St Edwards University
  • PHPL - Facilities-Maintenance
  • TX, USA
  • Full Time




St. Edward's University is currently searching for journeyman plumber.  This position is primary responsible for performing skilled maintenance, repair, and installation plumbing.


Essential Responsibilities Include:

  • Installation and repair of pipes, fittings, and fixtures;
  • Operation and maintenance of pumps and water distribution systems, hot and cold water systems and similar components, and water wells;
  • Maintenance and repair of potable water systems, sewer lift stations, laboratory water (deionized water) systems, emergency fire lines and hydrants, backflow preventers, and water wells;
  • Testing of completed work and conducting necessary adjustments;
  • Performs periodic inspections of systems for safe and efficient operation;
  • Development of material, labor, and total costs estimates of repair and installation jobs;
  • Creates reports that detail time and materials required to repair and maintain equipment;
  • System operation record maintenance;
  • May direct others on major installations and repair jobs.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Assist other trades on an as-needed basis (carpentry, glazing, electrical, locksmithing, and fire protection).



  • Journeyman Plumber License and minimum of three years related experience including demonstrable experience in maintenance plumbing.
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting/repair of Sloan flush meters and Delta tub/shower valves.
  • Must be willing to be licensed in backflow prevention and fire hydrant testing.
  • Must possess a valid Texas driver's license and be insurable by university carrier
  • Must be able to work off of a 12-foot ladder; and be able to lift and carry a 50 lb. load for 50 feet.
  • Must be able to read, interpret, and work from blueprints and prepare rough sketches of work to be performed.
  • Successful completion of an employment and/or criminal history background check required.
  • Knowledge of gas/electric welding preferred.


Equipment operated:

  • Pickup truck, maintenance vehicles, jackhammers, sewer auger, pipe threading machine and miscellaneous plumbing hand and power tools.


Work Schedule:

  • Must be available for on-call duty on a rotating basis and have dependable transportation.


About St. Edward's University:

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. It is an exciting time to be part of the St. Edward's community as the university increases its global engagement to educate students for the opportunities and challenges of a 21st century world.


How to Apply:

Qualified applicants are invited to submit an application online at:

A brief summary of Benefits can be found here.


Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.


St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer and hires only U.S. citizens and documented workers.

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