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Housing Plumber

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Work type: Staff
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010, Custodial/Facilities, Probationary, Full Time

Job No: 527782; 5/22/2023

Housing and Residence Life 

Salary Range: $6,151 - $7,942/Monthly 

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; non-exempt classification.

Essential Functions: Under general supervision of the Associate Director of Housing Facilities, the incumbent is responsible for the full range of skilled plumbing work including the installation, maintenance, inspection, modification, remodel, and repair of mechanical plumbing equipment and fixtures of water, gas, oil, steam, sewage, fire sprinkler/prevention, and refrigeration-water supply plumbing systems; automated plumbing systems. Incumbent typically maintains, troubleshoots and tests plumbing systems, including backflow prevention devices; assembles, installs, and repairs pumps, pipes, fittings, and fixtures; cuts, threads, and brazes pipes; assembles and installs valves, pipe fittings, and pipes composed of a variety of metals and materials; manages building utilities; advise on the selection, ordering and storage of plumbing equipment and supplies; inspects completed work for conformance with specifications, requirements and compliance with applicable building and safety codes and regulations; participates in the maintenance and operations of a plumbing shop; maintains and services tools and equipment used in the performance of duties; performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures; maintains a safe and clean work environment; maintains records and retrieves data related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems; prepares standard reports; and consults and works with other trades workers. Work may involve exposure to hazardous materials.

Required Qualifications & Experience: Any combination of progressively responsible training and experience which demonstrates achievement journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through completion of a standard plumber’s apprenticeship program. Work requires thorough knowledge of the methods, materials tools and equipment used in the plumbing trade; a base knowledge of
the operation of building automation systems; and a thorough knowledge of applicable state and federal health and safety orders and regulations pertaining to the plumbing trade, including the California State Safety Orders of the Division of Industrial Safety and the California State Plumbing codes. The incumbent must have working knowledge of UBC, OSHA, and ADA requirements as it relates to the function and ability to recognize discrepancies of ADA and Fire/Life/Safety codes at each job and report to the supervisor. Must possess a valid City of Los Angeles or California State Journeyman Plumbing License; current Uniform Plumbing Code, N.F.P.A. 99, N.F.P.A. 13, N.F.P.A. 50 – Title 24 Co. The incumbent must possess a valid California Driver's License. The incumbent must be able to perform skilled plumbing work on all applicable equipment and systems; perform applicable brazing work; make rough sketches of plumbing installations: read and work from blueprints, plans, drawings, and specifications: estimate materials and labor cost of standard plumbing maintenance and repair work; in conducting appropriate tests on water, air, and natural gas lines; hydrostatic or air pressure and flow tests; and modifying and/or adapting designs, procedures, or methods to make necessary alterations and modifications. The incumbent must have the ability to troubleshoot piping systems for signs of damage or deterioration or need for adjustment; read, interpret, and understand technical language in specifications, schematics, and blueprints; Ability to work overtime and weekends. Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the California State University. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University employees who may apply for the position.


California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.


As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.


Desired Qualifications: Valid C36 license. 

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on June 5, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.


The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply.  Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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