Posting Summary: Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of U.Va.'s buildings, infrastructure and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Plumber who supports Facilities Management's goal of providing consistent, cost effective, and reliable maintenance and service to the University facilities. The incumbent maintains all systems in operational condition and provides a safe and comfortable environment for all plumbing systems at the University. Duties include preventative and predictive maintenance as well as minor repairs on variety of plumbing equipment.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required. A minimum of four years of experience working with all aspects of the plumbing operations trade including troubleshooting plumbing and other mechanical problems, as well as a valid Journeyman or higher Plumbing license. A valid Driver's license with a positive points balance is also required. Demonstrated ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, blueprints and schematic drawings; and to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair water systems is essential. Demonstrated written, verbal and interpersonal skills is also very important. Experience in welding and working with steamfitting/steam systems is preferred. A Backflow Prevention Device Certification is highly preferred.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624443 and complete the application. This posting is open until filled.
For questions about this position please contact Eirine Vlavianos at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Minimum Level of Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent Required
Required Specific Degree/Training: High School Diploma or Equivalent required.
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: Not a Requirement
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Considerable - 4 to 7 years
Required Specific Experience: A minimum of four years of experience working with all aspects of the plumbing operations trade including troubleshooting plumbing and other mechanical problems.
Required License or Certification: - Journey level or higher plumbing license. - Valid Driver's license, with a positive points balance.
Preferred License or Certification: Backflow Prevention Device Certification.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, blueprints and schematic drawings; and to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair water and steam systems.
Demonstrated written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Outlook and Word.
Internal Number: 353_85982
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.