Plumber 7327

Facilities Services

Full Time - Benefit Eligible | Grade M07 | Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm | 40 hrs per wk, 52 wks per yr


Under supervision of the Plumbing Supervisor, the selected candidate will perform journey-level duties and responsibilities including the installation, repairing, and maintenance of pipes, fixtures and associated equipment used to maintain the flow and drainage of water, air, and other gas systems in both commercial and residential applications.


This position requires a high school diploma plus either a two year technical trade school in an appropriate field or completion of a 5 year apprenticeship program, a minimum of 5 years experience as a journeyman plumber in a commercial/ educational environment, a valid New York State driver’s license, and proficient knowledge in water distribution and waste water disposal in both commercial and residential applications. The successful candidate will have a solid understanding of relevant building codes, policies and procedures pertaining to the installation and maintenance of equipment, the ability to read and interpret blue prints and schematics, basic computer skills, and knowledge of LOTO procedures. The successful candidate will also be safety conscious, able to work with a diverse group of individuals, and possess effective decisional, negotiating, team building, and leadership/mentoring skills, and effective verbal, written, presentation, and listening abilities.


Please apply via email to: Application materials, including cover letter, resume and/or Employment Application should be submitted as a single pdf or doc file.

Please remember to include the Req. # 7327 and/or position title in the subject line.

For questions or if necessary to submit a paper application, contact:

Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308
 (518) 388-6108
 (518) 388-6529

Union College, founded in 1795, is a highly-selective, independent college. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is known for its distinctive blend of the liberal arts and technology. Union College offers its full-time employees an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Union College is committed to providing access and will provide reasonable accommodation in its application process to individuals with disabilities that request such accommodations.

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