Plumber installs, repairs and maintains plumbing systems and fixtures to keep the University in a safe and sanitary condition; provides clean and safe drinking water; maintains and installs drain, sewer and storm lines. This position reads blueprints, drawings and specification to determine the layout of plumbing systems, water supply networks and waste and drainage systems. The Plumber will then plan, install and service plumbing systems, fixtures, piping equipment and control according to state and local codes to ensure the safety and well being of all concerned. These piping systems may be used to transport water, waste or hot liquids. In addition, this position may be assigned to work in a zoned environment with multi trade individuals/supervisors requiring full cooperation and support.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The Physical Plant is responsible for providing services relative to building and grounds maintenance, utilities, transportation, trash removal, central receiving, recycling, disposition of surplus property and moving and hauling. In addition, the Physical Plant has expanding responsibilities that includes providing support services for the instruction and research programs to achieve the University's mission, goals and objectives. Maintains and improves and expands all campus buildings, campus image and education opportunities for all people. More specifically, the functions involve energy conservation, building renovation/repair, occupational safety and health, landscape design, event planning, vehicle and equipment maintenance/repair, motor pool and housekeeping services to 15 residence halls, 40 academic buildings, 15 research buildings, 21 support buildings and 19 university farm buildings; campus lighting, water and sewer, and electrical distribution system. Moreover, the Skilled Trades Department, inclusive of the Plumbing unit, is responsible for repair, maintenance and preventive maintenance of campus facilities
Internal job number: 004056
High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Some positions may require special licenses or certification(s). Optional Guidelines: Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the area of assignment may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
Completion of grammar school and three (3) years of progressive experience in the repair, replacement or construction of piping systems. Supervisor prefers a high school graduate with at least four (4) years experience.
Knowledge of safety rules and regulations, the proper tools and equipment used in performing plumbing duties.
Ability to read blueprints.
Ability to work well with others.
Additional Training/Experience: Attend plumbing seminars and workshops, safety workshops; Occupational, Safety and Health Association (OSHA) seminars and trade shows.
Equivalent Training and Experience: GED, trade school and hands-on training and experience would be very helpful in this position.
Trade School certificate/training preferred.
Please note that the application period for this position has been extended, if you applied to posting #SPA0734, you do not need to re-apply to be considered.
You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity. If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!