Position Details

Position Information

Title Plumber
Department Facilities Mgmt-Maint Services (7420)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

Facilities Management is looking for an experienced Plumber to join our team. Specifically, we are looking for an experienced and versatile plumber to install, repair, and maintain multiple plumbing systems at the University of Arizona. The ideal candidate will possess a confidence in and an enthusiasm for the plumbing trade; and will have a good working knowledge of all aspects of the craft that will enable sound decision making at the job site. We are looking for a self-motivated employee who can hit the ground running.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Installs, repairs, and maintains chilled water, steam, heat, water, gas, drainage, sewage and other plumbing systems.
  • Studies plans, drawings, specifications and work orders to determine work requirements and sequence of repairs and/or installations.
  • Performs preventative maintenance work as required.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • Must have valid driver’s license and at least two years of driving experience upon employment.
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Six years of plumbing experience; OR, completion of a four year federally approved technical training program in plumbing; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of steam systems and components.
  • Working knowledge of chilled water systems including installation and maintenance.
  • Experience in pipe fitting and welding.
  • Experience with commercial plumbing systems.
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Trades and Maintenance
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
FLSA Non-Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $20.53
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S24482
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Facilities Management Human Resources

Open Date 01/24/2018
Review Start Date 01/31/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

Please note: You will be required to provide contact information for a minimum of three professional references within your application. Should you be selected as a finalist for this position, your references may receive an automatic email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation.

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Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have six years of plumbing experience; OR, Completion of a four year federally approved technical training program in plumbing; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Will you have a valid driver's license upon the first day of employment with a minimum of two years of driving experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  4. * Have you ever been employed by Facilities Management at the University of Arizona?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Briefly describe your experience working with steam systems and components.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Do you have experience working with commercial plumbing systems?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Do you have experience in pipe fitting and welding?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have experience working with commercial plumbing systems?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Briefly describe your experience working with chilled water systems.

    (Open Ended Question)

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