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Apply now Department: 3670060010 Fac Building Maintenance
Job no: 514583
Employment type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades
Pay Grade: 08A

About This Role:

The Division of Facilities at K-State is hiring for a Plumber position. This position is responsible for planning and scheduling from start to finish any assigned projects by using journey level knowledge of plumbing techniques to install, remove, replace, or repair all utility lines above or below grade.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires two years of relevant experience. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by a hiring manager. This position is covered by the Kansas Association of Public Employees (KAPE) agreement.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work from sketches, blueprints, and specifications, and read and understand specific instructions in English.
  • Prefer High school graduate or equivalent with vocational training in the plumbing trade.
  • Thirty months of experience in plumbing work.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Become a certified Class I repair and maintenance operations asbestos worker during the probationary period and maintain it.
  • Cross connection control and back-flow prevention certification required during the initial probationary period.
  • Work requires considerable physical exertion to transport equipment/material weighing over 50 pounds unassisted on a repetitive basis.
  • Daily bend, stoop, and crawl to access small spaces and work in extreme temperatures.
  • Tools: Power and hand tools, saws, pipe threaders, gas and electric powered sewer cleaning equipment, stationary drill press, power saws, state vehicles and as required, protective clothing and respirators.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Online application.
  2. Resume with three professional references.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

 $19.51-$30.23 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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