Fort Bend County

  • Carpenter - Facilities Interdepartmental Construction - (Funded for Special Project)

    Job Locations US-TX-Richmond
    Posted Date 2 years ago(2/15/2017 4:57 PM)
    Job Code
    # of Openings
    Min Start Salary
    USD $1,396.80/Bi.
    Operator/Skilled Trade
    Max Start Salary
    USD $1,643.20/Bi.
  • Overview

    Responsible for the building, remodeling or assembly of various construction projects within the County.  Participates in planning of programs, policies or objectives for own work group and department.


    Works from verbal instructions or blueprints to renovate structures.  Measures, marks and arranges layout plan of construction; Analyzes job specifications and orders specific quantity of materials needed.  Installs, textures, and paints drywall; Sets forms for concrete; Frames walls and partitions; Erects scaffolding; Installs fiberglass insulation; Performs plumbing and electrical work.  Builds and repairs cabinets, bookshelves, and other types of furniture; Installs stairs, wall panels, ceiling tiles, glass panes, and door fixtures and locks; Checks completed work for accuracy.  Monitors and complies with local building codes; Secures building permits when required.  Plans work schedule to coordinate with other departments to ensure timely completion of project.  Participates in activities and duties related to emergency management during a local state of disaster as directed by appropriate county managers.


    High School Diploma/GED; Trade School Certificate; Three (3) years job related experience.  (6 years documented carpentry experience in addition to 3 years required experience may substitute for Trade School Certificate.)  Basic structural design knowledge, including layout, form building, rough framing, and inside and outside finishing.  Must have ability to work from blueprints or create own building plan when needed.  Strong math and geometry skills necessary for carpentry calculations.  Ability to figure cost and length of construction and projected completion date.  Ability to deal effectively with co-workers, supervisors and other department.  Valid Texas Drivers License, CDL preferred.  This position is funded for a Special Project and end date is not known at this time.


    SALARY RANGE: Operator/Skilled Trade Grade 7, $1,396.80 - $1,643.20 biweekly based on qualifications

    CLOSING DATE:  Upon filling position


    All full-time and part-time employees are members of the Texas County District Retirement System (TCDRS). Full-time employees also enjoy a wide-range of great benefits.



    Fort Bend County is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not

    discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability

     or national origin or any other reason protected by law.



    To be considered for employment, all interested candidates must complete the required Fort Bend County online employment application located at


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