North Dakota State University   Fargo, ND   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on July 3, 2024
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The purpose of the carpentry trade at NDSU is to maintain, repair, renovate and remodel all the buildings on campus inside and out. When working on apartments and residence halls, duties will include: Drywall repair, painting, light electrical and plumbing work. The carpenters also coordinate jobs with other trades such as painters, plumbers and electricians. Also included are other duties that may be necessary for NDSU to fulfill its mission. Responsibilities: Remodeling and renovations of classrooms, labs, offices, residence halls and apartments; Carpentry/General Maintenance; Plumbing: HVAC and Electrical Maintenance.

Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday 7:30AM - 4:00PM with a rotating schedule for 24/7 callbacks

Advertised Salary: $55,000 min/yr

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • 5 years work experience in commercial carpentry;
  • Ability to read blue prints;
  • Valid Driver's License;
  • Good interpersonal and written communication skills;
  • Customer oriented and detail oriented.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • AAS Degree in Carpentry;
  • 7 years work experience in carpentry;
  • Welding experience;
  • Computer experience ie: Microsoft Office, Outlook, FAMIS;
  • 1 year HVAC or Plumbing experience
Applicant Materials Required: Resume & Cover Letter


NDSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the university - with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits include: wellness benefits, basic life insurance, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual leave, EAP, sick leave and holiday pay. Optional benefits include: supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.

About Us:

North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student focused, land-grant, research university. We educate leaders who solve national and global challenges by providing affordable access to an excellent education that combines teaching and research in a rich learning environment.

NDSU is in the highest Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, R1, granted to the top research institutions in the country.

NDSU has offices across the state of North Dakota, and the main campus is in Fargo, on the Minnesota border. Along with Moorhead, Minnesota, Fargo forms one of the largest metropolitan centers between Minneapolis and Seattle. The community is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live.

No Smoking Notice :

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Diversity Statement:

NDSU strives to be a community of belonging, recognizing unique differences as strengths of our university. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce that supports a community in which diverse populations and perspectives will know and learn from one another. NDSU values candidates who are committed to our core values of respect, inclusivity, community, creativity, excellence, impact, innovation, integrity, resilience, responsiveness, and transformation. Successful candidates will be committed to and help advance our strategic goal to create and maintain an open and respectful environment to promote inclusivity and diversity as a cornerstone of education, research, and outreach.

Veteran's Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference requirements.

Reasonable Accommodation Information

North Dakota State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, please contact Human Resources at 701-231-8961 or .