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Journeyman Plumber

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Hiring Rate: $27.41

Posting Details

Posting Information

Position Title Journeyman Plumber
Department FACILITIES
Position Status Union Positions
Basic Function

This is a highly skilled union position within the trades group. The Journeyman Plumber shall be required to install, alter, maintain and trouble shoot all types of piping for water, sanitary, and gas systems and their related fixtures and assemblies; as well as all domestic water heating equipment. Further, this position will be required to work as a maintenance mechanic in all areas assigned to predominantly the Plumbing Department and other departments as determined by Supervisor/Manager.

Posting Date 07/14/2017
Closing Date 07/31/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants

Hiring Rate: $27.41

EEO Information

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability. We are looking for individuals who value creativity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.

Criminal Background check statement

A pre-employment criminal records check is required.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Principal Duty and Responsibility

Work under the direction of the MEP Manager and supporting Trades Supervisor’s and guidance of the Lead Plumber to ensure that the needs of the university are met in a professional manner.

Principal Duty and Responsibility

Undertakes work assignments from oral and written instructions, sketches, blueprints or related diagrams.

Principal Duty and Responsibility

Plans and lays out jobs, including material needs. Provides information to management on equipment and systems operational and status concerns.

Principal Duty and Responsibility

Maintain adequate inventory per Management or lead instructions, capability of understanding the importance of a preventative maintenance program, including systematic drain cleaning and maintain or assist in maintenance record keeping in School Dude work order system, logs and reports related to install plumbing equipment and related systems.

Principal Duty and Responsibility

Work with counterparts in other respective trades to install new piping systems and maintain existing systems.

Principal Duty and Responsibility

Perform preventative maintenance inspections of campus wide plumbing equipment to minimize deferred maintenance costs.

Principal Duty and Responsibility

Recommends major repairs, replacements and overhauls and assists in such works.

Principal Duty and Responsibility

Perform drain cleaning of buildings on preventative and emergency basis.

Principal Duty and Responsibility

May be asked from time to time to perform work beyond his job classification in the role of Lead Plumber, in his absence.

Principal Duty and Responsibility

Record all daily activities and status reports on the School Dude Work Order System. All time is recorded on Banner at the end of the normal work day.

Principal Duty and Responsibility

Ability to work overtime, off hours call-ins, and emergency response as job requires.

Principal Duty and Responsibility

Represents the University in matters where certification or licensing is required.

Position Requirements

Requirement

High School, Trade or Vocational school degree required.

Requirement

Massachusetts Journeymen Plumber’s License.

Requirement

Valid Massachusetts Drivers License.

Requirement

Minimum of four year commercial experience at the Journeymen level is preferred

Requirement

Experience using power drain cleaning equipment in large scale commercial buildings. Flameless pipe connection technology. Pipe camera operation experience.

Requirement

Mathematical ability and skill at reading sketches, blueprints, and plumbing diagrams.

Requirement

Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs., climb stairs/ladders, reach/bend/squat/crawl.

Requirement

Prior experience working in a higher educational setting, and good customer service skills are preferred.

Requirement

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must frequently move, transport, install, or remove items up to 50 pounds; they must frequently use their hands to finger, or feel while operating, activating, using, preparing, inspecting, or positioning various equipment or objects required to perform the job.
While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to stand, move, and traverse. The employee is frequently required to ascend/descend, work atop, and traverse while performing essential job duties. The employee is also frequently required to sit in a stationary position, or move to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception

Requirement

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions work near moving mechanical parts, and vibration.
The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions and the noise level in this environment is normal. There is a limited risk of electrical shock.

Requirement

This position’s work week consists of 5 consecutive days, Tuesday – Saturday, from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents