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Plumber IV

Florida, Gainesville, 32601 Gainesville USA

Plumber IVApply now (https://secure.dc4.pageuppeople.com/apply/674/gateway/default.aspx?c=apply&lJobID=530074&lJobSourceTypeID=796&sLanguage=en-us) Job no: 530074 Work type: Staff Full-Time Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL) Categories: Facilities Operations/Skilled Trades Department: 63550500 - FS-OPER EG B-MNT-PLUMBING Classification Title:Plumber IVJob Description:Maintains supply and discharge piping systems by opening clogged building and systems piping and replaces diaphragms.Team Lead for three or more employees. Mentor and train lower level technicians.Coordinates materials and supplies for larger projectsCoordinates paperwork and process for scheduled work outagesPerforms repairs and preventive maintenance on faucets, sinks, traps, commodes, urinals, and flush valvesPerforms repairs and preventive maintenance on gas, vacuum, air, chilled, steam, and hot water linesDetects the location of gas leaks and repairs accordinglyInstalls and maintains sump pumpsRepairs and changes out air compressors, booster pumps, and vacuum pumpsRepairs and replaces plumbing fixtures including backflow preventersInstalls, maintains, repairs, and replaces sanitary and storm sewer lines, including rod sewer linesCleans and maintains shop and personal plumbing equipment and personal protective equipment [5%] - Provides support to other trades and contractorsInstalls and repairs plumbing for laboratories and classrooms including safety showers, drinking fountains, deionized water, water heaters, point of use water filters, domestic, and reverse osmosis systems, pools, and waterfall fountains.Performs fume hood valve and vacuum breaker repair

State of Florida Class E operator license

Position requires a post-offer health assessment

Position requires a criminal background check

NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE -from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.-40hrs

Emergencies as needed; swing shift and on-call as required

Position considered as Essential Personnel as defined by UF Policy

Expected Salary:Expected starting salary $22.00 - $25.69 Hourly based on experience and certification.Minimum Requirements:High school diploma or equivalent and four years of experience in the procedures and methods for installing, repairing, and maintaining plumbing fixtures, heating fixtures, and accessories; appropriate vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.Currently NCCER Certified Plus in trade or pass NCCER knowledge verification within 6 months. Complete CORE and a trade specific Critical Task Assessment within 6 months.

Backflow preventer certification for repair

Backflow preventer certification for testing

Preferred Qualifications:KNOWLEDGE

Vast knowledge of reading mechanical prints and drawings

Excellent working knowledge of plumbing distribution and mechanical codes


Skill in using pipe cutter, reamer, threading machines, and other specialized tools and equipment


Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments

Ability to communicate effectively

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Ability to solder copper fittings through 4 inches in size without leaks

Ability to operate propress fitting tools (copper compression and cast iron snap cutters)

Ability to locate and repair gas leaks

Ability to repair piping

Ability to replace diaphragms

Ability to maintain chemical readings for pools and fountains

[Ability to maintain deionized (DI) and reverse osmosis (RO) systems for HSC]

Special Instructions to Applicants:Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.Health Assessment Required:yesAdvertised: 31 Jan 2024 Eastern Standard TimeApplications close: 15 Feb 2024 Eastern Standard Time

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