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Cameron University

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Carpenter I, Maintenance Services


Lawton, OK
ID: C1356P

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of a carpenter foreman, the carpenter performs varied carpentry type work, including: cabinet and furniture repair; puttying; roofing and sheet metal work; tuckpointing and sealing; flooring repair and installation; and sand blasting.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to understand and implement oral and written instructions.  Two years of carpentry experience.  Ability to use tools of the carpentry trade, including the use of power woodworking machinery.  Possession of a valid Oklahoma driver license.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of a standard high school or equivalent.  Graduate of a technical school with training in the carpentry field.  Additional years of carpentry experience.  Experience in finish carpentry work.  Experience with plastering.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Working in very tight areas/cramped enclosures. Climbing ladders, working at heights. Lifting and carrying loads over fifty pounds. Prolonged standing and walking. Working with insulation such as fiberglass. Excessive stooping and bending. Exposure to odors. Exposure to disagreeable tasks or conditions. Climbing stairs, including carrying while climbing. Work may involve night, weekend, shift or overtime work. 

SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience.

INSTITUTION: Cameron University ( is a state-supported regional institution located in Lawton, Oklahoma, that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. Dedicated to excellence, the university provides a wide range of economic, cultural, and educational opportunities for the betterment of all citizens. Master''s-level graduate degrees are offered in business, behavioral sciences, and education; baccalaureate programs are offered in more than forty disciplines, and associate degrees are offered in many other studies. The close proximity of Fort Sill contributes to an area rich in cultural diversity and provides the opportunity for frequent cooperative efforts. The combined community of Lawton/Fort Sill has a population of more than 100,000 and is located adjacent to the picturesque Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. A copy of the University’s Annual Security Report, listing crime statistics and university policies, is available by contacting the Office of Public Safety or
by accessing the report online at

APPLYING: Attachments should include a cover letter indicating experience applicable to position, resume, transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this point), names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references.

DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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This position is located at 2800 W. Gore Blvd, Lawton, OK. View the Google Map in full screen.