Pipefitter - Open Recruitment (15567)

Southern Illinois Univeristy Edwardsville (SIUE) | Edwardsville

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Posted Date 7/28/2023
Description Job Posting Description:

SIUE is pleased to announce Open Recruitment for Pipefitter positions for the FY24 year.

PLEASE NOTE: Open Recruitment classifications describe a group of positions that are frequently hired, therefore applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your application materials will be assessed and your name will be added to the employment register for current and/or future vacancies within this job title. When a department has an opening for a 'Open Recruitment' classification, only applicants who have applied, qualified and tested will be considered. Only those candidates already on the employment register may be considered if there is a vacancy.

The primary responsibilities of the Pipefitter are to perform plumbing tasks to maintain a comfortable, safe, and efficient environment for faculty, staff, students, and visitors.

Specific duties include but are not limited to:
• Diagnose, repair, and/or overhaul refrigeration equipment, refrigeration systems, and/or temperature control systems.
• Repair, replace, and install all plumbing fixtures, and services to those fixtures, e.g. piping, fittings, valves, etc.
• Repair, replace, service, and install heating and refrigeration units and gas appliances.
• Uncrate and move plumbing equipment, refrigeration units and gas appliances.
• Repair and/or replace high temperature and chilled water lines.
• Perform an assortment of plumbing tasks to renovated or new construction spaces for offices and/or instructional areas.

Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned in support of the department/university's mission and goals.

SIUE offers an exceptional array of benefits to all full-time and part-time employees (50% or more receive benefits accrued at percentage of appointment) including:

* Medical, dental and vision insurance;
*Life insurance;
* SURS retirement plan;
*Supplemental retirement savings plans;
*Paid vacation and sick leave accrual;
*Generous holiday schedule/paid holidays ;
* WorkLife programs;
* Employee Assistance Program (mental health and wellness);
* Employee discounts (local and national retailers);
*University tuition waivers (full-time receive 100% waiver of tuition)

For more about our benefits and employee services, visit: https://www.siue.edu/human-resources/benefits

To Apply for this Vacancy:

This position requires current Illinois residency to apply. When applying through the HireTouch system, please be sure to complete ALL the 2023 forms that are attached to the job located under your Applicant Profile box (refresh browser if needed).

Applicants must submit an updated and complete Civil Service Application, which must include complete employment history. The application is the last form in the document package. Your application should reflect a thorough list of relevant skills and experience related to the minimum qualifications listed for this position. Please be detailed in current and past job duties, as this is what is used in the credential assessments. While a resume may be submitted with the application, data for each employer must be listed on this application form. ("See Resume" may only be used as a substitute in the section entitled "Specific Duties Performed".) If the Civil Service application is incomplete you will not be considered for the position as our office will be unable to evaluate your submission to determine if you possess the required minimum qualifications.

If qualifying by education or to qualify for a required educational prerequisite, you must submit your transcripts, including those for SIUE, at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for veteran's preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application. For additional information, please visit: Eligibility Criteria and Point Allocation and Proof of Eligibility . Please submit any other licenses or certifications related to the position at the time of application.

Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment. Some positions are represented by a union and may incur union dues. For more information, please visit the Office of Human Resources website at www.siue.edu/human-resources or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. SIUE is committed to education that explores the historic significance of diversity in order to understand the present and to better enable our community to engage the future. Integral to this commitment, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville strives for a student body and a workforce that is both diverse and inclusive. We strongly encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups, including women, members of racially minoritized groups, and individuals with disabilities, to apply. For more on our State of Diversity, visit SIUE Mission, Goals and Plans

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:

  • Certificate of completion of a Pipetrade apprenticeship under a registered Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training program;

  • Experience sufficient to qualify as a journeyman Pipefitter, or other Pipetrade classification, with a minimum of five (5) years (60 months) of actual work in the trade, which may have included apprenticeship and/or applicable vocational training. The trade for this purpose shall include work normally performed by pipefitters, pipefitter welders, refrigeration mechanics, temperature control mechanics, sprinkler fitters, and/or oil burner mechanics.
Posting Salary:

$46.56 Hourly


SIU Edwardsville Main Campus

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