UNIVERSITY of LOUISVILLE
Classified Job Specification (Revised 06/02)
JOB TITLE: Plumber
CLASS CODE: 001109
Perform skilled work requiring the application of standard trade practices in maintaining, installing and repairing a variety of plumbing and heating systems fixtures.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Install, maintain, and repair valves, faucets, traps, sinks, wash bowls, sewers, vents, and other sanitary fixtures.
Maintain piping systems by opening clogged drains; replace washers on leaky faucets.
Repair, replace, and check high and low pressure steam boilers; check all safety devices and controls, replace and repair when needed; flush and clean boilers, storage and return tanks, hot water heaters, and similar apparatus.
Make estimates of time and materials.
Supervise the work of helpers assisting in various phases of work.
Operate pipe cutters, reamers, threading machines, sewer tapes, cables, and other related tools and equipment.
Cut and thread pipes, melts, and cut lead joints.
Repair kitchen and laundry equipment.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING, AND SKILLS
Completion of Journeyman's training, and Kentucky Journeyman Plumbers license. Valid driver's license. Must be insurable by the university's insurance carrier. Police record check and pre employment physical required.
Two years of related experience. An equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted.