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Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Carpenter
Department Physical Plant
Position Type Full Time
Position Grade 17
Position Level (Faculty Only)
Step Range 0-3
Salary Range $23,224-$24,618
Pay Basis Annual
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Carpenter reports directly to the Facilities Manager, and maintains, alters, and constructs wooden structures.

Position Reports To Facilities Manager
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

1. Erects partition and scaffolding.
2. Repairs chairs, tables, desks, shelves, cabinets, etc.
3. Installs and repairs door locks.
4. Installs glass.
5. Cleans and maintains carpentry tools and equipment.
6. Lays floors, installs baseboards, moldings, etc.
7. Builds forms, fences and installs ceiling tile.
8. Repairs roofs.
9. Can interpret blue prints and drawings.
10. Performs masonry and concert work.
11. Performs other duties as assigned.
12. Perform carpentry in renovations and construction projects.

Required Qualifications

Applicants will be considered if they agree to obtain their GED within a period of three years from date of employment.
Four years as full-time carpenter.

Preferred Qualifications

High school diploma or GED.


Employees driving a LCC motor vehicle must have a valid Texas Driver’s Licence.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must be able to follow instructions and must be self-motivated in carrying out and completing projects.
Knowledge of management practices. Knowledge of life safety code.
National Electic Code, E.P.A regulations,
A.D.A regulations and State Building Codes.

Physical Demands

Walking, standing, lifting, carrying, and bending.
Required to lift items weighing 50 pounds.
Must have good vision on both eyes with corrective lenses if needed.
Must have full use of both arms, hands, and legs.
Must have good hearing in both ears with a hearing aid if needed.

Supervision Exercised
Work Environment

Work beyond a normal workday and at varied work locations that may include the college south campus, which may include traveling from and to each campus; work outdoors with exposure to all types of weather conditions; be exposed to noise and vibration from operating machine.


Required to work safely and follow safety rules.
Report unsafe working conditions and behavior.
Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Special Conditions

Immediate supervisor may assign other duties.
May be required to work outside regular working hours, as needed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
May be required to work at a different college work sight or campus as needed.

EEO Statement

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Laredo Community College is open to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, or national origin who are otherwise eligible for admission as students. Furthermore, Laredo Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and no applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability or national origin. This institution will not enter knowingly into any contractual agreement for services or supplies with any firm failing to follow fair employment practices.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 00113
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 07/10/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

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Foreign Degrees

Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an approved stated education agency or having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached to your online application at the time of applying. For your convenience, we have provided the following links to assist you in complying with this requirement. However, you may use any other certified transcript evaluation service.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Laredo Community College requires a background check for all positions which means a Criminal Background Check and references are required. Are you willing to have such checks conducted in order to be considered for employment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have the required education in the related area as stated in the job posting?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. List the Diploma/Degree(s) related to the position you are applying for.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you have the required experience as per the job description
    • yes
    • no
  5. * Please describe, your skills and the number of years of experience as they relate to this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts/Certificates
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3