University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

The University of Virginia, Facilities Management, is seeking a Plumber in the West Grounds Zone. Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair, and maintenance of UVA's buildings, infrastructure, and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.

Position Summary:

Plumbers perform journey level installation, repair, and maintenance on a variety of plumbing equipment, which could include pumps, compressors, heating systems, air lines, sewer lines, and sprinkler systems. They receive only general supervision and instruction from senior or supervisor, and are responsible for independently installing, repairing, and replacing plumbing equipment. They provide technical guidance to assistants and apprentices.

Duties Include:

  • Replace and install plumbing and mechanical components.

  • Perform preventative maintenance on all plumbing systems and update or repair the systems when necessary.

  • Perform all work in accordance with safety rules and procedures, such as OSHA, BOCA, federal, state, and local regulations, and applicable building codes.

  • Respond to requests from the University community and address plumbing problems quickly and professionally.

  • Inform customers of job status, reasons for and duration of expected delays, as well as refer customers to the supervisor when appropriate.

  • Ensure that all safety and personal protective equipment are used.

  • Perform miscellaneous duties such as snow and ice removal and special events setups, as assigned by the supervisor.

  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent

  • Experience: A minimum of four [4] years of experience in the plumbing.

  • Licensure: Journeyman or higher plumbing license. Licensed with Backflow Certification strongly preferred.


The Anticipated Hiring Range for this position is $22.50 - $28.00 per hour ($46,800 - $58,240 Annually). This is a full-time position with UVA benefits. Employee benefits package highlights include:

  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off; Parental and Community Service Leave

  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs

  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System

  • Tuition and professional development benefits

  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year

For this position, the selected candidate will need to complete the required background checks prior to the start date of the position.

Physical Demands:

Employee must be able to variously sit, stand, walk, climb stairs and ladders, crawl, stoop, bend, squat, lift, pull, and use both hands-on repetitive tasks (including overhead tasks). Employee must have normal vision and hearing (correctable), and for some areas of employment, color vision and sense of smell.

To Apply:

Apply online at search for requisition R0034404. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile. Complete the application, and upload the following Required materials:

  • Resume

  • Contact information for three professional references (name, email address and telephone number).

***Please note that you MUST upload ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS into the CV/Resume box, into which multiple documents can be uploaded. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration.***

This position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Marcus Rozier, Academic Recruiter, at

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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