Company: University of Utah
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Performs any plumbing-related mechanical work, including
installations, alterations, repairs and general maintenance using
journeyman level plumbing skills and knowledge. Maintains water,
sewer and gas lines including primary and secondary systems and
University of Utah Job ID# PRN28399B 01743 - Technical
COMPENSATION: Hourly $28.70 - $34.95
WORK SCHEDULE: Full Time; Flexible
Services, repairs and maintains all types of control valves by
removing, disassembling, inspecting and replacing worn/broken
parts, if necessary, and reassembling and reinstalling.
Performs maintenance on restrooms, water softeners, RO-DI pure
water systems, pump stations, related piping systems.
Identifies and resolves plumbing problems by repairing or replacing
pipes, fittings, valves, plugged drains, faucets, toilet repairs,
Determines proper materials for the particular assignment at hand
so that equipment and materials are matched properly for the
Remodels old plumbing systems preparing a bill of materials needed,
and then constructing the new systems according to plan by using
Installs rough in and finish work for new construction by
installing main sewers, manholes, storm drains, acid waste,
compressed air, vacuum, natural gas, fire hydrants and water
distribution trunk lines and later hooking up individual components
such as sinks, drains, taps, and related equipment.
Installs, repairs and tests RP back flow preventers and vacuum
breakers on equipment and double checks valves on all potable water
connections as required by the IPC code and Utah rules and
Performs assigned preventive maintenance checks on valves, pumps,
water heaters, dilution tanks, and other operating equipment.
Maintains and test water supply and water distribution system.
May install, maintain and repair medical gas systems such as
oxygen, breathing air, patient vacuum, waste anesthetic vacuum,
May install, maintain and repair steam distribution systems used
for humidification and sterilization.
May be responsible for the performance and training of a plumber
May be required to be on a weekly on-call schedule 24-7 on a weekly
rotation to perform emergency repairs at odd hours and during
weekends as needed.
Incumbents will experience a wide variety of problems and will need
to make decisions about the appropriate equipment to use, the most
efficient and effective manner to resolve the problem. Inform
supervision of any changes and solve inherent problems of the job
with little or no supervision. The incumbent is to interpret
drawings select materials and determine the most effective type of
construction, while making sure that the work meets Utah codes and
Comments: The work environment may involve some exposure to unusual
elements, such as extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals,
biohazardous materials, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud
noises. There is physical activity requiring work, such as lifting,
pushing, or pulling objects up to 50 pounds. The work environment
may also involve exposure to potentially dangerous materials and
situations that require following initial safety training and
precautions that may include the use of protective equipment.
A Journeyman licensure and Back Flow Tester certification by the
University and involved state agency required; and demonstrated
human relation and effective communications skills. Licensed Water
Purveyor skills are preferred.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the
essential functions of the job as outlined in the position
Certain positions require that an appropriate certification be
obtained by passing a certification exam within a specified period
of time to be determined by individual University departments. The
certification must be maintained through regular recertification.
Dependent upon the department of assignment, a valid Utah driver's
license may be required.
TO APPLY, VISIT: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/125647
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the
application process will be provided to individuals with
disabilities. Please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and
Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365
(V/TDD), for further information or to request an accommodation.
The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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