Oregon Health and Science University
June 5, 2024
Beaverton, OR
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Job Summary: The Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) is located 12 miles west of the OHSU main campus, and sits on 162 acres of land featuring forested areas, research and administration buildings, indoor and outdoor animal housing, a pond, and 2-mile perimeter walking path. Our mission is to improve human health and the quality of life through the support of nonhuman primate research programs that advance our knowledge of the causes, preventions, treatments, and cures of debilitating diseases.

Job Responsibilities: The Plumber is responsible for accurately, effectively and competently operate and adjust the plumbing systems thoughout the campus, such as water heaters, pumps, drain systems, water systems, med gas systems, plumbing fixtures, and valves. Monitor equipment and record readings. Observe the operation of mechanical devices and determine problems; take corrective action as necessary. Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on equipment assigned. Be available to the facilities management staff as needed.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • A valid Oregon Plumber's license; AND One of the following: one-year experience as a journey-level plumber; OR Completion of an approved apprenticeship program
  • Demonstrated mechanical ability
  • Analytical ability to resolve complex mechanical problems
  • Ability to lay out work for others and direct them in this work
  • Ability to read, write and follow oral and written instructions
  • Demonstrated ability to read, interpret and work from shop drawings, sketches, blueprints and diagrams
  • Keep accurate records, both written and electronic, and communicate effectively in oral and/or written formats with both technical and professional staff
  • Basic computer skills with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook are required
  • Ability to move through various research and office buildings and animal housing areas, located in several separate buildings, indoor/outdoor, and outdoor facilities in order to provide services
  • Perform duties taking into consideration any scheduling conflicts with animal care staff.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Trade-school, technical or military training in plumbing operations and maintenance
  • Backflow tester certified
  • Medical gas & air experience

Compensation: $39.92 - $46.75 per hour DOE

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