Carpenter Specialist Leader, Theater and Performance Studies

California, United States
23 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Employees in this classification are assigned the responsibility to lead and direct two or more other Carpenter Specialists in addition to performing the duties specified for the Carpenter, Specialist classification. Employees at this level do not have supervisory authority over other employees and are not expected to exercise independent judgment on final decisions regarding quality or quantity of work produced by such employees, or personnel actions such as hiring, promotion, discharge or disciplinary measures.

Characteristic Duties:

In addition to the duties performed by the Carpenter Specialists, employees assigned to the Carpenter Specialist Leader classification:

  • Transmit instructions and specifications received from supervisor to other workers
  • Meet with customers and define scope of work
  • Assign and explain tasks to workers
  • Inspect the work of others for conformance with specifications
  • Assist supervisors or other employees to solve task-related problems
  • Advise supervisor of work progress, problems and other significant information
  • Record information on the work performed by others, maintains inventory records and other appropriate records
  • Train employees
  • Motivate employees to meet quality and quantity standards
  • Ensure that safety rules are understood, followed and properly documented for work performed by others
  • Recommend improvements in work processes
  • Purchase materials and supplies
  • Develop and create estimates for department projects to be used by the department and customers.

In addition to the qualifications required for the Carpenter Specialists, the
Carpenter Specialist Leader classification requires that employees be skilled in tasks they direct and be able to solve task-related problems. They must have the ability to affect good working relationships with requestors and other employees. They must be able to follow written and/or oral instructions and communicate those instructions to others. This classification requires that employees be able to learn and apply the University’s Affirmative Action program as it applies to their work group. They must also be knowledgeable of applicable ES&H and OSHA rules, regulations and requirements.

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Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and, where applicable, driving record.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.