Maintenance III, Plumber

Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 05, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Title: Maintenance III, Plumber

Division: Operations

Evaluation Group: Staff

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Reports To: Director, Facilities

Positions Supervised: N/A

Job Summary

The plumber III is responsible for performing trade-specific, master-level duties primarily in the assigned area of plumbing. This position also performs other general maintenance duties.

Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and level of responsibility that will be required of positions given this title. This job description shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintains buildings and facilities
  • Makes plumbing repairs and inspects the work of others
  • Provides training and guidance to maintenance employees in the area of plumbing
  • Maintains the appropriate license necessary to pull permits within Saint Charles City or County
  • Troubleshoots and repairs issues related to HVAC, carpentry and electrical systems as needed

Service Orientation

  • Responds to the needs of students, colleagues and community members in a timely and courteous manner
  • Anticipates needs and responds accordingly
  • Offers individualized solutions with the objective of helping colleagues overcome obstacles and achieve their goals

Communication, Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Coordinates complex projects and activities with co-workers
  • Secures permits for maintenance work to be performed
  • Oversees work being performed to assure it meets code requirements
  • Meets with city and county inspectors to review completed work to finalize permit requirements

Planning, Organizing and Accountability

  • Develops preventative maintenance schedules for all university-owned properties
  • Maintains all tools and equipment
  • Participates in continuing education courses and/or code compliance seminars

Initiative, Problem Solving and Decision Making

  • Assists in conducting safety training for appropriate facilities staff
  • Adheres to safety standards and practices

University Mission

  • Supports the mission of the university and serves as an ambassador of the Q2 culture of service excellence

Job may require other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications – An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. Additional requirements may be designated by position.

  • Journeyman certification in plumbing
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience at the journeyman level in the maintenance/construction industry
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to obtain a master-level license recognized by the city and county of Saint Charles, MO within one year
  • Experience operating heavy machinery preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – May be representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform this job competently.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to execute multiple tasks according to specifications
  • Strong professional integrity and ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Ability to use good judgment and think critically
  • Ability to operate and maintain equipment and hand-powered tools
  • Knowledge of common plumbing and general maintenance practices, tools, equipment and materials
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of this job’s functions.

  • University campus grounds, both indoors and outdoors
  • Exposure to all types of weather and extreme temperatures
  • On-call availability for evening and weekend emergencies
  • Reliable vehicle for on-campus transportation

Physical Abilities – The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job’s essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Ability to traverse campus in all weather conditions
  • Ability to squat and reach
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand and walk continuously throughout shift
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function

Equal Opportunity Employer

Lindenwood University is an Equal Opportunity employer. The University complies with appropriate federal, state, and local laws and provides equal employment opportunities and access to educational programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status to all qualified applicants and employees. Lindenwood University is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and dedicated to providing a positive discrimination-free educational work environment.

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