Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G09.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account.� If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor.�� To attach these documents, go to:� My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type � Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Operations & Facilities Management Department for Medical School Campus.
The Plumber Tech III position requires the individual to under supervision, install, modify, repair and overhaul drains, waste, vent, potable water and steam systems installed at Washington University School of Medicine. Inspects systems to determine preventive maintenance, routine and emergency repairs and report repair requirements.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Installs, modifies, repairs and overhauls drain, waste, vent, potable water and steam systems, e.g. Fuse Seal, No Hub, Glass Piping, copper piping, pvc, etc.
Troubleshoots and repairs drain systems, e.g. Fuse Seal, No Hub, Glass, PVC and Sump Pumps.
Troubleshoots and repairs potable water systems and lab air, gas, vacuum systems.
Troubleshoots and repairs flushometers (manual & automatic on urinals/toilets), faucets (restrooms and labs), drinking fountains, garbage disposals, eye wash stations and emergency showers, etc.
Performs inspections to determine preventive maintenance, routine and emergency repairs, and reports repair requirements.
Retains a working knowledge of motorized pipe threading machine, drain cable equipment, oxygen/acetylene torches, and basic hand and power tools.
Establishes and maintains a positive and cooperative working relationship with members of department. Effectively communicates verbally, in writing and electronically. Demonstrates ability to pass any governmental testing required to maintain proficiency at current level.
Maintains an acceptable attendance and punctuality record and meets deadlines. Participates in pertinent training sessions and seminars.
Accurately determines areas and systems affected by outages and provides documentation for scheduling outages.
Documents testing required by governmental agencies.
Inspects systems to determine preventive maintenance, and makes both routine and emergency repairs.
Completes work orders in a timely manner, identifies time and material spent on projects.
Performs tasks outside of job description in support of the Department and the School’s mission.
Performs other duties as assigned.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Works inside and outside, in dusty and dirty places such as pits and equipment spaces where temperatures may exceed 100 degrees and equipment may be oily and greasy. Exposed to wet and cold conditions as well as noise and vibration from operating equipment.
A High School diploma along with vocational training is preferred. The equivalent of 2-4 years of related experience in trade skill functions along with demonstrated ability to perform varied maintenance tasks is desired. Must have excellent customer service skills and the ability to communicate with a diverse group of people. In order to advance from a lower level position at Washington University, the individual must demonstrate the ability to perform proficiently in the position being filled.
5 years of related experience.
Apprentice Plumbing License and have a working knowledge of all aspects of the plumbing trade.
Able to maintain a high level of attention to accuracy and details, as well as have the ability to use discretion and good judgment.
Missouri Class-E driver’s license or Illinois Class D driver’s license.
The hiring range for this position is commensurate with experience.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.