Plumber - Maintenance Level II

Plumber - Maintenance Technician (Level II)

Human Resources
June 2014
Under general supervision, the Maintenance Technician II is responsible for minor fabrication of water supply and drain pipe repair, installation of electrical controls, rerouting of electrical wiring, testing and diagnostics of circuitry components and the replacement of electrical equipment. Perform simple carpentry construction, including layout and design. Capable of lock, key, door and window repair. Performs preventative maintenance on HVAC units, automobile, and landscape equipment as assigned to him according to the prescribed standard of quality and identified procedures.
Position Type: Full Time Staff
Department: Facilities Operations
Reports To: Facilities Supervisor (Luke Nichols)
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Location: Main Campus

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Job Description:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES including but not limited to the following:

Various plumbing duties including welding, soldering, cutting, threading and gluing.

Replacement of lights, fixtures, switches, receptacles, fuses, contactors, ballasts, starters, motors, pumps, etc.

Perform preventive maintenance on HVAC equipment, and diagnostics of performance.

Work with hand tools, power tools, torches, and electrical testing equipment.

Proven track record of accomplishing defined job functions with little or no supervision.

Perform preventive maintenance on machinery and equipment.

Install electrical controls, reroute electrical wiring, test diagnostics of circuitry components.

Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Minimum one to two years related experience and/or training required.

LICENSE: Must have a valid Texas Driver's License and preferably a current Journeyman Plumbing License through TDLR.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES Outstanding interpersonal skills with excellent customer service orientation.
Ability to work effectively, diplomatically and professionally with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Ability to exercise judgment in establishing and executing priorities.
Ability to understand and meet customers’ needs and expectations.
Demonstrated knowledge of desktop computers and current software programs.
Knowledge of and confidence in event operations.
Strong time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines.
Strong detail orientation.
Ability to adhere to University & departmental policies and procedures.
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
Ability to maintain a neat and clean appearance while wearing an issued uniform.
Ability to maintain a neat and clean workspace.
Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and events in a fluid, changing environment.
Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, memos, blue prints and schematic. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs.

REASONING ABILITY Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, & occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, & ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

To apply for an open faculty or staff position please send a current resume and a cover letter indicating position desired to:, or Office of Human Resources, Texas Wesleyan University, 1201 Wesleyan, Fort Worth, TX 76105.


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