Vanderbilt University seeks a Plumber Journeyman to perform routine plumbing work and plumbing construction/installation work. This is a full-time position: 40 hours per week. Must be available to work 7:30AM to 4:00PM. Must be available to work additional hours as required including evening hours. Pay is $24.50/hr.
Plant Operations provides facilities support for all construction, renovation, and routine maintenance of University Central space and facilities; housekeeping services for approximately 5.8 million square feet of academic, administrative, residential, and recreational space; grounds care for 330 acres that are a registered arboretum; turf care for athletic fields; and utilities for the University Central and the Medical Center.
Facilities annual budget exceeds $100 million in operating expenses and includes over 400 employees. Facilities manages major capital project expenditures totaling ~$125 million annually and facility renewal, replacement and large maintenance project expenditures totaling ~$20 million annually.
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for maintaining, repairing and installing domestic water systems and sanitary sewer systems including backflow devices, steam domestic water heaters, plumbing fixtures, domestic recirculation pumps, domestic pressure regulating valves, storm sewer systems and irrigation systems.
Perform preventative maintenance (PM) program inspections and repairs.
Perform estimates, provide layouts for plumbing maintenance related items and respond to emergency plumbing calls.
Understand and interpret building codes, parts manuals, blueprints and schematics.
Profile of an Ideal Candidate
5 Years of experience or the equivalent
Strong communication skills
Able to stand, stoop, crawl, work on elevated surfaces and be in awkward positions for extended periods of time.
Push, pull, lift and carry at least 70 pounds.
Able to work in various weather conditions
Must have high school diploma or GED
Valid driver's license
High work ethic
Journeyman Plumbers License is preferred
About Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is atop-15 private research university offering a full range of undergraduate,graduate and professional degrees. Vanderbilt is situated on a 330-acre campusnear the thriving city center, serving more than 12,000 students and employingalmost 7,000 faculty and staff. Theuniversity's students, staff, and faculty frequently cite Nashville and thesurrounding area as one of the many perks of being a part of the Vanderbiltcommunity. VanderbiltUniversity is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledgeexpanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity issought and celebrated. Vanderbilt was recently named as oneof "America's Best Large Employers" and the top employer in Tennessee and theNashville metropolitan area in 2019 (Forbes).
About Vanderbilt Benefits
Vanderbilt University offers a competitive, flexible benefitspackage including health, dental, vision, life, accidental death &dismemberment, disability insurance, paid time off, and a 403(b) retirementplan with employer match. Vanderbilt offers tuition assistance to employees,spouses, and dependent children.
Commitment to Equity,Diversity and Inclusion
Vanderbilt University is committed to achieving the goal of adiverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff, and students. We seek individuals who arecommitted to this goal and our campus values.
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About Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University is a center for scholarly research, informed and creative teaching, and service to the community and society at large. Vanderbilt will uphold the highest standards and be a leader in the quest for new knowledge through scholarship, the dissemination of knowledge through teaching and outreach, and the creative experimentation of ideas and concepts. In pursuit of these goals, Vanderbilt values most highly intellectual freedom that supports open inquiry, equality, compassion, and excellence in all endeavors.