**This position pays $15.65/hr. Beginning in January 2020, this position will pay $17.73/hr.**
Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
* work is primarily non-routine in nature due to calls for service, and variety of assigned projects. * Performs skilled work in assigned department operations and maintenance, which includes inspecting, installing, and troubleshooting plumbing and/or related systems. * Monitors and troubleshoots assigned systems; processes and responds to work orders to ensure progress, safety, and/or compliance with operational policies and procedures * Maintains and repairs assigned equipment as needed; performs ongoing maintenance checks to determine need and ensure operational safety. * Maintains a variety of operational records, logs, and reports. * Operates hand and power tools associated with the plumbing trade. * Installs, cleans and repairs water and waste lines to a wide variety of equipment. * Installs, repairs and periodically tests valves, sump pumps, water circulators and backflow preventors. * Installs, cleans and repairs underground water and sewage piping. * Installs and repairs piping for gas, air, vacuum and sprinkler systems; fabricates ductwork and plumbing parts. * Requisitions supplies and materials from stockroom; and orders from vendor * Reads blueprints and piping diagrams.
**About the University**:
The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,200 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus and throughout the state. UMaine is the state land and sea grant university and maintains a leadership role as the System's flagship university. As a result, it is dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research, and service at the university, state, and national levels.
Further information about UMaine can be found at https://umaine.edu/
The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.
UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live.
Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here.
* High School diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) with sufficient experience to obtain appropriate certification or license AND three years related experience. * Customer service principles * Specialized equipment and system maintenance and repair * Maintenance of related equipment * Recordkeeping principles * Applicable compliance rules and regulations * Inspecting, installing, and repairing systems * Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction * Positions in this class typically require: Ability to perform physical activities that require talking, hearing, seeing and considerable and repetitive use of arms and legs and moving entire body, such as reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, climbing, lifting, bending, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. Heavy work: The ability to lift up to 50 pounds frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Lifting and exerting forces more than 50 pounds requires assistance by other employee(s) or mechanical assistance. Individual forces must never exceed 50 pounds. Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, and extreme temperatures.
* Valid Maine driver's license * Certifications (e.g., sprinkler inspection, backflow inspection etc.) * State of Maine journeyman's plumbing license
Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position" below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload
1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position 2.) a resume/curriculum vitae 3.) contact information for three professional references.
You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
*Search Timeline is as follows:*
Review of applications to begin: 09/25/2019 Screening interviews to begin no earlier than: 09/26/2019 On-site interviews to begin no earlier than: 09/27/2019 Tentative start date: 10/14/2019
For questions about the search, please contact search committee chair Jodi Munster at firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-581-2720.
Appropriate background checks are required.
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran's status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Amie Parker, Interim Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).