ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities in a satisfactory manner. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Must have significant journey level plumbing experience, along with the trade knowledge to effectively understand and perform all facets of the plumbing trade in accordance with the National Standard Plumbing Code and other applicable codes.
Must have strong background in residential/small commercial heating (installations, boiler repair, gas furnaces, etc.)
Must possess high school diploma or an equivalency (GED)
Must be able to investigate routine and emergency problems with plumbing and heating systems, evaluate alternative solutions and provide sound recommendations to supervisors. Must be able to safely and effectively carry out corrective actions.
Must be able to read and interpret construction drawings, specifications, submittals, cut sheets, layouts and other plumbing trade related documentation.
Must be able to properly and safely use the tools of the trade and carry out all tasks expected of a plumber.
Must have an excellent ability to work both independently and with other trades personnel and customers.
Must be available for after hours and emergency call back work, which may involve the carrying of a cell phone.
Must be able to clearly and effectively communicate, both verbal and written.
Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass a background check.
Must be able to meet the physical requirements listed below.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Stand or walk up to 2 hours at one time, up to 8 hours per day; sit for less than 2 hours during an 8 hour day;
Operates motor vehicles or heavy equipment (e.g., forklift, high reach, cherry picker) occasionally (less than 33% of the workday);
Lift or carry up to 35 pounds frequently (34 – 66% of the workday) and 100 pounds occasionally (less than 33% of the workday);
Lift up to 100 pounds to waist height and up to 35 pounds in a range of motions from floor to overhead;
Frequently use hands for simple grasping, fine manipulation, pushing or pulling (34 – 66% of the workday);
Occasionally climb stairs or ladders, dig, use jack hammer or chipping tools, lie down, push or pull with forces up to 100 pounds (less than 33% of the work day);
Frequently bend, squat, kneel, knee stand, lift overheard, reach overhead, push or pull with forces up to 35 pounds; (34 – 66% of the work day);
Work outdoors in a variety of temperatures and environmental conditions;
Possess ability to work at heights, full range of body motions and physical agility, and ability to maintain balance.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW