Plumber Steamfitter Senior

Job description

Job location: Charlottesville, VA - Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-23
Req: R0019515

The Health System Physical Plant at the University of Virginia is seeking multiple experienced Plumber Steamfitter Seniors to join their team. The Plumber Steamfitter Senior supports Facilities Management's goal of providing consistent, cost-effective, efficient, and reliable maintenance and service to the Health System. The incumbent performs a wide variety of skilled repair, installation, and maintenance tasks which can include plumbing fixtures, and related equipment while providing technical guidance and leading other skilled and semi-skilled workers.

Duties Include:

  • Diagnose plumbing problems and perform repairs as required. Perform preventative maintenance on all plumbing systems and update or repair the systems as necessary.
  • Lay-out piping systems; install proper hangers and support systems. Install pipefitting in compliance with applicable codes and construction documents.
  • Foster a safe work environment by instructing and monitoring compliance of OSHA, federal, state, and local regulations, and applicable building codes.
  • Respond to requests from the University community and address plumbing problems.
  • Inform customers of job status, reasons for and duration of expected delays, as well as refer customers to the supervisor when appropriate.
  • Ensure that all safety equipment and personal protective equipment are used.
  • Assist supervisor in coordinating daily assignments.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience: A minimum of seven years of relevant experience. Experience working in a health system environment is preferred.
  • Licensure: A journeyman or higher plumbing license is required. A Master's license is preferred. A valid Driver's license is required.

For this position, the selected candidate will need to complete the required background checks prior to the start date of the position. A Health screen will also be required for this position.

Physical Demands:

The employee must be able to variously sit, stand, walk, climb stairs and ladders, crawl, stoop, bend, squat, lift, pull, and use both hands-on repetitive tasks (including overhead tasks). The employee must have normal vision and hearing (correctable), and for some areas of employment, color vision and sense of smell.


Application Process for External Applicants: Please apply through Workday and search for ‘R0019515’. Fully complete the online application, attaching the following required documents:

  • Resume
  • Contact for three professional references (name, email address, and telephone number).

Application Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for ‘R0019515” and complete the application, attaching the following required documents:

  • Resume
  • Contact for three professional references (name, email address, and telephone number).

** Note: multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV/Resume box. Applications that are incomplete or missing required documents will not receive full consideration. This position is open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Eirine Vlavianos, Recruiter at

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Posted: 10/24/2020
Application Due: 1/22/2021
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