Plumber I

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Work type: USPS (Staff)
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades/Grounds Services

Classification Title:

Plumber I

Job Description:

At the University of Central Florida (UCF), we dream big. Founded in 1963, UCF has grown to be one of the largest universities in the nation for a very good reason: We harness the power of scale in innovative ways to transform the lives of our students and create lasting impact on the world at large.

UCF Facilities Operations is seeking well qualified candidates to apply for the role of Plumber I. Duties of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Perform planned scheduled work or as assigned by the supervisor, defined as preventive maintenance (PM)/predictive maintenance (PDM) geared toward pro-actively identifying potential failures or preventing failures. Conduct PM repair (PMR) which are repairs of defects found during a (PM or PDM).
  • Conduct corrective repairs in reaction to a user reporting issues to restore functionality. Planned work can be identified as part of the following skilled trades: heating and plumbing. Installs, maintains, tests and calibrates plumbing components connected with water, gas, air and sewer systems for bathrooms, laboratories and kitchens.
  • Maintain equipment related to minor and major plumbing configurations. Operate pumps, faucets, valves traps, pipes, water heaters and emergency showers. Operate VCR equipment to monitor and troubleshoot sewage systems
    -Locate and correct plumbing failures and malfunctions, maintains, installs and repairs back flow preventer, makes emergency plumbing repairs.
  • Perform Support work by assisting with work done by central shops, contractors, other zones and departments, or events on campus. Perform Routine work defined as recurring work that has no specific frequency and remains open for an explicit amount of time.
  • Fulfill all work request as assigned through the CMMS system. Perform all routine tasks as identified in the worker class specification. Complete work order in timely manner. Record labor hours, action code, shop stock and trade notes. Indicate in the trade notes work performed, any special conditions or situation that requires further attention.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

UCF offers competitive pay consummate with experience and a variety of employee benefits including health insurance, vision insurance, and dental insurance. Additionally, full-time employees may be allowed to enroll for up to six (6) credit hours of eligible instruction per term on a space-available basis.

For additional information, please reference the following link:


*This is a reposted position. Previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to reapply.*


SDES - Housing Physical Plant Operations

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Type of Appointment:


Expected Salary:


Minimum Qualifications:

Completion of an approved apprenticeship program in plumbing; or a high school diploma and two years of appropriate experience. The UCF policy requires completion and passing of a physical exam for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of plumbing trades classifications and functions including tools, materials, and task specific sequencing required for maintenance, sanitation, and repairs.
  • Strong communication skills in order to work effectively with customers and team members, operate and interpret the functions of the electronic equipment (iPod Touch for AiM PM checkpoints), comprehend standard safety procedures and utilize telecommunication devices.
  • Ability to understand and apply all standard guidelines and work processes to work planning and scheduling.
  • Ability to use various computer programs including and/or equivalent to Microsoft Office and the CMMS.
  • Ability to delegate, train, coach, lead, motivate, and ensure cohesiveness in a diverse work environment as well as comprehend reports, inspections, and documentation pertinent to the unit.
  • Ability to assess material needs, order, and sustain accurate and sufficient inventories.
  • Flexible for utilization by trade with most urgent requirements.
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Ability to use various electrical meters and construct and install power supplies.

Additional Application Materials Requirements:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

*This is a reposted position. Previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to reapply.*


This position requires a valid FL driver's license.

If you are selected as the final candidate for an employment opportunity, both your position and salary will be significantly based upon the information that you have provided in your application for employment. We urge you to please take the time to complete the application in its entirety.

Health Assessment Required:

The UCF policy requires completion and passing of a physical exam for this position.

Veteran’s Preference

Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation by the closing date of the position. For more information on Veterans’ Preference, please visit

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.


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