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Part Time Trades
Category: Facilities
Department: Facilities Department
Locations: Springfield, MA
Posted: Sep 12, 2023
Closes: Open Until Filled
Type: PT No Benefits
Position ID: 167349
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About Springfield Technical Community College :

Located on 35 acres of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site and founded in 1967, Springfield Technical Community College is a major resource for the economic vitality of Western Massachusetts. As the only technical community college in Massachusetts, STCC offers a variety of career programs unequalled in the state. Digital Multimedia, IT Security, Nursing, Robotics, Sonography, Mechanical Engineering Technology (Advance Manufacturing) and dozens of other career programs produce potential employees each year. STCC's highly-regarded transfer programs in Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Science and Technology continue to provide the most economical option for students pursuing a four-year degree. With an annual enrollment of over 6,500, evening, weekend and online students, STCC is a vibrant campus rich in diversity and justifiably proud of our designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution. Respect, is one of the Core Values of the College and we strive to nurture mutual respect among faculty, staff and students. With respect, we embrace differences to create an inclusive environment for all. Together, we support students as they transform their lives through intellectual, cultural, and economic engagement while becoming thoughtful, committed and socially responsible graduates.

Job Description:

This position maintains buildings and related structures applying carpentry techniques and using carpentry tools to construct, alter, repair, and/or install walls, stairs, floors, ceilings, windows, doors, etc.; inspect buildings to determine the need for carpentry repairs or alterations; interpret and/or draw sketches or layouts of work to be done; erect and dismantle staging and scaffolding, and perform related work as required.

The basic purpose of this work is to perform carpentry work for the maintenance, repair, and/or alteration of state buildings and related structures. 

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Maintains buildings and related structures applying carpentry techniques and using carpentry tools to construct, alter, repair, and/or install walls, stairs, floors, ceilings, windows, doors, roofs, gutters, locks, air conditioners, mail slots, handicapped chair rails and ramps, shelving, etc.
  • Inspects buildings needing carpentry repair or alterations, estimates job duration and the cost and/or quantities of labor and materials needed to complete the job, and reports results of the inspection to those who have complained of unsafe conditions or who have requested alteration work.
  • Interprets and/or draws up sketches, patterns, blueprints, instructions, and/or layouts of work to be done.
  • Performs structural repair, alteration, or improvement work as needed.
  • Performs related work such as framing pictures; making window and door screens; drilling holes in signs; ordering materials and supplies and cleaning; and sharpening and tempering various tools and equipment
  • Provide instruction for subordinates regarding the handling of emergencies, the feasibility of performing repair or alteration,
  • and the scheduling of work.
  • May direct supervise, assign work; and review the performance of other tradesmen.


  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of carpentry.
  • Knowledge of the types of building structures.
  • Knowledge of the types and uses of material used in carpentry.
  • Knowledge of the safety practices and procedures followed in carpentry.
  • Knowledge of the types and uses of safety equipment used in carpentry.
  • Knowledge of the types and uses of small handheld tools such as hammers, saws, screwdrivers, chisels, drills, etc.
  • Knowledge of the types and uses of small measurement devices such as calipers, levels, rulers, steel squares, etc.
  • Knowledge of the properties and characteristics of wood.
  • Skill in using handheld power tools such as saws, drills, power hammers, etc.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as plans, blueprints, drawings, etc.
  • As a member of the Project Team, main responsibility will be support for special projects.  Additional duties:
  • Removal and installation of signage.
  • Coordination with other trades for sub trade work as part of a project (e.g. plumbing, electrical, HVAC, etc.)
  • Key core installs, Key and Lock coordination.
  • Removal and installation of flooring types and related flooring components (e.g. carpet, including carpet tiles and broadloom, vct, rubber flooring, stair treads, transition strips, etc.)  Prep of subfloors as needed.
  • General painting, with proper wall prep.
  • Must have basic knowledge of building codes and requirements and permitting process.
  • In addition, this position will support and assist general facilities operations as needed.
  • Assist trades workers in the performance of their duties in a variety of trades (e.g. plumbing, electrical, carpentry, HVAC, etc.)
  • Perform routine trade-related maintenance and repair.
  • Maintains machinery and tools.
  • Responds to daily work orders when time allows.
  • Responsible for the relocation of furniture, equipment and boxes staff when staff moves within the college.
  • Minor repair of masonry
  • OSHA Certification (10 or 30 hour) a plus.
  • Lead Paint Certification a plus.
  • Must have ability to develop schedules and maintain them, as well as ability to meet preset schedules and deadlines.  
  • See Also Mass. Dept. of Personnel Admin. Job Specifications/Carpenter Series

Additional Information:

OSHA certification is a plus               

SALARY:  $19.00 per hour 

BENEFITS: No, PT position 


WORK SCHEDULE: Part-Time- 18.5 hrs/ week, Wednesday, 12-4:30 pm, Thursday, 9-4:30 pm, Friday, 9-4:30 pm

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

Application Instructions:

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: All applicants must apply online at by submitting a cover letter**, resume and three (3) professional **Cover letter must demonstrate how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.


STCC conducts a pre-employment screening. Initial and continued employment is dependent upon meeting National Background Check, Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and/or Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) check and if applicable, Physical and Alcohol/Drug Testing requirements. Screening also includes verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. Finalist(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment screening as a condition of employment.


Springfield Technical Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, Kathryn C. Senie, Ed.D, J.D. at 413.755.5642 or via email at, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. Springfield Technical Community College will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.  


STCC's personnel and academic decisions, programs and policies are formulated and conducted in a manner, which will ensure equal access for all people and prevent discrimination. As part of this effort, a College will ensure that employment and academic decisions, programs and policies will be based solely on the individual eligibility, merit or fitness of applicants, employees and students without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, military service, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation or political or union affiliation.




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