Plumber - 999541

Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Number: 501828
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Physical Plant
Categories: Facilities Management - Design, Construction, Maintenance, Skilled Trades

About Us:We are excited that you are considering joining Nova Southeastern University!

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) was founded in 1964, and is a not-for-profit, independent university with a reputation for academic excellence and innovation. Nova Southeastern University offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package including tuition waiver, retirement plan, excellent medical and dental plans and much more. NSU cares about the health, welfare and its students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors and is a tobacco-free university.

We appreciate your support in making NSU the preeminent place to live, work, study and grow. Thank you for your interest in a career with Nova Southeastern University.

NSU considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Job Title:Plumber - 999541Location:Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FloridaWork Type:Full Time with Full BenefitsJob Category:Non-ExemptHiring Range: Pay Basis:


Subject to Grant Funding?:No Essential Job Functions:1. Opens clogged drains with plumber's snake or vacuum plunger to ensure proper operations of NSU facilites.

2. Repairs and maintains piping systems and plumbing fixtures to ensure proper operations of NSU facilities.

3. Supervises the Mechanic Helper to ensure completion of projects in a timely manner.

4. Repairs or replaces damaged plumbing fixtures to ensure quality construction.

5. Provides leadership to the Mechanic Helper to ensure completion of projects in a timely manner.

6. Estimates materials needed and records time and material expended on each work order.

7. Performs other duties as assigned.

Specific Requirements:

1. Available on call 24/7 for University emergencies.

2. Participates in the on call rotation.

This list is representative of those duties and responsibilities that are required of this position. However, the list is not to be considered as all inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties to meet mission requirements of the University and cooperation of all personnel is expected to carry out the mission.
Marginal Job Functions:Attends training as required.Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:1. Ability to communicate effectively with others.

2. Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, supervisory staff at all levels and the NSU community.

3. Ability to express ideas effectively and concisely.

4. Ability to work effectively in a service oriented environment and with frequently changing priorities.

5. Ability to follow through and carry out assignments.

6. Problem solving skills and sound judgment.

7. Ability to understand and apply University and Departmental policies and procedures.

8. Knowledge of proper and safe use of tools, lubricating chemicals etc.

9. Must possess knowledge and technical skills required for the repair and maintenance of plumbing, irrigation systems and general maintenance.

10. Knowledgeable in the procedures and safety measures in area(s) of specialty.


1. Must be able to lift, carry, push or pull a variety of tools, equipment and materials.

2. Must be able to safely lift 85 lbs.

3. Must be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel and crouch to gain access to pipes, wiring and equipment.

4. Handles a variety of hand and power tools.

5. Near-visual acuity needed to read equipment diagrams and inspect parts.

6. Depth perception, field of vision and color vision needed in fitting and installing parts.

7. Exposed to wet and very hot conditions.

8. Exposed to noise and vibration from operating machinery.

9. Must be able to lift any trade tools, material and equipment.

10. Must be able to reach overhead.

11. May be required to work in confined areas to access equipment.

12. May stand on and in wet areas to clean clogged lines, leaking lines and fixtures.

13. Subject to odors and gases when working with clogged fixtures or pipelines.
Job Requirements: Required Certifications/Licensures:1. Broward County (active) Plumbing Journeyman License/Certificate

2. Have and maintain a valid Florida Driver License with no more than three (3) points.Required Education:High School Diploma or EquivalentMajor (if required): Required Experience:1. Plumbers' apprenticeship or equivalent on the job training

2. Two (2) or more years experience in plumbing and maintenancePreferred Qualifications: Is this a safety sensitive position?Yes Background Screening Required?Yes Pre-Employment Conditions:

To ensure a safe learning environment for students and staff, as a condition of employment the selected candidate will need to provide proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment or an approved exemption and reasonable accommodation.

Sensitivity Disclaimer:Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

Advertised: Apr 22, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
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