Skilled Tradesman

at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Arkansas State University

Arkansas State University does not discriminate on the basis of color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, age, national origin, religion, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or disability in any of its practices, policies or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, employment, admissions, educational services, programs or activities which it operates or financial aid.

Project Services
Proposed Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience

Closing: 10/15/21
Type of Employment: Staff
Employment Status: Full time (29-40 Hrs)

Please note: All postings close at 12 A.M. CST on the closing date. A-State participates in E-Verify.

Position Summary:

The Skilled Tradesman is responsible for the work activities in one or more of the following skilled trades; HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning), Plumbing, Electrical, Carpentry, and Mechanical. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to the vision and guiding principles of the Finance and Administration Division
  • Completes special painting related carpenter projects
  • Completes carpenter maintenance repairs
  • Completes general carpenter construction projects
  • Adhere to Arkansas State University's safety policies and procedures and manufacturer's safety instructions
  • Other duties as assigned


Ability to float/skim , tape, mud and finish to level 4 sheet rock skills

Ability to attach and finish corner beads and make sheetrock repairs on all types of wall finishes

General Days/Hours:

Monday - Friday
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Additional hours as requested and/or needed
Regular and reliable attendance


Please note: all position postings close at 12:00 A.M. CST on the position closing date

This position is considered Essential Personnel in Facilities Management

Minimum Qualifications:

The formal education equivalent of a High School Diploma plus five (5) years of experience as a carpenter or painter as well as completion of required education or training along with the required license or certification in one (1) or more of the following skilled trades listed below:

Must be licensed as a Journeyman Electrician in accordance with ACA 17-28-304, Journeyman Plumber in accordance with ACA 17-38-301 or HVAC Mechanics in accordance with ACA 17-33-301

Preferred to have a valid Driver's License

Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education

Other job related education and/or experience may be substituted for all or part of these basic requirements, except for certification or licensure requirements, upon approval of the Qualifications Review Committee

E-Verify Participation Notice:

E-Verify Right to Work:

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status

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Job Posting: 3045652

Posted On: Sep 29, 2021

Updated On: Oct 12, 2021