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Commercial Industrial Plumber (Utility Piping Specialist) - Polytechnic campus

Arizona State University

Arizona State University

Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

Commercial Industrial Plumber (Utility Piping Specialist) - Polytechnic campus

94764BR

Campus: Polytechnic

Utility Piping Specialist

Job Description

Facilities Management, Polytechnic campus, seeks a commercial industrial plumber (Utility Piping Specialist) to install, repair, and maintain plumbing systems, including performing complex and precision work related to utility piping systems. 

Job Family

Skilled Trades

Department Name

FDM FM Polytechnic Crafts

Full-Time/Part-Time

Full-Time

VP Code

EVP BUSINESS & FINANCE

Scope of Search

Open

Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

$23.73 per hour. ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package with the State of Arizona.

Close Date

08-September-2023 is the initial close date. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the job is filled.

Category

01

Essential Duties

  • Install, repair, and maintain plumbing systems, including performing complex and precision work related to utility piping systems.  
  • Locate, repair, and replace malfunctioning parts using hand tools (e.g. screwdrivers, pliers, crescent wrenches, piping wrenches) and power tools (e.g. drills, hand held drain cleaning machines). 
  • Inspect mechanical system components and use soldering, brazing, and, layout, fabrication, joining, and repair of metals, piping, and pressure vessels. 
  • Work with drawings and specifications. 
  • Install and repair water lines and drain lines. 
  • Ability to prioritize urgency of work. 
  • Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions. 

DAYS AND SCHEDULE:  Monday–Friday, 07:00am – 03:30pm

Minimum Qualifications

Four years of plumbing and/or mechanical-pipefitting systems experience; OR, Completion of a four year federally approved technical training program in plumbing; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in:

  • installing, repairing, and/or maintaining plumbing and domestic water, vent, & utility piping systems
  • inspecting utility mechanical system components
  • backflow testing/repair
  • drain waste systems
  • using blueprints
  • customer service

Knowledge of:

  • chilled water piping systems
  • plumbing codes
  • computer software, work order tracking system

Evidence of effective communication skills

Working Environment

  • Ability to work in dirty environments with inadequate lighting, extreme noise, extreme temperatures, confined spaces (e.g. tunnels, man holes, vaults), restricted movement and hazardous materials.  
  • Climb ladders and work off ladders using hand and power tools to repair plumbing and drainage systems.  
  • Work off boom or grove truck to make repairs above six feet.  
  • Lift and carry objects up to 75 pounds. 
  • Travel throughout campus.  
  • Safely operate university vehicle. 
  • May be exposed to hazardous and dangerous materials, tools, and equipment which will require safety precautions and/or specific process to be followed, and may include the use of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) (e.g. safety glasses, hearing protection, negative pressure and positive pressure respirator).

Department Statement

ASU Facilities Development and Management (FDM) maintains and services all university-owned property, and develops and constructs innovative and sustainable facilities. FDM’s vision is to contribute to and guarantee the success of the university’s mission by creating and caring for the ASU campus and environment. We provide quality customer service, effectively steward our resources, and meet the needs of the university through creative and collaborative efforts.

ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package at very competitive rates to enhance the total compensation of its faculty and staff.  This package includes low-cost health and life benefits to insure you and your family, a wellness program for preventative health education and screenings, a disability and leaves program for income protection, employee assistance for free and confidential behavioral health services, access to world-class educational opportunities at ASU/UofA/NAU at deeply discounted rates for you and your eligible dependents, disability resources for Americans with Disabilities (ADA), a retirement program with a variety of retiree benefits to ensure your financial security at the end of your career, paid vacation and holidays – and more.  For more information, please visit the Office of Human Resources, Benefits website, at https://cfo.asu.edu/benefits

ASU’s comprehensive benefits package is a significant part of your overall total compensation – and ASU pays for most of it when you are a benefits-eligible employee. https://cfo.asu.edu/compensation-estimator
 
For more reasons to join ASU, please visit https://cfo.asu.edu/why-work-asu

Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States.  Facilities Development and Management will not be a sponsor for this position.

This position is located at the Polytechnic campus, 6110 South Sagewood, Mesa, AZ.

Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license upon employment and maintain throughout employment. 

A Department of Motor Vehicle search will be conducted.  Post-offer of employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire. 

This position requires working a rotating on-call/stand-by schedule and may be called in for emergency response including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Must pass pre-employment physical examination post offer of employment to include asbestos worker clearance, respiratory clearance questionnaire and respiratory fit test.

May participate in programs which involve adherence to program regulations, including physical exam, annual testing, x-rays, medication, vaccinations at ASU expense, and completion of a Health Surveillance Questionnaire.

This position is dependent on the continuation of funding from a specific source other than general operating funds.  

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/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 basis protected by law.

Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report
In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf. You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU PD at 480-965-3456.

Relocation Assistance – For information about schools, housing child resources, neighborhoods, hospitals, community events, and taxes, visit https://cfo.asu.edu/az-resources.

Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.