8436 - Plumber
|The Department of Campus Facility Services (CFS) is seeking a journey-level Plumber. |
Key Responsibilities include:
• Assemble pipe sections, tubing and fittings, using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement, plastic solvent, caulking, or soldering, brazing and welding equipment. Cut openings in structures to accommodate pipes and pipe fittings, using hand and power tools. Fill pipes or plumbing fixtures with water or air and observe pressure gauges to detect and locate leaks. • Hang steel supports from ceiling joists to hold pipes in place. Install pipe assemblies, fittings, valves, pumps, appliances such as dishwashers, garbage disposals, and water heaters, and fixtures such as sinks and toilets, using hand and power tools. Measure, cut, thread, and bend pipe to required angle, using hand and power tools or machines such as pipe cutters, pipe-threading machines, and pipe-bending machines. • Repair and maintain plumbing, replacing water filters and defective valves and washers, replacing or mending broken pipes, and opening clogged drains. Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair various plumbing and steam systems utilizing such tools as a sewer camera and heavy duty sewer/drain machine. • May perform servicing, testing, inspections and repairs on a variety of equipment including water softeners, steam vaults, steam valves, street mains, medical gas systems, hot and cold loops, boilers and chillers.. • Assist in bidding and design work with manager. Train apprentices and other personnel one-on-one as needed. • Assist with snow removal activities as necessary. Must be available to work during inclement weather (i.e. snow and ice) when weather emergencies dictate that the CFS department is needed to take care of the campus. • Drive University vehicles as needed. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned, including general building maintenance duties.
The successful candidate should have knowledge of applicable building codes, regulations or ordinances and knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved with the trade. Must be able to read and interpret drawings, blueprints and/or schematics, and to determine the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job. Basic computer proficiency is required, as well as the abilities to read and write English, and to make basic math calculations. This position requires the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, as well as the ability to work in team environment and to interact and communicate with a wide variety of people.
This position is required to be available to work during inclement weather and work any shift as needed (i.e. 24-hour a day emergency response). The shift for this position is Monday through Friday 7:30 AM-4 PM. Salary will be $18.83/hr.
|To be considered for this position, you are required to complete the entire “Edu/Exp/Skills” section in the online application (OLA) system. This includes all fields in the “Education, Experiences & Skill” section, including employment dates (both month and year required), reason for leaving, and all other fields. A resume may be uploaded in addition to the completed “Edu/Exp/Skills” profile. |
Required: High School Diploma or GED. Certificate in relevant DOL apprenticed trade OR five years verifiable journey level experience. Valid driver's license and ability to maintain university driving privileges. May be required to acquire and maintain position-required certifications, such as backflow prevention.