Job Details

Sarah Lawrence College
  • Position Number: 3138011
  • Location: Bronxville, NY
  • Position Type: Facilities Management


Plumber (Monday Friday, 8 am to 4 pm)


Job Description
Under the supervision of the Facilities Director must be able to perform a variety of plumbing work in the maintenance of College properties and perform other duties as assigned.

Essential Duties Summary
Duties and Responsibilities:Thread & cut piping and solder copper piping.Install, repair and maintain sinks, tubs and toilets. Re-rough piping for bathroom and kitchen renovations.Remove, repair and install appliances.Install, repair and maintain water heaters and boilers.Troubleshoot, repair and install, repair water and steam piping systems and sewage piping.Performs basic plumbing repairs such as unclogging toilets, sinks or urinals, troubleshooting and repairing, water leaks, leaking faucets and water fountains.Perform scheduled maintenance and service on all plumbing systems and fixtures.Test piping systems (gas & water) and fixtures for leaks.With approval of the supervisor purchase supplies and materials necessary to complete projects.Manage plumbing shop inventory and order of parts and fixtures so shop has constant inventory.Maintain tools and equipment necessary for work.With approval of the supervisor purchase supplies and materials necessary to complete projects.When the College is closed for breaks (Thanksgiving, winter break) there is overtime available for on-call coverage based on seniority rotation.
Other duties as assigned:Handle minor repairs and replacement work not directly related to mechanic work such as cleaning flat roof drains & gutter and leaders when necessary, shade replacement, sign installation, repairing loose floor & ceramic tiles, stair treads; replace ceiling tiles, caulks windows & doors. Assemble and moves furniture, assist with hanging pictures, bulletin boards and shelving and times assists with campus table and chair set-ups.

Required Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED. Three to five years of plumbing experience and a variety of maintenance skills. Valid drivers license required. Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting equipment, moving furniture, working in tight spaces. Must be able to safely use tools, equipment and work from ladders and scaffolding. Ability to complete the following trainings as required: lock out tag out, confined space, MSDS, asbestos and lead identification, ladder safety, emergency evacuation, in-house OSHA and respirator training and other training SLC requires or mandates. Ability to interact appropriately with all SLC community members, guests and contractors Perform other maintenance work and assist others as directed.

Preferred Qualifications


Requirements for Employment
Effective October 15, 2021, all employees of Sarah Lawrence College must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Exceptions to this requirement will only be considered for documented medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs. Any offers of employment will be contingent on successful completion of a background check and submission of proof of vaccination.

Posting Number: S00284P
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Open Until Filled: Yes

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