The Claremont Colleges Services (TCCS) is the shared services organization for a highly regarded cluster of seven independent colleges known as The Claremont Colleges located in Southern California. Today, TCCS is a nationally recognized educational model for academic support, student support and institutional support services to meet the needs of 6,300 students and 2,300 faculty and staff. Some of the more than 30 different services include: campus safety, a central library, health and counseling services, cultural centers, central bookstore, physical plant and facilities support, payroll and accounting, information technology, real estate, risk management and employee benefits.
TCCS is committed to offering a work environment that is supportive, collaborative, accountable and enjoyable. TCCS offers generous time off benefits, employer-paid retirement contributions, tuition remission benefits and professional development opportunities. Our employees also take advantage of discounted meals provided in the TCCS caf, regular employee events and an opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues.
Job Description: Job Purpose: To install, repair, modify and maintain plumbing systems for water, sewage and gas.
Essential Functions: The incumbent performs these essential duties and responsibilities. Determine defects in and maintain water, gas and drainage systems. Repair or replace plumbing fixtures, such as sinks, commodes, water heaters, garbage disposal units, dishwashers, water softeners, etc. Repair and maintain plumbing by mending or replacing burst or leaky pipes and opening clogged drains. Measure, cut, thread, bend and install pipe and pipe fittings. Adjust and repair gas burners on ranges, water heaters, etc. Fill pipe system with water or gas and inspect for leaks. Locate and record the position and route of underground water, sewage and gas lines. Work from blueprints, diagrams, sketches, manufacturer's data and written or oral instructions to install minor plumbing systems and/or equipment. Be cognizant of OSHA, CA OSHA and other regulatory safety rules and insure personnel compliance therewith in conductance of work assigned. Other work in general category of Physical Plant Maintenance, repair and alterations as assigned by the Foreman.
Required Qualifications: The following qualifications must be met in order to meet the requirements: Climb ladders, crawl in attics and under buildings, lift and carry heavy equipment, be able to bend, stoop and work in uncomfortable positions. Physically capable of working under all weather conditions. Be able to be contacted by telephone during non-working hours. Availability for overtime work and pager for on-call duty. Must have and maintain a valid California Driver's License and be insurable under the Claremont Colleges insurance. A minimum of two years' experience demonstrating the ability to apply the techniques of the craft. Applicants who have successfully completed an apprenticeship or vocational education course may be given preference.
Required Knowledge and Critical Skills: This position must possess the knowledge, skills and abilities to be able to successfully perform the essential functions of the job or must be able to demonstrate how the essential functions will be performed (with or without reasonable accommodation) using other knowledge, skills and abilities not listed below: Possess communication skills including general ability to read, comprehend and write the English language. Mathematical skills to include as a minimum ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, determine linear measurements, compute areas and volumes of conventional shapes and forms, and compute approximate weight of objects.
Required Hours: The regular hours for this full time position are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Holiday, weekend and evening work hours may be required. Regular hours may vary due to needs of the organization or business unit.
ADA/OSHA: This job description defines the essential job duties of this position. The Claremont Colleges Services expects that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others. It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
Disclaimer: This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, The Claremont Colleges Services will review this job description and make changes of business necessity.
Equal Opportunity Employer: TCCS is an equal opportunity employer. TCCS managers make employment decisions on the basis of merit, with the aim to have the best available person in every job. TCCS prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin or ancestry, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), military or veteran status, and status with regard to public assistance, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation. TCCS also prohibits discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of these characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of these characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.
The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges, two graduate institutions, and Claremont University Consortium, which provides shared institutional support services, is reminiscent of the Oxford-Cambridge model. The undergraduate colleges include Pomona College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer College. The two graduate institutions include Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute.