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Pipefitter (GG74)
Pay Grade: 11
Percent of time: 100%
Schedule:
Department: Facilities Management
Location:
Staff Type: Merit
Type of Position: Regular

The University of Iowa is seeking a Pipefitter to join the Facilities Management department. Under general supervision, this individual 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.

Additional duties and responsibilities include:
  •  Installs and repairs sinks, commodes, bathtubs, water heaters and softeners and garbage disposals; install and repairs radiators, convectors, autoclaves, traps, valves, pumps, meter, and related piping and equipment.
  •  Installs heating and cooling coils, traps and refrigeration piping.
  • Installs and maintains water and steam distribution piping and control equipment; fire hydrants and related distribution system equipment; installs and maintains sanitary and storm sewer systems.
  • Draws layouts, and reads and interprets blueprints and drawings.
  • Performs general sheet metal work as required.
  • Welds using arc, gas, heliarc and spot welding techniques.
  • Assists in directing the work of apprentices.
Facilities Management (FM) is a service unit of approximately 700 employees who work behind the scenes, 24 hours a day, serving the University of Iowa as stewards of our beautiful Iowa City campus.   FM staff coordinate campus master planning, manage design & construction, maintain & clean the buildings & the grounds, and provide utilities management.

The University of Iowa is one of the nation’s premier public research universities, with 11 colleges offering internationally recognized programs in disciplines ranging from otolaryngology to fiction writing, printmaking to space science, hydraulic engineering to dance. Iowa draws nearly 33,000 students from more than 100 countries and all 50 U.S. states, and employs about 29,500 faculty and staff.
 
The university is located along the picturesque Iowa River in Iowa City, a city of some 77,000 people (170,000+ in the metro area) regularly ranked as one of the nation’s best places to live. Iowa City is less than four hours from Chicago and within five hours of Minneapolis, St. Louis, and Kansas City, readily accessible via interstate highways and a regional airport 30 minutes away.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements
  • Four years of experience in the trade, including apprenticeship.
Merit job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information, please contact Whitney Bell (whitney-bell@uiowa.edu).
 
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. 

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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