Plumber - 19651BR
KU offers great benefits to employees with up to 176 hours of paid vacation per year, 96 hours of sick leave earned per year, nine paid holidays plus one discretionary day, a retirement program, medical & dental insurance, life and disability insurance, other benefit plan options and State of Kansas discounts offered by various vendors. KU also offers employees educational and professional development opportunities. KU is a great place to work!
25% - Installs and maintains gas equipment, drinking fountains, lavatories, commodes, distilled water stills, etc. Tests piping systems for leaks by increasing pressure in pipes and observing gages. Assembles and installs valves, pipe fittings and pipe composed of metals such as iron, steel, brass and non-metals such as glass, vitrified clay and plastic, using hand and power tools. Test water for hardness, PH and other concerns in water stills, building boiler systems, and other areas.
10% - Previews, assists in ordering and otherwise obtains plumbing materials and equipment. Digitally complete work orders and other communications associated with work. Trains, instructs and acts as lead worker to less skilled positions. Cleans and maintains work sites and equipment. Performs other related work as assigned. Assists with snow removal and surface treatment.
5% - Other duties as assigned.
- Lift and carry up to 20 pounds constantly and up to 50 pounds occasionally with or without accommodation.
- Reach, grasp, lift, carry, and place moderately heavy loads frequently, and heavy loads occasionally with or without accommodation.
- Work under a variety of temperature and weather extremes, both inside and outdoors.
- Report to work during declared periods of inclement weather.
- Respond to after-hours emergencies as needed.
- Work overtime as needed.
- Must work a rotational on-call/stand-by schedule.
- Must enter work order information digitally.
- High School diploma or completion of GED equivalency.
- One year of professional plumbing experience. Certificate from a vocational school or an associate’s degree in plumbing may be substituted for the required experience.
- Must be backflow certified or become certified within the 6 month probationary period.
- Must have a valid driver’s license by the time of hire and throughout the term of employment.
- Ability to read, interpret, and work from sketches, blueprints, and specifications.
- Experience working in a college, university or large commercial setting.
- Experience interacting directly with customers.
- Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety practices of the plumbing trade.
Additional Candidate Instructions
- A cover letter addressing how required and preferred qualifications are met.
- Resume or curriculum vitae.
- Contact information for three professional references.
Review of applications will begin Monday, August 2, 2021 and will continue until a qualified pool of applicants is identified.