Pipefitter (Plumbing Emphasis)

The University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 21004202

Facilities Management is seeking a Pipefitter. Under general supervision, this position applies knowledge and skill at the journey level to install and repair piping, fixtures, appliances and appurtenances related to steam, water and drainage systems, and performs other duties related to incidental thereto.

Duties to Include:

  • Installs and repairs sinks, commodes, bathtubs, water heaters and softeners and garbage disposals, install and repair radiators, convectors, traps, valves, pumps, and related piping and equipment
  • Installs and maintains water and steam distribution piping and control equipment, installs and maintains sanitary and storm sewer systems
  • Installs heating and cooling coils and traps

Position Location: Iowa City, Iowa

Shift: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm, overtime as required

About Facilities Management:

Facilities Management (FM) is a service unit of approximately 500 employees who work behind the scenes, 24 hours a day, serving the University of Iowa as stewards for our downtown Iowa City campus and Oakdale campus in Coralville. FM staff coordinate campus master planning, manage design and construction, and maintain and clean the buildings and grounds.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

  • Four years of experience in the trade, including apprenticeship.

Special Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license and ability to meet and maintain UI Fleet Safety Standards.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Experience performing preventative and predictive maintenance of building systems equipment
  • Ability to use equipment and tools effectively to perform essential job functions
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Demonstrate basic computer skills.
  • Ability to work with and around a diverse culture.
  • Ability to move for extended periods of time.
  • Good customer interaction skills.
  • Ability to work in a team setting.



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Application Instructions:

  • In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 for merit calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and driver’s license verification.

Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

Job ID: 81713

Posted 14 days ago

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