The anticipated shift is based on the operational needs and can change at any time with notice.
ABOUT STANFORD UNIVERSITY AND RESIDENTIAL & DINING ENTERPRISES:
Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.
Residential & Dining Enterprises (R&DE), the largest auxiliary organization at Stanford University, supports the academic mission of the University by providing high-quality services to students and other members of the university community. The department has an annual operating budget of over $350M, operates 24/7/365, and oversees a $3B asset portfolio comprising a 7 million sq. ft. physical plant across the campus. In autumn quarter of the 2021-22 academic year, R&DE will return to providing housing for over 13,000 students and dependents, serving meals at 17 dining halls, 12 retail locations, and operating athletic concessions and conference operations. Additionally, R&DE comprises 900 FTE staff in the following divisions: Student Housing Operations, Stanford Dining, Stanford Hospitality & Auxiliaries, Stanford Conferences, Maintenance Operations and Capital Projects, and a team of R&DE strategic business partners: Finance & Administration, Information Technology, Human Resources, and Strategic Communications.
"Students (Customers) First" is the mantra of R&DE and our strategic goals reflect our commitment to delivering quality and excellence to our constituents every day. In R&DE,"Excellence is defined by aligning our strategic goals and performance with our vision."
ABOUT MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS & CAPITAL PROJECTS (MCP) This division supports all R&DE operations and provides strong stewardship of its facilities by delivering daily and preventive maintenance, executing 50-year asset renewal model, managing design and construction of capital and other essential projects, infusing sustainability, safeguarding occupational health and safety, monitoring life-safety systems and after-hours security, overseeing furnishings/fixtures and parts inventory, administering move services and the fleet, managing utilities and waste, ensuring emergency preparedness and business continuity, and providing space and property administration.
This role is designated as essential and requires incumbents to report to work onsite. Telecommuting is not available for this role.
This job series describes positions in which the major responsibilities are a variety of plumbing duties performed at the journey level, as well as steamfitter work performed inside buildings on medium and low pressure steam and condensate systems.
The duties listed under the Characteristic Duties section are designed to provide a representative sampling of key tasks and/or responsibilities associated with the job. They are not intended to be a complete list of all the duties performed by employees in the classification.
Work may include any plumbing function as described in the Uniform Plumbing Code and Uniform Mechanical Code. Work is done on pipes of various materials, such as brass, steel, cast iron, copper, glass, or plastic, and of various sizes. In addition, plumber/steamfitters are expected to perform extensive preventive maintenance, as well as to provide emergency response actions when needed in all areas of responsibility.
Duties are assigned by a shop supervisor or lead and are performed with considerable independence. Work will be spot-checked during an assignment or upon its completion.
A minimum of 30% of an employee's duties must be steamfitter-related responsibilities.
Core Duties (Steamfitting):
Install, maintain, repair, and troubleshoot problems on medium and low pressure steam and condensate systems, including convectors, radiators, coils and heat exchangers, steam tables, sterilizes, autoclaves, traps, automatic and manual valves, strainers, and pumps
May perform plumbing-related welding if qualified as a certified welder.
Core Duties (Plumbing):
Install, maintain, and repair domestic hot and cold water systems, including heating systems, boilers, hot water tanks, heat exchangers, radiators, valves, and pumps
Install and maintain chilled water systems and related equipment, including pumps, valves, regulators, coils and strainers
Install, maintain and repair all types of plumbing fixtures, such as faucets, sinks, bathtubs, toilets, water heaters, and garbage disposals
Inspect plumbing systems for malfunctions. Tum systems off safely and make repairs as needed
Cut, bend, solder, thread, and assemble pipes and fittings
Join pipes by using flanges, fittings, solder, glue, or welding
Install, clean, maintain, and repair sanitary sewer lines and storm drainage systems, using hand or power tools
Install and repair pipe insulation systems
Maintain and repair fire protection sprinkler systems, including pipes and sprinkler heads
Install and repair gas lines and related equipment.
Must be skilled in the use of the tools, materials, and equipment of the plumbing trade
Must have sufficient training and experience to qualify as a journeyman plumber (approximately five years of work in the trade, including time spent in an apprenticeship or vocational training program)
Must also have experience in medium and low pressure steam systems
Must have knowledge of the physical properties of steam and condensate and the equipment used in maintaining these systems
In addition, plumber/steamfitters may be required to use respiratory equipment and to work in confined spaces or in high elevations.
Education & Experience:
Journey level knowledge equivalent to four years of completion in an apprentice program or a combination of equivalent education and work experience. Four years of actual work in the plumber/steamfitter trade.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
*Skilled in the use of the tools, equipment and methods of the trade.
*Understanding of complex troubleshooting and repair of plumbing, hydronic, steam systems
*Knowledge of the physical properties of steam and condensate and the equipment used in maintaining these systems.
*May be required to use respiratory equipment.
*Thorough knowledge of all types of materials and processes of the trade
*Ability to work from plans and specifications
*Knowledge of all applicable codes of the trade
*Respond to emergency calls nights, weekends, and holidays
*Willing to work variable shifts at night or on weekends
*Demonstrated strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
Certifications and Licenses:
*Must possess and maintain a valid California Non-commercial Class C Driver's license.
*Preferred: Possess a journeyman card in plumbing/steam fitting or other recognized technical credential.
Ability to obtain and maintain a California Non-commercial Class C license.
Must be able to work in confined spaces or in high elevations.
Rarely climb, perform seated work, life/carry/pull/push objects greater than 40 pounds, perform desk based work, use a telephone, sort/file paperwork or part
Occasionally operate foot and/or hand controlled equipment
Operate special machinery, i.e. mechanical and hydro sewer equipment.
Ability to perform strenuous and repetitive work
Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.
Possess visual acuity required to work with color coding.
Occasionally use a lift to access devices.
Ability to perform work outside in variable weather conditions.
Ability to wear required appropriate uniform and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
The expected pay for this position is $50.40 (Step 1) per hour. Placement in the pay range is subject to the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs.
Internal candidate rates will be applied based on the CBA language for promotion and transfer.
Why Stanford is for You:
Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enriches the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
*Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or course auditing. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
*A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
*A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
*Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
*Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more
The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the university will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Why work at Stanford?Stanford University has changed the world, over and over again.We are one of Silicon Valley's largest employers - and also one of the most unique. Our mission is to educate future leaders and promote interdisciplinary, world-class research and teaching. This passion makes Stanford an intensely creative, rewarding, and challenging place to work. At the same time, our traditions of respect and collaboration sustain a humane, supportive environment in which to pursue your life and your career.At Stanford you'll work with bright, diverse, dedicated people. You'll find encouragement to learn and grow. You'll enjoy excellent benefits and an outstanding environment. How will it change you?