The Plumber performs journey-level plumbing work related to the installation, inspection, modification, remodeling and repair of mechanical, industrial, commercial and residential plumbing equipment and fixtures for gas, gases, water, steam, sewage, and storm related plumbing systems. Executes the preventative maintenance on all equipment and systems through changing valves, filters, pipes, etc. Maintains clear and accurate documentation of all inspections, testing and maintenance (corrective and/or preventative) performed. Updates equipment documentation, specifications and drawings, as needed. Reviews and updates all shop logs, both paper and electronic according to updates and changes. Responds to emergency situations to mitigate and/or resolve immediate plumbing concerns or safety issues. Reviews and creates blueprints/drawings, and specifications for new construction and retrofit/renovation projects according to building code requirements. Responds to emergency situations during or after hours for the purposes of resolving immediate safety concerns. Performs all job duties in adherence with University and departmental safety guidelines. Maintains a positive attitude and communicates effectively with colleagues, supervisors, staff, faculty and students. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement High School Diploma. Preferred Completion of a certified apprenticeship program. Preferred
Licenses License Requirement Valid Driver License. Required
Certifications Certification Requirement C-36 Plumbing California Contractor License and/or equivalent. Preferred Backflow Prevention Certification. Preferred
Experience Experience Requirement 4 years of journey-level experience in plumbing preventative maintenance, repair and construction, and/or completion of a certified apprenticeship training; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Required Experience in maintenance, operation, repair, calibration, installation, diagnosis and inspection of industrial/commercial of plumbing systems. Experience working as a plumber with industrial/commercial plumbing fixtures/systems, pipes, connectors, boilers, hot water heaters, and hot water storage tanks. Required Experience using tools and equipment common to the plumbing skilled trade. Required Experience using and maintaining of plumbing tools and equipment used for welding and brazing. Required Experience and/or certification of training in forklifts, lifts and/or boom truck operations. Preferred Experience and ability to prioritize work orders, routine work, emergency requests and ability to choose the proper materials or equipment to accomplish work in the most expeditious and safe manner. Preferred Experience working with a diverse student, staff, faculty and visitor population and ability to provide exemplary customer service. Preferred Experience in the installation and repair of medical and laboratory systems. Preferred
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Hired candidate must successfully pass a background check through the DOJ and FBI prior to appointment start date. Required Must successfully complete a pre-employment physical examination prior to appointment start date. Required Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Driver License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Required Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours). Required Must wear University issued ID badge and uniform. Required Public Driving Record. Required Overtime. Required
Minimum Requirements Knowledge and skill in the maintenance, operation, repair, calibration, installation, diagnosis and inspection of industrial/commercial of plumbing systems.
Knowledge and skill working with industrial/commercial plumbing fixtures/systems, pipes, connectors, boilers, hot water heaters, and hot water storage tanks.
Skill in operating shop equipment and tools common to the skilled trade. Skilled use and maintaining of plumbing tools and equipment used for welding and brazing.
Ability to effectively communicate and understand safety regulations and hazards.
Knowledge in safe and proper procedures when hazardous materials are suspected.
Ability to estimate time, methods and materials needed from construction documents. Ability to read and understanding documents such as complex technical procedures, work instructions, blue prints, plans, manuals, specifications, and diagrams.
Ability to read, write and perform basic arithmetic calculations.
Ability to communicate and work effectively with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public, and provide exceptional customer service.
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
Ability to record information accurately as is necessary to perform the job responsibilities.
Willingness and ability to work weekends and holidays. Ability to work occasional scheduled and unscheduled overtime, emergency call-back, and a flexible schedule as needed.
Preferred Qualifications Basic knowledge and technical skills with computer programs and applications (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, Design Cad 2, etc.).
Knowledge of UC/UCR policies and systems.
Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.
- UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020
- UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.
- Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019
- Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings
- UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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