This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Plumber position for the Facilities Operations & Maintenance department at Oregon State University (OSU).
Facilities Services Operation, Repair, Maintenance and Construction Program. Purpose: To construct, protect, repair, maintain, and preserve the physical facilities and utility systems of the University. To provide timely, cost effective, and professional services that enhance the instructional, research, and service goals of the University. The results of this program affect the entire University student body, faculty, and staff. The plumber maintains and repair steam lines, plumbing utilities, and fixtures on the campus of OSU.
A valid Oregon Plumber’s license; AND One of the following: One year of experience as a journey-level plumber; or Completion of an approved apprenticeship program.
This position is required to work in and have access to all buildings at OSU, using a master key, therefore, this position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.
Must be able to effectively operate a pipe threader, metal cutting saw, bolt threading machine, electric & acetylene welding equipment, brakes, shears, rolls, elbow machines, barfolders, emery wheels, grinders and power shears.
The person in this position will frequently be required to lift, carry, push and pull objects weighing up to 75 lbs.
Working Schedule is 6:00 AM-4:30 PM Tuesday through Friday.
Most duties of this position include continuous overhead work, bending, stooping, lifting, standing, working in extreme weather conditions and may require working a flexible schedule (including weekends, evenings, and holidays and during inclement weather).
This position is exposed to noxious odors and fluids on a regular basis.
Must routinely work in, or visit campus job sites without ADA accessibility.
Works on scaffolding and ladders at various heights.
Routine work in attics, crawl spaces, confined spaces, and the University tunnel system.
This position is deemed essential and the incumbent may be expected to report to work during inclement weather, emergency and other University work curtailments or closures.
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OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.