Full Consideration Date: Thursday, September 28, 2023
Advertising Started on: Thursday, September 7, 2023
Hiring Department: Operations & Maintenance
Department: Operations & Maintenance
Salary: $27.69/hr. (see position description below for further details)
Pay Grade: AFSCME.12
Percent of Time/Week: 100
Service Schedule: Merit 12 months
Under general supervision, applies knowledge and skill at the journey level to install and repair piping, fixtures, appliances and appurtenances related to steam, water and drainage systems, and performs other duties related to incidental thereto. Examples of job duties include servicing wall hung stools and urinals w/flush valve assemblies; repairing and replacing automatic faucets; repairing and replacing copper pipe using soldering techniques; cutting and replacing cast iron soil pipe; cutting and threading steel pipe; drain line repairing, augering and televising; installing water heaters, water softeners and other domestic water components; minimal residential plumbing; basic welding with either mig, tig or stick; and fire hydrant and in ground water main valve exercising.
This is a first shift position with a work schedule of Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Pay grade for the Pipefitter classification is 12/7 with a starting hourly wage of $27.69. Potential for higher starting wage based on qualifications.
Required Qualifications: Six years of experience in the trade, which may include an apprenticeship; journey level plumbing license or the ability to obtain within 90 days of employment; and a valid driver's license required.
Preferred Qualifications: Possession of backflow license preferred.
UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.
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The University of Northern Iowa provides a high-quality and diverse educational experience, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the university has developed outstanding programs in business, natural sciences, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral sciences with advanced degrees available in many programs.
One of three state universities, UNI enjoys national recognition for its high educational standards and possesses a distinctive mission of being the comprehensive state university for Iowa. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks UNI in the top two among Midwest public universities.
The university’s attractive size, nearly 10,500 students, allows it to offer faculty, facilities and academic choices characteristic of a much larger university while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a park-like campus.
Experiential learning opportunities such as undergraduate research, internships, student teaching, international study programs, community service and cooperative education c...reate a classroom connection with real-world experience. A rigorous liberal arts curriculum equips students with a broad understanding and knowledge of how to apply and acquire new information throughout life.
Activities on campus are plentiful for both students and the community. The university offers a full calendar of fine and performing arts events offered by music and theatre students, many of which take place in the acoustically outstanding Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). The GBPAC also hosts numerous national touring acts as part of its artist series. Panther athletics sponsors 17 varsity intercollegiate sports. Fans can see all UNI teams in action in the McLeod Center, UNI-Dome, West Gym and other campus complexes.
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UNI is located in picturesque Cedar Falls, Iowa, a riverfront town with many recreational, cultural and entertainment opportunities. Downtown Cedar Falls was named one of the “30 Most Charming College Town Main Streets of 2019” by Best Value Schools. The metro community of Cedar Falls/Waterloo has a combined population of 170,000 and offers a pleasant residential setting with a strong and growing industrial base. Cedar Falls is a friendly, affordable community located about 300 miles from Minneapolis, St. Louis, Kansas City and Chicago. For more information about our community, visit the Cedar Falls/Waterloo Community webpage.
The University of Northern Iowa believes that our employees are our most valuable resource. We offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to meet the demands of each individual's life at work as well as at home. Employees are encouraged to participate in any or all of our benefit programs.
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