Utah State University

Carpenter Apprentice - Cabinet Shop

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 6 months ago(2/2/2024 5:42 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 $32,000; Commensurate with experience, 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 in the "Carpenter Apprentice" title 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.


  • Assist in completing cabinet work orders and apartment turns that will require judgment, understanding, and knowledge of the best possible way to make the repairs that are needed.
  • Assist in completing student requested work orders in the appropriate amount of time and in a professional manner.
  • Assist in repairing cabinets and countertops as well as helping make new cabinets and countertops when they are beyond repair.
  • 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.
  • 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 cabinet parts for construction and helping build cabinets, countertops and preparing molding for installation.
  • Assist in the installation of cabinets, countertops, and moldings, and being responsible for a specific set of tasks that need to be completed.
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies.
  • Clean equipment, shop area and work site.
  • Promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  • Completes trainings, as warranted, to stay current with trade.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two years of carpentry related experience.
  • High school graduate education level or equivalent.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume 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 $32,000; Commensurate with experience, 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

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant, public service university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion, empowering people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. Utah State provides high-quality education to 27,500-plus students locations throughout the state, including at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online educates students from all 50 states and 55 countries. For over 25 years, USU Extension has served and engaged Utahns in all of Utah’s counties. As an R1 research institution, Utah State is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and scholarly activities, providing a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price.


Utah State is committed to cultivating a community of inclusive excellence where all perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Forbes recognized our commitment to employees when they named Utah State the best employer in Utah in 2023. Learn more about USU. 


The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 


About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 


*updated 04/2024

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 Cody Carmichael, 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

*updated 09/2023


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