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Maintenance Carpenter Full Time Temporary: Chicago IL State Street

Company name
Macy's, Inc

Chicago, IL

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Maintenance Carpenter, Full Time Temporary: Chicago, IL, State Street','71257477','!*!Overview:   

The Maintenance Carpenter/Painter is responsible for maintaining building interior walls, flooring, ceiling, all entry doors, fitting room hardware, fixture drawers, and hinges as well as journey-level work in the painting, finishing, and maintaining of a wide variety of interior and exterior surfaces, structures, and fixtures.   Candidate will be required to perform duties in more than one facility.

Carpenter Essential Functions:

Install, maintain, and repair: walls, flooring, ceilings, fixtures, doors, hardware, and repair laminate

Perform repair and preventative maintenance as required on building interior

Regular use of power tools and handling and lifting of heavy and/or bulky items  

Utilize Work Order System for assignment of repair work orders as well as preventative maintenance actions

Ensure systems remain in compliance with local codes

Must possess a valid Drivers License

Ability to intermittently travel out of town and between different store locations

Ability to work safely around customers and employees

Ability to read and interpret blueprints and specifications

Ability to work without direct daily direct supervision

Perform these functions in an efficient manner, as directed by the Supervisor

Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality

Perform all duties in a safe manner in accordance with established work standards and safety guidelines

Assist with all aspects of maintenance and repair within assigned facilities including on call availability

Painter Essential Functions:

Prepares, primes, sands, seals, patches and paints interior/exterior surfaces, furniture, and fixtures utilizing all types of painting materials such as varnish, lacquer, and latex. Adjust colors as needed.

Applies tape and joint compound to repair sheetrock walls and ceilings.

Removes graffiti using a variety of available products.

Installs and repairs wall coverings.

Operates, cleans, and maintains all painting equipment, including brushes, rolls, sprayers, and pumps.

Purchases and inventories equipment and supplies.

Estimates time and materials required.

Erects scaffolding, and uses ladders as necessary in a manner consistent with safety codes.

Safely stores and labels all materials.

Adheres to state and local disposal requirements as it relates to hazardous materials handling.

Responds to routine and emergency calls for service and maintains a record of work completed in the work order system.

Perform these functions in an efficient manner, as directed by the Supervisor.

Dependable attendance and punctuality.



High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum of  five years of experience in the maintenance and repair of a large commercial facility.   Strong carpentry knowledge and background is required, as well as prior painting experience.

Communication Skills:          

Effective written and verbal skills.  Ability to interpret building schematics, prints, and manuals.  Candidate must be able to communicate professionally and effectively with peers, managers, and contractors.

Mathematical Skills:             

Basic math skills such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

 Reasoning Ability:                

Self-starter with good time management skills.  Candidate must possess ability to prioritize work, to negotiate painting, maintenance and repair workload with store management’s requests while working within limitations of Facilities budget and structure                     

Physical Demands:               

This position involves occasional heavy lifting, constant moving and standing, and standing for at least two consecutive hours.  Involves stooping, kneeling, crouching, climbing ladders, and reaching above eye level. Involves close vision, color vision, depth perception, and focus adjustment. Requires the use of power tools, and handling of heavy and/or bulky items.

Other skills:            

Ability to collaborate and function as a member of a team.  Must possess a sense of urgency.   Must be familiar with PC, windows applications, e-mail and preferably a computerized work order system.   Some travel       between stores is required.

Work Hours:                       

Flexible with scheduling and available to work retail hours which may include day, evening, weekends, and/or holidays.  Must be able to respond to after hours and weekend calls (24/7).   

Macy's is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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Company info

Macy's, Inc
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Company Profile
Macy’s, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier retailers, with fiscal 2012 sales of $27.7 billion. The company operates the Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s brands with about 840 department stores in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico, and the and websites. The company also operates 13 Bloomingdale’s Outlet stores.

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