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Operator/Pipe Layer or Senior Operator/Pipe Layer

Charlottesville

Operator/Pipe Layer or Senior Operator/Pipe Layer

  • R0040339
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Trades & Engineering
  • The University of Virginia
Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic, and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of UVA's buildings, infrastructure and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.

We have an opening for an Operator/Pipe Layer or Senior Operator/Pipe Layer for Utility Systems. The incumbent will provide technical support, maintenance and perform installations on a variety of materials including carbon steel, stainless steel, copper, HDPE, PEX, RCP, Ductile Iron and PVC.

To be considered for an Operator/Pipe Layer:

Duties Include:
  • Repairs, maintains, and installs steam, condensate, heating hot water, chilled water, domestic water, storm, sanitary sewer, vents, plumbing fixtures, gas, and similar systems.
  • Performs preventive maintenance checks, equipment inspections, and works around heavy equipment.
  • Performs general work on equipment or systems in plants, steam tunnels, and the utility infrastructure.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and having a considerable understanding of various pipe distribution systems is essential.
  • Anticipates job requirements and order materials.
  • Completes all work to the drawing requirements.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of plasma cutting, cutting torches, soldering and silver soldering, as well as rigging pipe and associated materials to successfully complete projects.
  • Familiarity of area equipment and piping systems of all buildings.
  • Notifies customers and supervisors of status of work and any complications, which will change the schedule.
  • Provides technical guidance and training to others and inspects the quality of work. Maintains accurate records of work.
  • Promotes responsibility and efficient work among team members by giving clear and descriptive instructions.
  • Fosters a safe work environment by instructing and monitoring compliance of OSHA, federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Responds to emergency calls and overtime requirements for various jobs.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


In addition to the above, the Senior Operator/Pipe Layers duties would also include:
  • Performs advanced work on equipment or systems in plants, steam tunnels, and the utility infrastructure.
  • Advanced knowledge of plasma cutting, cutting torches, soldering and silver soldering, as well as rigging pipe and associated materials to successfully complete projects.
  • Increased familiarity of area equipment and piping systems of all buildings.
  • Ability to work with minimal guidance from the supervisor.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


Qualifications:

To be considered for the Operator/Pipe Layer role:
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience: Four years’ experience of operating excavators, backhoes, skid steers, vacuum trucks experience required, with four years of experience in plumbing or mechanical trades required.
  • Licensure: A CDL Licenseis required within six [6] months of the start date.A valid driver's license is required.


To be considered for the Senior Operator/Pipe Layer role:
  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience: Seven years’ experience of operating excavators, backhoes, skid steers, vacuum trucks experience required, with seven years of experience in plumbing or mechanical trades required.
  • Licensure: A CDL License is required within six [6] months of the start date.A valid driver's license is required.


Compensation:

This is a full-time position with UVA benefits . Employee benefits package highlights include:
  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off; Parental and Community Service Leave
  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs
  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System
  • Tuition and professional development benefits
  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year


Operator/Pipe Layer : Minimum salary starting at $24.00 ($49,920 annually); actual starting salary will be commensurate with experience.

Senior Operator/Pipe Layer : Minimum salary starting at $26.00 ($54,080 annually); actual starting salary will be commensurate with experience.

Physical Demands:

Employee will be required to lift various weights, climb ladders and stairs in order to complete jobs. The use of both hands and a repetitive motion will be required while performing duties.

To Apply:

Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs search for requisition R0040339. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile. Complete the application, and upload the following Required materials:
  • Resume
  • Contact for three professional references (name, email address, and telephone number).


** Note: Multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV/Resume box. Applications that are incomplete or missing required documents will not receive full consideration .

This position is open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Marcus Rozier, Academic Recruiter hjv5vm@virginia.edu.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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