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Company: National Jewish Health Hospital
Location: Aurora
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

National Jewish Health Hospital is looking for a carpenter to join their team. The role performs skilled carpentry duties involving planning, layout, and fabrication, maintaining and repairing of all buildings throughout National Jewish, following industry standards as well as standards established by the department.

Great benefits on a great team with longevity! All levels of experience considered. Apply at:

Essential Duties
Listens to and communicates effectively with the Carpentry Supervisor on a daily basis to understand assignments, everyday work orders, and schedules to meet needs of the campus, making recommendations to the Carpentry Supervisor, when appropriate.
Performs journey-level carpentry including but not limited to: planning, layout, framing, hanging drywall, and installing and repairing trim, cabinets, modular office components, doors, windows, frames and hardware, and hanging of pictures and various plaques.
Maintains and repairs roofs, building structures, ceilings, windows, and floors including patching and caulking of concrete and masonry structures.
Maintains, installs and repairs acoustical lift out ceilings and wall protection throughout the Facility.
Installs and repairs different types of flooring and rubber base.
Maintains and makes various repairs to all types of office furniture and various types of medical equipment working with the Bio-Engineering Department.
Fabricates and repairs Melamine and Formica surfaces, and plexi-glass items including supports and brackets.
Assists with installation of locks and card access control hardware, including but not limited to; electric strikes and maglocks.
Participates in capital construction projects with other trades and contractors.
Communicates verbally and writes down needed supplies IE: any supplies that are running low, as well as any damaged tools or equipment that need to be repaired or replaced.
Responsible for filling out work orders for projects assigned to this position with all necessary information and especially material used.

Other Duties
Fills in for the Carpentry Supervisor when that position is away from the campus working closely with the Director on work orders or projects.
Assists with the fire wall inspection and repair program which includes working on ladder up above ceilings in finished areas.
Creates new and installs signage for room identification using the computer generated vinyl lettering software.
Part of the snow removal team, cleaning the sidewalks leading into our buildings, using a show shovel during snow storms.

Attention to Detail: Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time. Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
Adaptability: Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
Collaboration: Cooperates with others to accomplish common goals; works with employees within and across his/her department to achieve shared goals; treats others with dignity and respect and maintains a friendly demeanor; values the contributions of others.
Energy: Consistently maintaining high levels of activity or productivity; operating with vigor, effectiveness, and determination over extended periods of time.
Initiative: Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.
Peer Relationships: Interacts with others in a constructive, positive, and respectful manner, regardless of individual differences. Assists team members or co-workers in achieving personal goals and completing assignments.

Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility




Core Values
Be available to work as scheduled and report to work on time.
Be willing to accept supervision and work well with others.
Be well groomed, appropriately for your role and wear ID Badge visibly.
Be in compliance with all departmental and institutional policies, the Employee Handbook, Code of Conduct and completes NetLearning by due date annually.
Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the institution.
Adheres to safe working practices and at all times follows all institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures.
Wears appropriate PPE as outlined by the infection control policies and procedures.
Demonstrates compliance with all state, federal and all other regulatory agency requirements.

Minimum Qualifications


High school graduate or equivalent preferred.

Work Experience

At least four (4) years of carpenter construction experience required, of which 2 years (of the four years) preferred in the commercial field.

Special Training, Certification or Licensure

Current Colorado drivers license required.

Keywords: National Jewish Health Hospital, Aurora , Carpenter, Professions , Aurora, Colorado

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