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Plumber Steamfitter-2nd Shift

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on September 13, 2019

Job Description

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor Second Shift, the Plumber Steamfitter works as part of a multi-trade team performing preventative and scheduled maintenance on a wide range of electrical and mechanical systems. Area of focus will be performance of tasks in the mechanical trades (Plumbing, Steamfitting, HVAC, and Maintenance Millwright) in support of building maintenance/installation on the VT campus, on the second shift.

Required Qualifications

Verifiable journey level experience, such as Plumbing, Steamfitting, HVAC, Maintenance Millwright, or all four trades.
Must have a valid driver's license.
Ability to perform routine Plumbing/Mechanical tasks.
Ability to safely and frequently move and handle heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds or more; ability to maneuver materials up and down stairs; ability to climb and work from elevated work stations such as ladders and scaffolds; ability to work for long periods of time standing, walking, reaching, bending, and pushing/pulling.
Ability to communicate effectively, have good team work skills, and be able to understand, comprehend and follow directions in the workplace.
Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions, including extreme temperatures.
May be required to work additional hours/shifts to meet the needs of the department.
This is a designated emergency personnel position.
Must be able to work 3:30 pm to 12:00 am on a regular basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in a commercial, construction, or educational settings.
Knowledge of Plumbing/Steamfitting/HVAC/mechanical equipment.

Pay Band

3

Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

Review Date

09/25/2019

Additional Information

Ability to safely and frequently move and handle heavy objects weighing 50 pounds or more; maneuver materials up and down stairs; climb and work from elevated work stations such as ladders and scaffolds; work for long periods of time standing, walking, sitting, reaching, bending, pushing/pulling; safely work in designated confined spaces.
Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions, including extreme temperatures.
Must have an acceptable and safe driving record.
Work schedule is typically 3:30 pm-12:00 am Monday-Friday.
This is a designated emergency personnel position.
May be required to work additional hours/shifts to meet the needs of the department, in addition to respond to after hours and weekend calls.

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.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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