The Plant Operations & Maintenance (PO&M) Department is a 24 hour, seven day a week operation responsible for the operation, repair and maintenance of buildings, systems, and grounds at the UC Davis Health System that includes 148 acres and structures that total 4 million GMSF. Plant Operations & Maintenance is one of the largest operations and maintenance support providers to clinical, administrative, research, SOM and SON departments throughout the Health System. UC Davis Health System is one of several UC campuses that have their own cogeneration, central power plants. Cogeneration (Combined Heat and Power or CHP) is the simultaneous production of electricity and heat, both of which are used throughout the Medical Center Campus and is supported by Plant Operations & Maintenance 24x7x365.
Job Summary Final Filing Date : 10/24/20 Salary Range : 31.59 to 41.68 Salary Frequency : Hourly Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : Day Location : Main Hospital, 2315 Stockton Blvd City : Sacramento Union Representation : Yes Benefits Eligible : Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
Responsibilities The Plant Operation and Maintenance Plumber performs routine maintenance on all plumbing equipment, including packing and replacing valves, medical gas piping, and installing new plumbing fixtures throughout the Medical Center. Additionally, the Plumber will perform preventative maintenance procedures and ensure a prompt response to requests for repairs and modify and expand these systems as required for building infrastructure remodels and expansions. Plumbers will work in cooperation with other skilled crafts mechanics to ensure all specification, legislation and policies are met, and to ensure efficient completion of projects. Providing adequate services will ensure that all water supply networks, waste and drainage systems are installed, repaired and maintained to meet all standards of building codes and safety
Must possess and maintain a valid California driver's license.
Must possess a certificate of completion from a recognized union apprenticeship program, University apprenticeship program, accredited trade school or have the equivalent amount of experience and training comparable to a journey level craftsperson with plumbing maintenance experience.
Exhibits an extensive background in plumbing and medical gases (life support systems, pumps, motors and compressors).
Must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
Water distribution and wastewater disposal in commercial, industrial and healthcare buildings.
Relevant building codes, legislation, regulations, policies and procedures installation and maintenance.
Skills to read and interpret blueprint and specification books.
Skills and knowledge of the proper use and operational characteristics of maintenance equipment and tools.
C-16 Fire Protection Contractor License highly desirable
Must possess effective verbal, listening, written and presentation skills.
Demonstrate basic computer skills.
Analytical and problem-solving skills.
Participate in the Department Motor Vehicles DMV) Pull Notice System.
Climb ladders, on top of machinery and equipment, crawl, stoop, bend and work in confined spaces such as attics and sewer manholes.
Lift and maneuver up to 50lbs; items such as large pipe wrenches, sewer cable, sewer cleaning equipment, large pipes, pumps, toilets and sinks.
Shifts rotate through Days, Swing and Grave.
Must be able to work overtime and on any shift that is assigned.
This position participates in a rotational weekend/Holiday On Call.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment. EEO 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.
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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UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.