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Plumber I, Facilities Management

Company: Roger Williams University
Location: Bristol
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description:

Roger Williams University, located on the coast of Bristol, RI, is a forward-thinking private university with 45 undergraduate majors and more than a dozen graduate programs spanning the liberal arts and the professions, where students become community-minded citizens through project-based, experiential learning. With small classes, direct access to faculty and boundless opportunities for real-world projects, RWU students develop the ability to think critically while simultaneously building the practical skills that today's employers demand. In addition to its 4,000 undergraduates and 300 graduate students, RWU is home to a thriving University College based in Providence as well as Rhode Island's only law school.

Roger Williams University is committed to creating and supporting an intellectual community devoted to teaching and learning and providing the opportunity for personal and intellectual growth for students, faculty and staff. The University credits much of its growth and success to the hard work and dedication of its employees.

Job Description:

To assist the Mechanical & Electrical Supervisor in maintaining and/or operating all Plumbing, Plumbing equipment, piping materials and all related facets of the plumbing and pipefitting trade on all University properties.

Inspections Inspects buildings, facilities and equipment to ascertain required repairs and makes recommendations to supervisor.

Installations Installs plumbing and related fixtures.

Materials As required, may estimate materials needed and record time and material expended on each work order.

Repairs Assesses plumbing issues requiring repair.

Replacements Replaces damaged plumbing fixtures such as sinks, toilets, showers and bathtubs.

Connects plumbing fixtures to outlet and inlet pipes by fitting gaskets, couplings, traps and valves, and soldering connections to seal joints, when necessary.

Water and Sanitation Works on all aspects of the water distribution and sanitary waste infrastructure.

Additional Functions

Plumber Master may provide direction to Journeyman and Apprentice as it pertains to the specific plumbing job. The Plumber Journeyman may provide direction to the Apprentice as it pertains to the specific plumbing job.


Employee must have current Plumbing masters license (Rhode Island) and a minimum of (10) years' experience as a licensed journeyman or masters plumber.

Must possess current technical knowledge of plumbing, heating, fire sprinkler, natural gas irrigation and all related systems.

Perform any and all tasks required of the position without assistance and in a timely manner.

Must also demonstrate to the reasonable satisfaction of management, the ability to provide expert guidance, direction and remediation to apprentice and/or journeyman plumbers.

At the University's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the University, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Additional Information:

Roger Williams University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law. For information on our Non-discrimination policy, visit here.

RWU prohibits all forms of discrimination on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX) and its implementing regulations not to discriminate in such a manner. Complaints of Title IX sexual harassment should be reported to the Title IX Coordinator at the contact information listed below. Details regarding the formal complaint process can be found here: Title IX Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedures. All complaints of sexual harassment will be taken seriously and responded to promptly. TITLE IX COORDINATOR: Dr. Jen Stanley, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809 / Phone Number: (401) 254-3123 /Email Address: jstanley@rwu.edu

Salaries for new hires at Roger Williams University usually fall between the minimum and midpoint of the salary range.

Application Instructions:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references. In your cover letter/letter of interest, in addition to listing how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position, please include information about how you would be able to contribute to RWU's diversity, inclusivity, and equity goals.


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Keywords: Roger Williams University, Fall River , Plumber I, Facilities Management, Other , Bristol, Massachusetts

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