Job Summary: The purpose of this safety sensitive position is the maintenance of Institute plumbing, piping, and mechanical systems.
This position is full time benefited and will be posted until filled.
- Assemble, install, maintain, and pressure test all pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water, drainage, sprinkler, boiler, and gas systems according to specifications and plumbing codes
- Install and repair pipes, fittings, valves, fixtures, and plumbing system equipment, including sinks, commodes, water heaters, water softeners, etc.
- Determine sources of plumbing malfunctions and complete repairs as indicated or according to work order
- Installs, tests, and repairs all sizes of backflow prevention devices
- Interprets and applies mechanical and structural blueprints to plan plumbing repairs and modifications
- Maintain IRR
- Assist in maintaining sewer systems
- Respond to emergency calls as needed
- Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties including lifting, climbing, etc.
- Other duties could include working in other areas of the maintenance department to provide support during absences or shortage of staff in other trades or to perform duties associated with light construction projects
- Requires flexibility and understanding that all maintenance staff may be required to perform duties outside their normal area of expertise to meet the mission and goals of the Facility Services Department
- Ability to closely follow instructions to ensure high degree of safety for self and others
- Knowledge of high risk areas (under/above ground utility lines, fiber optics, etc.) and associated safety rules, regulations, etc.
- Ability to safely operate tools of the trade
- Excellent customer service
- Excellent team-minded attitude
- Reliable transportation
- Flexible work schedule
Physical Factors (environment): (lifting, standing, sitting, sounds, chemicals, hazards, etc.)
- Must be able to stand for an extended periods of time (up to 8 hours)
- Must be able to lift 50-75 lbs.
- Must be able to tolerate smells and odors related to job duties
- May be required to bend, stoop or squat
- Must be able to tolerate noises associated with job duties
- Must be able to tolerate regular exposure to outdoors, water, chemicals, fumes, smoke, grease, oil, dust, shavings, etc.
- Embrace Core Values: Believe the mission; See the possibilities; Focus on we, not me; Do the right thing; Have fun
Quality or Quantity Standards: The Institute expects safety, integrity, professionalism and high quality work from all employees.
Required Education/Licenses: High School Diploma or GED, Arkansas master plumber license
Preferred Education/Licenses: Boiler operator, Arkansas gas fusion license, Arkansas backflow testing license, Arkansas backflow repair license, Arkansas HVAC registrant
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other legally protected status.
DRUG FREE WORKPLACE
We are a Rule 36 Drug Free Workplace which means an applicant is required to submit to a pre-employment drug test after being given a conditional offer of employment.