University of Utah Job Description
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 related equipment.
Licensed as a journeyman plumber in the State of Utah and demonstrated human relation and effective communications skills or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required.
Back Flow Tester, Gas System Operator and/or Medical Gases Installer certification by appropriate regulatory agency strongly preferred. 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.
Licensed Water Purveyor skills; CPO Certified Pool & Spa Operator skills are preferred.
Dependent upon department of assignment, a valid Utah driver’s license may be required.
This position is not responsible for providing patient care.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
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 regulations.
The work environment involves almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals, biohazardous materials, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises. There is considerable physical activity requiring heavy physical work, such as lifting, pushing, or pulling objects up to 50 pounds on a regular basis. The work environment also involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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