Work Schedule: Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
First Review Deadline: This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning September 5, 2017.
The candidates that most meet the departments's needs and meet the required qualifications will be invited to take a written exam to assess "Basic General Skills". A separate email will be sent with information for the written exam.
Overview: The Facilities Management Department is a unit within the Administration and Finance division and is responsible for the management and development of facilities on campus. The Plumber Apprentice works within the Building and Mechanical Services shop which is responsible for providing quality maintenance and minor repair and renovation services.
Under immediate supervision, in a trainee capacity, the Plumber Apprentice performs a variety of progressively more complex plumbing tasks and performs related work, as required.
Incumbents in this apprentice classification are instructed in and learn with graduated responsibility in the following areas:
Installing, maintaining, inspecting and repairing standard plumbing equipment concerned with water, gas, oil, sewage, fire control, steam and refrigeration systems.
Learning the names and applications of various plumbing tools and equipment.
Assist journey-level workers in the installation and repair of pumps; learn general maintenance of the plumbing shop.
Learning to trouble-shoot plumbing systems.
Making rough sketches of plumbing systems.
Estimating labor and materials for minor plumbing installation and repair;.
Selecting, ordering and storing plumbing supplies and equipment.
Making simple reports, keeping simple records and a daily log of work completed.
Recording progression through the work processes listed in the training guidelines.
Entry to this apprentice classification requires the possession of a high school diploma, California GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge and Abilities:
Follow oral and written instructions;
Read, write and perform such tasks at a level appropriate for the duties;
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships;
Perform basic arithmetic computations;
Learn the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the plumbing trades;
Learn and apply the rules and regulations of the California State Plumbing Codes and the Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety applicable to plumbing;
Work in a trainee capacity, demonstrating continued progress and improvement in plumbing work, work habits, knowledge and abilities;
Demonstrate a definite interest in a career as a crafts plumber; and
Meet all the criteria as defined in the CSU and SETC Apprenticeship Standards Addendum.
Duties may involve the use of a state vehicle which would necessitate possession of a valid California driver's license and the successful completion of the campus Defensive Driving examination.
Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift, lower, push, and pull loads ranging in weight from 5-60 lbs.; must be able to carry loads ranging from 20-50 lbs. for distances up to 20 feet; must be capable of kneeling, reaching overhead, climbing stairs and ladders, walking, twisting, stooping, and bending; depending upon the project, employee may spend 20-50% of day sitting, 20-50% of day standing, 20-50% of day walking.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.