Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Philadelphia

Description

Job location: Left Bank-Facilites & Real Estate Services


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-12-03
Req: JR00012194
University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.


Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.


The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.


Posted Job Title

Steamfitter


Job Profile Title

Steamfitter


Job Description Summary

The Division of Facilities and Real Estate Services (FRES) provides the expertise, business process, policies and standards required to plan, design, construct, operate, maintain and renew the physical assets of the University, excluding the health system. In addition, the Division, comprised of approximately five Departments, is responsible for the strategic planning, management and operation of non-academic University property, and collaborating with the neighborhood to create a safe, diverse and economically vibrant destination. With close to 12M square feet of space, FRES maintains 186 buildings on a campus of 276 acres, completes over 60,000 maintenance requests per year, and starts approximately 250 projects a year. FRES is comprised of the following Departments: Administration, Office of the University Architect, Design and Construction, Real Estate, Operations and Maintenance.

The University of Pennsylvania is implementing a campus transformation entitled Penn Connects (http://www.pennconnects.upenn.edu). This comprehensive, award winning effort is expanding the campus over the next 20 years, including the construction of new academic research and recreational facilities. In addition, the University has secured $300M in Century Bond funding and continues to upgrade existing facilities over the coming years. https://www.facilities.upenn.edu/


Job Description

Steamfitter

Operates, installs, maintains and repairs all types of pipe lines, heating systems, heat exchangers, hot water generators and pumps. Candidates will be expected to work in a multi-skilled environment.


Qualifications

Graduate from recognized Heating and Ventilation Technical School or Apprenticeship Program and 5 years to 7 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

Experience on operating, maintaining and repairing high and low pressure steam distribution systems, heating and ventilating systems and building systems as well as understanding the components associated with the systems. (Valves, steam traps, pumps, coils, and AHUs). Practical knowledge, understanding of, and utilizing safe work practices and proper use of PPE as defined by OSHA standards. Knowledge and experience in interpreting and working from schematics, drawings, sketches and O & M manuals. Experience troubleshooting and repair of pneumatic and DDC controls.

Must have the ability to lift 50 lbs. Must be able to accept rotating shift work if required. Must have valid driver’s license, free of any suspension or revocation, from the individual’s state of permanent residency.


Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Department / School

Facilities and Real Estate Services


Pay Range


Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.


Special Requirements
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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