Vanderbilt University Plumber Journeyman in Nashville, Tennessee

Plumber Journeyman (Job Number: 1801314)


Vanderbilt University seeks a Plumber Journeyman to perform routine plumbing work and plumbing construction/installation work.

Key Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maintaining, repairing and installing domestic water systems and sanitary sewer systems including backflow devices, steam domestic water heaters, plumbing fixtures, domestic recirculation pumps, domestic pressure regulating valves, storm sewer systems and irrigation systems.

  • Perform preventative maintenance (PM) program inspections and repairs.

  • Perform estimates, provide layouts for plumbing maintenance related items and respond to emergency plumbing calls.

  • Understand and interpret building codes, parts manuals, blueprints and schematics.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to bend, stoop, reach or stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift at least 70 lbs.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time position: 40 hours per week. Must be available to work 7:30AM to 4:00PM. Must be available to work additional hours as required including evening hours

Experience and Education :

o 5 Years of experience or the equivalent.

o Strong communication skills

o Able to stand, stoop, crawl, work on elevated surfaces and be in awkward positions for extended periods of time.

o Push, pull, lift and carry at least 70 pounds.

o Able to work in various weather conditions

o High school graduate or GED

o Valid driver’s license

o High work ethic

o Journeyman Plumbers License are preferred

About Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt is a renowned private institution founded in 1873 and located in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee. The university’s students, faculty, and staff frequently cite Nashville and the surrounding area as one of the many perks of being a part of Vanderbilt community. Vanderbilt University is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt was recently ranked #1 in the Princeton Review at among 382 top colleges and universities for “happiest students” - as well as #2 for “best quality of life” and “great financial aid,” #5 for “best run colleges” and “beautiful campus,” and #6 for both being in a “college city that students love” and having “great campus/city relations.”

About Vanderbilt Benefits

In addition to offering a lively community that encourages learning and celebrates diversity, Vanderbilt University offers a competitive, flexible benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, accidental death & dismemberment, disability insurance, paid time off, and a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match. Vanderbilt offers tuition assistance to employees, spouses and dependent children. Also, after five years of service, Vanderbilt will pay up to 55% of the tuition for up to three dependent children to earn a bachelor's degree. Learn more about Vanderbilt's benefits at VU Benefits Overview at .

This requires high school diploma or GED and 5 years of experience or the equivalent.

Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Nashville

Organization: 37510 - Building Maintenance

Job: Skilled Craftsperson