Casual WagePosition Title:
Temporary - Plumber (no benefits)Full Time/Part Time:
Finance and AdministrationDepartment:
Facilities - TradesDepartment Statement:
It is the mission of the Facilities Department at Colgate University to create the safest, cleanest, and most comfortable environment that further distinguishes Colgate University as a world-class educational institution. We work hard as part of a unified team, to make everyone who arrives on campus feel welcomed. It is our vision to be an exceptionally run facilities department that is dedicated to exemplary service, environmental stewardship, operational efficiency, teamwork, and fiscal responsibility.
“One team, one mission”Accountabilities:
Colgate University is seeking to build a pool of Temporary Plumbers to join the Plumbing Shop. Successful applicants might work extended periods due to medical leaves, shorter term for vacation coverage, or when there are additional needs.
Accountabilities include:Professional Experience/ Qualifications:
•Diagnosing and repairing issues related to system performance or failure.
•Completing layouts for assigned jobs which may include reading, interpreting, and ordering materials from a print or diagram
•Accurately billing internal jobs by maintaining accurate records of materials used and time spent on each job
•Working independently without direct supervision, and coordinating work with other trade shops
At least one of the following is required:Preferred Qualifications:
1) Certificate from accredited plumber apprentice program.
2) Graduation from a trade school where plumbing skills were attained plus one year experience using applicable skills in the field.
3) Proof of four consecutive years as a full-time journeyperson in the field using knowledge and skills required of a plumber.
•Experience working with, and in, a high-pressure steam environment is preferred.Education:
•Demonstrated ability to weld steel, stainless steel, aluminum and other specialty metals.
•A working knowledge of the following is desirable: 1) Control system principles 2) Steam boilers 3) Water conditioning equipment, 4) Commercial kitchen equipment.
•Experience diagnosing and servicing LP and Natural Gas boiler systems, water heaters, and related equipment.
•High School diploma (or equivalent) is required or a combination or education and experience from which comparable skills have been acquired is required.Physical Requirements:
•Must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift and carry up to a maximum of 50 pounds.Other Information:
•Must be able to pass respirator fit test and wear Personal Protective Equipment as required.
•Responsible for following all procedures to conduct work activities in a safe manner including but not limited to wearing PPE required for specific duties and safe handling of chemicals as outlined by University policies and/or the supervisor. Responsible for immediately reporting any unsafe conditions to the supervisor and/or Environmental Health and Safety.
•A current, valid driver’s license, in accordance with the University’s Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Use Policy may be required for certain work opportunities.Requisition Number:
The work schedule varies based on needs of the University. This position may be scheduled for a longer duration of 40 hours per week to cover during employee long term absences.Job Open Date:
06/15/2021Open Until Filled:
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.Clery Act:
CAMPUS CRIME REPORTING AND STATISTICS
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