The Facilities Management unit of the Division of Facilities and Services at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Trades Specialist I Pipefitter Pump Repair. Under the supervision of the Supervisor/Building Trades and Lead, this position is responsible for performing journeyman level pipefitting, steam fitting, maintenance, installation and repair work.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Install, maintain and repair overhaul steam distribution systems, high and low pressure gas system, and chilled water and heating water distribution systems.
Install, maintain and repair lavatory sinks, water closets, fire hydrants, sprinkler systems, domestic water, distilled water systems, sewage systems and deionized water systems.
Operate test equipment to inspect and diagnose piping systems, steam traps, heat exchangers and valves.
Operate equipment such as hole saws, reciprocating saws, concrete saws and hammer drills.
Maintain and utilize personal protective equipment when performing or entering hazardous areas.
Drive state vehicles to various areas of the campus to complete work orders as needed.
Perform general maintenance duties as assigned.
Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.; must respond during off-hours to emergency calls as needed
Pay Grade: 13
High school diploma, plus up to 18 months of technical or vocation training
An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered
At least two (2) years of experience in the maintenance and repair of pump and piping systems
Valid driver's license
Journeyman pipefitter or steamfitter certification preferred
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