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University of Northern Iowa Pipefitter in Cedar Falls, Iowa


Job Category:Merit Blue Collar (

Type of Position:Probationary

Full Consideration Date:Thursday, September 28, 2023

Advertising Started on:Thursday, September 7, 2023

Hiring Department:Operations & Maintenance

Department:Operations & Maintenance


Salary:$27.69/hr (see position description below for further details)

Iowa enjoys a lower cost of living than many other states. See how the Waterloo-Cedar Falls area compares by utilizing the cost of living calculator ( . Our overall compensation package is enhanced by excellent benefits for eligible non-temporary positions ( .

Pay Grade ( :AFSCME.12

Position Details

Percent of Time/Week:100%

Service Schedule:Merit 12 Months

Position Description:

Under general supervision, applies knowledge and skill at the journey level to install and repair piping, fixtures, appliances and appurtenances related to steam, water and drainage systems, and performs other duties related to incidental thereto. Examples of job duties include servicing wall hung stools and urinals w/flush valve assemblies; repairing and replacing automatic faucets; repairing and replacing copper pipe using soldering techniques; cutting and replacing cast iron soil pipe; cutting and threading steel pipe; drain line repairing, augering and televising; installing water heaters, water softeners and other domestic water components; minimal residential plumbing; basic welding with either mig, tig or stick; and fire hydrant and in ground water main valve exercising. This is a first shift position with a work schedule of Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Pay grade for the Pipefitter classification is 12/7 with a starting hourly wage of $27.69. Potential for higher starting wage based on qualifications.

Required Qualifications:

Six years of experience in the trade, which may include an apprenticeship; journey level plumbing license or the ability to obtain within 90 days of employment; and a valid driver's license required.

Desirable Qualifications:

Possession of backflow license preferred.

Online Application Required Documents

Application Type:This job requires basic applicant information, plus a resume. Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.

Professional References:Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process.

Number of References: 3

Cover Letter:A plain text cover letter is required.

Driving License Required:In order to be hired for this job, you must have a valid U.S. driving license.

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.

Contact Information

Attention: Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.

Contact:Gary Saak ( -

Facilities Management 3

Phone: 319-273-2622

Department URL:

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law. Applicant Accommodations

If you seek information or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at or call (319) 273-2422. For deaf or hard-of-hearing use Relay 711.

Campus Security & Crime Statistics, in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, information on crime statistics for recent years, Public Safety personnel and programs, building access, reporting crimes, safety suggestions, and policies, programs, and services regarding alcohol, drugs, and sexual abuse, is available in the UNI Annual Security and Fire Report ( . A paper copy is available from the Department of Public Safety, 030 Gilchrist Hall, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA 50614.