Mechanic Plumbing

Ithaca College

Position/Job Summary

Perform a variety of skilled tasks involved in maintenance, repair and renovations of campus buildings, systems, and equipment to include, but not limited to, underground piping system, building piping, fixtures, swimming pools, kitchens, sewers, acid waste piping and dilution basins and campus water main distribution systems. The position is also considered to be essential during emergency situations and the incumbent is subject to being requested to report to work.

Position/Job Qualifications

High school diploma and a minimum of 3 years or 6,000 hours work experience/and or training as a Plumber. Familiarity with regulatory codes, schematics and blueprints, and able to perform installation and repair. Good verbal and written communication skills, ability to effectively work and interact respectfully within a diverse and inclusive environment, ability to work independently with some supervision, and the ability to lift and carry 80 lbs. Experience and ability to operate a variety of power/hand tools and testing devices, a valid NYS Driver's License or ability to obtain the same, and ability to respond to calls twenty four hours per day seven days per week is required.

EEO Statement

Ithaca College is committed to building a diverse academic community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. Experience that contributes to the diversity of the college is appreciated.

Instructions for submitting your application:

Interested applicants must apply online at and attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references. Questions about online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately.

Work authorization (select one):

Visa sponsorship is not provided for this position 

Department description

College Description

At Ithaca College, a comprehensive residential campus community of 6,500 students, we strive to be at the forefront of the higher education landscape. Our strategic plan, IC 20/20, positions us to offer a distinct integrative learning experience that makes students ready for the personal, professional, and global challenges of our age.

We seek candidates who embrace integrative learning and want to be a part of this exciting time in Ithaca College history. We encourage creative collaboration and innovation in our faculty and staff, providing support and resources for them to grow in their fields and lead students to their own innovative ideas and achievements.

We welcome different ways of thinking and look for candidates with unique points of view and life experiences. We are inclusive of individuals with a wide range of cultural, personal, and professional backgrounds, talents, and skills. Our campus is a vibrant and rewarding community where diverse minds can learn, succeed, and excel.

When reviewing candidates, we are looking for indicators of a number of core competencies. Prospective candidates must be adaptable, collaborative, inclusive, respectful, responsive, results driven, and sustainable. They must communicate effectively, demonstrate leadership, exhibit professional integrity and ethics, take initiative, value personal and professional development, and show that they will engage in the college.

Nestled in the heart of New York State's scenic Finger Lakes region, Ithaca College sits atop South Hill overlooking picturesque Cayuga Lake and is just minutes away from the city center. Combining small town warmth and charm with the vibrancy of a college community, the thriving and culturally diverse city of Ithaca has been rated by Kiplinger's as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

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