Employment Opportunities at ACU

At Abilene Christian University, you will find more than a job. You will find a workplace where you can impact the lives of more than 5,200 students who are being educated as Christ-centered global leaders each year. The university has been recognized as a "Great College to Work For" by The Chronicle of Higher Education for 11 years. We offer a dynamic and collaborative work environment, expansive opportunities for professional and personal development, and an emphasis on our core Christian values. Explore these postings for the Abilene campus and Dallas branch to find the right fit for you.

NOTE: ACU is currently accepting applications for *all posted positions*. Student employees should apply now for positions for the fall semester.

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Plumber II

Apply now Job no: 492920
Work Type: Staff full-time
Location: Abilene
Categories: Campus Operations

About ACU

ACU is affiliated with the fellowship of the Church of Christ. All applicants must be professing Christians and willing to support the Christian mission and purpose of Abilene Christian University while employed by the university.

Title of Position Plumber II
Posting Location Abilene, TX
Department Facilities
Employee Class Nonexempt Full-time
Basic Responsibilities A. Work as directed by immediate supervisor or Director of MEP.
B. Work on all facility plumbing systems; not limited to water systems, sewage systems,
gas systems and irrigation systems.
C. Perform tasks assigned as part of remodeling and construction work.
D. Plan, coordinate, develop preventative maintenance programs, and supervise other
plumbing employees.
E. Assist other trades as needed in the spirit of teamwork and cooperation. Cross train to
enhance skills.
Essential Duties

A. 1. Follow established rules, policies and procedures of Facilities Management
and the University.
2. Order materials and supplies as needed for completion of work assigned.
3. Maintain plumbing budget within approved limits.
4. Fill out work orders and written reports daily.
B. 1. Display initiative to work alone or in groups. Work with and supervise other
plumbing and student employees.
2. Be on call 24 hours a day.
3. Coordination of special projects with outside plumbing contractors.
4. Respond quickly to emergencies.
C. 1. Install sewer, gas, water and other systems according to National, State,
and Local plumbing codes.
2. Perform preventative maintenance on hot water heater (not classified as
boilers; and other critical plumbing systems.

3. Inspect fire sprinkler systems as required by law and assure operation.
D. 1. Repair faucets, showerheads, drains, pipes, and valves.
2. Repair/replace parts as needed in drain fixture units, kitchen equipment,
circulating pumps and mechanical systems.
3. Maintain adequate parts inventory and evaluate available plumbing
products and hardware standardize where applicable to achieve economy.
E. 1. Develop estimate of costs for plumbing services as required by remodeling/
special projects.
2. Formulate specifications to be used in preparation of bids for acquiring
services, contracts, and items purchased.

Professional Development Requirements A. Skills Required
1. Knowledge of hand and power tools
2. Skilled in all areas of plumbing, mechanical and construction
3. Operate a pipe threader, sewer machine and other associated
4. Excellent written and oral communication and customer relations
5. Use of computer and technology
6. Knowledgeable in reading plans and specifications
B. Training Modules
1. Continuing education in plumbing
2. Customer Service
3. Basic computer training
4. Safety training

A. Professional
1. High School diploma or GED

B. Personal
1. Clean and neat in appearance

2. Likes to work
3. Punctual, positive attitude, dependable
4. Honest, responsible, trustworthy
5. Good moral character
6. Must be able to read and speak English

Physical Demands A. Must be able to work in a stressful environment
B. Be able to do manual labor
C. Good health and stamina to lift, carry, and pull loads in excess of fifty pounds
D. Must be able to climb ladder and work in varying climate conditions
Additional Information

ACU does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, disability, genetic information, national or ethnic origin in employment opportunities, in keeping with applicable state and federal law.

ACU is committed to maintaining a safe and secure campus environment and protecting the university's financial and physical assets.  Therefore, Abilene Christian University conducts background checks on all candidates for employment in security sensitive positions.


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