Utility Piping Specialist- KE Facilities Services

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 19 Apr 2024

100267BR

Campus: Tempe

Utility Piping Specialist


Job Description

**MULTIPLE OPENINGS**

Facilities Development and Management, Facilities Management, Knowledge Enterprise (KE) seeks Utility Piping Specialists to assist with steam infrastructure, in addition to the installation, repair, and maintenance of plumbing systems, including performing complex and precision work related to utility piping systems.

Looking for an employer that offers you solid growth opportunities, as well as an inclusive culture and work/life balance? ASU offers the following employee benefits to enhance the total compensation of its staff:

  • Flexible work schedules
  • 22 days of vacation leave, 12 days of sick leave and 10 paid holidays annually for all staff
  • World-class educational opportunities at deeply discounted rates for employees and eligible family members through its employee tuition reduction program. 
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave following the birth or adoption of a child
  • Comprehensive and very affordable benefits package including dental, vision, and life insurance benefits.
  • Retirement program designed to promote long-term savings and provide income upon retirement which includes Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS)
  • Paid time for volunteer and professional development
  • Wellness program for preventative health education and screenings
  • Disability and leave program for income protection
  • Free and confidential Employee Assistance services, helping to manage personal difficulties or life challenges
  • ASU Discounts to sports/events along with discounts with ASU partnerships

Department Name

FDM FM KE Facilities Svcs


Full-Time/Part-Time

Full-Time


VP Code

EVP BUSINESS & FINANCE


Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.


Salary Range

$23.73 per hour. ASU offers a comprehensive benefits package with the State of Arizona.


Essential Duties

  • Install, repair, and maintain plumbing systems, including performing complex and precision work related to utility piping systems.  
  • Locate, repair, and replace malfunctioning parts using hand tools (e.g. screwdrivers, pliers, crescent wrenches, and piping wrenches) and power tools (e.g. drills, hand held drain cleaning machines).
  • Inspect mechanical system components and use soldering and brazing tools to perform precision techniques in the design, layout, fabrication, joining, and repair of metals, piping, and pressure vessels.
  • Work with drawings and specifications.
  • Install and maintain sprinkler systems.
  • Install and repair water lines and drain lines.  
  • Prioritize work based on critical needs assessment.
  • Assist other trades as needed.  
  • This position requires working a rotating on-call/stand-by schedule and may be called in for emergency response including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Use ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions.  
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday, 7:30am – 4:00pm


Minimum Qualifications

Four years of plumbing and/or mechanical-pipefitting systems experience; OR, Completion of a four year federally approved technical training program in plumbing; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.


Desired Qualifications

Evidence of seven (7) years journey level experience.

Experience In:

  • Higher education facilities work setting
  • Installing, repairing, and/or maintaining plumbing and utility piping systems
  • Inspecting utility mechanical system components
  • Drain waste systems
  • Backflow repair and testing
  • Sprinkler systems
  • Using blueprints
  • Customer Service

Demonstrated knowledge of: 

  • Steam and condensate and chilled water piping systems
  • Plumbing codes    

Evidence of effective communication skills.


Working Environment

  • Perform work in dirty environments with inadequate lighting, extreme noise, extreme temperatures, confined spaces (e.g. tunnels, man holes, and vaults), restricted movement and hazardous materials. 
  • Wear personal protective equipment (e.g. safety glasses, face shield, negative pressure respirator, gloves, and hearing protection).  
  • Climb ladders and work off ladders using hand and power tools to repair plumbing and drainage systems.  
  • Work off boom or crane trucks to make repairs above six feet.  
  • Travel throughout campus to various research buildings as needed.  
  • Lift and carry objects up to 75 pounds.  
  • Ability to push and/or pull weight loaded maintenance cart.
  • Drive University vehicle/cart.  
  • May be exposed to hazardous and dangerous materials, tools, and equipment which will require safety precautions and/or specific process to be followed, and may include the use of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) (e.g. safety glasses, hearing protection, negative pressure and positive pressure respirator).
  • Use of PPE may require medical clearance prior to use.

Department Statement

ASU Facilities Development and Management (FDM) maintains and services all university-owned property, and develops and constructs innovative and sustainable facilities. FDM’s vision is to contribute to and guarantee the success of the university’s mission by creating and caring for the ASU campus and environment. We provide quality customer service, effectively steward our resources, and meet the needs of the university through creative and collaborative efforts.

Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States.  Facilities Development and Management will not be a sponsor for this position.

This position is located at the Tempe Main Campus.  

Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license (minimum of Class D) upon employment and maintain throughout employment.  Post-offer of employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire.

Must pass pre-employment physical examination post offer of employment to include audiogram, asbestos worker clearance, respiratory clearance questionnaire and respiratory fit test.

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of all background, including fingerprint checks.

This position requires working a rotating on-call/stand-by schedule and may be called in for emergency response including nights, weekends, and holidays.

This position is dependent on the continuation of funding from a specific source other than general operating funds.  As such, this appointment may terminate when the funding is no longer available.


ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.


Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.


Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.


Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview.  

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.



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