Facilities Management is an exceptionally talented team built from a diverse group of individuals who are passionate about providing the highest levels of quality craftsmanship, customer service, and teamwork through sustainable practices and who take pride in supporting the mission of the University and Facilities Management âœWe Careâ principle values.
Licensed Plumber performs skilled plumbing work in the maintenance, repair, alteration or minor construction of institution facilities. Performs journeyperson level work required to maintain, repair, alter or install plumbing systems within buildings. Performs other related duties as required.
This position is considered essential.Â Personnel may be required to respond to campus emergencies both during and off shift.
Job Qualifications and Competencies:
High school graduate or GED (trade school preferred)
Five years' related work experience
Two years' vocational training may be substituted for up to two years work experience
Backflow certification required within 6 months from probationary periodÂ
Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license
Must possess their own hand tools (see shop list)
Must maintain required licenses as a condition of employment
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily
Thorough knowledge of plumbing standards and techniques and the ability to skillfully apply the same
Must be willing to respond to emergency call-backs
Ability to read and understand blueprintsÂ Â Â Â Â Â
Ability to meet and effectively deal with others in the University community
Ability to use electronic devices such as iPhone, iPad, and other job related software applications
Objective bench test and/or field test will be required
Willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment
Additional physical demands and working conditions:
Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs.
Must be able to climb and work from ladders, lifts, scaffolding, bucket truck, and staging at various heights, and to walk throughout the duration of a shift
May be required to have the ability to work in areas needing a respirator
This position is classified as on-site
Position is subject to pre-employment screenings
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check and pre-employment screenings.
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.Â Â
Recruiting Start Date:
Job Posting Title:
Plumber - Licensed
Facilities Union Rates
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA.