Utility Systems Welder
Working Title: Utility Systems Welder
Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff
Department: Facilities Management Department
Posting Date: 11-05-2018
Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of U.Va.'s buildings, infrastructure and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.
The Utility Systems Welder provides technical support and performs welding and cutting on a variety of metals including carbon steel, stainless steel, copper, aluminum, and plastics such as HDPE, PE, and PVC. Duties include repairing, maintaining, and installing steam, condensate, heating hot water, chilled water, domestic water, storm, sanitary sewer, waste stacks, vents, plumbing fixtures, gas, and similar systems; pipefitting; welding to ANSI/ASTM B31.1 X-ray standard for heating distribution piping and other applications; fabricating containers and structural supports; and general work on equipment or systems in plants, steam tunnels, and the utility infrastructure.
A high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of four years of pipe welding experience is required. Welding experience on hydronic systems is highly preferred. A valid driver's license, with a positive points balance is also required. Ability to interpret drawings and have an understanding of various pipe distribution systems is essential. The ability to pass ASME Section 9 B31.1 X-Ray welding test is required, as well as the ability to weld using GTAW, SMAW, GMAW processes. Demonstrated knowledge of plasma cutting, cutting torches, soldering and silver soldering, as well as rigging pipe and associated materials to successfully complete projects is essential. A Welding X-Ray certification is preferred.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624423 and complete an application. A cover letter and resume are also recommended. This posting is open until filled.
For questions about this position please contact Eirine Vlavianos at [email protected]
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to interpret drawings.
Understanding of various pipe distribution systems.
Ability to pass ASME Section 9 B31.1 X-Ray Welding Test.
Ability to weld using GTAW, SMAW, GMAW processes.
Demonstrated knowledge of plasma cutting, cutting torches, soldering and silver soldering.
Demonstrated knowledge of rigging pipe and associated materials to successfully complete projects.
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