Maintains and repairs fire sprinkler systems in on-campus and off-campus UC Davis facilities. Designs, redesigns and assembles from working drawings and blueprints various Fire sprinkler systems. These installations require a thorough knowledge of all building and safety codes, the ability to work from blueprints and make working drawings, and the ability to use appropriate formulas and computations for pipe sizing and fittings related to pressure and flow; performs welding, soldering and brazing as required.
$31.59 - $41.68
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Work on ladders or elevated surfaces.
Heavy lifting, handling, pushing, or moving objects up to 50 lbs.
Work under various environmental conditions. Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, some, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
Obtain and retain any licenses that are required by National, State and Local codes.
This position is subject to completion of a Pre-Placement Medical Exam provided by Employee Health Services at no charge to the applicant.
This position is subject to Medical Surveillance procedures and review in accordance with Federal and State Laws and Regulations and University Policy.
Work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present. Specific hazards include but are not limited to: asbestos, PCB's radioactive materials, industrial and laboratory chemicals, fuels, solvents, infectious materials and wastes, biological hazards and other materials labeled hazardous. Requires use of respirator and protective clothing.
Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver's License. Participate in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Pull Notice System.
Work a non-standard work schedule that includes nights, weekends, or alternative schedules such as 80 hours in 8 or 9 shifts instead of 10. Supports critical campus functions operating 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.
Employees may be required to return after an assigned shift due to business necessity or emergencies. Compensation for 'Call-Back' will be in accordance with campus policies.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Current Fire Sprinkler Fitter certificate issued by the Cal Fire Office of the State Fire Marshal.
Experience with the installation, inspection, maintenance, and repair of commercial (NFPA 13) and residential (NFPA13R) fire sprinkler systems.
Organizational skills to plan, track, manage projects, work assignments, and schedules.
Customer service and communication skills to provide courteous service in person, in writing, and on the telephone; skill to convey a professional and business-like image.
Computer skills to manage work assignments and to plan, track, and manage costs and schedules.
Experience fabricating, maintaining, servicing, repairing, replacing, installing, and/or altering fire sprinkler and other campus systems related to craft functions.
Experience inspecting and performing preventive maintenance program on fire sprinkler and other campus systems related to craft functions.
Analytical skill to understand and interpret technical data and mechanical and structural specifications and blueprints.
Experience using a computerized work management system.
Experience planning and directing the work of skilled, semi-skilled and apprentice workers.
Knowledge of Construction and repair methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the plumbing and pipefitting trade.
Skill to read and interpret construction plans and specifications, shop drawings, hydraulic calculations, safety equipment and instrumentation.
Experience in the application and interpretation of applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
Knowledge of applicable codes and regulations including national, state and local plumbing and steam fitting codes, water and wastewater regulations, and Cal-OSHA.
Knowledge of safety and safe working practices related to the work including protective gear, techniques for working in areas containing hazardous materials including pathogens, PCB's, radioactivity, and other hazards, and working underground and aerially.
Experience with job planning, lay out and basic estimating.
Arithmetic skill required for job planning and estimating.
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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