Plumber/Utility Mechanic II - Renovation Team - 515217
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Internal Number: 515217
Pay Grade/Pay Range: $27.85/hour
Department/Organization: 504241 - Building Maintenance
Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm; varies depending on projects
Job Summary: This position performs skilled work at the journeyman level in the heating, plumbing, mechanical piping and structural steel trades. Work consists of the fabrication, installation, maintenance and repair of heating, plumbing, mechanical piping systems, structural steel, package boiler equipment and water treatment, kitchen equipment, auxiliary equipment, steam, water, gas systems and other building mechanical equipment; auxiliary equipment, steam, water, sewers both sanitary and storm, irrigation systems gas and air systems and other building mechanical equipment; above and underground steam, domestic water, HVAC (chilled and hot water), sanitary and storm distribution systems; firing, tending and maintaining pressure boilers to supply heat for buildings and domestic hot water. Makes limited estimates from on-site inspections. May provide work leadership to other trades personnel. Must drive from site to site.
Additional Department Summary: Will be installing toilets, sinks, drains, water lines, and construction related duties to get these items ready to install. Will perform other general construction and renovation related duties depending on project.
Required Minimum Qualifications: A high school diploma or GED and a minimum of four (4) years experience in one of the following trades: plumbing, pipefitting, structural steel (iron worker), boilermaker, millwright, boiler tender, steamfitter, or sprinkler fitter OR completion of an approved apprenticeship program or possession of a journeyman card in a related trade (plumbing, pipefitting structural steel (iron worker), boilermaker, millwright, boiler tender, steamfitter, or sprinkler fitter). Must be able to interpret and work from sketches, specifications, plans, and blueprints. Must be able to operate threading, cutting and reaming equipment; mechanical sewer cleaning equipment; oxy-acetylene cutting torch; and a welding machine. May be required to pass welding certification administered by The University of Alabama within six (6) months of hire date. Must be able to lift, handle and maneuver the tools, materials and supplies of the job. Must have the ability to use job-related tools and equipment and chemical supplies. Must be able to perform those items in the Job Summary and the essential functions. Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age at time of hire and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report that is in compliance with University policies.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications: Final candidate must submit to and successfully pass a post offer drug test.
Preferred Qualifications: State of Alabama Journeyman Plumbers card. Welding experience.
Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
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