PLUMBER FOREMAN

Location
Edinburg, TX
Posted
May 09, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number SRGV3841 Working Title PLUMBER FOREMAN Number of Vacancies 1 Location Edinburg, Texas Department Campus Facilities Operations FTE 1.0 FLSA Non-Exempt Scope of Job

To provide, coordinate, and supervise, the maintenance, repair, and installation of plumbing facilities. Responsible for the safe and efficient performance of plumbing skills associated with the operation, maintenance, repair, or installation of plumbing systems, fixtures, apparatus and equipment.

Description of Duties

• Plans, supervises, and installs pipes, sinks, traps, washbowls, toilet fittings, drains, special laboratory sinks and drain tables.

• Plans and schedules the work.

• Gives supervision to workers and participates in the work as needed.

• Assigns workers to specific jobs; explains the work to be done; inspects the completed jobs.

• Performs inspections of building expansions; and orders materials for the maintenance or improvement of campus buildings.

• Makes periodic checks of plumbing facilities and report’s findings to superiors.

• Consults with various supervisory personnel concerning the planning of new facilities or remodeling projects.

• Repairs and maintains valves, faucets, traps, sinks, and vents.

• Connects hot water heaters, gas heaters and furnaces and tests for safety.

• Repairs sewer pipes.

• Unstops clogged lines.

• Performs minor carpentry, digging and cleanup duties related to the assignment.

• Emergency work on weekends/nights.

• Records and verifies workers’ time.

• Identifies material and tool requirements; estimates costs.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

General direction from the assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

Direct supervision of all assigned staff.

Required Education

High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Education

N/A

Licenses/Certifications

Journeyman plumber license.

Required Experience

Five (5) years of skilled/journeyman level plumbing experience including two (2) years of supervisory experience.

Preferred Experience

Six (6) or more years of the above experience.

Equipment

Skilled use of wrenches, pipe-cutting and threading tools, metal saws and other similar tools of the trade and the use of gauges and pressure equipment in checking for leaks.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Must be able to perform strenuous physical duties, including but not limited to those listed above. Exposure to outside environments, hot, dry, wet, and cold; some work in restricted spaces, exposure to dampness, dust, some duties and working conditions may create bodily strain and discomfort. Duties may involve the carrying, lifting and moving of heavy objects, bending, stooping, crawling, climbing, reaching, and other activities requiring physical exertion; exposure to sewage and disagreeable odors. Work may involve digging and working in trenches to locate and repair pipes. Danger of falls, chemicals, electrical shock and burns, and hazards and conditions inherent to the trade or assignment.

Other

This position will be subject to a pre-employment physical.

Physical Capabilities

N/A

Employment Category Full-Time Minimum Salary Commensurate with Experience Posted Salary Commensurate with Experience Position Available Date 04/03/2019 Grant Funded Position No If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth
*Gender
*Ethnicity/Race

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956) 665-2451 and/or [email protected]

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Quick Link http://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/20814 Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current UTRGV employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
    • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  3. * Please select your highest level of completed education.
    • 6th grade education
    • 10th grade education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
    • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
    • Masters Degree from an accredited university
    • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
    • None of the above
  4. * Please provide the field of study for your education:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please indicate the number of years of full time work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • 5 years
    • 6 years
    • 7 years
    • 8 years
    • 9 years
    • 10 years
    • Over 10 years
  6. * Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Certifications and Licenses
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Reference Letter 1
  5. Reference Letter 2
  6. Reference Letter 3
  7. Training Certificates
  8. Other Document
  9. List of 3 References
  10. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  11. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  12. Letter of Interest
  13. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  14. Additional Document

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