Lubbock Christian University


Functional Title: Plumber
Classification: Non-Exempt Hourly
Division: Facilities
Department: Maintenance
Reports To: Director of Facilities
Primary Function: Install, repair and maintain any plumbing items as needed

Major Duties:

  • Assist in installing and maintaining plumbing systems
  • Determine water supply networks and waste drainage systems
  • Coordinate with project manager on installation
  • Install systems used to transport water, waste, gases, or liquids
  • Ensure legislation and policies are met and that systems are up to code
  • Ensure systems meet all standards of building codes and safety
  • Cut openings in structures in preparation for pipes
  • Select all materials needed for installation, including type and size of pipe
  • Install supports and hangers for pipe, fixtures and equipment
  • Assemble and install valves and fittings
  • Assemble pipe sections, tubing and fittings, using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement, plastic solvent, caulking, or soldering, brazing and welding equipment
  • Install other plumbing equipment, such as sinks, tubs, toilets, water heaters, appliances, and trim
  • Test pipe systems and fix leaks
  • Repair and maintain water treatment equipment
  • Perform scheduled maintenance
  • Ensure all installations, repairs and maintenance are properly sized, aligned, and supported
  • Responds to emergencies during evening, nighttime, and weekend hours
  • Any other duties as assigned by Facilities Director


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to help students, faculty, and staff in a professional manner
  • Strong ability to multitask and problem solve
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality is essential
  • Must have a current and valid Texas Driver’s License
  • Ability to drive

Education and Experience:

Graduation from high school or equivalent. Trade school or on the job plumbing apprenticeship preferred. 5 years of experience preferred.

Physical Requirements: 

While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee will be required to do the following:

  • Must be ambulatory around campus and in buildings
  • Required to regularly sit and stand
  • Frequently use wrist, hands and/or fingers to make small repetitive movements such as typing, distributing mail and picking up small objects
  • Ability to talk frequently to convey detailed and/or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly or quickly
  • Be able to hear average or normal conversations and receive verbal information
  • Required to lift packages and/or move heavy objects, 50+lbs.


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; an employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and/or other management as required. LCU reserves the right to revise or change job duties, required skills or qualifications as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.