The Research Farms Department is seeking a Plumbing Supervisor that will report within the unit of Construction Services on the Research Farms. The position will include installing new plumbing systems including water mains, irrigation systems, hydrants, fixtures, and facilities; in addition to responding to service calls pertaining to the maintenance required of existing plumbing systems. They will be required to provide design review for proposed projects, perform material takeoffs, produce cost estimates, obtain permits and schedule inspections as required. Position will require the use of trade appropriate tools and equipment depending on the project.
The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Interpersonal communications; time management/planning; basic office software experience; and Driver's license preferred.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Ky Master and Journeyman Plumber's License.
Backflow Preventer Certification a plus. High School diploma. Experience with trade appropriate equipment operation.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
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