Plumber/Utility Mechanic II - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

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 equipments; auxiliary equipment, steam, water, sewers both sanitary and storm, irrigation systems gas and air systems and other building mechanical equipments; 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.

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. May be required to submit a medical history statement from personal physician. Must have valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age and have an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report as determined by the insurance carrier.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:

Final candidates who are not current University of Alabama employees must submit to and successfully pass a post-offer drug screen.

Preferred Qualifications:

State of Alabama Journeyman Plumbers card is preferred. Welding exp is preferred. $25.10/hr

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. 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 will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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