• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website South Dakota State University




Deadline:  Open Until Filled

Salary Range CG IH: $19.07 – $24.30/hour  

12 months, 100% time


SDSU, rated the #2 Best Employer in the State of South Dakota by Forbes.


Job Responsibilities:  Perform maintenance, repair or replacement of the plumbing, heating, cooling and sewer systems on campus and at unit locations; complete remodel projects according to plans while working closely with the engineering staff; work with the city of Brookings utility departments to maintain the utility service to campus; work with plumbing and other contractors on campus projects; maintain kitchen equipment for food service; maintain all the campus distribution and collection systems and equipment; and respond to any of the campus utility systems problems when called after hours or weekends on a rotating schedule; work independently and with other plumbing specialists as well as with other trades.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of:

Plumbing code, maintenance, tools and methods
Installation and repair techniques
Functions of various plumbing, heating and cooling systems
Computer software applications

Skill & Ability to:

Perform installation or modification of plumbing and heating systems for remodeling projects
Install plumbing, cooling and heating products and equipment
Repair or replace plumbing, heating and cooling systems or components
Work in confined areas or from heights
Lift and carry up to 40 pounds
Work in extreme temperatures
Communicate clearly
Respond to emergency/urgent issues after hours or on weekends
Work independently with minimal supervision
Work as a team player with a positive attitude

Required license: Valid driver’s license is required. South Dakota Journeyman Plumber’s license or South Dakota Apprentice Plumber’s License and the ability obtain Journeyman’s license within six (6) months of hire is required.   


Comments: Experience with installation, maintenance and operation of steam systems is desired.  SDSU is a tobacco free environment. It is the policy of the University to maintain a drug-free environment and to thereby establish, promote, and maintain a safe and healthy working and learning environment for employees and students. This position is subject to South Dakota State University’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy 4:14. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. Posting#CSA00833P


Benefits:  SDSU offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee, spouse, and dependents; life insurance; long-term disability insurance; paid holidays; educational assistance; retirement plans; and a generous vacation accrual and sick day allowance. 


Application Procedures:  SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site, to apply visit http://YourFuture.sdbor.edu.   [SE8046-61045]                                                                                                                                                                                                                  


South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.  Women, minorities, veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by calling 605-688-4128 or sending an e-mail to HR@sdstate.edu.  SDSU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status, citizenship or any other protected class in the offering of all educational programs and employment opportunities.  Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact:  Michelle Johnson, Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance & Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007, 605-688-4128. 



To apply for this job email your details to doris.ust@sdstate.edu

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