Special Notes to Applicants:
This posting is being used to fill one Full-time
The starting annual salary for the Maintenance Specialist
2-Plumbing is $46,586 for a 245-day annual schedule.
The starting annual salary for the Journeyman Plumber is $51,253
for a 245-day annual schedule.
This position includes
. The salary will be prorated for the
remaining days of the year.
LBCC values a work-life balance. Here are some benefits of working
full-time at LBCC :
- 245-day work year (Fridays off in July and August and a week
off at the end of December) 246-day work year for 2022-23
- Eleven paid holidays per year
- Accrual of eleven days of paid leave (vacation) per year
- Accrual of eight hours of sick leave per month
- Tuition waiver for you and your dependents
- Medical, dental, vision insurance for employee and dependents
(premiums currently paid at 100%)
- Public Employees Retirement eligibility after 6 months ( LBCC
pays the six percent employee contribution)
As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be
compensated via direct deposit.
LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.
LBCC offers a pay incentive to eligible employees who demonstrate
proficiency in conversational Spanish when evaluated and formally
certified by a college-approved professional or agency. Eligibility
to apply for and receive bilingual pay incentives for Spanish and
languages other than English are subject to the provisions of
Administrative Rule 6025-06. For more information, please
LBCC Bilingual Pay Incentive Administrative Policy
Classified Association Agreement
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Plumbing-Maintenance Specialist 2 or Journeyman Plumber
Albany Campus, Albany, OR
This posting is being used to fill one Full-time position.
Depending on qualifications the person will either be hired as a
Maintenance Specialist 2 Plumbing OR
Please see details regarding the position and qualifications
This position is responsible for providing an intermediate level of
expertise in responding to work orders, troubleshooting, and
providing repairs to fixtures and plumbing systems at the college.
Systems include cooling tower, boilers, domestic and hot water
loops, pumps, RO/DI purified water, backflow, and chemical
injection. Responsible for performing routine, preventative and
predictive maintenance to support non-licensed maintenance and
licensed trades staff and contractors.
Journeyman Plumber will have these additional
Provide journeyman level expertise for the above responsibilities,
provide new installations and repairs to fixtures and plumbing
systems. Ability to pull necessary permits for installations.
Requirments of Maintenance Specialist 2-Plumbing:
Education and Experience:
Position requires a high school
diploma or equivalent, and a minimum of four years of full-time
experience in an institutional or industrial work environment, or
an AA/AS degree in a related program plus two years of full-time
related experience, or the combination of education and experience
that would enable performance of the full scope of the position.
Emphasis of experience must be on piping or plumbing maintenance
and repair or HVAC .
Licenses or Certificates:
Requires a valid Oregon driver’s
license. Requires an Oregon Backflow Certification, or must obtain
within six-months of employment. Must complete bloodborne pathogens
and hazardous materials training prior to beginning those assigned
Knowledge and Skills:
Requires a thorough knowledge of
building construction trade practices and principles sufficient to
perform routine maintenance and repair tasks. Requires thorough
knowledge of plumbing systems and their repair and maintenance.
Requires knowledge of the use, maintenance, and minor repair of the
various tools and equipment used in piping and building maintenance
and repair work. Requires a working knowledge of all test equipment
used for monitoring, calibrating, repairing and troubleshooting of
all HVAC equipment and systems. Requires sufficient knowledge to
repair, inspect, calibrate, overhaul and provide preventive
maintenance on the full range of equipment, machines, tools and
systems associated with the college. Must know and understand
safety rules and regulations. Must have basic record keeping and
report writing skills. Requires communication skills sufficient to
discuss and understand technical information and to interact with
the normal range of contacts usually found at this level.
Must be able to perform all of the essential
duties of the position with minimal supervision as a member of a
self-directed work team. Must be able to perform plumbing repair
and maintenance work. Must be able to operate all plumbing and
building trades maintenance related hand and power tools and
equipment. Requires the ability to understand written and oral
instructions. Requires the ability to interpret Oregon building
and/or plumbing codes as needed by the college. Must be able to
read, interpret and understand design, as-built, and specification
blueprints and drawings, including system schematics,
architectural, mechanical, and electrical prints. Must be able to
make arithmetic calculations that include measures, weights,
fractions, decimals and quantities. Requires the ability to plan
and prioritize work to ensure that equipment is maintained to
specified standards and individual user needs are met. Requires the
ability to communicate with peers and other staff on routine and/or
technical matters. Must be able to work respectfully with
individuals of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and
Journeyman Plumber will need these additional
Licenses or Certificates:
Must have an Oregon Journeyman
Plumber license or have 3850 verifiable residential hours and 3850
verifiable commercial hours and completion of an apprenticeship
program or academic classroom training and be able to pass the
licensing exam within six-months of employment.
Experience in trades, such as electrical, carpentry, heating, and
air conditioning is desirable.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Position requires frequent standing, walking, and manipulating
(lifting, carrying, moving) light to medium weights of 10 to 50
pounds. Less frequent requirement to lift weights over 50 pounds.
Required to climb (e.g. ladders), stoop, kneel and crouch and work
in tight mechanical spaces. Sets up, operates or adjusts equipment
and tools. Requires good hand-eye coordination, hand and finger
dexterity including the ability to grasp small tools to heavy
Work is routinely performed indoors with some exposure to noise
extremes, and exposure to ventilation extremes. Light exposure
(less than 5 percent) to hazardous materials. May periodically work
outside and be exposed to inclement weather conditions. May be
required to work during college closures or weekends due to
inclement weather or other college needs.
Duties of Maintenance Specialist 2 -Plumbing:
Performs all the routine maintenance duties of a Maintenance
Specialist 1 position that may include but not limited to concrete
patching, roof repair, carpentry, cabinetry, painting, and wall
Performs routine plumbing, such as diagnosing, testing, and
repairing all types of plumbing lines and fixtures from city
connection point to the building including all plumbing fixtures
and piping contained within, and outside the building for campus
facilities. Understands and interprets Oregon plumbing codes.
Inspects plumbing and related systems for compliance with codes and
functional problems. Makes necessary repairs.
Maintains and tests water supply backflow devices. Maintains and
repairs specialized equipment involving knowledge of fluid flows,
switches, and integrated operating characteristics. Performs annual
backflow testing and submits reports to the respected cities.
Performs preventive maintenance, trouble-shooting techniques, and
repairs on mechanical equipment such as air handling units, exhaust
fans, air compressors, circulations pumps, and other specialized
equipment. Keeps and maintains computerized maintenance work order
system and information. Tests and maintains HVAC water
Performs planned maintenance on all assigned building equipment and
related services while being sensitive and responsive to customer
Installs, repairs and adjusts water and sewer systems in kitchens
as well as other equipment used on campus.
During emergency situations may determine, with consultation from
management, when an outside contractor is needed for complex
problems/projects. May assist management in obtaining quotes and
reviews work in progress.
Requires good working knowledge of all types and applications of
tools and equipment used in plumbing repairs, maintenance, and
safety. Maintains equipment and tools, including performing repairs
and servicing as required.
Maintains the inventory of regularly used plumbing parts providing
proper part numbers to staff for ordering.
Performs various housekeeping duties, such as moving furniture and
equipment, setting up rooms for special occasions, and making
occasional purchases in connection with repairs.
Performs other duties as required to accomplish the objectives of
Journeyman Plumber will have these additional
Installs specialized equipment involving knowledge of fluid flows,
switches, and integrated operating characteristics.
Works on layout, design, construct, install, rebuild, maintain,
repair, adjust, modify and test plumbing systems such as water,
drain lines, etc.
Please complete the online application and upload or attach the
following required documents:
- Cover Letter
- Academic Transcript (if needed to meet minimum
- License (If you currently hold a Journeyman Plumbers license,
Transcripts from institutions outside of the United States must be
accompanied by an international credential agency evaluation. Click
for a list of agencies that perform these services.
Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to
be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the
minimum qualifications for this position.
U.S. Veterans must attach proof of honorable discharge (Form
DD-214, Copy 4) to their application to qualify for veteran’s
Proposed Start Date:
Full-time or Part-time
Full-time, Fiscal Year (Contracted with Benefits)
Number of hours/week:
Open Until Filled:
Please see “Special Notes to Applicants” section.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * How did you learn about this position? Please select one.
- Latinos in Higher Education
- HERC-Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
- Chronicle of Higher Education
- State Employment Department
- LBCC Employment Opportunities Website
- Other (specify below)
- Linked In
- If you selected other above, please specify the website or
other resource from which you learned of the position.
(Open Ended Question)
- Cover Letter
- Academic Transcript
- License or Certificate
- Academic Transcript 2
- Academic Transcript 3
- Academic Transcript 4
- U. S. Veteran Proof of Honorable Discharge DD-214, Copy 4