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Plumber and Steamfitter - Facilities Management Job Post

Job Type: full time

Location: NJ

Role: Maintenance and Cleaning
Apply at: https://tcnj.taleo.net/enterprise/fluid?root=centerstage¢erstage=RequisitionView&isNavigationCompleted=true

Description: To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

The College of New Jersey is currently seeking a full-time experienced plumber/steamfitter for its Facilities Plumbing Shop to perform varied types of work involving the preventive maintenance and inspection of all plumbing and steamfitting related systems and equipment, the replacement and lubrication of parts, and the cleaning and adjusting of components.

Primary Responsibilities:

Provides preventive maintenance to all Plumbing/Steamfitting related systems and equipment. Inspects said systems and equipment to determine what action is needed. Replaces parts as required; lubricates parts as needed; and, cleans and adjusts components as necessary. Reports all deficiencies to supervisor.

Installs, repairs and/or maintains water, drainage, waste and gas lines; toilets, wash basins, showers, bath tubs and urinals; appliances and machinery; and, installs, maintains and tests pumps.

Required Qualifications:

Three (3) years of broad experience in work involving the installation, inspection, repair, and maintenance of plumbing and steamfitting fixtures, fittings appliances, machinery, and plumbing services.

Appointees will be required to possess a driver`s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

Responds to emergencies and other situations that may require the use/presence of staff knowledgeable about plumbing/steamfitting related systems and equipment both during and outside of normal working hours, including weekends, on-call coverage, and emergency response.

Knowledgeable of the methods and problems involved inspecting, repairing, installing, and maintaining water, drainage, waste and gas lines, radiators, toilets, wash basins, urinals, showers, bath tubs, and other rypes of plumbing and steamfitting equipment and/or systems.

Ability to inspect, install, repair and/or maintain all types of plumbing and steamfitting equipment and/or systems, including fittings, fixtures, appliances and machinery under varying circumstances.

Ability to analyze plumbing and steamfitting work, organize assigned work, and develop effective work methods to complete assigned work; ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and written directions and assignments, and, ability to maintain simple records of materials used, work completed and time spent.

Ability to work with wrought iron, cast iron, butt welded, soil, asbestos, composition, and copper pipes.

Ability to efficiently and safely make plumbing and steamfitting repairs and to do associated plumbing and steamfitting work using standard plumbing tools and equipment, as well as other specialized tools and machinery, including, but not limited to pipe cutters, caps and dies, pipe threaders, soldering tools, varied types of wrenches, saws, gauges, and valves.

Ability to prioritize work in a high volume, fast-paced environment.

Will be required to respond to off-hours calls for service.

Preferred Qualifications:

Minimum of three (3) years of comprehensive plumbing and steamfitting work within an institutional setting (e.g. higher education, school district, hospital).

Successful completion of a vocational training or apprenticeship program.

Experience in a higher education setting.

Employer Qualifications:

Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background check and reference checks

COVID-19 Testing and Compliance - The College has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement. To learn more, please read the policy here: COVID-19 Requirements and Protocols. You will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Human Resources office prior to your first day of employment. https://hr.tcnj.edu/covid-19-employee-info/

About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 ``Most Competitive`` schools in the nation by Barron`s Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ`s seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College`s campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.

This position is competitive with the New Jersey Civil Service Commission and is aligned with the IFPTE bargaining unit.

Contact Information

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact information for three professional references. Applications will be considered until a viable finalist has been found.
Apply at: https://tcnj.taleo.net/enterprise/fluid?root=centerstage¢erstage=RequisitionView&isNavigationCompleted=true

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