Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 164784-1A
Date Posted: Jul 22, 2022
Category: Service and Trades

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

  1. Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.

Demonstrates an understanding of the job description, performance Position Summary: Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Building & Grounds, installs, renovates, remodels, fabricates, maintains and repairs structural woodwork; makes cabinets, shelves, countertops; laminates same.  Repairs and installs locks, closers, panic hardware and all equipment associated with the carpenter position and the locksmith position.  Is involved in the purchase and control of material as needed to perform duties.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

  1. Disassembles and assembles locks, panic hardware and pneumatic/electrical closing devices; makes keys per manufacturer's specification.
  1. Installs, renovates, remodels, builds, maintains and repairs all types of carpentry projects in compliance with building standards.


  1. Fabricates shelves, countertops, plastic laminates; installs partitions in a neat and efficient manner.
  1. Repairs floors, linolium tile and ceramic tile to match existing conditions.
  1. Estimates time and materials needed for minor construction and repair projects.
  1. Involved in the ordering, inventory and control of materials used to maintain adequate inventory.
  1. Makes minor repairs as requested on work orders in a timely, accurate manner.
  2. Performs and/or coordinates preventive maintenance on all fire doors, smoke doors, locks and locking devices and associated hardware and electronic operators in accordance with the current applicable NFPA Life Safety Code requirements.
  3. Assists Maintenance Mechanics as necessary in renovation projects, repairs and other duties as directed by Faciltiy Manager.
  1. Incorporates Lahey Clinic Guiding Principles , Mission Statement and Goals  into daily activities. 
  1. Complies with all Lahey Clinic Policies.
  1. Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Clinic.
  1. expectations, and competency assessment.
  1. Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.
  1. Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
  1. Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.


Minimum Qualifications:


Education:  High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).  Vocational/Trade School courses - four year carpenter apprenticeship or equivalent on the job training. 


Licensure, Certification, Registration:  None required.


Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:     Skilled in use of all carpentry power tools, i.e., table saw, jig saw, saber saw, etc.  Repair and maintenance of door hardware systems and locking devices/systems.  Knowledge of state and local building codes.  Must be able to read blueprints.  In the absence of any of these skills, must have the ability to be thoroughly trained up to organizational standards.


Experience:   3-5 years in rough carpentry and finish work.  3-5 years as locksmith.  Previous experience in a healthcare setting.


Scheduled Hours

40 Hours

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.