Carpenter (Architectural Tradesman)

Henrico County Public Schools | Henrico, VA, United States

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Posted Date 5/11/2023

Job Title

Carpenter (Architectural Tradesman)


Henrico, VA, US

Organization Name

Construction and Maintenance - Architectural Trades

About Us

Henrico County Public Schools is one of the six largest public school divisions in Virginia with a nationally recognized educational program. Henrico County is a suburban community surrounding the city of Richmond, VA. We are 104 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the east; 94 miles from the scenic Skyline Drive to the west; 106 miles from Washington, D.C. to the north; and 75 miles from the North Carolina border to the south.

Our Mission:

Henrico County Public Schools, an innovative leader in educational excellence, will actively engage our students in diverse educational, social and civic learning experiences that inspire and empower them to become contributing citizens.

General Statement of Duties

This vacancy is to fill (3) vacancies and is open until filled. Performs skilled carpentry work involving repair and construction of buildings, furniture, and other related work. Cabinet making experience required. Performs under the general supervision of a foreman who inspects the completed work. Erects, installs and repairs all outdoor and indoor athletic and gymnasium equipment. Installs resilient floor tile and acoustical ceiling tile; performs minor painting, masonry and related building trades work as needed; supervises some skilled/unskilled workers as assigned and performs overtime work and other duties when required.

Essential Duties

  • Constructs and repairs cabinets, desks, tables, and other office/school furniture
  • Constructs ADA furniture and equipment (seats, changing tables, swings, etc) for students

  • Conduct quarterly safety inspections (and additional when needed) of ADA furniture/equipment
  • Repairs doors and locks
  • Constructs and repairs screens
  • Builds forms for pouring concrete
  • Operates woodworking machinery
  • Constructs small buildings, sheds, and additions
  • Works with finishing materials and various products
  • Self-auditing practices in safety awareness and procedures
  • Daily attendance
  • Engaged and on task
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from high school, trade school or equivalent; three years of carpentry experience;
  • Considerable knowledge of the common practices, materials, tools, and terminology of the trade;
  • Ability to estimate time and materials; operate common woodworking machinery; rig and work from scaffolds; and lay out work for self and others;
  • Good physical condition required; must have a valid Virginia Operator's license.

Additional Information

Starting salary range: $36,613.78 ($17.60/hour) to $44,166.62 ($21.23/hour) - negotiable based on experience; if internal subject to HCPS promotional policy. (Note: Salary based on FY 22-23 rates and will be prorated based on the official start date).

This vacancy is open until filled.

How To Apply

To be considered for the listed vacancy, all applicants must complete the online application and submit three (3) current and signed reference letters or three (3) signed and current written reference forms. Please upload resume, transcripts (if applicable) and three (3) signed references. If unable to upload documents, please mail, fax, or hand-deliver to:

Henrico County Public Schools, Department of Human Resources, P.O. Box 23120, 3820 Nine Mile Road, Henrico, VA 23223-0430

Fax: (804) 652-3763

The School Board of Henrico County is committed to nondiscrimination with regard to sex (including pregnancy), gender, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, ancestry, age, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law (except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification), in employment or in its programs and activities.

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Main Organization

Public Schools

Public Schools

Employment Status

Permanent Fulltime

Permanent Full-time

Amount of Travel

Work At Home

Building & Construction | Installation-Maint-Repair

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