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Trades Specialist (Plumber)

Apply now Job no: 496004
Department: Building Maintenance
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Hourly Staff
Categories: Skilled Trades
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Trades Specialist

Salary/Grade: $17.90 hr/G1-M1
Job Summary:

Performs moderately complex repair or construction of university facilities or property which require specialized training in a skilled trade. Installs, modifies, maintains and repairs plumbing fixtures and piping systems for residential and commercial buildings. These fixtures and piping systems include steam, condensate, sanitary, domestic water, heating water, chilled water and gas systems. Hours for this position are 3:30 pm to 1:30 am, Wednesday through Saturday, with reasonable flexibility.

 

Duties/Physical Demands:

Reviews job orders and blueprints or drawings; inspects site and consults with client; determines best method to complete project.
Estimates amount of materials and equipment needed to complete project; arranges for materials to be at job site.
Performs complex repair or installation on University facilities and property using expertise acquired through specialized training in a skilled trade.
Assists outside contractors as needed; assists crafts-persons from other trades as needed.
Maintains and cleans tools and equipment; maintains work area in a clean and orderly manner.
May prepare some paperwork; may maintain files

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires nine months training beyond high school in a skilled trade and two years of experience in that trade, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Driver's license required.

 

Desired Qualifications:

Backflow testing certification

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the procedures and equipment of a particular skilled trade
Mechanical aptitude
Ability to read and understand blueprints and/or mechanical diagrams

 

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

Frequent standing and walking with some climbing and lifting of materials weighing 50 to 75 pounds. Frequent operation of equipment. Somewhat unpleasant working conditions. Some exposure to several unpleasant elements which are particularly disagreeable. Some element of personal risk and exposure to accidents

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Pre-employment drug testing may be required for this position.

 

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.
 
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

 

 

Benefit Eligible:

Yes

 

A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact ADAFacultyStaff@Miamioh.edu or (513) 529-3560.

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