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About Le Moyne College:

Le Moyne College, located in Syracuse, N.Y., is an independent college established by the Jesuits in 1946 to provide students with a values-based, comprehensive academic program designed to foster intellectual excellence and preparation for a life of leadership and service. Today, Le Moyne has evolved into a nationally acclaimed college of liberal arts and sciences that draws students from across the U.S. and abroad.

Our Mission:

Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition through its comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Its emphasis is on education of the whole person and on the search for meaning and value as integral parts of the intellectual life. Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service in their personal and professional lives to promote a more just society.

Le Moyne College aims to advance the values of diversity and inclusiveness at the college. To do this, Le Moyne seeks scholars and professionals who bring innovation, creativity, and impact to the campus, and who bring greater depth, breadth, and diversity to our campus community. Le Moyne College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and Jesuits to apply for employment.

Job Description:

The Plumbing Mechanic is responsible for the repair, maintenance, operation, adjustment and installation of plumbing fixtures, piping, and equipment.

Job duties specific to this position: 

  • Install, repair, adjust, service and maintain plumbing drains, water and gas, lines, fixtures and equipment.
    Inspect plumbing systems, components and perform routine maintenance and repairs. 
  • Replace defective pipe, by cutting, bending, soldering and threading defective pipe.
  • Open clogged drains with plumber’s snake or other appropriate tools or devices
  • Replace washers and other worn or defective parts of valves, faucets, shower controls and other similar devices.
  • Be familiar with plumbing codes and regulations including as they relate to food service equipment.
  • Be able to work in biological or anatomical laboratories where human/animal bodies or parts may be expected to worker’s view.
  • Repair or replace damaged plumbing fixtures such as sinks, toilets, showers, and bathtubs and/or connect them to supply and waste pipes using gaskets, couplings, flanges, traps and valves and by soldering connections to make joints as required.
  • As required, estimate materials needed and record time and material expended on each work order.
  • Recommend ordering of necessary parts and supplies for maintenance of equipment.
  • Instruct and advise users of proper operation of equipment.
  • Will be required to make emergency repairs at hours other than normal schedule.
  • May direct helpers and other tradesmen in performance of duties.
  • Install additional plumbing components to improve performance or for adaptation of existing systems. 
    Ordering and installation of necessary lighting, outlets, switches (parts and supplies) for dorm maintenance.
  • Perform duties outside classification incidental to the responsibilities of the Physical Plant Department or such duties assigned.

Job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:

  • Demonstrates and role-models all of Le Moyne’s mission-based competencies (collaboration, communication, diversity, integrity, leadership and service) in every interaction with all community members and external parties.
  • Strengthen digital literacy skills through education and the application of digital technologies in order to effectively engage in information gathering, utilization and data management while promoting a security culture.
  • Supports cura personalis by treating all individuals with dignity, professionalism and kindness.
  • Promotes cura apostolica by aligning professional goals, objectives, and performance with college’s strategic goals.
  • Demonstrates excellent work attendance, reliability and work ethic.
  • Attends and actively participates in required meetings and training sessions.
  • Complies and adheres to all of Le Moyne’s established policies, procedures and codes of conduct at all times, including all health and safety requirements and regulations, to promote desired behavior and build awareness.
  • Must complete all required federal, state, institution and department trainings.
  • Engages in a planned program of professional development. Continually maintains skills and knowledge relative to the position and technology industry including best practice, evolving operational requirements, and industry trends.
  • Performs a variety of related duties as assigned. 


  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of five years full-time experience in the Plumbing trade with apprenticeship training or equivalent on the job training required.
  • Experience with steam, hot water and chilled water systems required.
  • Provides their own hand tools, and knows materials, methods and hazards of trade.
  • Skill in the use of tools of the trade required.
  • Sufficient strength and physical dexterity to perform duties and responsibilities of this job, including heavy lifting, working from ladders, scaffolding and lifts required.
  • Must possess a valid NYS Driver’s license.

Additional Information:

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:  

  • Demonstrates commitment to promoting a more diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment by supporting the diversity, equity, and inclusion goals of the employee’s unit.
  • Regularly participates in professional development opportunities to become more aware of DEI issues and to consider ways in which their work can be expanded to honor and incorporate the diversity of our community.
  • Works to neutralize institutional bias by analyzing the policies and procedures of their unit and making suggestions to remove barriers for historically underserved people.
  • Promotes open communication across Le Moyne’s community in order to create an inclusive environment, and understanding of others backgrounds, ideas, and perspectives.

Le Moyne Benefits

403(b) Retirement contribution- (9.5% Employer match)
Generous tuition coverage
Health insurance options- (Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts)
Health Savings Accounts- (Partially Employer funded) 
Basic Life & AD&D Insurance- (Employer paid)
Short and Long Term Disability Insurance (Employer paid)
Supplemental Life & AD&D Insurance
Voluntary benefits- (Legal, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Pet Insurance etc.)
12 paid holidays
Generous time off package 
40 hour work week

Pay Range: $25.08/hr-$27/hr

Equal Employment Opportunity

Le Moyne College is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship & immigration or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship.  Le Moyne makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. 

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position please go to and click the ‘Apply Now’ button and submit the required materials for consideration:

* Cover letter outlining your interest in the position
* Current resume
* Contact information for 3 professional references

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