Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana,
Internal Number: 298040
CAMPUS FACILITY SERVICE GENERA (IN-CFSG-IUINA)
Campus Facility Services (CFS) is proud to provide all IUPUI students, faculty, staff, and visitors with a high-quality physical environment. We provide maintenance, grounds and custodial services for more than 70 buildings and parking garages and over 300 acres of lawns, trees, plantings, sidewalks and parking lots. The department is also a frequent partner with IU Capital Projects on campus renovation projects and new construction initiatives.
Our Mission - Campus Facility Services (CFS) - People serving the campus community and caring for the physical environment in support of the IUPUI mission.
Our Vision - Earning customer trust through caring, connected, and competent service professionals.
Additional information over Indiana University's comprehensive employee benefits program can be found here .
This position installs, repairs, and maintains pipes, fittings, and fixtures of water and drainage systems, according to specifications and plumbing codes.
Troubleshoots, diagnoses, and repairs various plumbing and steam systems utilizing such tools as a sewer camera and heavy duty sewer/drain machine. May perform servicing, testing, inspections, and repairs on a variety of equipment including water softeners, steam vaults, steam valves, street mains, medical gas systems, hot and cold loops, boilers, and chillers.
Repairs and maintains plumbing, replacing water filters and defective valves and washers, replacing or mending broken pipes, and opening clogged drains. Assembles pipe sections, tubing and fittings, using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement, plastic solvent, caulking, or soldering, brazing and welding equipment. Cuts openings in structures to accommodate pipes and pipe fittings, using hand and power tools. Fills pipes or plumbing fixtures with water or air and observes pressure gauges to detect and locate leaks.
Hangs steel supports from ceiling joists to hold pipes in place. Installs pipe assemblies, fittings, valves, pumps, appliances such as dishwashers, garbage disposals, and water heaters, and fixtures such as sinks and toilets, using hand and power tools. Measures, cuts, threads, and bends pipe to required angle, using hand and power tools or machines such as pipe cutters, pipe-threading machines, and pipe-bending machines.
May perform water treatments; treats closed loop water systems, cooling towers, chilled water and heating systems by collecting and testing water samples; adds appropriate chemicals to maintain correct levels and balances.
Performs other general building maintenance as needed. Drives vehicle as needed. May perform limited abatement work on an as needed basis. Participates in the training of apprentices and/or other workers as needed.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned, including general building maintenance duties. Drive University vehicles as needed. Work any shift as needed. 24-hour a day emergency response as needed. Assist with snow removal activities as necessary. Must be available to work during inclement weather (i.e. snow and ice) when weather emergencies dictate that the department is needed to take care of the campus.
High school diploma or GED
5 years of Verifiable journey level experience
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Certificate in relevant DOL apprenticed trade
Valid driver's license and ability to be insured by Indiana University Upon Hire
May berequired to acquire and maintain a material-specific abatement certification, supervisor certification or other required certifications.
Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Highly thorough and dependable
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to represent the company with external constituents
Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion
Ability to build strong customer relationships
Quickly troubleshoots and resolves problems
Proactively approaches responsibilities
Friendly and service-oriented
Knowledge of and ability to use materials, methods/principles and tools specific to the needs of the Plumber trade.
Ability to use a computer.
Ability to read and interpret drawings, blueprints and/or schematics.
Knowledge of applicable building codes, regulations or ordinances.
Ability to work with wide variety of cultures and backgrounds.
May be required to acquire and maintain position-required certifications.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to remain in a stationary position as well as the ability to move about the workplace for long durations. It requires effective communication, the ability to operate machinery, tools, and controls. The role requires the ability to ascend/descend ladders/stairs, and to position one's self in low level positions, detect a variety of chemicals and/or gases. The role requires the ability to ascend to rooftops and move in tight spaces to perform and complete inspections. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page .
Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information .
Campus Safety and Security
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.