University of Utah Plumber in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 02/07/2018

Requisition Number PRN16270B

Job Title Plumber

Working Title Plumber

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area President

Department 01743 - TECHNICAL RESOURCES

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range TBD

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Performs any plumbing-related mechanical work, including installations, alterations, repairs and general maintenance using journeyman level plumbing skills and knowledge. Maintains water, sewer and gas lines including primary and secondary systems and related equipment.

Facilities Managment mission is to provide a safe, sustainable, and attractive University environment.

As a member of the Facilities Management team, you will enjoy working in a stable Higher Education environment with plenty of opportunities to apply what you know while learning new skills. The University of Utah offers an excellent pay and benefits package, including affordable health care available on your start date, generous sick and vacation pay accrual, cell phone reimbursement, and a freeUTATRAX/bus pass.

Do you have excellent customer service and problem solving skills? Would you like to be challenged to take individual initiative in an environment that rewards your efforts with career growth opportunities? Many of the roles on the University of Utah’s Facilities Management Team are casual dress, tools are provided, and you’ll be working on resolving issues with experienced and knowledgeable team members who will help you build on the skills you bring to the team. Apply today!


Determines proper materials (steel, cast iron, copper,PVC, glass, clay,ABS, polypropolene pipe) for the particular assignment at hand. Corrects plumbing problems by identifying what and where the problem is and how to effectively correct the situation. Remodels old plumbing systems preparing a bill of materials needed, and then constructing the new systems according to plan by using appropriate equipment. Does rough in and finish work for new construction by installing main sewer and water distribution trunk lines and later hooking up individual components such as sinks, drains, taps, and related equipment.

Services, repairs and maintains all types of valves from 1/2 inch to 16 inches. Installs, repairs and tests back flow valves on equipment and double checks valves on sprinkler main lines. Performs assigned preventive maintenance checks on valves, pumps, water heaters, dilution tanks, and other operating equipment. Maintains swimming pools, saunas, and related equipment and provides accurate water treatment care. May be responsible for the performance and training of a plumber apprentice.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Minimum Qualifications

A Journeyman licensure and Back Flow Tester certification by the University and involved state agency required; and demonstrated human relation and effective communications skills. Licensed Water Purveyor skills are preferred.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.