PLUMBER

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number S02935P Working Title PLUMBER Department FMD Off Campus Zone Shop About the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

The UGA Facilities Management Division is the largest of 7 divisions reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Administration. The exceptional staff of over 800 personnel within the Facilities Management Division manage, operate and maintain campus landscapes, buildings and infrastructure to promote the long-term sustainability of the University of Georgia.

College/Unit/Department website fmd.uga.edu Posting Type External Retirement Plan TRS Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Full/Part time Full Time Work Schedule Additional Schedule Information

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. Some night and/or weekend work may be required to meet departmental goals, deadlines, and/or emergencies.

Advertised Salary Commensurate with experience Posting Date 04/15/2019 Open until filled Yes Closing Date Proposed Starting Date 05/20/2019 Special Instructions to Applicants Location of Vacancy Athens Area EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Information

Classification Title Skilled Craftsperson Pay Grade FLSA Job Family Trades FTE 100 Minimum Qualifications

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualificaitons.

Preferred Qualifications Position Summary

This is manual work at the journeyman level in the installation, maintenance, and repair of plumbing and heating systems. Work involves performance of skilled plumbing tasks in maintaining, repairing, and servicing a variety of fixtures and equipment. Routine maintenance, service, and repair work is performed independently. Assignments are normally received orally or through written work orders. Work is inspected on completion for conformity to instructions and quality of work.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Must be able to read and interpret building plans, sketches, building schematics, and blueprints.

Physical Demands
  • Bend, stoop, stand, squat, work with hands above head, work from a standard and/or extended ladder and lift up to 75 lbs. throughout the day
  • Work in a very limited space and/or cramped areas
    *Work under adverse weather conditions (i.e. hot, cold, rain)
Is driving required to perform essential duties outlined in this position? (This does not include infrequent trips) The successful candidate would have to provide proof that s/he has a valid driver's license when offered employment. Does this position have financial responsibilities? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

Assembles, repairs, installs pipe fittings and inserts valves and ball cocks. Packs faucets, repairs waste, sewage, and drainage pipes. Replaces broken fixtures and installs new fixtures. Caulks and packs joints. Tests for leaks.

Percentage of time 40 Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

Installs, services, regulates and maintains: Heating, Air conditioning equipment, Gas burners in furnaces, Gas meters, Regulators, Steam and hot water heating systems, Fire sprinkler systems, Pipes, valves, and fittings on pumps, Adjusts gas flow and air supply control valves to insure correct combustion.

Percentage of time 30 Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

Operates: Pipe cutters, Reamers, Threading machines, Sewer tapes and cable, other plumbing tools and equipment.

Percentage of time 10 Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

Repairs: Broken valves, Hydrants, Pipes, Main water lines and Drinking fountains.

Percentage of time 5 Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities
  • Studies building plans and working drawings
  • Keeps records of work and makes reports
  • Reads meters
  • May install pipes beneath roads and lawns where it is not feasible to dig trenches
Percentage of time 5 Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities
  • Installs, repairs, and services gas mains
  • Fuses bonds to pipe joints
  • Tests and examines gas pipeline and equipment to locate leaks and faulty pipe connections
  • Determines pressure and gas flow using manometer, voltmeter, combustible gas indicator, and soap
Percentage of time 5 Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities
  • Cleans out drains
  • Cleans out obstructions in waste and sewage pipes
Percentage of time 5 Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess a valid driver's license?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
  2. * Do you have a High School Diploma or GED Completion Certificate?
    • No Response
    • Yes, I have a High School Diploma or GED Certificate.
    • No, I do not have a High School Diploma or GED Certificate.
  3. * Do you have at least two years of journeyman-level experience in the plumbing trades?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No Response
  4. * Are you able to work in limited or cramped spaces?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No Response
  5. * Are you willing to work outside under adverse weather conditions (such as rain, hot, or cold weather)?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you willing to lift 75 lbs frequently throughout the day as well as stand, stoop, bend, lift squat, and work with hands above the head?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter

     

     

     

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    Posted: 4/16/2019
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