Building Maintenance Carpenter Job at University of Alaska Fairbanks, Anchorage, AK

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Anchorage, AK

Job Description

UAA is seeking to fill one position in our Building Maintenance Shop for a Carpenter/Roofer/Painter as either MSW4 or CT1 based on years of relatable experience.

Our mission is to provide a safe, comfortable, attractive, and sustainable environments for our campus users. Our vision is to provide our campus users with the best service possible promoting a mindset continuous improvement.

Are you ready to join our dynamic team of Facilities professionals where you can grow and develop your skills and career?

We provide excellent benefits and perks including:

  • 12 paid holidays per year as well as paid time off,
  • Tuition waivers for yourself and family members,
  • Affordable Medical, Dental and Vision Care coverage,
  • An Employee assistance program and a free wellness program with financial incentives for
  • State of Alaska PERS retirement plan,
  • Regular training in best practices

This position will be in the Building Maintenance Department working to provide safe, comfortable, attractive and sustainable environments for our campus users. A successful candidate will help provide service with carpentry, painting and roofing skills helping to ensure the longevity and safety of campus buildings. The Facilities, Maintenance & Operations Department maintains approximately 3 million square feet of building space on the UAA campus in a variety of trades.

To thrive in this role the candidate will be energetic, outgoing and eager to learn. We are looking for a team player that may not have all of the skills but is willing to have an open mind and to grow in the position. Skill attainment will be supplemented by working alongside skilled tradesmen that will assist in the learning process that will be supplemented with training.

Minimum Qualifications:

A minimum of 3 to 6 years related experience and/or training. Need a High School diploma and exposure to industrial and/or power tools. Knowledge of carpentry, painting and roofing and the safety skills needed for the trades and environment. Entry level skills and exposure with some on the job experience in building maintenance or a related field.  Must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record in compliance with UAA requirements. 

Position Details:

This position is located on the UAA Main campus in Anchorage.


Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees will be provided priority employment considerations for the first 5 days, when they meet the minimum qualifications for the posted position.  Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees who meet the minimum qualifications for the posting should apply before the review date.  However, there is no requirement to be a Bargaining Unit Member in order to apply.  

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.

  • This recruitment is Open Until Filled and successful submission of an application does not guarantee employment.

Salary Information: Starting pay for each tier based upon years of experience:

  • MSW4 /Step 1 $20.45/hr.;
  • CT-1   /Step 1 $23.02/hr.;

This position is represented by the Alaska Higher Education Crafts & Trades Employees (L6070).

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:  .

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact (Steffanie Miller), (Facilities & Campus Services) HR Coordinator, at ( or (907-786-1112).

All employees at the University of Alaska are expected to uphold the highest standards of ethics and professionalism when conducting or engaged in university business.

* Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA : (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online:  . Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or / 907-786-1214 or . 

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online:  . Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or .

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online:  . Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing .

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