Capitalizing on over 140 years of history and tradition in downtown Los Angeles, the University of Southern California (USC) has embarked on an unprecedented period of expansion. USC is now poised to take its place as the preeminent research institution of the 21st century and we are looking for skilled, motivated professionals to help forge the future of higher education.
The USC department of Facilities Planning and Management (FPM) is seeking Journey-levelPlumbers to join its team.
THE WORK YOU WILL DO
The Plumber performs standard plumbing procedures. Determines the need to repair and/or replace equipment. Estimate materials required for specific job components.
Installs, repairs, and maintains plumbing system and equipment utilizing a variety of plumbing tools and equipment. Works from blueprints, specifications, and schematic diagrams.
Makes repairs and/or determines replacement of equipment.
Maintains clean job site throughout duration and cleans up job site following work completion. Maintains safe working conditions for self and others. Stores and maintains supplies, tools and equipment.
Provides leadership and guidance to others who perform similar work. Sets priorities and timelines and monitors the work of others.
Trains other journeymen, Zone Maintenance Technicians, or other employees on specific skills and tasks, as required. Identifies additional training or defines needs for new or continuing training which would benefit staff.
Prepares reports and/or maintenance records, as needed.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSÂ Â
Candidates for the position of Plumber must meet the following qualifications:
High School Diploma or equivalent and completion of four-year apprenticeship program
A combined total of at least 9 years of experience (which must include four years of experience as a trade-related apprentice/trainee, plus five years of journey-level experience)
Experience performing standard trade-related procedures
General knowledge of trade-related methods, materials, tools, and equipment
General knowledge of plumbing codes
Familiar with city and state building codes, OSHA rules and regulations, standard safety practices and equipment, and other requirements for workplace safety
Must own designated hand tools
Valid CA Driverâs License
The ideal candidate for the position of Plumber meets the following criteria:
Related undergraduate study preferred
Valid/current City issued Journey-Level Plumber license preferred
The hourly rate range for this position is $38.39 - $40.63. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidateâs work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
About Facilities Planning and Management (FPM):
FPM (formerly named Capital Construction & Development / Facilities Management Services) is responsible for planning, developing, and maintaining the breadth of the facilities at USC, and is also dedicated to creating a safe environment for our USC community. Woven into every service, safety is of upmost importance. As FPM, this diverse group of innovative and talented professionals provide high quality facilities construction, operations and maintenance services at USC and serve as dedicated stewards of USC and FPM core values. FPM values employee recognition, accountability, collaboration, respect, and trust. Join us- apply today!
The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent and completion of four year apprenticeship programMinimum Experience: 5 yearsMinimum Field of Expertise: Four years experience as a trade-related trainee may substitute for completion of a four year apprenticeship program. Additional five years minimum experience must be as a journeyman. Experience performing standard trade-related procedures. General knowledge of trade-related methods, materials, tools, and equipment. Familiar with city and state building codes, OSHA rules and regulations, standard safety practices and equipment, and other requirements for workplace safety.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations.
As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.