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Trades Specialist - Plumber

The Citadel
South Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 2, 2023

Trades Specialist - Plumber

Job no: 496416
Work type: Full Time Permanent - Staff
Location: Charleston
Categories: Facilities/Grounds
Salary: $52,000 - $55,000
Payscale: Band 5

Job Responsibilities:

The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina is accepting applicants for Trades Specialist in the Machine Shop. This position will operate and perform minor repairs and preventative maintenance on campus sanitary sewer and lift stations, storm water collection and piping, water distribution systems and booster stations, plumbing fixtures and faucets, including irrigation and fire suppression systems. Works on steam distribution, piping, pressure reducing stations, heat exchangers, and ancillary equipment. knowledge of commercial and residential pumping a must. Performs duties as welder which include minor repairs, corrective maintenance and process fabrication requiring the application of welding and brazing related processes as well as quality assurance testing practices. This includes limited supervision of other trade skills that will be assisting in weld repairs, including responsibility for ensuring welding and personal safety. Required to maintain and operate specialized equipment. Will be required to attend safety meetings and participate fully in compliance with all organizational safety notices and instructions including, but not limited to OSHA, DHEC, and EPA safety requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must have a high school graduate or GED, graduate of a plumbing and mechanical apprenticeship program OR four(4) years of experience in mechanical plumbing trades field. Knowledge required in: installation and maintenance of residential and commercial plumbing fixtures in compliance with state and local codes; operation, maintenance and repair of mechanical fluid systems including piping, valves, pumps, and other system components. Must have a valid SC Driver's License. Work conditions subject to 24 hour callout after normal hours, on holidays and weekends including extreme weather and climatic conditions of humidity, heat, and cold. Must be capable of: repetitively lifting objects weighing up to 50 pounds to waist height and transporting a distance of 10 feet and up to 75 pounds on occasion; working off of roofs, scaffolds, ladders, and platforms, and in confined spaces. Must have: the ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing; normal color vision and full use of extremities and be capable of using different types of personal protective equipment (PPE), including but not limited to respiratory, hearing and eye/face protective equipment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge required in the operation of desktop computers in the performance of record keeping and maintenance is desired.

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