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Join the Creighton Community! 
Calling Skilled Commercial Plumbing Professionals!

We are looking for an experienced, licensed Commercial Plumber to join our Maintenance Team.   Bring your knowledge, skills, experience and passion to Creighton University.

Creighton University located in Omaha Nebraska spans over 150 acres has over 50 buildings (including 9 dormitories) and employs over 2250 people making it one of the largest employers in the Omaha community. A comprehensive Jesuit university we are comprised of nine (9) colleges and schools including Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Professional Studies, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Health Professions, Dentistry, and a Graduate School. Creighton University was founded in 1878 and has an enrollment of 8,000 students.  We have a diverse student body and workforce.

Job Summary:   
Our maintenance staff are critical to the university’s success.   They are responsible for keeping the university operational 24x7.  Our maintenance department consists of a team of skilled Maintenance Engineers who are skilled trade generalist who have some level of experience in Electrical, HVAC and Plumbing.   The licensed Plumber will work in concert with our Maintenance Engineers and be responsible for directing work and senior level troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of commercial and residential plumbing systems. The ideal candidate must be responsible and organized and have a desire to take on significant responsibility.  

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching and crawling all day. The employee must frequently lift and move items up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.  Additionally, must be able to work in cramped spaces, climb ladders, work at heights of 20 feet and above.

Essential Job Functions:   
•    Performs Journeyman level plumbing work installing, troubleshooting, maintenance, servicing and repair of plumbing systems, equipment, and fixtures. Locate and diagnose issues, perform required repairs in accordance with applicable Plumbing industry codes.  Provide estimates for repair and/or replacement costs.  Other work as assigned. 
•    Open, repair, replace broken, clogged pipes, and drain lines.  Repair and replace domestic water application systems such as piping, faucets, regulators, water softeners. Troubleshoot and repair Reverse Osmosis systems and water heaters. Experience in operating manual and electric drain machines.  
•    Experience in and knowledge of safety procedures, troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing and conducting preventative maintenance on steam/ condensation systems.  pressure reducing valves (PRV’s), steam traps, controls, condensate pumps, and strainers.  Work with low, medium, and high-pressure steam. 
•    Possess the ability to read and interpret blue prints and schematics. 
•    Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
•    Complete assigned PM’s and provide feedback on any improvements that might be needed
•    Maintains a clean, safe and organized work area
•    Directs plumbing contractors and monitors performance of their assigned responsibilities. 
•    Work as a team - mentor other technicians by sharing knowledge and skills to help everyone achieve their goals.  Work as a team to complete any projects assigned.  
•    Strong focus on customer service and creating positive interactions with internal and external clients.  Develop and maintain a good working relationship across all levels in the organization.  
•    Successful candidates will be a self-starter with excellent communication skills 
•    Understands and embodies Creighton vision and mission.  Follows and understands the core values, employee standards of behavior and company policies and procedures
•    Continuing Education:  Fully participates in ongoing technical, safety, and operational process training programs and implements strategies into their daily work. 
•    Computer skills:   Team members are expected to have proficient computer skills in order to be able to enter and retrieve data through the Creighton Word Order System (AIM), including work orders, preventative maintenance activities, equipment failure, and incident reports and to ensure documentation is completed.   Employees will be required to log hours into an automated payroll system. 
•    Ability to be “on-call” for plumbing issues that arise throughout the University.
•    Ability to work outside in various temperatures (summer/winter).  

This position will work Monday to Friday; 7am-3:30pm; depending upon university needs position may require Overtime for special projects during evening, weekend, and holidays.  


 

 

Qualifications:   
•    Licensed Journeyman Plumber
•    Minimum of 3+ years as a Journeyman Commercial Plumber
•    Valid and current driver’s license required
•    3rd Grade Engineers License and/ or back flow certifications strongly desired. 
•    Experience must include a thorough working knowledge of National Plumbing Codes for installation, troubleshooting and maintenance of plumbing systems

Required Licenses/Certifications:
•    Valid State of Nebraska Journeyman’s Plumber License 
•    Must have a current and valid drivers license with a clean driving record for the last 3 years and no major violations within the last 5 years
•    Backflow license preferred but not necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:   
•    Performs Journeyman level plumbing work installing, troubleshooting, maintenance, servicing and repair of plumbing systems, equipment, and fixtures. Locate and diagnose issues, perform required repairs in accordance with applicable Plumbing industry codes.  Provide estimates for repair and/or replacement costs.  Other work as assigned. 
•    Open, repair, replace broken, clogged pipes, and drain lines.  Repair and replace domestic water application systems such as piping, faucets, regulators, water softeners. Troubleshoot and repair Reverse Osmosis systems and water heaters. Experience in operating manual and electric drain machines.  
•    Experience in and knowledge of safety procedures, troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing and conducting preventative maintenance on steam/ condensation systems.  pressure reducing valves (PRV’s), steam traps, controls, condensate pumps, and strainers.  Work with low, medium, and high-pressure steam. 
•    Possess the ability to read and interpret blue prints and schematics. 
•    Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
•    Complete assigned PM’s and provide feedback on any improvements that might be needed
•    Maintains a clean, safe and organized work area
•    Directs plumbing contractors and monitors performance of their assigned responsibilities. 
•    Work as a team - mentor other technicians by sharing knowledge and skills to help everyone achieve their goals.  Work as a team to complete any projects assigned.  
•    Strong focus on customer service and creating positive interactions with internal and external clients.  Develop and maintain a good working relationship across all levels in the organization.  
•    Successful candidates will be a self-starter with excellent communication skills 
•    Understands and embodies Creighton vision and mission.  Follows and understands the core values, employee standards of behavior and company policies and procedures
•    Continuing Education:  Fully participates in ongoing technical, safety, and operational process training programs and implements strategies into their daily work. 
•    Computer skills:   Team members are expected to have proficient computer skills in order to be able to enter and retrieve data through the Creighton Word Order System (AIM), including work orders, preventative maintenance activities, equipment failure, and incident reports and to ensure documentation is completed.   Employees will be required to log hours into an automated payroll system. 
•    Ability to be “on-call” for plumbing issues that arise throughout the University.
•    Ability to work outside in various temperatures (summer/winter). 
•    Ability to work in cramped spaces, climb ladders, work at heights of 20 feet and above. 

Physical Requirements:
Seeing: 75 – 100%
Hearing: 50-75%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 75-100%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 75-100% (pound: up to 50 lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75-100%
Travel: No
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: Yes (possibly)
Working with Animals:  No
    
AAP/EEO Statement:
Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.
  
Disclosure Statement:
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

 

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