California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
September 6, 2018
San Luis Obispo, California
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Department: Fac Svcs-E&P-Plumbing (128002)
College/Division: Administration and Finance
Salary Range: CSU Range $5,543 - $7,146 per month (Anticipated Hiring Range $5,543 - $5,910 per month)
Under general supervision, the Plumber performs the full range of skilled journey-level plumbing work including the installation, maintenance, inspection, modification, remodel and repair of mechanical plumbing equipment and fixtures for water, gas, oil, steam, sewage, fire sprinkler/prevention, and refrigeration-related plumbing systems, including automated plumbing systems.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff Only):
Any combination of progressively responsible training and experience which demonstrates achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through completion of a standard plumber's apprenticeship program.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, DEGREES, CREDENTIALS Possession of a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain by the date of hire. This position may require the ability to obtain AHERA Supervisor certification for asbestos related work and Cal/OSHA Lead training as well as the ability to wear respiratory protection. A Cal/OSHA mandated medical evaluation is required prior to the use of a respirator.
Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the plumbing trade including a general knowledge of the operation of building automation systems.
Through knowledge of applicable state and federal health and safety orders and regulations pertaining to the plumbing trades, including the California State Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety and the California State Plumbing codes.
Ability to perform skilled plumbing work on all applicable equipment and systems, including applicable welding work.
Ability to obtain necessary backflow prevention licenses.
Ability to make rough sketches of plumbing installations, and read and work from blueprints, plans, drawings and specifications.
Ability to estimate materials and labor costs of standard plumbing maintenance and repair work.
Ability to maintain records, retrieve data and prepare standard reports using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems.
Demonstrated ability to read, interpret, and work from blueprints, plans, drawings and specifications, and make rough sketches.
Ability to estimate cost, time and materials of mechanical work.
Ability to provide instruction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants.
Analyze and respond appropriately to emergency situations.
Possess base knowledge of the operation of building automation systems.
Ability to read, write and perform arithmetic functions at a level appropriate to the position.
Ability to interact and communicate in an effective and dependable manner, as well as establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with clientele such as students, staff, faculty and co-workers.
Demonstrated ability to use tact and diplomacy to effectively handle a broad range of high level and sensitive interpersonal situations with diverse personalities, and to respond appropriately to conflicts and problems.
Ability to demonstrate professionalism in entering occupied areas including student residential halls, faculty and staff offices and other university space.
Demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines.
Demonstrated skills in an institutional/educational environment utilizing a customer-oriented and service-centered attitude.
Knowledge and experience in Fire Sprinkler system installation, maintenance and/or repairs.
***THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED***
Work may involve working in and around confined spaces such as manholes, trenches and building crawl spaces.
Work may involve working with human waste and fluids, and other hazardous materials.
Ability to work on and climb ladders/stairs, carry up to 50 lbs., squat, kneel, and crawl.
Ability to work in high lift equipment and operate a forklift, sewer equipment, pipe machine, and water jetting equipment.
Ability to possess a California Driver's License valid for the operation of any vehicle or equipment the position is required to maintain and operate.
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work overtime, occasional holidays, and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis. Must be able to respond in a timely matter whether they are able to return or not.
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.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background/fingerprint check.
This position classification has been defined as 'Non Exempt' and is therefore subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Retired CalPERS members selected for this vacancy must request and be approved for reinstatement from retirement prior to the start date. Employment of retired CalPERS members will typically be for 90 days or less and must be for work requiring specialized skills or for a bona fide emergency to prevent stoppage of business.
Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: Cal Poly cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.
Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.
For health and well-being, Cal Poly is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.
About Us Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university. Founded in 1901, the 6,000-acre campus is nestled in the foothills of San Luis Obispo, along California's scenic central coast and midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. With a budget of $168.5 million, the university has a student enrollment exceeding 17,000 students and employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff members. Cal Poly is part of the 23-campus California State University system.
At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.
Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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About California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university, with approximately 17,500 undergraduate, 120 post-baccalaureate, and 900 graduate students. The Cal Poly community fosters teaching, scholarship, and service in a learn-by-doing environment where students, staff, and faculty are partners in discovery. Cal Poly has built an exemplary reputation on its learn-by-doing approach to the preparation of undergraduate and graduate students. It is a distinctive learning community offering academically focused students a hands-on educational experience that prepares them for today's scientific and technical world. Cal Poly provides a balanced education in the arts, sciences, and technology, while encouraging cross-disciplinary and co-curricular experiences. U.S. News and World Report has ranked Cal Poly #1 among public master's universities in the western United States for 24 consecutive years. The University values free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. As a campus, we welcome and nurture a rich array of different perspectives, ideas and cultures. We encourage international an...d multi-cultural education in order to prepare students for successful participation and competition in a diverse world and a global workforce. We believe that diversity of our students, faculty, and staff enlivens and enriches Cal Poly’s educational environment.