The Carpenter for the Jackie Robinson Training Complex (JRTC) Responsible for designing, building, installing, and repairing structures, fixtures, furniture, and other items using different types of materials including wood and steel.


  • Reading blueprints, drawings, and sketches to fully grasp requirements.

  • Taking measurements and calculating the size and amount of material needed.

  • Cutting, shaping, and smoothing lumber and other material (e.g., fiberglass) according to measurements.

  • Build window frames, doors, staircases, and frame buildings by using raw materials or pre-constructed items.

  • Lay out flooring, roofing or drywall ensuring they are leveled and compatible.

  • Repair, build and assemble furniture, cabinets, shelves, and other items and install them where designated.

  • Inspect places and conduct repairs or maintenance.

  • Build scaffolding and other construction structures.

  • Create structures for pouring concrete.

  • Replace panes of glass, ceiling tiles, and doors.

  • Install partitions, doors, and windows.

  • Operate a variety of machinery, equipment and tools including saws, router, drills, sanders, planers, drill presses and various hand tools.

  • Maintain inventory of tools, supplies, and equipment; recommend tools, supplies, and equipment for purchase.

  • Perform a variety of locksmith duties; install, repair, and replace locks on doors.

  • Inspect, service, and maintain operational functionality of doors and windows.

  • Install or replace plugs, switches, outlets.

  • Adheres to local building and safety codes and guidelines.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • The preferred candidate will have a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED).

  • Proven experience as a carpenter.

  • Hands-on experience in working with carpentry materials.

  • Excellent understanding of carpentry techniques and methods of installation and construction.

  • Proficient in using electrical and manual equipment and measurement tools (powered saws, hammers, rulers etc.)

  • Ability to read technical documents and drawings.

  • Self-motivated, highly organized and detail oriented.

  • Must be flexible to adapt quickly to changing priorities and assignments.

  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

  • Candidate must be a self-starter who will work as a team player and be able to work independently.

  • Ability to work irregular hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • Possession of a valid Driver's License.

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 40 pounds.

All in-office and ballpark-based positions are subject to MLB's mandatory Covid-19 vaccine policy

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