Company: Western Washington University
Posted on: December 31, 2018
As one of our Plumber/Pipefitter/Steamfitters, you will be expected to work in an independent manner performing journey level plumbing, steamfitting, and related work to include: inspecting and diagnosing malfunctions; maintaining, repairing, and testing plumbing, heating, and cooling systems and components, as well as other process piping systems. Your work will also include the installation and modification of these systems. You will take direction from the shop lead and supervisor and will be expected to relate well with a variety of people, including students, faculty, and staff. You will be performing plumbing/pipefitting/steamfitting functions to include maintaining and renovating the university facilities. Your duties and responsibilities will include: Reading and interpreting design documents and specifications; laying out and constructing piping assemblies with respect to walls, structures, and other obstructions, allowing for proper operation, expansion and contraction, and alignment using fittings, hangers, anchors, guides in accordance with accepted pipe fitting practice and applicable codes Organizing, leading, instructing helpers, and coordinating the work of other trades, as required to complete estimates Estimating time and materials needed to complete work Cutting and welding with oxyacetylene torches; SMAW all types of pressure pipe lines; GTAW all types of light gauge metals Cutting, fitting, fabricating and assembling a wide variety of articles, materials, and devices including steel, brass, glass, plastic, cast iron, copper, corrosion-resistant pipe, tile, concrete and transite Constructing various types of pipe joints for high or low pressure systems, including treading, brazing, soldering, or welding Maintaining and repairing piping, tanks and pressure vessels for fuels, steam, condensate, water, air, gas, and draining systems Installation, serving, field repair and adjusting pumps, ejectors, valves, dishwashers, stills, heat exchangers, and coils Removing, replacing, or installing of all types of plumbing fixtures such as water closets, sinks, drinking fountains, showers, kitchen, laboratory and other equipment Inspecting and diagnosing malfunctions; repairing, maintaining, and testing automatic fire sprinkler and standpipe systems, plumbing, heating, cooling, steam, swimming pool, and gas systems and equipment, and other process piping systems Required Qualifications Must possess and maintain a Washington State journey level plumber's license, PLO1 Ability to acquire and maintain certification for testing and inspection of back flow devices Knowledge of plumbing materials and methods and maintenance of consistent journey-level workmanship in plumbing, steam fitting, welding, and related tasks High school graduation diploma or graduation equivalency diploma (GED) certificate One year of related experience in a commercial or institutional setting Valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one prior to starting work in order to drive a state-owned vehicle for travel to work locations Ability to perform daily work tasks independently under limited supervision Possess technical accuracy and recordkeeping skills Possess strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a friendly and cooperative manner with students, staff, and faculty at all levels of the organization and in contacts with the public Ability to manage time well and work under pressure situations with tight schedules and deadlines to complete projects Effectively read and understand written information and instructions Application Instructions A cover letter and resume are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications. Please include the names and contact information of three professional references. Employer (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. recblid 2ltsgcw0rizybl4va1pvwwak6s2gyy
Keywords: Western Washington University, Bellingham , Plumber/Pipefitter/Steamfitter, Professions , Bellingham, Washington
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