Plumbing - Up to $5,000 Sign-on Bonus

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 28, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Information

University Code 17125 University Title Senior Trades Specialist 2 University Job Family Facilities Management ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Local Working Title Plumbing - Up to $5,000 Sign-on Bonus Position Number 533920 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Non-Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Physical Plant Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

The VCU Facilities Department is seeking to hire a Trades Specialist – Plumber within its Physical Plant unit. VCU has a competitive starting salary and a generous package of state benefits.
Benefits include:
• 27 days of annual paid leave.
• 16 days of annual holiday leave.
• Competitive health benefits package commences within 30 days of employment.
• All uniforms, safety boots, and tools provided.
• Paid training.
• Retirement offered Virginia Retirement System.
• Tuition waiver with up to 2 classes per semester.
• Parental and Care Giver Leave

Responsibilities for the Trades Specialist-Plumber include the following:
Utilize knowledge of the Plumbing trade to perform preventive maintenance, repair, and installation of building infrastructure ensuring efficient operation of Zone facilities

Provide exemplary customer service to all faculty, staff, and students supporting the University’s mission of teaching, high-impact research and creative expression

Identify and document system deficiencies using diagnostic tools and advise management of tasks requiring priority attention

Provide quality workmanship and service to maximize system availability and minimize unscheduled downtime

Minimum Hiring Standards

Minimum of 5 years experience in commercial/institutional Plumbing and mechanical maintenance
Ability to diagnose, repair, and service a wide variety of plumbing and mechanical systems
Ability to communicate orally and in writing to supervision, other employees, and customers
Knowledge of appropriate building codes
Ability to read/interpret drawings, plans, specifications and scopes
Ability to use a wide variety of hand tools and power equipment
Ability to work in a diverse environment required
High School diploma, GED, or equivalent required
Plumbing courses I, II, Ill, code classes, basic and advanced training, or equivalent combination of experience and trade/craft training
State of Virginia Journeyman Plumbing License required, or the ability to obtain within the first year of employment
Backflow Prevention Device License required, or the ability to obtain within the first year of employment
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU

Preferred Hiring Standards

Working knowledge of other trades

Required Licenses/ Certifications

State of Virginia Journeyman Plumbing License required, or the ability to obtain within the first year of employment
Backflow Prevention Device License required, or the ability to obtain within the first year of employment
Virginia Driver’s License required

Anticipated Hiring Range $45,000 - $52,000 / up to $5,000 sign on bonus included Application Process/Additional Information Campus MCV Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm Job Open Date 05/28/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Trades/ Housekeeping and Operations Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Journeyman Plumbing License?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Backflow Prevention Device License?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many years experience of commercial/industrial experience do you have?
    • 1-5
    • 6-10
    • 10+
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document
  3. Resume

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