Carpentry Shop

The carpenter shop is responsible for structural repairs on all buildings on campus other than residence halls and faculty/staff rental properties. Within the carpenter shop is the craft foreman, carpenters, and the welding shop. Their duties include the following:

  • Replacing damaged or stained ceiling tiles.
  • Framing consisting of commercial (metal) and residential (wood).
  • Install and repair ceilings: commercial(grid and tile) and residential(wood, plaster, and drywall)
  • Finish carpentry consisting of cabinetry, countertops, drawers, trim, handrails, and steps.
  • Repair roof leaks.
  • Repair damaged fascia, cornice, and soffits from roof leaks.
  • Repair damage gutters and downspouts.
  • Unstop gutters and downspouts.
  • Remove existing asphalt shingle roofing materials and Install new asphalt shingle roofs.
  • Perform small RCF projects as size and scope allow.
  • Build shelving, cabinets, and other furniture items upon request.
  • Refinish furniture consisting of sanding, staining, and polyurethane.
  • Install/remove seasonal nets for athletic teams.
  • Install sign boards on stadium seating for football season.
  • Install green plastic fence at Alumni Coliseum for tailgating.
  • Install nets for field goal post.
  • Repair/replace damaged VCT flooring materials.
  • Install/remove sign boards at Keene Hall and Begley Building sign frames.
  • Repair damaged handrails.
  • Repair damaged concrete steps, sidewalks, flooring.
  • Install banners across Lancaster Avenue.
  • Install banners on select light poles.
  • Remove/install flooring materials in elevators.
  • Hang plaques, pictures, flags, quilts, and other items on walls.
  • Build picture frames for EKU campus beautiful prints for retirees.
  • Work at extended campuses as needed.
  • Welding: Stick and Mig.
  • Install bulletin boards, chalk boards, white boards, pictures, plaques, TV's, and projectors.
  • Install and repair chain link fencing.
  • Perform routine work orders and keep paperwork up to date.
  • Install, prep, and install/repair new/existing doors and frames: size, cut, mortise hinges, locks, and install door closures.
  • Setups for graduations and special events such as Special Olympics.
  • Work with contractors on projects.
  • Oversee projects done by contractors.
  • Maintain surplus stock, screws, fasteners, ceiling tile, floor tile, and stair treads.
  • Coordination of work with other trades as required for the completion of the assigned task.
  • Work overtime as needed for special events and after-hour emergencies.
  • Other duties as assigned by Associate Director and/or Director.