Campus: 139 Wyoming Hall
Mail: Dept 3422
1000 E University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071-2000
Regular: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Summer: 7:30am - 4:30pm
Monday - Friday
This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 6227
UW Job Family: 62
SOC Code: 51-4121
Pay Grade: 22
Date: July 01, 2008
Under limited supervision, performs Journeyman-level arc, oxy-acetylene, and inert gas welding to fabricate and repair a wide variety of University equipment and systems; performs Journeyman-level plumbing work to repair University water, gas, drainage, heating and ventilation equipment and systems.
High School Diploma/GED, plus completion of a U.S. Department of Labor approved 4 or 5 year apprenticeship training program that meets their requirements to obtain journeyman-level status
Read and interpret blueprints, sketched layouts, and work orders for welding work according to specifications.
Determine materials needed to complete work projects; locate and order materials from warehouse or supplier.
Weld or repair broken welds on metal items and utility systems utilizing brazing, arc and oxy-acetylene welding equipment and appropriate techniques.
Perform thermal cutting and grinding, and fabrication of metal.
Repair broken or cracked metal piping and equipment.
Perform specialized plumbing work including cutting passageways, bending and joining pipe, inspecting gas heating and water systems, repairing and rebuilding pumps.
Performs special plumbing duties as required.
Shop environment; regularly exposed to mechanical hazards, electrical hazards, and hazards associated with power and manual tools; regularly subject to dust, fumes, high pressure steam, high temperatures, and confined spaces. Must be able to work in confined quarters for extended periods of time as would be required to perform work in the campus utility tunnel system.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.