Carpentry Shop

Carpentry Shop

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

  • Perform routine work orders and keep paperwork up to date.
  • 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 and/or 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 campus.
  • 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 fencing.
  • Install, prep, and install/repair new/existing doors and frames: size, cut, mortise hinges.
  • Setups for graduations and special events such as Special Olympics.
  • Work with and oversee contractors on selected projects.
  • 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.
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