Trades Worker I – Carpentry

Trades Worker I – Carpentry
Organization City of Mesa
Location Mesa, Arizona
Job Type Full Time
Application Deadline Nov 8, 2022


The City of Mesa is excited to offer a one-time incentive payment of $2,000 for all full-time employees and $1,000 for part-time benefited and part-time non-benefited employees who are active City Employees on January 31, 2023.  To receive this one-time payment, new employees must have started their employment on or before January 31, 2023.  This payment does not apply to seasonal employees.  Join our team and start to work in time to receive this one-time payment!!

First review of applications will be Tuesday, July 5, 2022.

A Trades Worker I performs journey-level work in carpentry and/or painting and may also perform some entry-level to journey-level work in one or more mechanical equipment trades (electrical; plumbing; evaporative coolers; and Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning/Refrigeration [HVAC/R]).  Duties involve the maintenance, repair, alteration, and construction of fixtures, equipment, and facilities.  Employees in this class may serve as a lead worker over a small crew for specific projects.  This class is responsible for performing related duties as required.

The Trades Worker I class performs building trades work or some combination of building trades work and mechanical equipment trades work.  This class is distinguished from the Facilities Equipment Technician I in that incumbents in the latter position primarily perform mechanical trades work and are licensed as and/or function as specialists (example:  electricians, plumbers, etc.) in their respective mechanical trade.  A Trades Worker I is supervised by a foreman, or other supervisory classification (by assignment) who reviews work through work orders, conferences, and spot-checking for results achieved.  Employees are required to use appropriate safety procedures and equipment in completing assigned duties.  This class works with a high degree of independence which requires good judgment and initiative in determining the methods and procedures that will be used for each job or project.  Employees in this class are subject to a yearly rotational 24-hour call-out (by assignment).  This class is FLSA nonexempt.

Please see the link below for the full job description and additional information regarding assignments, preferred qualifications, and essential functions.

Qualifications & Requirements

Employee Values:  All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City’s shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.

Minimum Qualifications Required.  Any combination of training, education, or experience equivalent to graduation from high school or GED.  A minimum of three years of journey-level experience in carpentry or painting.  Completion of a building trades apprenticeship program.  One additional year of related education, training, or work experience can be substituted for an apprenticeship program.

Special Requirements.  Must possess a valid Class D Arizona Driver’s License by hire or promotion date.  Must meet the qualifications to wear a tight-fitting respirator by passing a medical evaluation in accordance with Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.134 by hire or promotion date and must maintain certification (all assignments).

Due to the required access to all secured buildings, an individual receiving a conditional offer of employment from the City of Mesa must pass a background investigation through the City of Mesa Police Department, the Arizona Department of Public Safety, and Federal Bureau of Investigation prior to commencing employment with the City of Mesa to allow full, unescorted access to Police facilities (by assignment).

Substance Abuse Testing.  Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures.

Preferred/Desirable Qualifications.  Two years of experience in a secondary building trade is preferred.

Link to Job Description (Download PDF reader)

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