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Job Opportunity: Plumber:Iowa State University

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Classification Information
University Title Plumber - 5331
Pay Grade 210
Entry Hourly Rate 20.24
Job Category Merit

Posting Details
Posting Number 80165M
Position Title Plumber
Advertised Employing Department Facilities Planning and Management
Work Unit
Base of Employment H - Merit (paid semi-monthly)
Appointment Type Merit Permanent
Pay Frequency Semi-monthly
Proposed Start Date As soon as possible
Number of Months Employed Per Year 12
Full or Part Time Full-Time
Shift 1st
Work Schedule
7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday
Number of Hours per Week 40
Summary of tasks and Responsibilities
Iowa State University Facilities Planning and Management is seeking candidates to install and maintain plumbing equipment in campus buildings and ISU outlying farms. Make plumbing connections on all types of laboratory equipment, such as stills, autoclaves, electron microscopes, cage washers, fume hoods, air handling units, etc. Install and maintain complete plumbing systems on ISU outlying farms, including well pumps, sump pumps, irrigation systems and sewage treatment systems such as lagoons, septic tanks, and total confinement.
The ideal candidate will have journeyman level expertise of installation and maintenance of complete plumbing system. Must be able to communicate well with others and work well within a unit and be capable of using all hand and power tools required of a plumber.
About Iowa State University and the Ames Community
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-broad, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.
Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in practice and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have practice working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University's Principles of Community.
Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.
Required Qualifications
Four years practice in the trade, including apprenticeship.
Special Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications
Plumbing practice in institutional type work.
Location (if other than Ames)
Additional Information
Candidates whose qualifications substantially exceed the minimum required qualifications relative to the demands of the position may, upon the request of an employing department, be appointed at a higher rate of pay than the entry hourly rate listed above.
The guaranteed consideration date has been extended.
Department Contact Name Emily Craig
Department Contact Phone
Department Contact Email
Department/Unit Website
Application Instructions
Apply for this position by clicking “Apply for this Job” and completing the Merit Application. Please be prepared to enter details about your education and work history.

If you have questions regarding the application process, please email E-Mail: or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.
Guaranteed Consideration Date 09/30/2018
Pre-Employment Screening
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university's verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.
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EO Statement
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, discapability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email E-Mail:

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
   » * Do you have four years of full time work practice in the trade, including apprenticeship? Your work history on your employment application needs to reflect such practice in order to qualify. If you need to update your application after applying, Contact Us by us at 294-4800 or 1-877-477-7485.
(Open Ended Question)
   » * Describe your plumbing practice, if any, in institutional type work.
(Open Ended Question)
   » * Where did you first lgain about this vacancy?
   » ISU Employment Opportunities Website
   » ISU Employee
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   » HERC Website
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   » Please indicate which specific website, placement office, trade journal, newspaper, or other resource influenced you to apply for this position.
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Job Location: Ames, Iowa
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Post Date: 09/19/2018 / Viewed 56 times
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