Mechanical Plumbing Technician

Job description

Mechanical Plumbing Technician

Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dickinson College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S00846 Position Title Mechanical Plumbing Technician Working Title Position Number VF9897 Pay Grade/Category Sr. Contributor / Administrator B Position Type Non-exempt Division and Department Information

Division Finance and Administration Department Facilities Management Posting Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

Performs work on plumbing and piping systems, to include supply and drains, transporting liquids, gases, and steam. Also related fixtures, controls and metering equipment.
Essential Functions:

  • Maintains, repairs, and installs Potable water systems and related equipment.
  • Maintains, repairs and installs sewage and storm water systems and related equipment.
  • Maintains and repairs Sprinkler systems and related equipment.
  • Performs pipe and tubing joining including soldering, brazing, compression, flare and other methods common to the trade.
  • Maintains, repairs and installs gas systems to include compressed air, natural gas and vacuum. works on systems that supply laboratories.
  • Monitors and maintains equipment and chemicals for treatment of pool water.
  • Keep detailed records of materials and labor time. Input data into work order system.
  • Assist in snow removal seasonally. Provide coverage for shift/trades as needed for vacations and extra events/assist other trades as required. Assist in installation of Window ac units as needed and available.
    Preferred Qualifications Education Requirements:Required:

    High School Diploma or GED


    Vocational or technical certificate/degree in the plumbing field

    Valid Drivers License: Employees (operators) must have been in possession of a valid operator’s license for not less than three (3) years and the license must have been in good standing without interruption during that time period.

    Successful candidate will also be required to complete ACT 153 Clearance.

    Must be able to use computers and common programs

    A valid Driver's Licence is required. Employees (operators) must have been in possession of a valid operator’s license for not less than three (3) years and the license must have been in good standing without interruption during that time period. Yes Successful candidate will also be required to complete ACT 153 Clearance Yes This position is considered "Emergency Staff." As such they may be required to report to work even when the college is closed or is operating under a delayed start. Yes Physical Demands Work Schedule

    Advertised Work Schedule

    Monday – Friday
    7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    Saturday and Sunday every 9 weeks
    5:30 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

    Number of hours/day 8 Number of hours/week 40 Proposed Start Date 05/28/2019 Posting Detail Information

    Posting Date Open Until Filled Yes Closing Date Application Review Begin Date Is this a Temporary Position? No Full-Time/Part-Time Full Time If Full-Time, please specify 12 month full-time (52 weeks) If Part-Time, please specify Not Applicable EEO/Diversity Statement

    The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.

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    Applicant Documents Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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      Job No:
      Posted: 5/20/2019
      Application Due: 6/22/2019
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