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College of the Holy Cross
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 4, 2024

Job Details


The College of the Holy Cross is seeking a skilled, motivated plumber to help maintain the College. This person must be able to install, troubleshoot, and test plumbing systems across campus.

Essential Functions:
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair the following systems:
    • Domestic water and all associated appliances
    • Sanitary water and all associated appliances
    • Fire protections sprinkler systems
  • Perform preventive maintenance as required
  • Respond to emergency work
  • Utilize our work order system
  • All work must be in compliance with all Massachusetts Plumbing codes.
  • Prepare systems to prevent freezing and bursting of pipes in the campus seasonal plumbing systems and restore service when weather allows.
  • Assist shop members or other trades as needed.
  • Report any hazards or deficiencies to supervisor.
  • Safety is essential in this position and all safety procedures must be followed including the protection of others in your work area as well using the appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • All work must be completed in a professional manner with an emphasis on customer service.
  • Wearing of uniforms (shirts, jackets); must be neat with clean-cut appearance
  • Keep supervisor informed of status of work being performed
  • Provide plumbing and heating maintenance, repairs and replacements in the off-campus houses as needed.
  • When emergencies and/or extreme weather conditions occur, the functions of this position may be deemed essential, and employees must report to work and/or remain on duty
  • Must be willing to work on call on a rotating schedule
  • Must be willing to work various events some maybe after hours or weekends
  • Safety shoes required (College provides an annual stipend).
  • Safety glasses and equipment as required
Education and Experience:
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Must be a licensed plumber in the state of Massachusetts
  • Must have 2-5 years’ experience
Additional Information:

This is a full time, non-exempt level position. The College is committed to providing competitive market pay for its employees. The College also offers a competitive benefits package for full-time staff, including:
  • Non-contributory Pension Plan
  • Condensed summer 4-day work week
  • Tuition benefits
  • Wellness programs & ongoing Training and Development opportunities
  • Generous paid time off
The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.

To review our Employee Benefit Options, please go to:

Application Instructions:

Please attach a cover letter addressing the position requirements along with your resume.

In your cover letter please address how your work might support the College's mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see ) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Please provide examples of any past work that illuminate your commitments in these areas. For more information, please visit .

Review of applications will begin as received and continue until the position has been filled.


College of the Holy Cross

Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,100 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition. Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members, students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Our home city of Worcester, Massachusetts offers cultural, professional and recreational opportunities for students of every interest — from the masterworks displayed in the Worcester Art Museum to the one-of-kind restaurants on Shrewsbury Street. And with the ski slopes of Vermont and New Hampshire, the stunning beaches of Rhode Island and Cape Cod, and the cities of Boston and Providence all within striking distance, there’s much to discover throughout this dynamic six-state region.

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