Plumber/Pipefitter/SteamfitterWestern Washington University
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Location: Bellingham, WA
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|About the University||Western Washington University, with over 16,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 83,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master's-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings.|
|About the Department||The Facilities Management Department supports Western's mission, which states that together with our students, staff, and faculty, we are committed to making a positive impact in the state and the world with a shared focus on academic excellence and inclusive achievement. We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity.|
|About the Position||
As one of our Plumber/Pipefitter/Steamfitters, you will be expected to work in an independent manner performing journey level plumbing, steamfitting, and related work to include: inspecting and diagnosing malfunctions; maintaining, repairing, and testing plumbing, heating, and cooling systems and components, as well as other process piping systems. Your work will also include the installation and modification of these systems.
You will take direction from the shop lead and supervisor and will be expected to relate well with a variety of people, including students, faculty, and staff. You will be performing plumbing/pipefitting/steamfitting functions to include maintaining and renovating the university facilities.
Your duties and responsibilities will include:
This position may be listed as essential personnel, which means you must report to work during suspended operations.
You may perform tasks requiring the use of a respirator; you will be required to pass a fit test, which includes the need to be clean shaven.
Prior to a new hire, a fingerprint background check including a criminal history will be conducted. Information about the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining your suitability and competence to perform in the position.
New hires typically start at $5,205: an excellent benefits package is included.
This position is part of bargaining unit B and is covered by the collective bargaining agreement with Washington Federation of State Employees.
A cover letter and resume are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications.
Please include the names and contact information of three professional references.
|Closing Date Notes||Position is open until filled|
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