Number of Vacancies:
Campus Facilities Operations
Scope of Job:
To maintain, repair, or install plumbing facilities and to develop
the advanced skills of a journeyman plumber. Responsible for the
prompt performance of assigned plumbing and related duties.
Frequently responsible for supervision of semi-skilled or unskilled
Description of Duties:
• Installs pipes, sinks, traps, washbowls, toilet fittings, drains,
special laboratory sinks and drain tables.
• Repairs and maintains valves, faucets, traps, sinks, and
• Connects hot water heaters, gas heaters and furnaces and tests
• Repairs sewer pipes.
• Unstops clogged lines.
• Performs minor carpentry, digging and cleanup duties related to
• Emergency work on weekends/nights.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
Receives direction, instruction, and training from journeyman
plumber or the lead/master plumber. Changes and implementation of
plans from working drawings are often made by incumbent.
May supervise assigned staff.
High school diploma or equivalent.
As condition of employment this position requires the applicant to
be authorized to operate a University-Owned Vehicle for Official
University Business. Per University of Texas System Policy 157,
applicants will be subject to a motor vehicle record check for
their most recent thirty-six (36) month history. Out of State
Drivers are required to submit a 36-month history MVR from their
prior State of residence(s).
One (1) year plumbing experience.
Skilled use of wrenches, pipe-cutting and threading tools, metal
saws and other similar tools of the trade.
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Must
be able to perform strenuous physical duties, including but not
limited to those listed above. Exposure to outside environments,
hot, dry, wet, and cold; some duties and working conditions may
create bodily strain and discomfort. Duties may involve the
carrying, lifting and moving of heavy objects, bending, stooping,
crawling, climbing, reaching, and other activities requiring
physical exertion; exposure to sewage and disagreeable odors. Work
may involve digging and working in trenches to locate and repair
pipes. Danger of falls, chemicals, electrical shock and burns, and
hazards and conditions inherent to the trade or assignment.
This position will be subject to a pre-employment physical.
Commensurate with Experience
Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date:
Grant Funded Position:
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It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to
promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all
individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex,
age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In
accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights
act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972,
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans
with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is
committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures
non-discrimination in its education programs and activities,
including employment. We encourage women, minorities and
differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant, Human Resources will not be held responsible for
redacting any confidential information from the documents you
attach with your application. The confidential information includes
the following: *Date of Birth *Gender *Ethnicity/Race Please make
sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are
advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application
to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas
Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting
applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after
meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days. If you
have any questions, please visit our Careers site at https://careers.utrgv.edu
detailed contact information.
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is
subject to change based on need.
All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background
check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval
from the Chief Human Resources Officer.
To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/36363