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#94649 Plumber

Extended Deadline: Thu 5/2/2019

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 07/24/18 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.


Under supervision, perform the full range of skilled journey-level plumbing work. Respond to trouble calls; inspect buildings, facilities, plumbing systems and components to ascertain required repairs. Troubleshoot, repair and/or renovate buildings, facilities, and equipment in underground piping systems, building piping, fixtures, backflow assemblies, building equipment and controls. Coordinate services with campus customers and assist with questions regarding work performed. Provide expeditious, professional and courteous customer service.

Possible working shifts will be:
Tuesday – Saturday 2:00pm to 10:30pm
Sunday - Thursday 2:00pm to 10:30pm
Monday - Thursday 2:00pm to 12:30am


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, self-motivation, adaptability, tactfulness and decisiveness.

  • Knowledge of and ability to use appropriate safety equipment. Ability to test, troubleshoot, adjust, and align equipment machinery and plumbing components.

  • Ability to set priorities and work loads with minimal supervision, and plan work effectively in the field with customers and without direct supervision.

  • Ability to document plumbing system changes and/or new installations through written information and/or prints.

  • Ability to operate all sewer and storm drain cleaning equipment. Ability to test and troubleshoot plumbing systems and correct problems when necessary.

  • Demonstrated experience planning, scheduling and ordering materials for all types of plumbing jobs.

  • Proficiency in the use of hand tools, silver brazing, welding and soft soldering methods. Proven journey level skills and experience performing modifications, repairs, installations and alterations to plumbing systems and components.

  • Skill in reading, interpreting and understanding blueprints, diagrams and other technical information to perform needed installations, modifications and repairs.

  • Thorough knowledge of UC San Diego maintenance requirements, work flow and acceptable quality standards for finished product acquired.


  • DOJ/FBI background and DMV checks and clearances are required prior to hire.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid California driver's license.

  • Required to work overtime or alternate shift as operationally necessary.

  • Must be able to operate vehicle and/or have access to transportation to travel to various campus locations.

  • Must be able to work in confined spaces and be physically able to perform the essential functions of the position.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Payroll Title:
Facilities Management
Hiring Salary Range
$38.53 / Hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
K6 Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Eves, Various Shifts, Various Shifts