Pipe/Steamfitter

Apply now Job no: 503068
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades
Department:63550300 - FS-OPER EG B-MNT-STEAM

Classification Title:

Pipe / Steamfitter

Job Description:

Performs preventative maintenance on pipe threading machines, power saws and drill press.  Installs chemical treatment filter systems.  Does PM’s on gas boilers, process chill water systems, and chemical treatment of heating hot water systems.  Drives UF vehicle.

Repairs/replaces pneumatic and electrical control steam and chilled water valves.  Works in attics, basements, crawl spaces, and other similar locations.

Repairs/replaces steam condensate pumps, heating hot water pumps, chilled water pumps, condenser water pumps and boiler controls.

Performs welding duties (electric and gas).  Wears appropriate safety equipment and follows established safety practices and procedures.  Moves or lifts weight such as ladders, tools and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds.

Performs minor repairs to pneumatic air systems.

Works emergencies as needed; Swing Shift/On-Call as required.

A criminal background and post-offer health assessment will be conducted.

Work hours -Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Emergency work as needed; Swing Shift, On-Call/Stand-By as required.  8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. day shifts; 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight evening shifts.

Advertised Salary:

Expected starting salary is $16.00 - $18.50 hourly based on experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Completion of an approved apprenticeship program in pipe/steam fitting; or a high school diploma or equivalent and four years of relevant experience.  Appropriate vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

KNOWLEDGE OF:  Rebuilding pumps, repair of control valves, and repair of steam stations. 

SKILL IN:  Performing the work above. 

ABILITY TO: Read blueprints, maintain boilers and pumps, maintain chemical treatment of heating hot water systems and process chill water systems; to follow verbal and written instructions.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

If you are a claiming veteran's preference, please upload a copy of your DD-214 with your application for consideration.

Applications must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.

This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

Health Assessment Required: Yes

Advertised: Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Eastern Daylight Time

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