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Plumber II-PLUMB

University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond, Oklahoma, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 31, 2023

Job Details

Position Overview:

Assemble pipe sections, tubing, or fittings, using tools of the trade. Install pipe assemblies, fittings, valves, and/ or plumbing fixtures. Fills pipes or plumbing fixtures with water or air and observe pressure gauges to detect and locate leaks. Maintain or repair plumbing by replacing defective washers, replacing or mending broken pipes, or opening clogged drains. Locates and marks the position of pipe installations, connections, passage holes, or fixtures in structures, using measuring instruments such as rulers or levels. Measure, cut, thread, or bend pipe to required angle. Communicates effectively. Keeps records of work assignments. Assist other plumbing team members in various plumbing services related to our mission.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Repairs or replaces plumbing systems, domestic water piping, sewer piping, roof piping, and storm drains. Detects gas leaks and repairs or replaces piping. Assembles, installs and repairs plumbing fixtures and equipment to include pumps, toilets, sinks, showers, tubs, drinking fountains, faucets, traps and drains. Cuts openings into walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings. Cuts, threads, and bends pipe for installation. Assembles and installs controls to include meters, valves, regulators, safety devices and other components necessary to properly control liquid and gas systems. Opens clogged drains with plumbers snake or vacuum plunger. Installs valves, pipe fittings, and manufactured pipes. Maintains water features by cleaning them and replenishing chemicals.

Performs line locates and analyzes blueprints. Operates essential equipment in the performance of duties such as a jet sewer machine, backhoe, trencher, and boat. Occasional welding using various welding tools.

Available to help with a facilities emergency. This may necessitate at times call outs. Further, a pre-arranged shift change may be implemented for predictable emergencies like inclement weather. Performs duties and complies with needs of special events, before, during, and after the special events are completed. Observes, communicates, complies with, and enforces Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) provisions; analyzes supplies and materials used in the performance, training and duties of subordinates of the trade.

Performs other related duties as necessary to support the UCO mission.

Qualifications Required :

Typically requires general education or vocational training plus 2 years previous experience, or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Must pass pre-employment screening. A valid driver's license is required to carry out the position's duties and responsibilities.

Qualifications preferred.

2 years commercial plumbing experience.


Ability to safely operate tools of the trade. Sufficient dexterity and coordination to operate equipment common to the trade. Reads, understands manuals and instructions printed in English. Communicates effectively both orally and in writing. Knowledgeable in sound human relations practices in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with outside vendors, within the Physical Plant, and UCO Community.

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

This position requires a physical. The physical requirements are:
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. regularly and 75 lbs. occasionally.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and carry 200 feet.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and carry up/down 30 stairs.
  • Ability to walk regularly for long periods of time across the campus.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to use and reach with hands and arms regularly.
  • Ability to climb in high places using a ladder or balance frequently.
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend and crawl occasionally.
  • Ability to push or pull dolly loaded with up to 120 pounds for 300 feet occasionally.
  • Must have close, distance, and peripheral vision.
  • Depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Pass PFT (pulmonary function test)


University of Central Oklahoma.

With strong connections throughout the Oklahoma City metro, the University of Central Oklahoma is dedicated to developing in students the confidence to succeed through transformative learning experiences. Central prides itself as a smart investment for success, preparing future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, with access to more than 200 student organizations and the internship, employment, entertainment and cultural offerings of the rapidly growing Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Founded in 1890 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Central connects its nearly 14,000 students to unmatched value found in 118 undergraduate areas of study and 83 graduate programs from its main campus in Edmond and facilities throughout the metro area.

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