Senior Plumber Pipefitter - Campus Services

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Campus Services
FM Plumbing Shop
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Facility Support & Building Maintenance
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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The Plumber Pipefitter, Senior provides licensed plumbing services in accordance with state and local plumbing codes.



  • Performs plumbing systems repair, maintenance and construction on industrial, commercial, and medical research facilities.
  • Installs and repairs plumbing systems including pumps, fixtures, potable water systems, meters, industrial and sanitary waste systems, and laboratory utilities, in adherence with state and municipal plumbing codes.
  • Performs routine testing on backflow preventers, water, and industrial waste systems, laboratory utilities, meters, pumps and fixtures to ensure continuity of service.
  • Troubleshoots plumbing systems and components to identify faulty parts which need replacement or repair.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints and schematic drawings for material take-off and to complete work assignments.
  • Compiles material lists for stock requisitions and deliveries.
  • Takes the necessary precautions, in keeping with OSHA standards and other applicable regulations, when working with hazardous chemicals, materials, and power equipment.
  • Uses personal protective equipment as required.
  • May temporarily perform the duties of a supervisor in his/her absence.
  • Provides guidance and serves as a resource to other shop members.
  • Will occasionally supervise other plumbers in the completion of projects.
  • Operates hand and power tools.
  • Ensures the safeguarding of all assigned tools and equipment.
  • May drive utility vehicles to and from work sites; is responsible for their safety, maintenance and cleanliness.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Four years of plumbing work experience.
  • A current Georgia Journeyman Plumber's license.
  • A valid Georgia driver's license and an insurable driving record.

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.





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