Temporary Plumber Helper

Deming Center Venture Fund

Deming Center Venture Fund

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Boulder, CO, USA
Posted on Sunday, February 11, 2024

Job Summary

The Housing Facilities Services department (HFS) at CU Boulder is now encouraging applications for a Plumber Helper! This position will assist CU's Master Plumber with installations and repairs, and learn the skills needed to maintain campus facilities over the summer. This will include basic plumbing duties, fetching tools and parts to assist the Master Plumber, and organizing the equipment and work areas for each job. This is a temporary assignment with an anticipated end date of August 9th, 2024 and will be 100% on campus.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Division of Student Affairs consists of 30 departments that provide student support and services dedicated to helping students become successful, curious, competent individuals during their time at CU Boulder.

The work in Student Affairs supports all factors of the student experience, no matter what department a staff member may work in. This includes where students live, eat, make friends, build professional skills and find help if they need it. Many departments provide involvement opportunities, educational resources and support services to help students find their community and build lifelong skills. Student Affairs also has shared services departments that support the work and staff of our student-facing areas, including areas like assessment, business services, financial planning, human resources, marketing communications and information technology (IT).

With over 800 staff members in the Division of Student Affairs, our diverse team is uniquely positioned to personalize the student experience and advocate for students, enhancing their success inside and outside the classroom.

Housing Facilities Services (HFS) is a comprehensive facility management operation that provides around-the-clock support to over 10,000 residents and 20,000 conference guests annually. Services include maintenance, repair, renovation, project management, capital construction, housekeeping and grounds-keeping operations. HFS has approximately 190 full-time employees and approximately 80 part-time and student staff, who all strive to give residents the best living experience possible.


What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

This position will work under the direct supervision of the master plumber by doing the following:

  • Locate pipe leaks and cut open walls to expose pipes
  • Install garbage disposals
  • Check and clean the drains in the rest rooms in the resident’s halls
  • Replace faucet washers and toilet wax rings
  • Fix leaks on shower heads by replacing the cartridge
  • Use a sewer machine to clean the drain lines
  • Packing and sorting plumbing equipment for each job

What You Should Know

  • The anticipated shift for this position is Mon to Friday 7am to 3:30pm, and could change to 6am - 2:30pm
  • There will be a chance of overtime on Saturday's during peak rush times.
  • This position is located 100% on campus

What We Can Offer

  • The starting pay for this position is $19 per hour and is eligible for overtime.



Temporary positions at the University of Colorado are not benefits-eligible, however, all positions are eligible for paid sick leave .

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What We Require

  • 6 months of experience related to the work assignment.

What You Will Need

  • Ability to organize material.
  • Manual dexterity and coordination.
  • Strong interpersonal communication and problem solving skills.
  • Safety conscious.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Receptive to instruction.
  • 6 months of previous experience in skilled trades, building/apartment maintenance, or working with a Journeyman or Master Plumber.

Special Instructions

To Apply, Please Submit The Following Materials

  • A current resume.
  • A cover letter.

Please apply by February 18, 2024, for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

Essential Services

This position is designated “essential services.” The incumbent is required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies (snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event) and report to work for his / her regularly assigned shift during emergency campus closures.

This job is no longer accepting applications

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