Utah State University

Carpenter Apprentice/Cabinet Shop

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 9 months ago(6/22/2022 6:50 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Building Trades
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
40 hours per week
Auxiliary Enterprises
Housing Services
Advertised Salary
Minimum $30,000 annually, DOE, plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible


Assist in, learn about, and/or perform general cabinetry work in the maintenance, repair, and construction of Housing facilities. Incumbents apply entry level (apprentice level) skills in conjunction with following instructions, technical knowledge and following established guidelines to accomplish assigned tasks. Incumbents work as part of a team, with direct supervision from a senior technician, to complete assigned projects.


  1. Assist in completing cabinetwork orders and apartment turns that will require judgment, understanding, and knowledge of the best possible way to make the repairs that are needed.
  2. Assist in completing student requested work orders in the appropriate amount of time and in a professional manner.
  3. Assist in repairing cabinets and countertops as well as helping make new cabinets and countertops when they are beyond repair.
  4. Assist in small tasks such as replacing broken cabinet handles to installing white boards, helping make and installing cork boards, and repairing wood furniture such as a coffee table, barstool, or a desk chair.
  5. Assist with all large-scale cabinet projects; this will require the ability to follow very specific instructions including helping cut out cabinets and preparing the cabinets parts for construction and helping build cabinets, countertops and preparing molding for installation.
  6. Assist in the installation of cabinets, countertops, and moldings, and being responsible for a specific set of tasks that need to be completed.
  7. Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies.
  8. Cleans equipment, shop area and work site.
  9. Promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  10. Completes trainings, as warranted, to stay current with trade.
  11. Performs other job related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  1. High School level of education or equivalent
  2. Ability to train and learn

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Minimum $30,000 annually, DOE, plus excellent benefits


Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employs 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Matthew Pinner, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, Ut 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


*updated 11/2022


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