The Plumber serves as a maintenance craftsman to keep water lines, sewer lines, and other plumbing systems and fixtures in proper repair. This includes finding and clearing line blockages, locating and repairing leaks, and keeping plumbing fixtures in good working order, as well as responding to work requests within the UTC Housing inventory of buildings.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs maintenance and repairs on bathroom and kitchen service lines, drains, and fixtures
Keeps plumbing supply and drain lines in good repair and working order
Assists other craftsmen and maintenance mechanics in performing various duties
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
Ability to perform repetitive plumbing and piping installation, maintenance, and repair work
Ability to manually dig and carry heavy, cumbersome objects
Ability to work from ladder, and in low, confined spaces
Knowledge of and skills to utilize hand tools, power tools, and associated specialized plumbing tools and equipment
Knowledge and skills to use chemical compounds
Knowledge and skill to use "pro-press" tools and supplies
Ability to use "pipe freezing" equipment
Journeyman plumber level competency
Review of applications will begin August 12, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received bythis datewill receive priority consideration.
Minimum qualifications:Typically requires a high school diploma and one year of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
May require the ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license, Commercial Driver's License, or equipment operation certification. Specialized licensure or certification may be required.
Preferred qualifications:Three to five years of experience working as plumber is preferred.
The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an engaged, metropolitan university committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service, and dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of the region through strategic partnerships and community involvement.