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Plumber - 69331-1A

Updated: May 20, 2024
Location: Irvine-Campus
Job Type:
Department: Facilities Management

Job Opening ID:69331
Reports To: Plumbing Supervisor
Working Title: Plumber
Department: Facilities Management
Bargaining Unit: K9
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 008258
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: M-F, 7am-3:30pm
Employee Class: CAREER


Position Summary:
The duties and tasks performed are in a capacity required from a journeyman plumber. Must be able to install, alter, maintain or repair plumbing work in or on buildings or premises at UC Irvine. Must be available for on-call assignments or alternate work schedule. Must be willing to work nights and or weekends.


The Division of Finance and Administration (DFA) provides services and support to over 50,000 students, faculty, and staff with the mission of advancing UCI’s brilliant future and the vision of becoming world-class campus partners. DFA serves the university as planning partners, problem solvers, and solution providers—striving to make it as easy as possible for people to get the services they need, when they need them. Facilities Management is proud to support the campus mission of advancing UCI's brilliant future by creating a physical environment that allows our students, faculty and staff to thrive. Our goal is to provide safe, reliable and clean spaces through high quality maintenance, operation, planning and renovation services for our 1,475-acre main campus. We accomplish this with our dedicated skilled staff who strive to provide excellent customer service and responsiveness.
Total Compensation:

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices and benefits.

$44.72 - $44.72 (Hourly Rate)
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  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience as a journeyman plumber
  • Must possess a valid California Driver license and participate in the DMV Employee Pull Notice program
  • Orange County Backflow Certification.
  • Working knowledge of current Uniform Plumbing Code, N.F.P.A. 99, N.F.P.A. 13, Title 19, N.F.P.A. 50, Title 24 
  • Ability to determine status of various fixtures, regulators, valves, controls and water heating tanks. 
  • Ability to safely and skillfully operate various tools and equipment of the plumbing trade as well as Oxyacetylene torches, soldering equipment, mechanical pipe threaders and cutters, hammers, and gas powered saws and grinders, along with power snake drain equipment. 
  • Working knowledge of safe work practices. 
  • Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with Peers, subordinates, supervisors, administrators, customers, visitors and outside agencies. 
  • Skill in estimating material and labor requirement to accomplish task. 
  • Ability to lead or instruct semi-skilled or unskilled assistants. 
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand technical language in specifications, schematics and blueprints. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot piping systems for signs of damage or deterioration or need for adjustment.
Special Conditions Required:
  • Must be available for on-call assignments or alternate work schedule. 
  • Must be willing to work nights and or weekends. 
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. or more.


Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page - https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php

Closing Statement:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected]

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