Position installs, maintains, repairs and troubleshoots domestic plumbing systems, chilled water, steam and condensate, fixtures, industrial kitchen equipment, and water treatment systems for a university campus consisting of approximately 200 buildings. Position’s primary purpose is to ensure that all plumbing systems and auxiliary equipment are in good working order and that any repairs are completed promptly and properly.
Customer Service Function – Provides assistance to internal and external customers promptly and courteously; maintains frequent communication with the customer concerning status of work requests; performs quality work consistent with manufacturer’s requirements and complies with all applicable codes; maintains a professional appearance and attitude
Utility Piping Function – Installs, maintains and repairs piping to include domestic water, gases, sanitary, steam, condensate, chilled water, and acid waste; piping may be on the interior or exterior of buildings
Industrial Kitchen Equipment Function – Installs, maintains and repairs kitchen equipment to include stoves, ovens, dishwashers, disposals, trayvayors, steam kettles, and other relevant equipment
Building Plumbing Function – Installs, maintains and repairs chilled water, hot water and steam systems, traps, valves, piping, backflow preventers, general fixtures of all types
Water Treatment Function – Installs, maintains and repairs water treatment systems to include softeners, distillers, chemical feeders, and other specialty purification systems
Contractor Coordination & Oversight – Assists in coordinating the activity of service contractors and new installation contractors to ensure compliance with all plans, specifications, and applicable codes and standards
Tool Proficiency – Operates plumbing equipment to include pipe cutters, threaders, welding equipment, torches, mechanical tools, snakes, water jetters, and other relevant equipment; maintains tools in a clean and serviceable condition; reports broken or damaged items for repair or replacement
Additional Functions – Performs other building trades tasks in maintaining industrial equipment and in response to emergency situations as assigned
General Knowledge – In-depth knowledge and understanding of plumbing and other mechanical systems required
After-Hours Response – Must be reasonably available after normal business hours, weekends, and holidays for on-site response to serious plumbing system malfunctions
Attention to Detail - ability to maintain detailed and complete records of maintenance, repair, and testing activities
Communication Skills - ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to a wide range of persons
Customer Service Skills – understanding of modern customer service theories, practices and methods
Physical Abilities – Work may include; walking, lifting, bending, stooping, carrying, climbing; work environment may be very hot or cold.
License to test back flow preventers in the State of Ohio preferred.
Education/Experience – High school diploma (or GED), a minimum of three years experience in commercial and/or industrial plumbing required.
Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.