Utah State University

Carpenter Journeyman/Cabinet Shop

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 9 months ago(6/22/2022 6:51 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 $40,000 annually, DOE, plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible


Perform general cabinetry work, planning, layout, repair, construction and installation of cabinets in Housing buildings. Accomplishes this by applying skills in conjunction with advanced technical knowledge and the ability to analyze and understand unique project requests. Works as a member of a team on various cabinet projects or assignments.


  1. Sets up and operates variety of woodworking machines and uses various hand tools to fabricate and repair wooden cabinets and furniture: Studies blueprints or drawings of articles to be constructed or repaired, and plans sequence of cutting, building and installing operations to be performed.
  2. Sets up and operates cabinet making machines, such as power saws, jointer, planer, edge bander and line bore to cut and shape parts from woodstock.
  3. Studies blueprints and shop drawings in combination with work orders of articles to be produced to develop a list of materials necessary for the order. Plans a sequence of cutting, building and installing operations to be performed for these materials
  4. Machines components for the installation of hardware items that may include hinges, locksets, catches, drawers, drawer slides, knobs, pulls, etc.
  5. Coordinates large projects and delegate job assignments to other team members to insure accurate and timely completion of a project.
  6. Create detailed outline of procedures for large projects including both labor and material budgets.
  7. Order correct amount of materials for large projects.
  8. Coordinates work assignments, inspection of completed work and training of team members.
  9. Keeps work area/shop clean and organized. Sweeps floors, picks ups and disposes of scrap and debris, returns tools to the proper place when finished using them.
  10. Training of new employees by providing hands-on experience with shop equipment and procedures.
  11. Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  12. Create and maintain a positive team work environment to achieve desired results.
  13. Plan and coordinate with management team the installation of cabinet projects.
  14. Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned such as assists work in the other areas of the Housing.


Minimum Qualification:

  • Minimum of 4 years directly related work experience in cabinet or related trade. Pass in-house testing. Must possess a valid driver's license.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills.
  • Customer service skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and customers.
  • Skill in the use of various hand and power tools common to trade.
  • Ability to work without supervision.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of all types of cabinet installation and repair techniques.
  • Skill in evaluating jobs and determining the appropriate action to take and what materials to use.
  • Technical problem solving skills within area of specialty.
  • Ability to read, understand, and complete projects to specifications from blue prints and schematic drawings.

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 $40,000 annually, DOE, plus excellent benefits


This position requires moderate physical effort.  Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position, including lifting up to 25 pounds, walking and standing.  Employees must adhere to safety precautions and may be required to use protective equipment.

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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