Plumber and Steamfitter – Facilities Management Job Post

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Description: To enrich education through diversity, the College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The college is strongly committed to diversity among faculty and staff and strongly encourages women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

The College of New Jersey is currently seeking an experienced full-time Plumber/Steam Fitter for its Facility Plumbing Shop to perform various types of work including preventive maintenance and inspection of all plumbing and steam fitting related systems and equipment, replacement and lubrication of Parts, as well as the cleaning and adjustment of components.

Main Responsibilities:

Provides preventative maintenance for all plumbing/steam fitting related systems and equipment. Inspects systems and equipment to determine what action is required. Replaces parts as needed; lubricates parts as needed; and cleans and adjusts components as needed. Reports any deficiencies to supervisor.

installation, repair and/or maintenance of water, drainage, waste and gas mains; toilets, sinks, showers, baths and urinals; equipment and machines; and installs, services and tests pumps.

Required Qualifications:

Three (3) years extensive experience in the installation, inspection, repair and maintenance of plumbing and steam fittings, fixtures, machinery and plumbing services.

Appointments are required to hold a New Jersey driver’s license only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is required to perform the essential duties of the position.

Responds to emergencies and other situations that may require the intervention/presence of personnel knowledgeable of plumbing/steam plumbing systems and equipment, both during and outside of normal working hours, including weekends, on-call duty, and emergency response.

Knowledge of the methods and problems associated with the inspection, repair, installation and maintenance of water, drain, waste and gas lines, radiators, toilets, sinks, urinals, showers, bathtubs and other types of plumbing and steam installation devices and/or systems .

Ability to inspect, install, repair and/or maintain all types of plumbing and steam installation equipment and/or systems including fittings, fixtures, equipment and machinery in a variety of circumstances.

Ability to analyze plumbing and steam installation work, organize assigned work and develop effective working methods to complete assigned work; Ability to understand, remember and carry out oral and written instructions and tasks and ability to keep simple records of materials used, work completed and time expended.

Ability to work with wrought iron, cast iron, butt welded, earth, asbestos, composite and copper tubing.

Ability to efficiently and safely perform plumbing and steam fitting repairs and associated plumbing and steam fitting jobs using standard plumbing tools and equipment as well as other specialized tools and machinery including but not limited to pipe cutters, caps and dies , pipe threaders, soldering tools, various types of wrenches, saws, gauges and valves.

Ability to prioritize work in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.

Must respond to after-hours service calls.

Preferred Qualifications:

A minimum of three (3) years of plumbing and steam installation work in an institutional setting (eg, higher education, school district, hospital).

Successfully completed vocational training or vocational training.

Experience in higher education.

Employer Qualifications:

The final job offer is dependent on the successful completion of the background check and reference checks

COVID-19 Testing and Compliance – The College has mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirements. To learn more, please read the policy here: COVID-19 Requirements and Protocols. You must provide Human Resources with proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to your first day of work.

About TCNJ

TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has received national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become a paragon of the finest public higher education and is consistently recognized as one of the finest comprehensive colleges in the country. TCNJ is currently ranked as one of the 75 most “competitive” schools in the nation by Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges and ranked the #1 public institution in the northern region of the nation by US News & World Report. TCNJ was named the 10th value in public higher education by the Princeton Review in 2009 and was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter in 2006 – an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationwide. A strong liberal arts core underpins programs offered by TCNJ’s seven schools – Arts & Communication; Shop; Training; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; nursing, health and exercise science; and engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher fellows committed to liberal learning. TCNJ is within an hour by train from both New York City and Philadelphia. Located on 289 acres in the suburb of Ewing Township, the college campus is known for its natural beauty and has 39 main buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the country, according to the Princeton Review.

This position competes with the New Jersey Civil Service Commission and is aligned with the IFPTE negotiating unit.

contact information

Qualified candidates should apply online and submit a letter of motivation, resume and the names and contact information of three professional references. Applications will be considered until a suitable finalist is found.
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