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Job ID: 117647

Maintenance Assistant (Plumber and Steamfitter)
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Dec. 21, 2018
Title Maintenance Assistant (Plumber and Steamfitter)
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Facilities Campus Operations
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation

This position is located within the Facilities Department at the University. The incumbent of this position will be responsible for assisting journey level staff in performing routine installation and repair tasks in the plumbing and steam fitting trade. The responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Cutting, threading and connecting pipe as directed
  • Unplugging stoppages
  • Replacing faucet washers
  • Soldering pipe
  • Safely using hand and power tools
  • Working from ladders, scaffolds and confined spaces

Successful candidates in the position must be able to effectively communicate with co-workers, supervisors and the campus community. This position may require you to work in a team so the candidate should have strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. The candidate must possess and have proven positive customer service skills; must also possess good listening skills and be able to understand and follow written and/or oral instructions.

Since the activities of other employees depend upon the availability of the employee in this position, reliable attendance is a factor that will be considered when filling this vacancy.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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