Plumber III – University of Texas at Arlington – Arlington, TX

University of Texas at Arlington

Full Time
Arlington, TX, Texas
Posted 5 days ago

Posting Details

Position InformationPosting NumberS01957P
Position TitlePlumber III (S01957P)
DepartmentFacilities Mgmt_Building Maint
Job FamilyFacilities/Construction
Position StatusFull-time
Work HoursStandard
Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm.

Open toExternal and Internal
SalarySalary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience.
DurationFunding expected to continue
Pay BasisMonthly
Benefits EligibleYes
Job Summary

To perform journeyman level skills in the installation, maintenance, remodeling, repair and servicing of plumbing system, and utilities in a mechanisms utility distribution center. Responsible for the prompt performance of assigned plumbing and related duties and mechanism maintenance and repair of utility mains. Frequently responsible for supervision of semi-skilled or unskilled workers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Install, repair, and replace waterlines, air lines, gas lines, sewer lines, sump pumps, sewer injectors, domestic water pumps, water heaters, piping, traps, valves, vents, washbowls, sinks, toilet fixtures, fittings, faucets, drains, special laboratory sinks, drain tables, experimental tables, and associated underground utilities. Unstop clogged lines.
Cut and thread steel pipe and solder or braze copper pipe.
DI and RO water system maintenance and repair.
Connect and maintain hot water units and gas heaters, and checks for safety.
Complete annual gas line testing and inspections.
Perform related duties as assign by the plumbing supervisor, plumbing leader, or any other superior.
Assist with simple estimates of time and materials required for a job. Pick up materials and supplies from vendors.
Assist other OFM shops and University departments.
Responds to on-call emergencies before/during/after normal hours of operation. This includes but not limited to: fires, electrical outages, floods, icy conditions and any other type of campus emergency.
Attends shop staff meetings as required. Attends safety training or meetings. Attends plant operations and maintenance training courses. Trains personnel on operational and maintenance produces as required.
Performs other duties assigned.

Required Qualifications

High School Diploma or G.E.D and five (5) years of skilled journeyman-level plumbing. State of Texas Journeyman License required. State of Texas Backflow Prevention Tester Certification required. A valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to operate backhoe and heavy equipment.
Ability to use acetylene torches, pipe cutters, threaders, wrenches, and other tools common to the plumbing trade.
Must be able to read and understand blueprints.
Ability to diagnose problems and communicate situations and recommended actions to supervisors.
Familiar with automated operation and maintenance computer systems.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Working Conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished)
May work in extreme temperatures
May work around chemical fumes
May work around standard office conditions
May work around biohazards
May work around chemicals
May work around electrical and mechanical hazards
Use of manual dexterity
Moving and lifting.

Special Conditions for Eligibility
EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Posting Detail InformationNumber of Vacancies2
Desired Start Date
Open Date
Review Start Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

Requirement Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * Do you have a high school diploma or GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * How many years of skilled/journeyman level plumbing experience do you have?
    • None/less than 5 years
    • 5 to 6 years
    • 7 to 8 years
    • 9 or more years
  • * Do you have a State of Texas journeyman plumbing license?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * Do you have a valid Texas class C operator’s driver’s license (or other states’ equivalent for driving a personal vehicle) or higher?
    • Yes
    • No

Job Features

Job CategoryPlumbing

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