Maintenance Mechanic (Plumber)

first_imgThe position requires a High School Diploma/GED; or equivalentwork experience. Vocational certification or associate’s degreepreferred.Must have experience using reading technical designs andblueprints.Ability to manage, prioritize and bring to completion multipleprojects.Climb ladders and work at heights above ground level (maximum3ft).Ability to work in different environmental working conditions(e.g. heat, cold, wind, rain).Proficiency using plumbing tools, materials, and equipment.Expert knowledge in piping and ventilation systems.Proficiency in MS Office Suite, as well as knowledge andunderstanding of organization structure, workflow, and operatingprocedures.Extensive hours and weekends will be required at times.Pre-Employment screening is required: criminal background-checkand drug testing. A successful candidate will play an active role in FMU’s existingoperational success. The Plumber will be responsible for theinstallation, maintenance and repair of plumbing and piping systemsin University facilities. Maintain and install plumbing systems,prepare work from plans, sketches, work orders, specifications andensure that these systems are functioning safely andeffectively.Essential Functions: Qualifications: Qualified applicants are asked to upload a cover letter ofinterest, resume/curriculum vitae, and/or certifications, ifapplicable.Supplemental InformationIn addition to the completed application, candidates must submit alist of three professional references (at least one from a previousemployer) that includes names and contact information. Review ofapplication materials will begin ASAP and will continue until theposition is filled. No phone calls please.Florida Memorial University is an Equal Employment OpportunityEmployer. Ability to handle information of sensitive and confidentialnature in the utmost professional manner.Effective analytical and decision-making skills. Excellentcommunication (oral and written), organizational, and timemanagement skills. Effective interpersonal skills and ability towork with diverse constituents.Attention to detail and adaptability to a changing environmentis extremely important as well as dependability.Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, initiative,resourcefulness, and personal accountability.Moderate physical activity. Requires handling objects ofaverage-weight up to fifty (50) pounds or standing and/or walkingfor more than four (4) hours per day.Note: In compliance with the American Disabilities Act (ADA),those functions of the job which are identified essential arerequired to be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.Requests to facilitate the performance of essential functions willbe given careful consideration. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Overall charge of maintenance in plumbing. Repair or replacedamaged parts.Keeps accurate records of assignments to produce detailed workreports while compliance with safety and environmentalregulations.Diagnose plumbing problems and work to resolve any issues.Read blueprints and other technical documents to asses buildingneeds and pipe/plumbing fixture plans.Work with contractors to assess client needs and plan plumbinglayout.Determine materials needed for each new project; estimate timeand cost.Install, assemble, maintain, and repair pipes and plumbingfixtures.Affix clamps, screws, brazing, soldering, welds, etc. to pipesand tubes.Measure and modify pipes accordingly by cutting, threading, orbending pipes by using specialized tools.Install and/or repair household appliances like dishwashers,water heaters, toilets, sinks, etc.Confirm pipe system is air/watertight by performing pressuretestsKeep detailed notes and create work reports documentingprojects.Test plumbing and other installed fixtures to ensure properfunctioningEducate and follow-up with clients on installation and/otherprojects.Follow state laws and regulations and adhere to local buildingcodesThe omission of specific duties does not preclude thesupervisor from assigning duties that logically relates to theposition.last_img

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