Leading Hand Tradesman Plumber/Gasfitter
University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand
7d ago

Our Department

Each and every day staff, students and the general public benefit directly and indirectly from the dedicated efforts of Property Services Division employees.

We are the physical foundation of the teaching, research and learning that takes place at the University, and we are proud of the important role we play.

The Division is responsible for buildings with a replacement cost of NZ$2.5 billion, and more than 22,000 hectares of land.

With over 3,500 University Staff and 20,000 students, it is a bit like helping to run a small town.

The Role

This Leading Hand position is a challenging opportunity in a busy environment with a great variety of work. We maintain a wide range of different plumbing and gas systems while also getting the opportunity to work on speciality installation jobs such as Fume Hoods, Laboratory fit outs and more.

Main duties will include :

  • general plumbing and gas fitting repairs and maintenance;
  • alterations and installations; and
  • assisting in the case of emergency works when able and called upon to maintain satisfactory service levels for the University.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer who encourage and support ongoing training and staff development.

    Your Skills and Experience

  • Be suitably qualified.
  • Have previous experience within the plumbing industry and have worked on commercial and residential buildings.
  • Self-motivated, energetic and organised.
  • This position requires a person who can work under minimum supervision with good communication skills and a courteous nature as much of the work involves dealing with a variety of people around the University.

    Further Details

    This is a permanent, full-time position.


    To submit your application (including CV and cover letter) please click the apply button below. Applications quoting reference number 1802105 will close on Sunday, 25 November 2018.

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