Rockefeller University Plumber in New York, New York
Job Title Plumber
Laboratory / Department Plant Operations Maintenance
Plant Operations offers comprehensive services at The Rockefeller University including a full range of building trades services which are responsible for routine maintenance and minor/major space alterations, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, HVAC, grounds maintenance, locksmith, custodial, moving and setup services.
Under the supervision of the Foreman and officials responsible for the coordination and accomplishment of plant maintenance and operations work, the Plumber will be responsible for installing, repairing, and maintaining pipes, fixtures and other plumbing used for water distribution and wastewater disposal in residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Must work safely and keep work area clean, maintaining and reviewing building plans and specifications to determine the layout of plumbing and materials. Must ensure all installations, repairs, and maintenance meet code requirements, testing pipe systems and fixtures. Must be willing to cross-trade, and maintain a valid driver's license with current insurance.
High School diploma or equivalent required. Journeyman Certification in Plumbing and 10 years of related experience necessary. Must have proficient knowledge in water distribution and wastewater disposal, and hoisting and rigging skills. Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and time management skills necessary. Strong computer skills, presentation, and written and verbal skills required. The ability to mentor fellow employees to enhance their skill sets necessary. May be required to operate power tools. Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.
Will be required to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and equipment to and from the job site, some of which may weigh in excess of 50 pounds. Will be required to bend, stretch, kneel, crouch, crawl, and climb ladders to significant heights to inspect and repair pipes located in ceilings and walls. Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time and be able to see naturally or with correction to safely perform designated tasks, including working under all types of environmental and weather conditions including severe cold, extreme heat, wet or dry weather, and high winds. Environmental conditions may include areas where toxic or caustics chemicals or fumes are in use or being stored. This job requires that employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Rockefeller University provides reasonable accommodations where legally required including accommodations for medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs.
The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans