Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Plumber/Steamfitter I for the department of Institutional Planning & Operations.
Under the direction of the Supervisor, Maintenance and Construction, the Plumber/Steamfitter I performs a variety of maintenance repairs and installation/replacement of plumbing systems and fixtures including: supply systems, DWV system, plumbing, heating and steam fixtures/equipment. This position assists in the work direction of other mechanics, trades helpers and mechanics of other skilled trades.
Responds to plumbing trouble calls and requests within the facilities, using hand tools, power tools, analyzing equipment and testing instruments.
Performs routine maintenance, preventive maintenance and inspections on plumbing systems equipment and related equipment/systems. Ancillary equipment and support systems are inclusive of, but not limited to: exchangers, regulators, coils, fluid/gas piping, strainers, operating valves and medical air/gas systems.
Installs, repairs and/or maintains water, gas, oil, waste disposal and high-pressure steam and high-temperature hot water. Installs, repairs and performs preventive maintenance on the above, as well as other plumbing systems/equipment including furnaces, heat exchanges and pumping systems.
Prepares, maintains and submits to the Supervisor, Maintenance and Construction requisitions for material, work orders, required records and reports relating to plumbing equipment/systems.
Prepares or works from sketches, plans, specifications, in accordance with plumbing standards.
Assist in the work direction of other mechanics, facility staff, trades helpers, and/or other skilled trades, as needed.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Technical school diploma or an equivalent level of knowledge plus five (5) years of experience in the operation, maintenance and installation of plumbing systems/equipment, in an educational, industrial or health care setting.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Sound knowledge of blue print and schematic reading is required, as is thorough knowledge of all applicable (local, state and national) codes.
A valid driver's license is required in order to travel to multiple sites or drive University vehicles.
New Jersey Black Seal Engineer's License.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Ability to perform physical labor without restrictions, including lifting equipment in excess of fifty (50) pounds, performing work on roofs, scaffolds and ladders.
Posting Number: 18ST2040
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 69230
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.