The Physical Plant department is seeking two positive, customer service oriented individuals to become part of the team. The schedule for this position is a 1st shift, working Monday â Friday 7:00 am â 3:30 pm. This is a full-time benefited position. The Physical Plant department is responsible for the operations and maintenance, renovations and construction of all buildings, grounds and utilities of Plymouth State University. These services are provided to develop and maintain a functional, attractive and safe environment conducive to learning and to support the Universityâs tradition of excellence. The Physical Plant department has dedicated, professional staff trained in every principle trade required to provide these services and/or to oversee contracted services that the department does not directly provide. Under general supervision of designated supervisor, the Plumber/Pipefitter will install, maintain and repair heating and plumbing systems. Repairs and maintains plumbing by replacing defective equipment, replacing or mending broken pipes, and opening clogged drains. They will assemble pipe sections, tubing and fittings, using screws, bolts, solder, plastic solvent, and caulking. The Plumber/Pipefitter will study building plans and inspect structure to determine required materials and equipment and sequence of pipe installations. Install pipe assemblies, fittings, valves, and fixtures such as sinks, toilers and tubs, using hand and power tools. Cuts threads, and bends pipe to required angle, using pipe cutters, pipe-threading machine, and pipe-bending machine. Fills pipes or plumbing fixtures with water or air and observes pressure gauges to detect and locate leaks.
* Technical/vocational school graduation or equivalent apprenticeship. * Three years of experience at journey level. * Possession of appropriate license, if required by law. * Knowledge of applicable codes/ordinances. * Sufficient strength and physical dexterity to perform duties and responsibilities of this job, including heavy work with exposure to inclement weather conditions for prolonged periods of time. * Must be able to wear and use appropriate personal protective equipment as necessary. * Valid Motor Vehicle Operators License
Internal Number: PS1885FY20
About Plymouth State University (PSU)
Plymouth State University offers high-quality baccalaureate, graduate and doctoral degree programs. Through research and innovative community partnerships, the University contributes to the economic, social, cultural, and environmental development of the North Country and Lakes Region of New Hampshire and beyond. Plymouth State University (PSU) is transforming the campus to create a first-of-its-kind university holistically organized around integrated clusters. Our goal is to provide a dynamic interdisciplinary and innovative learning environment. Students, faculty, staff, and community will connect to solve real-world challenges that will benefit people and organizations at all levels. We are a residential and comprehensive university with a warm and engaged learning community focused on teaching excellence and regional engagement. The University is located in the heart of the Lakes Region and White Mountains of New Hampshire and serves approximately 4,300 undergraduate and more than 2,000 graduate students. Our Integrated Cluster Learning Model amplifies the educational experience and strengthens the institution’s legacy of interdisciplinary study and applied experiential learnin...g. PSU students will work in teams with faculty and partners within 7 Integrated Clusters of degree programs: Exploration and Discovery; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Arts and Technologies; Health and Human Enrichment; Justice and Security; Education, Democracy and Social Change; and Tourism, Environment and Sustainable Development. Now is an exciting time to join Plymouth State and help shape our new kind of university and ultimately tomorrow’s leaders. Surrounded by lakes and mountains, PSU’s 170-acre campus provides students with an outstanding natural laboratory for learning and an ideal setting for outdoor recreation. PSU has consistently earned national recognition for its commitment to community service, environmental sustainability, academic excellence, and employee wellness.