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Plumber/Steamfitter - Rounding Team

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA Full-time
Posted on September 11, 2019

Job Description

Reporting to the Preventative Maintenance Supervisor, the Plumber/Steamfitter is responsible for performing a wide variety of tasks in the mechanical trades which will include plumbing, steamfitting, HVAC, and maintenance millwright in support of building maintenance on the VT campus. Assists building and electrical trades staff as requested.

Required Qualifications

Verifiable journeyman level experience in a large commercial or institutional setting in the mechanical installation, repair and maintenance practices in one or more skilled trades including plumbing, steam fitting, HVAC and maintenance millwright.
Working knowledge of a variety of technical documents such as blueprints, technical drawings, sketches, specification records, and operating and maintenance manuals.
Record keeping experience such as processing work orders and/or tracking inventory.
Must have a valid drivers license.
Candidate should be able to perform routine Plumbing/Mechanical tasks.
Ability to recognize and understand industry terminologies of multiple trades.
Ability to use a computer, keep accurate and complete records.
Ability to perform work with minimal margin of error and work independently with little or no supervision.
Ability to communicate effectively, work as a effective team member, and must have the ability to receive and execute instructions from the immediate supervisor and/or lead worker.
Ability to safely and frequently move and handle heavy objects weighing 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, pushing/pulling.
Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions, including extreme temperatures.
This position is designated as "Emergency Personnel."
May be required to work additional hours/shifts to meet the needs of the department.
Must have health and safety medical check.
Must be able to use a respirator.

Preferred Qualifications

Maintenance experience with Plumbing/HVAC systems in a large commercial or institutional setting.
Good working knowledge of HVAC control systems.
Experience in a computerized work order/inventory management system.
Current Virginia Journey or Master level license in either Plumbing or HVAC trade.

Pay Band

3

Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

Review Date

09/24/2019

Additional Information

Ability to safely and frequently move and handle heavy objects weighing 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, pushing/pulling.
Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions, including extreme temperatures.
Must have a criminal background check. Must have a driver's license check.
Emergency Personnel weather related.
Emergency Personnel facilities related.
May be required to work additional hours/shifts to meet the needs of the department.
Normal Work schedule: Monday-Friday, 7:00am-3:30pm
Must have health and safety medical check.
Must be able to use a respirator.
 

About Virginia Tech

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