Vanderbilt University Plumber Journeyman in Nashville, Tennessee

Plumber Journeyman (Job Number: 1900123)


Vanderbilt University seeks a Plumber Journeyman to perform routine plumbing work and plumbing construction/installation work. This is a full-time position: 40 hours per week. Must be available to work 7:30AM to 4:00PM. Must be available to work additional hours as required including evening hours. Pay is $24.50/hr.

Plant Operations provides facilities support for all construction, renovation, and routine maintenance of University Central space and facilities; housekeeping services for approximately 5.8 million square feet of academic, administrative, residential, and recreational space; grounds care for 330 acres that are a registered arboretum; turf care for athletic fields; and utilities for the University Central and the Medical Center.

Facilities annual budget exceeds $100 million in operating expenses and includes over 400 employees. Facilities manages major capital project expenditures totaling $125 million annually and facility renewal, replacement and large maintenance project expenditures totaling $20 million annually.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining, repairing andinstalling domestic water systems and sanitary sewer systems including backflowdevices, steam domestic water heaters, plumbing fixtures, domestic recirculationpumps, domestic pressure regulating valves, storm sewer systems and irrigationsystems.

  • Perform preventative maintenance (PM) programinspections and repairs.

  • Perform estimates, provide layouts for plumbingmaintenance related items and respond to emergency plumbing calls.

  • Understand and interpret building codes, partsmanuals, blueprints and schematics.

Profile of an Ideal Candidate :

  • 5 Years of experience or the equivalent

  • Strong communication skills

  • Able to stand, stoop, crawl, work on elevatedsurfaces and be in awkward positions for extended periods of time.

  • Push, pull, lift and carry at least 70pounds.

  • Able to work in various weatherconditions

  • Must have high school diploma or GED

  • Valid driver’s license

  • High work ethic

  • Journeyman Plumbers License ispreferred

About Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is a top-15 private research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. Vanderbilt is situated on a 330-acre campus near the thriving city center, serving more than 12,000 students and employing almost 7,000 faculty and staff. The university’s students, staff, and faculty frequently cite Nashville and the surrounding area as one of the many perks of being a part of the Vanderbilt community. Vanderbilt University is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity is sought and celebrated. Vanderbilt was recently named as one of “America’s Best Large Employers” and the top employer in Tennessee and the Nashville metropolitan area in 2018 (Forbes).

About Vanderbilt Benefits

Vanderbilt University offers a competitive, flexible benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, accidental death & dismemberment, disability insurance, paid time off, and a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match. Vanderbilt offers tuition assistance to employees, spouses, and dependent children.

Commitment to Equity,Diversity and Inclusion

Vanderbilt University is committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff, and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our campus values.

Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Nashville

Organization: 37510 - Building Maintenance

Job: Skilled Craftsperson

Vanderbilt University is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action

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