Job Description

Payroll Title:
Facilities Management
Hiring Pay Scale
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
K6 Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Variable, 8 hrs/day, Variable

#124118 Plumber

Filing Deadline: Mon 12/4/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 7/17/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 7/26/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under supervision, the Plumber will perform the full range of skilled journey-level plumbing work. Respond to trouble calls. Inspect buildings, facilities, plumbing systems and components to ascertain required repairs. Troubleshoot, repair and/or renovate buildings, facilities, and equipment in underground piping systems, building piping, fixtures, building equipment and controls. Coordinate services with campus customers and assist with questions regarding work performed. Provide expeditious, professional and courteous customer service.

  • Required to work overtime or alternate shifts as operationally necessary.

Possible Work Shifts:

  • Sunday - Thursday, 2:00pm - 10:30pm
  • Tuesday - Saturday 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm.


  • Proven journey level skills and experience performing modifications, repairs, installations and alterations to plumbing systems and components.

  • Demonstrated ability to test, troubleshoot, adjust, and align equipment machinery and plumbing components.

  • Proven ability to test and troubleshoot plumbing systems and correct problems when necessary.

  • Proficiency in the use of hand tools, silver brazing, welding and soft soldering methods.

  • Demonstrated ability to operate all sewer and storm drain cleaning equipment.

  • Skill in reading, interpreting and understanding blue prints, diagrams and other technical information to perform needed installations, modifications and repairs.

  • Proven ability to document plumbing system changes and/or new installations through written information and/or prints.

  • Proven experience planning, scheduling and ordering materials for all types of plumbing jobs.

  • Proven knowledge of and ability to use appropriate safety equipment.

  • Ability to set priorities and work loads with minimal supervision, and plan work effectively in the field with customers and without direct supervision.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, self-motivation, adaptability, tactfulness and decisiveness. Ability to communicate effectively and professionally to a diverse staff and customer population.


  • DOJ/FBI and DMV background checks and clearances required prior to employment.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver License and participate in the DMV Pull Notice Program.

  • Must be able to work in confined spaces and physically able to perform the essential functions of the position.

  • Must be able to work in morgues/gross anatomy/pathological laboratories where human/animal bodies or parts may be exposed to view of worker.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $97,865 - $97,865 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $46.87 - $46.87

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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