Plumber I

College of Southern Nevada

CSN - Charleston Campus, NV

ID: 7220641 (Ref.No. R0140805)
Posted: February 24, 2024

Job Description

The College of Southern Nevada appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

  • Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
  • Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
  • Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

If you are unable to attach the required documents to your online application or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team within Human Resources via email at [email protected] or call (702) 651-5800 to be directed to the appropriate Recruiter.

Job Description

*Open Until Filled.

Based on the volume of applications received this recruitment may close at any time. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Plumbers perform skilled plumbing work to maintain and repair plumbing systems, fixtures, and equipment. Under general supervision, incumbents perform the full range of duties described in the series concept. This is the journey level in the series.

  • Respond to repair orders; establish priority of repairs; diagnose problems utilizing appropriate tools and test equipment; estimate cost of jobs; acquire materials to complete a job by contacting vendors and/or completing a purchase requisition; make necessary repairs; document time and material costs for billing purposes.

  • Implement a preventive maintenance schedule and perform preventive maintenance such as conducting routine inspections, cleaning, servicing, and making adjustments and minor repairs to prevent malfunction and prolong the life of equipment, systems, and structures.

  • Install water supply, waste, steam, and gas lines and related fixtures and fittings in accordance with the plumbing code; review and interpret blueprints; design and layout plumbing systems; perform utility locating and documenting; cut, thread, weld or solder pipes; assemble and install valves, pipe fittings, insulation, and pipes; inspect for leakage; install sinks, toilets, bathtubs, water heaters, backflow devices, and other fixtures in accordance with applicable plumbing code.

  • Troubleshoot, maintain, and repair plumbing systems; open clogged drains; replace broken lines; adjust pipe straps and hangers; maintain and repair heating and associated lines; repair or replace pumps, valves, low pressure systems, fixtures, and components including storage tanks and circulating systems to ensure systems and fixtures are in proper working order.

  • Maintain, inspect, and repair backflow systems; maintain records of fire hydrants and backflow device inspections and repairs.

  • Provide training, support, work direction, and work review to other skilled and semi-skilled maintenance staff.

  • Assist contractors by providing information regarding the existing structure, equipment, systems, and required modification; review bids and work completed by contractors for quality and conformance with specifications and codes as assigned.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of a recognized plumbing apprenticeship program; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

  • Must have a valid drivers license.

Schedule Weekly Hours:

Monday - Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm

These times are subject to change based on the needs of the college.

Starting Salary:

CBAA Grade 31, Step 5 $59,695.92 

Per Nevada Administrative Code (NAC 284.170), salaries for initial appointments for classified positions typically begin at Step 1.

The College of Southern Nevada offers a generous benefit package, including an excellent PERS retirement plan (a defined benefit plan), vacation & sick leave benefits, 11 paid holidays, educational benefits, and health insurance plans that can be added with flexible spending accounts or health savings accounts. Supplemental options (long term care, short term disability, and legal). Tuition discounts at the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) institutions. As well as tuition discounts for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents.  Perks encompassing on campus employee discounts, professional and personal development opportunities; and statewide employee purchase programs.  Join a dynamic team investing in our future, Students First.



Full-Time Equivalent 


Required Attachment(s)

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents to your application:

  • Resume - List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.

  • Cover letter


CSN employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at CSN and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number in the search box. If you complete an application outside of the internal application process and apply as an external candidate, your application will no longer be considered at the time of minimum qualification review. In order to prevent the disqualification of your application, you will need to reapply as an internal candidate before 11:59pm the day prior to the position close date.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.  

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.  

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.  

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.  

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.