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Clarke University Plumber- General Maintenance in Dubuque, Iowa

At Clarke University, we look for individuals who lead from the heart and embrace our values of education, charity, justice, and freedom. By creating a community focused on care, we empower everyone at Clarke to do and be their best. We offer meaningful work, a safe and friendly work environment, and an outstanding benefits package. So, if you are looking for a place where you can make a positive impact, we hope you will consider our One Clarke, One Community.

The university is currently seeking a qualified individual to join our facilities team in the role of Plumber-General Maintenance.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • General knowledge of plumbing systems and plumbing repair.

  • Servicing, troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing and installing water heaters, tubs, toilets, sink, faucets, showers, various valves, pipes, drains, water softeners.

  • Experience with installation, inspections, maintenance, and troubleshooting/repair of commercial/residential pipe systems, such as water, gas, oil, sewer, washroom, and toilet facilities.

  • Maintains, repairs, and replaces equipment found in offices, classrooms, laboratories, and common areas, such as office equipment, furniture, shelving, chalkboards, whiteboards, tack boards, projection screens, classroom furniture, auditorium seats, athletic fixtures, and equipment.

  • Assist in setting and breaking special events.

  • Carries on call pager in rotation with other maintenance personnel.

  • Assist in snow removal.

    Qualifications include:

    The successful candidate must have:

  • High school diploma and/or GED, and four years general maintenance experience in an institutional/industrial setting.

  • Current State of Iowa Backflow Assembly Tester certification or the ability to obtain certification within 1 year of employment.

    To apply for this position, please upload a cover letter and resume online at Start date is negotiable.

    Clarke University is committed to fostering a welcoming campus community that celebrates the unique contributions of each person and promotes an inclusive learning environment. Clarke University does not discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.