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Carpenter - Engineering

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Hartford Hospital


Hartford, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
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Work where every moment matters.

Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 
Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals in New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.

Job Summary:

Maintains repairs and constructs hospital buildings, structures and furniture built of a wide variety of materials to ensure good appearance and optimal functioning. Reports to: Carpentry Foreman.



Installs/builds/tears down various materials to meet project specifications.  May include foundations, walls, floors ceilings, counters, work stations, partitions, doors, glass windows, trim and molding, hardware repairs and locksmithing.  Ensures all work is completed to meet applicable codes, standards and plans.   Repair worn and broken wooden furniture using hand and power tools.

Designs and constructs structures such as cabinets, doors, furniture, and offices utilizing knowledge of the carpentry trade, tools (i.e. measuring, drilling, finishing, etc.) in order to meet the needs of customer departments in accordance with the blueprint.

Installs locks by measuring, drilling, and mounting locking devices in order to assist departments in maintaining security.

Some, but not all of these positions determine types and amounts of materials and labor needed to complete projects by formulating plans and sketches so cost can be estimated and/or supplies ordered.

Completes work reports according to department procedures so appropriate records are maintained.

Works effectively as a team member within the department and with customers to provide quality service to hospital units through communication, cooperation, and collaboration.



·        Completion of apprenticeship program or equivalent experience

·        1 year of carpentry experience

·        Healthcare or Commercial carpentry experience preferred.



We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.


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