Job description

Job Title:





Building Maintenance

Posting Date:


Until Filled:





High school graduate or equivalent.

Able to work independently of close supervision; journeyman level and five years experience in the plumbing field.

Ability to read and interpret blueprints, rough plans, sketches, drawings and broken parts. Knowledge of the practices, methods, materials, tools and equipment of the plumbing trade.

Current driver’s license and driving record acceptable to the University must be maintained as a condition of employment.

Any qualifications to be considered in lieu of stated minimums require the prior approval of the Human Resources Director


Above required plus Journeyman level schooling.

Primary Responsibilities:

Position responsible for the installation, modification and repair of University plumbing and related systems, equipment and fixtures.

Assists with plans, lay outs, and participates in and supervise plumbing work on job sites and in the shop. Estimates job labor and material costs, maintains records, requisitions materials, supplies and equipment. Must practice proper safety procedures, use personal protective devices and attend frequent safety and job training sessions. Other duties as assigned. Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times.

Position is Security Sensitive. After hours and weekend on-call availability required.

Other Information:

Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.

It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

About SRSU:

Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas (, is in the Scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students of campus in Alpine, Texas. At an elevation of 4,480 feet, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park, and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours driving distance from Alpine. More information is available regarding Sul Ross State University and position openings See our website.




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Job No:
Posted: 5/2/2021
Application Due: 7/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time