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Job Title: Carpenter

Employment Status: Full-time, Non-exempt

Department: Property Management

Reports To: Senior Director of Maintenance

Salary: $41.16/hour

Shift: Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:00pm



The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation (BNYDC) is a not-for-profit corporation that serves as the real estate developer and property manager of the Yard on behalf of its owner, the City of New York. BNYDC strives to provide an environment in which innovative companies can take root and grow.

As a carpenter, you will construct, and maintain structured woodwork, build special equipment & furniture of various materials,  operate power machines, and provide overall preventative maintenance for buildings and furnishings throughout the Yard.

Areas of Responsibility
  • Build, repair, and maintain structural components (i.e. wood-work, concrete, glass) from drawings, blueprints or oral instructions
  • Build, repair, and install floors, walls, partitions, doors, framework, trim, windows, ceilings, etc.; applies plaster to walls or ceilings
  • Install ceiling tiles, sheet wall coverings, & other roofing materials
  • Install floor tiles, cork, rubber, linoleum, & other foundation materials
  • Assemble scaffolds and other wooden & metal equipment
  • Install interior decorating elements such as blinds, shades, drapes, rugs, carpets, etc.
  • Routine painting of both interior and exterior spaces
  • Lay bricks & cinder blocks, and pour cement, gravel or asphalt
  • Instruct and oversee Mechanics B and Helpers work
  • Record and report defects or deficiencies to immediate supervisor using Yardi software
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Required Skills & Abilities
  • Strong communicator, can effectively relay information and carry out instructions
  • Ability to read and work from blueprints
  • Highly skilled with using hand and power tools and other measuring instruments
  • Experience using paint sprayers/applicators
  • Experience with Yardi preferred
  • Vocational or trade school experience
  • 7-10 years of experience in related occupation
  • NYS Driver’s License required
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