Maintenance II, Plumber

Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 19, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Title: Maintenance II, Plumber

Division: Operations

Evaluation Group: Staff

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Reports To: Director, Facilities

Positions Supervised: N/A

Job Summary

The plumber II is responsible for providing trade-specific, light and heavy-duty maintenance tasks in assigned areas throughout campus. 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 ensures proper completion of work orders
  • Troubleshoots and repairs on- and off-campus property, completing general repairs in the areas of carpentry, electrical, HVAC and other maintenance areas

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 activities with co-workers
  • Communicates progress and needs to appropriate parties, maintaining radio communication at all times

Planning, Organizing and Accountability

  • Keeps maintenance areas clean and organized
  • Maintains tools, equipment, uniform and personal appearance
  • Participates in continuing education courses and/or code compliance seminars
  • Works cooperatively with maintenance III technicians to schedule preventative maintenance
  • Logs time and work performed through proper work order system

Initiative, Problem Solving and Decision Making

  • Adheres strictly to safety standards and practices
  • Utilizes all available skills to determine, troubleshoot and repair issues that would otherwise be detrimental to university-owned property

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.

  • Valid driver’s license
  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Diploma from a recognized trade school specializing in plumbing preferred
  • 5 years’ experience in maintenance- or construction-related field, including knowledge of common building practices, equipment and materials 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, think critically and communicate effectively
  • Experience operating and maintaining equipment and hand-powered tools
  • Demonstrated above-average knowledge of construction practices, electricity and plumbing
  • Above-average understanding of building systems
  • Ability to prioritize workload to ensure efficiency

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
  • 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 the 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
  • Ability to report to work during emergencies, unless otherwise notified
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function
  • Ability to report to campus within one hour when on call

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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