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Plumber at University of North Texas in Denton, TX

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The Facilities Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Plumber to join our Facilities team.

Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

* Assigned to the plumbing shop, this position is responsible for the maintenance, repair and upgrade of campus boilers, heating water systems, sanitary and storm sewer infrastructure, domestic water systems.
* This position reports to the Plumbing Shop Supervisor. Daily work orders are issued and instruction given.
* Service, repair and maintain plumbing systems including but is not limited to toilets, urinals, and sinks.
* Installation of water lines, safety showers, and emergency eye wash stations.
* Maintenance and repair of outdoor underground water, sanitary, and storm infrastructure.
* Cleaning of sanitary and storm sewer drains as well as grease traps.
* Assist with service, repair and maintenance of the University's HVAC plumbing as needed.
* This position works independently.
* Additional duties as assigned.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.

The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.Minimum Qualifications The successful candidate will possess High school diploma/GED equivalent and five years of experience in related maintenance/repair field. Substitution of education for experience allowed. The following knowledge, skills, and abilities are required:

* Knowledge of and skill in use of standard tools, equipment, materials, methods, and practices of general maintenance task; knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of general maintenance; knowledge of blueprints, schematics, and working drawings.
* Ability to use basic shop math applications.
* Ability to locate and identify problems in appropriate building system or equipment and to plan and execute necessary repairs.
* Physical ability to perform moderately heavy physical work which includes lifting and crawling, and to remain outdoors in inclement weather.
* Knowledge of appropriate safety and security precautions appropriate to work performed.
Preferred Qualifications The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Texas State Plumbing License.
* Four years' experience as an Plumbing Technician.
* Background in troubleshooting Plumbing Systems.
* Knowledge of specialized plumbing tools.
* Previous experience with boilers and building heating systems.
* Working knowledge of computers including but not limited to Microsoft Office software.

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