6441 Plumber (Three Vacancies), Facilities Services

San Diego, California
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $5,578 per month. CSU Classification Salary
Sep 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on October 9, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by October 8, 2017. (The positions will remain open until filled).  The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice. 

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Position Information


Three (3) full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) positions. These position are designated non-exempt under FLSA and are eligible for overtime compensation. The work schedule assigned to this position will be Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Under general supervision, incumbent performs the full range of skilled plumbing work including the installation, maintenance, inspection, modification, remodel and repair of mechanical plumbing equipment and fixtures for water, gas, oil, steam, sewage, fire sprinkler/prevention, and refrigeration-related plumbing systems, including automated plumbing systems and as assigned.  Work includes the installation of plumbing fixtures and piping in new construction and remodel projects and the maintenance and repair of existing plumbing fixtures and piping including restroom and laboratory fixtures, fire sprinkler systems, and associated piping.  Incumbent repairs existing and installs new appliances (water heaters, garbage disposals, kitchen ranges, drinking fountains, dish washers, washing machines, forced air furnaces, etc.).

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Compensation and Benefits


Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $5,578 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,211 - $6,729 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. 

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here




Minimum Qualifications 

Any combination of progressively responsible training and experience which demonstrates achievement journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through completion of a standard plumber’s apprenticeship program.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

Prior plumbing experience in a higher education, commercial, industrial or a large multi-building facility maintenance environment.

Prior experience performing plumbing system operations and maintenance on specialized research facilities; laboratories, engineering facilities, testing labs, environmental chambers.

Prior experience performing plumbing system operations and maintenance of specialized research systems including Reverse Osmoses (RO), Deionized Water (DI), Closed Loop Systems, Air and Vacuum Systems, Hydraulic Systems, Fluid Dynamics, High Pressure, Specialized Filtration systems.

Prior experience with the operation and maintenance of Fire Life Safety systems including dry and wet fire suppression, sprinkler fitter experience, fire pumps and control systems.

Prior experience with the maintenance and repair of commercial building plumbing utilities including domestic water, sanitary sewer and storm drain systems.

APPA EFP Credential.

LEED Green Associate.


Application Procedures


To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099.

General Information

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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