Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Plumber/Steamfitter I for the Department of Facilities and Capital Planning. Under the direction of the Supervisor, Maintenance and Construction, the Plumber/Steamfitter I will perform a variety of maintenance repairs and installation/replacement of plumbing systems and fixtures.
Operates, maintains, repairs and installs, including but not limited to: pipe systems, plumbing fixtures, heating fixtures, steam fixtures, regulator valves and various system elements/appliances.
Responds to plumbing trouble calls and requests within the facilities, using hand tools, power tools, analyzing equipment and testing instruments.
Installs, repairs and/or maintains water, gas, oil, waste disposal and high-pressure steam and high-temperature hot water.
Prepares or works from sketches, plans, specifications, in accordance with plumbing standards.
Analyzes situations requiring the modification or repair of facility equipment/systems and recommendations for same.
Assists 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.
Valid Driver’s License.
New Jersey Black Seal Engineer’s License.
Pipe systems, plumbing fixtures, heating fixtures, steam fixtures, regulators, valves and various system elements/appliances.
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.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
PHYSICALDEMANDS: 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: 18ST2445
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 71721
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.