Maintenance Plumber

Job description

Maintenance Plumber🔍Land, Buildings and Real Estate, Stanford, California, United States📁Facilities📅Apr 22, 2021 Post Date📅89281 Requisition #Job responsibilities

    Employees in this classification work under the general supervision of the shop lead or supervisor, these employees perform skilled plumbing work at the journeyman level in the repair, assembling, and installation of pipes, fittings, and heating fixtures, gas and water fixtures and drainage systems. Employees in this classification are assigned work by the shop lead or supervisor and carried out by the Maintenance Plumber independently, selecting methods most suitable for the job. Work is spot checked during progress or upon completion.

Characteristic Duties

    Assemble, install and repair pipes, fittings, and fixtures for gas, water and sanitary lines, storm drains, toilets, sinks, boilers, heat exchangers valves, pumps, drinking fountains, water stills, hot water heaters etc.Cut and thread pipe. Bend pipe to required angle. Join pipe by use of flanges, fittings, solder, caulking, welding, epoxy cement and diversified materials. • Perform maintenance on plumbing by replacing washers on leaky faucets, mending burst pipes and opening clogged drains. Detect malfunctions in plumbing systems, such as heating hot water, chilled water, process cooling water; shut systems down and makes repairs. Work on glass, plastic, copper, brass, steel and cast iron pipe varying in size. Repair and install cast iron pipe joints with bands or lead caulking.Install and repair gas lines. May do minor plumbing-related welding and brazing. Respond to quick response calls throughout campus using good judgment in assessing problem. Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on pumps/motors. May perform any of the duties described in the Maintenance Plumber –Sewers & Water Mains and Maintenance Plumber – Sewers & Storm Drains specification or other duties as assigned. Adhere to safety rules.

Minimum Education and Experience Required

This skill level is generally associated with sufficient experience to qualify as journey level knowledge equivalent to four years’ completion in an apprentice program or a combination of equivalent education and work experience, with approximately five years of actual work experience. This may include time spent in apprenticeship or vocational training.

Minimum Qualifications

    In addition to the qualifications listed for the Maintenance Plumber - Sewers & Water Drains, the Maintenance Plumber must have sufficient experience in a wide variety of plumber work to occasionally work independently. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

Certificates and Licenses Required

Valid California Non-commercial Class C Driver’s License.

Physical Requirements

    Ability to obtain and maintain a California Noncommercial Class C Driver’s License.Constantly twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp forcefully.Frequently stand/walk, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.Occasionally kneel/crawl, reach/work above shoulders, light/fine grasping tools, lift/carry/pull/push objects greater than 40 pounds with assistance.Rarely climb, perform seated work, - perform desk based work, use a telephone, sort/file paperwork or parts.Occasionally operate foot and/or hand controlled equipment.Ability to perform strenuous and repetitive work.Must be able to lift at least 40 lbs.Must have the ability to operate hand and power tools.

Working Conditions

    Available to work overtime and may be available for callbacks.May perform work outside in variable weather conditions.Ability to work with various smells/odors that come from grease traps, interceptors and other equipment.May be exposed to high voltage electricity, radiation or electromagnetic fields, noise >80db, allergens/biohazards/chemicals/asbestos.May be required to work in confined spaces and at heights greater than 10 feet.May work in extreme heat and cold temperatures.May work with lab waste systems.

This position is represented by SEIU Local 2007 and the collective bargaining agreement between the university and SEIU Local 2007 governs the terms and conditions of employment.

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and, where applicable, driving record.

Additional Information
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Job Code: 8406
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Grade: A37
  • Requisition ID: 89281




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Job No:
Posted: 4/24/2021
Application Due: 6/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time