Plumber I, Lubbock, Texas

Created 03/19/2023
Employer Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Reference 619672
Country United States
State Texas
City Lubbock
Position Description

Performs skilled work of the journeyman level involving the installation, maintenance and service of plumbing systems. Work involves installing, maintaining, repairing and servicing gas, water, air and sewer lines. Also involves maintaining existing steam systems. This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Major/Essential Functions

  • Installs, maintains, and repairs sinks, fume hoods, eye washes, disposal units, gas, air, water and sewer systems
  • Replaces and repairs valves; cuts threads, joints, pipes, and fittings
  • Unstops sewers, lavatories, sinks, commodes, and urinals
  • Uses roto-rooter, threading machines, drill presses, hand and power tools
  • Checks D.I closets to insure proper deionizing and to check for leaks
  • Maintains, repairs, and replaces components of existing steam systems, and check hardness of condensate
  • Maintains, repairs, and replaces DI house, hot water and circulating pumps
  • Must have and maintain valid State of Texas Driver's License to be able to operate State vehicles to run errands and pick up parts.

Occasional Duties

  • Performs on-call duties as essential personnel of the Institution and at the direction of the Institution and Supervisors
  • Performs any and all duties deemed necessary and assigned by any supervisory level Facilities Operations personnel

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Licensed Journeyman Plumber with the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners or other state or four years of job-related experience, and training.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the trade
  • Ability to read, interpret, and work from rough sketches, blue prints, and drawings; ability to locate and identify troubles in plumbing lines or equipment and to plan and implement repairs
  • Skills in the use and purpose of hand tools and power tools of the plumbing trade
  • Knowledge of the practices and hazards of steam and steam equipment.

Optional Attachments

Professional License/Certification, Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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