Plumber I/II

Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Position Details

Requisition Number

S746P

Home Org Name

Facilities Maintenance Zone 2

Division Name

Assoc Vice President Facilities

Position Title

Plumber I/II

Job Class Code

ND10/ND11

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Level I:
Under close supervision, provides basic level skills and expertise to maintain, install, and replace plumbing pipes, fittings, and fixtures within campus facilities and infrastructure according to the National Plumbing Code.

Level II:
Under general supervision, provides journeyman level skills and expertise to maintain, install, and replace plumbing pipes, fittings, and fixtures within campus facilities and infrastructure according to the National Plumbing Code.

Essential Functions

Level I:
Repairs and maintains internal building plumbing systems as well as associated sanitary sewer drains. Fixes routine problems involving drains, toilets, urinals, sinks, faucets, fixtures, valves, and domestic water supply piping. Installs plumbing piping, fittings, fixtures, valves, and other related appliances according to the National Plumbing Code as part of a project work crew or repair team. Assists in the repairs of water distribution piping and sanitary sewer piping. Performs preventative maintenance on building plumbing systems including drains, strainers, and valves. May be responsible for meeting and maintaining training and certification requirements as outlined by the Auburn University Facilities Management Policy: “Training, Education, and Certification Requirements for Mechanical and Electrical Trades Personnel”. May be required to serve in an on-call status and remain work-ready when scheduled for an oncall period or rotation. Work-ready status requires an employee to return to the worksite within fortyfive minutes while being physically and mentally unimpaired and fit for duty, able to safely perform all essential job functions with no risk to self, coworkers, students, public, or property.

Level II:
Repairs, installs, and replaces water and sanitary sewer piping, fittings, fixtures (sinks, faucets, toilets, urinals, etc.), valves, pumps, strainers, backflow preventers, boilers, hot water heaters, and water supply lines to equipment and appliances interior to campus buildings. Repairs, installs, and replaces exterior water distribution and storm sewer lines and related infrastructure across campus. Works on project crews executing large and complex new plumbing installation or replacement projects of building plumbing systems. Leads small project crews. Troubleshoots and leads routine and non-routine emergency repairs on exterior water distribution and storm drainage systems as well as interior building plumbing and gas systems. May be responsible for meeting and maintaining training and certification requirements as outlined by the Auburn University Facilities Management Policy: “Training, Education, and Certification Requirements for Mechanical and Electrical Trades Personnel”. May be required to serve in an on-call status and remain work-ready when scheduled for an oncall period or rotation. Work-ready status requires an employee to return to the worksite within fortyfive minutes while being physically and mentally unimpaired and fit for duty, able to safely perform all essential job functions with no risk to self, coworkers, students, public, or property.

Education Level

Level I: High School diploma or equivalent. Level II: Some college; vocational or Associate's Degree

Field of Study

Level I:
High School diploma required.
Level II:
Plumbing systems and equipment, pipe fitting, HVAC systems and equipment, basic electricity, motors, digital systems, control systems, project management, leadership/supervision, or other related field. Associate’s degree preferred.

Years of Experience

Level I: 2 years.

Area of Experience

Experience in installation, maintenance, repair,
and operation of a wide array of common
plumbing system components.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level II: 5 years’ Experience in installation, maintenance, repair, and operation of a wide array of common plumbing system components.

Education Level

Level I: Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed. Level II: When a candidate has the required experience, but lacks the required education, they may normally apply additional relevant experience toward the education requirement, at a rat

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Indicated experience is required; no substitutions allowed.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Level I:
Skill in working with copper pipe to include “sweating” joints to connect fittings and pipe sections.
Skill in working with PVC pipe and fittings.
Skill in working with cast iron pipe and fittings.
Skill removing and installing valves, faucets, traps, drains, flush mechanisms, toilets, urinals, sinks, sink
hardware, and related plumbing fixtures.
Skill to be able to perform routine repairs involving plumbing components and systems.
Skill in performing basic piping layouts and configuration.
Skill in reading blueprints.
Skill in the use of hand and power tools applicable to trade.
Skills to support routine and non-routine emergency repairs on building plumbing and campus water
distribution systems.
Ability to perform preventative maintenance according to published guidelines.

Level II:
Ability to lead work crews.
Ability to troubleshoot routine and non-routine plumbing problems.
Skills to repair, install, and replace water and sanitary sewer piping, fittings, fixtures, valves, pumps,
strainers, backflow preventers, boilers, hot water heaters, and water supply lines to equipment and
appliances interior to campus buildings.
Skills to repair, install, and replace exterior water distribution and storm sewer lines and related
infrastructure across campus.
Skills to lead routine and non-routine emergency repairs on building plumbing and campus water
distribution systems.
Skills to plan, oversee, and lead routine new plumbing installation or replacement projects of building
plumbing systems.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Level I: Valid Driver’s License.
Level II: Valid Driver’s License and a Valid Journeyman’s Plumber’s License.

Desired Qualifications

Level I: Associate’s degree or vocational training in Plumbing Systems or related field.

Salary Grade

31

Salary Range

$31,300 - $65,500

Job Category

Facilities/Skills Trades

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

04/09/2021

Closing Date

04/23/2021

EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Quick Link for Internal Postings

https://www.auemployment.com/postings/22220
Documents Needed to Apply
Required DocumentsOptional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Do you have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one prior to selection?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+


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