Appointment Type and Duration:
$24.61- $37.74 per hour
Review of Applications Begins
Position closes August 22, 2021
Special Instructions to Applicants
Along with your online application, please upload a resume and be
sure to include three professional references.
Living on campus adds tremendous value for students and the
University. Students who live on campus their first year have
higher grades, are retained at the University of Oregon at higher
rates, graduate at higher rates and graduate more quickly.
University Housing, a department within the Division of Student
Services and Enrollment Management, is committed to facilitating
students' development as they build an inclusive community,
establish a sense of home, and succeed academically. Our goal is to
become the model of excellence for providing accessible,
affordable, and student-centered living-learning experiences; the
preferred choice for all UO students.
We value diversity and respect, integrity, equity and inclusion,
learning and growth, responsibility and accountability, safety and
security. University Housing staff work hard to incorporate these
values into daily work and practices to ensure an excellent UO
University Housing units include Business Services, Dining
Services, Facilities Services, Promotions & Student
Recruitment, and Residence Life. University Housing is a $68
Million educational and business department that is a
self-sustaining, self-liquidating agency of the University
(receives no tuition or tax support for its operating
Position department summary
The plumber is responsible for preventative and reactive
maintenance, repairs, retrofits, and minor installation of plumbing
systems, heating systems, and related mechanical and steam systems
throughout University Housing residential, kitchen, and dining
areas. This position utilizes a computerized maintenance management
system; reads and interprets blueprints and written instructions;
and identifies and orders necessary supplies and equipment. The
plumber also accomplishes general maintenance support.
Work may be accomplished independently, and as a member of a team,
applying personal knowledge of general and specific techniques and
will be performed to service standards and in compliance with state
and local codes. This position reports to a University Housing
This position requires broad use of various hand and power tools
and may require the following physical demands: working outside in
all weather conditions, working in mechanical rooms, tunnels, and
other spaces, frequent crouching, kneeling, stair climbing, walking
on hard, smooth finished or uneven surfaces, and carrying
equipment, supplies and or tools weighing over 50 pounds.
Valid driver's license and the ability to obtain UO Driver's
Certification for the purpose of driving University vehicles.
- A valid Oregon Plumber's license AND
- One of the following:
o One year of experience as a journey-level plumber; OR
o Completion of an approved apprenticeship program.
- Ability to read work orders, keep records in a computerized
maintenance management system (CMMS), and understand policies,
codes, procedures, and safety information.
- Basic mechanical knowledge and experience using basic power
tools and specialized plumbing tools and equipment to perform
plumbing and general maintenance tasks.
- Ability to read, interpret, and work from plumbing diagrams,
design documents, as-built drawings, blueprints, manufacturer
manuals, training documents, and written instructions
- Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to the
principles of inclusion and equity and working effectively within a
diverse higher education population, including University Housing
staff, residents, and guests.
- Three years journey level plumbing experience in a large
commercial or residential complex.
- Experience working in a higher education campus.
- Experience with maintenance and repair of steam and hydronic
- Experience with maintenance and repair of hot water
- Experience using Building Automation and Control systems and
FLSA Exempt: No
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful
completion of a background inquiry.
This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503,
Oregon Public Employees Union.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits
package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about
benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance
with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals
to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected
status, including veteran and disability status. The University is
committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and
employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in
connection with the application process, please contact us at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-346-5112.
UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex,
national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status,
disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment
practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and
policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be
referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights
Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information,
related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the
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an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and
services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is
available online at http://police.uoregon.edu/annual-report.
To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/527906/plumber