Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Position Status: Union Positions
This is a highly skilled union position within the trades group. The Journeyman Plumber shall be required to install, alter, maintain and trouble shoot all types of piping for water, sanitary, and gas systems and their related fixtures and assemblies; as well as all domestic water heating equipment. Further, this position will be required to work as a maintenance mechanic in all areas assigned to predominantly the Plumbing Department and other departments as determined by Supervisor/Manager.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must frequently move, transport, install, or remove items up to 50 pounds; they must frequently use their hands to finger, or feel while operating, activating, using, preparing, inspecting, or positioning various equipment or objects required to perform the job.
While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to stand, move, and traverse. The employee is frequently required to ascend/descend, work atop, and traverse while performing essential job duties. The employee is also frequently required to sit in a stationary position, or move to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions work near moving mechanical parts, and vibration.
The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions and the noise level in this environment is normal. There is a limited risk of electrical shock.
Posting Date: 07/14/2017
Open Until Filled:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Hiring Rate: $27.41
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability. We are looking for individuals who value creativity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.
Criminal Background Check Statement:
A pre-employment criminal records check is required.
To apply, visit: https://careers.wpi.edu/postings/4755
WPI, the nation's third oldest private technological university, established in 1865 by New England industrialists John Boynton and Ichabod Washburn consists of 80 acres set in a safe, residential section of Worcester, Massachusetts—the second largest city in New England—home to 13 colleges, and situated 40 miles west of Boston.