Virginia Tech

Blacksburg , VA
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Master Plumber

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on August 31, 2019

Job Description

Performs repairs to equipment and facilities for the Planning and Operations Department for DSA in accordance with established procedures in order to maintain a safe and clean facility that is in good repair. Serves as departmental lead maintenance staff in area of HVAC, Electrical, and Plumbing. Assist Manager with planning/implementing preventive maintenance program for buildings, and equipment, including pumps. Assist Manager with supervision of Projects or Special tasks. Performs work of master difficulty with responsibility for independently installing, repairing and maintaining HVAC systems, electrical systems, plumbing systems, and heating systems, including hot water and steam heating systems. Responds to after hours service calls when scheduled. Some overtime may be required. This is a senior level position that performs more sophisticated electrical and plumbing work across the entire Planning and Operations order to maintain a safe a clean facility that is in good repair. Any plumbing work that deals with steam or natural gas will be referred to a Plumber with either a Journeyman or Master Certification. Any electrical work that has high voltage or energized circuits will be referred to an Electrician with either a Journeyman or Master certification.

Required Qualifications

Master Plumbing certification and additional trades journeyman's license required. Previous experience with maintenance methods, maintenance materials, tools and procedures, and maintenance safety practices. Demonstrated experience in HVAC, plumbing, electricity, carpentry, and general maintenance. Previous experience with computers. Previous experience interpreting blueprints and schematic drawings. Previous experience diagnosing, troubleshooting and repairing water and steam systems. ||Some overtime required and responds to after hour service calls in a team or in emergency situations.



Pay Band


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience, with a range of $45,500 to $51,000.

Review Date

September 6, 2019

Additional Information

Essential personnel.

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

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