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Trades Specialist (Plumber Steamfitter)

SUNY Cortland
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 13, 2021

Position Details

Position Information

Budget Title TRADES SPECIALIST (PLUMBER STEAMFITTER) Campus Title Trades Specialist (Plumber Steamfitter) School/Division Finance and Management, Division of Department Maintenance Staff Sub-Type Staff & Administration Salary Level SG012 Salary Range Position Effort Full-Time If Part-Time, enter FTE: Is this a temporary position? If Temporary, enter End Date: Position Summary
This position is located in the Facilities Operations and Services Complex working 2pm-1030pm, Monday-Friday. The successful candidate will be required to work overtime and be put on an on-call rotation list. Major Responsibilities
Duties include but are not limited to: Perform journey level plumbing work and supervise others in the installation, alteration and repair of pipes, fittings and fixtures of heating, heating control, domestic water, drainage systems, fire pump testing, sprinkler inspections, according to specifications and plumbing codes. This includes the planning and laying out of work and determining the cause of trouble in plumbing systems and equipment. Maintain and repair circulating pump equipment. Troubleshooting electrical circuits to pumps and motors. Repairs booster pumps and sump pumps, and fabricates new parts for various pieces of equipment.
Maintain air conditioner chillers and refrigeration equipment; chemically treat and service condensers and water cooling towers; keep accurate records of all chemicals used for Department of Environmental Conservation.

Job Requirements: Working knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the plumbing and steam fitting trade; working knowledge of applicable plumbing code regulations; working knowledge of steam, air conditioning, and refrigeration, the mathematics of the plumbing trade; working knowledge of hot water and steam heating systems and control devices; ability to plan, lay out and complete plumbing and steam fitting work; ability to read, interpret and work from plans, drawings and specifications; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to use the tools, machines, equipment and materials of the plumbing and steam fitting trade; ability to do moderately heavy lifting and to stand for prolonged periods of time; working knowledge of the rules and regulations of the facility; working knowledge of the practices and techniques of welding, brazing and soldering not requiring complex planning or use of special procedures; ability to estimate labor, material requirements and costs of plumbing work; ability to supervise and train others; ability to weld, braze and solder using gas and arc welding equipment.
In addition, the successful applicant will be required to obtain New York State pesticide certification in category 7G for water treatment of cooling tower systems. Functional and Supervisory Relationships Required Qualifications
Four years of full-time experience under a skilled journeyman, which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprenticeship training in a trade or training gained by the completion of technical courses in a trade at a school or institute may be substituted for the above on a year-for-year basis. Preferred Qualifications EEO Statement
The State University of New York College at Cortland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act (AA/ EEO / ADA ) employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College. Job Close Date

Posting Detail Information

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Special Instructions to Applicant

Special Instructions to Applicant Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess at least four years of full-time experience under a skilled journeyman plumber or steamfitter, which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program? Apprenticeship training in a trade or training gained by the completion of technical courses in a trade at a school (post high school) or institute may be substituted for the above on a year-for-year basis.
    • Yes
    • No
    • No response
  2. * If yes to the four years of experience under a journeyman or training, please detail the specifics below. Be sure to include training course and/or the journeyman's name and trade. It is your responsibility to be as complete as possible to prove your qualifications for this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * This position may require being placed on an on-call/standby roster. This requirement may be implemented at anytime as deemed by operation need. If imposed, will you be able to meet this requirement?
    • yes
    • no
  4. * Overtime, both during the normal workweek and during the weekend is a requirement of this position. Are you willing and able to regularly work overtime?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you willing and able to be fit tested for the use of a respirator as it will be required for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No response
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

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