event employment ends with Aims during any fiscal year.

    Included with Aims Full-time Employment is a generous package of Benefits, most are listed below:

    • Benefits are effective immediately
    • 100% employer provided medical & dental coverage employees (employee only option)
    • 85% employer provided medical & dental coverage for employee's spouse and/or family
    • Voluntary vision insurance
    • Staff Annual Leave (minimum accrual of 15 days) & Sick (minimum accrual of 12 days)
    • 17 paid holidays and 3 personal days each year
    • Summer schedule: 4 day work week - Fridays Off
    • Employer paid long-term disability and life insurance premiums
    • Tuition waiver & reimbursement for employees
    • Tuition waiver for dependents
    • PERA employer (see for comprehensive benefits)
    • Additional supplemental benefits & retirement programs available
    • Access to the PERC (Aims gym) for employee & one guest
    • Free parking on all campuses

      Job Description:
      Aims Community College actively supports an environment that embraces the College's Mission, Vision, Values, BaJEDI (belonging, justice, equity, diversity, inclusion), and Innovation. The College embraces and seeks to hire individuals who want to be a part of this environment and has the skillsets necessary to be successful in this position.

      The Trades Specialist position is responsible for the maintenance and repair of buildings across multiple campuses. This position is responsible for specific systems maintenance, and the technical requirements and knowledge in keeping college buildings functioning at a high level.

      • Install, remodel, renovate, alter, repair walls, and related applications.
      • Read, interpret blueprints, sketches, diagrams and specifications.
      • Estimates materials needed to complete assigned task.
      • Orders materials to complete assigned task.

        • Repair, taping, mudding, and applying applicable texturing.
        • Read, interpret blueprints, sketches, diagrams and specifications.
        • Estimates materials needed to complete assigned task.
        • Orders materials to complete assigned task.

          Furniture Systems:
          • Assemble/Disassemble, modify, and repair a wide variety of furniture systems.
          • Install (Bulletin boards, Whiteboards, Smartboards, etc.).

            Masonry/Thermal Protection/Doors & Windows/Roofing Systems:
            • Repair masonry walls, and related applications.
            • Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on window and roofing systems.
            • Installs, repairs, or maintains doors and associated hardware (including electronic locks).
            • Read, interpret blueprints, sketches, diagrams and specifications.
            • Estimates materials needed to complete an assigned task.
            • Orders materials to complete assigned task.

              Floor Coverings:
              • Install, alter, maintain, repair and remove carpet, vinyl composition tile, cove base or sheet vinyl flooring following all applicable codes.
              • Estimates materials needed to complete assigned task.
              • Orders materials to complete assigned task.

                Other Duties as assigned:
                • Snow & Ice Removal:
                • Maintain entryways and walkways up to 20' free from snow and ice by means of specialized equipment or by hand.
                • Distribute sand, ice melt or equivalent by means of specialized equipment or by hand.
                • Inspect areas for accumulations of snow or ice and alleviate potential safety hazards.

                  Minimum Qualifications:
                  • High School Diploma or GED; plus,
                  • Five (5) years of related work experience in the structural trades appropriate to the work assignment (carpentry) or an equivalent combination of education and/or work experience.
                  • A pre-employment post-offer physical evaluation will be required of the selected candidate.
                  • Safety Certifications for the following equipment (or ability to become certified within twelve (12) months of hire): Forklift, Skid loader, and Manlift.
                  • This position requires the use of a company vehicle and/or personal vehicle for business travel. The selected candidate must successfully pass an MVR and be insurable under Aims insurance.

                    KNOWLEDGE OF:
                    • Construction drawings, sketches, blueprints, diagrams, and specifications
                    • Safe construction practices and building maintenance in one or more of the following fields: carpentry, drywall repair, painting, minor electrical, plumbing, roofing, HVAC, door hardware, concrete, masonry, floor covering, ceiling grid, steel stud framing.
                    • Occupational hazards and safety procedures applicable to various maintenance operations and activities.
                    • Quality assurance in field to include; materials, supplies, equipment and practices used in the maintenance of building systems.
                    • Applicable codes while performing building system repairs.

                      ABILITY TO:
                      • Interpret construction drawings, sketches, blueprints, diagrams, and specifications.
                      • Use necessary tools associated with the trades with proficiency.
                      • Ability to problem solve and implement a proper solution often working individually without direct supervision.
                      • Follow written and oral assignments.
                      • Interpret applicable codes (city, county, state, health, life-safety, uniform building and uniform fire codes, all trade codes such as plumbing and electrical) take corrective action when necessary.
                      • Move objects weighing up to 50 pounds on a regular basis; 50-100 pounds on an occasional basis.
                      • Use computer for specific trades programs.

                        Required Licenses and/or Certifications:
                        • Safety Certifications for the following equipment (or ability to become certified within twelve (12) months of hire): Forklift, Skid loader, and Manlift.

                          Preferred Qualifications:
                          • Communicates effectively with other departments, employees, students and the public.
                          • Provides strong customer service.
                          • Industry specific credentials applicable to carpentry.

                            Required Documents:
                            • Cover Letter
                            • Resume
                            • Diversity Statement
                            • Certifications, if any

                              All Applicants:
                              • Compare your previous work experience to the job duties listed on the job positing under job description. Enter the job duties you have preformed under the "Work Experience" section on your job application. We evaluate your experience based on this information.
                              • Please make sure you state whether work experience (aka work history) is part time or full time employment by listing the average number of hours worked per week. This information is used to determine your new annual salary.
                              • Be sure to upload all the required documents listed at the above in "Additional Job Description" section. This can be uploaded as part of your application materials in the "My Experience" section. If there are missing documents, your incomplete application will not be considered.

                                Diversity Statement Instructions

                                Aims Community College recognizes and celebrates diversity within our students, faculty, and staff. We are committed to equity and inclusion to improve the learning experiences of all students and the working conditions of all employees.
                                • In your diversity statement, please provide your interpretation of what it means to serve a diverse community and work in an inclusive environment.
                                • Please include specific examples for how your background, education, and/or professional experience have prepared you to fulfill those responsibilities in this position.
                                • As you consider what to put in your statement, please note Aims Community College is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, or any other protected class.

                                  Aims Community College is an equal opportunity employer. Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination based on age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, or veteran's status. All application materials must be submitted by the closing date posted and become the property of Aims Community College. The screening committee will select finalists for interviews. The goal of Aims Community College is to enhance the diversity present in the district we serve. To comply with Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, if hired, you will be required to provide documents within 3 days of hire date to show your identity and your authorization to work. This law applies to all persons hired.


                                  In order to be considered please provide a thorough and complete application.
                                  Initial screening will be conducted by a committee based on completed application materials.

                                  Employees in these positions may be asked to participate in temporary assignments lasting less than 6 months (such as curriculum development, short term projects, meetings and substitute duties) which could amount to additional temporary pay.

                                  Upon hire, all positions at Aims Community College require a criminal background check, and may require industry specific screenings such as an MVR, physical and/or drug screen. Keep in mind, a conviction does not automatically preclude candidates from being employed. The nature of a conviction will be considered relative to the duties of the position.

                                  If you need assistance with this process please contact Human Resources at 970-378-3720.

Keywords: Aims Community College, Greeley , Trades Specialist, Carpenter, Professions , Greeley, Colorado

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