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Plumbing Mechanic/Journeymen

Apply now Job no: 493430
Work type: Staff (Full-Time)
Location: Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL
Categories: Landscape & Grounds, Maintenance, Housekeeping, Facilities Administration
Division: Business and Finance

Rollins is the best college in Florida, but don't just take our word for it. See what the experts are saying. Explore all of the ways Rollins is top ranked—from our academic excellence and expert faculty to our unparalleled campus and one-of-a-kind study abroad opportunities. 

For the 14th consecutive year, Rollins College has been named a “Great College to Work For”! Be a part of the Rollins experience and find a place where you belong. Ready to join us?

& Perks:

  • Paid Every 2 Weeks (direct deposit)
  • 15 Days - Paid Time Off (vacation, sick and personal time)
  • 10 Days - Paid Holidays
  • 5 Days - Paid College Closure Days
  • Eligible for Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurances (within 30 days of hire)
  • 100% Employer-Funded Health Reimbursement Account ($125+/month)
  • 100% Employer-Paid Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Domestic Partner Benefits
  • 11.5% Employer Retirement Contributions
  • FREE On-Campus Parking
  • FREE Access to Campus Amenities (gyms, pools, library, sporting events and more)
  • FREE Full Tuition for Employees and their Families
  • Pet Insurance
  • 100% Employer-Funded Employee Assistance Program
  • Plus More!

Additional Perks:

  • Monday-Friday, Day Shifts (no weekends as part of normal schedule*)
  • Uniforms, Equipment and PPE provided by the College
  • Rollins College is conveniently located on multiple Lynx Bus Routes (Winter Park/Rosemont-9 &  Winter Park/Springs Village-23) and within walking distance from the Winter Park Sunrail Station
  • Local & National Discount Programs, including Winter Park Locations (i.e. shops, restaurants, gift cards and more)
  • Plus More!

Rollins offers a competitive hourly rate, along with our generous benefits package. 
Click here to review our full benefits package.

Job Summary:

The Rollins College Maintenance team, within Facilities Services, is seeking a Plumbing Mechanic/Journeymen to join their crew! The Plumbing Mechanic/Journeymen will work with the Lead Plumber to perform basic and routine maintenance, service, repair, and installation of college facility’s equipment and systems, primary within the plumbing field.

  • Performs routine service and make basic repairs to existing installations of water, waste disposal, HVAC systems, and minor electrical systems. Examples, unclogging drains, finding and fixing leaks, replacing garbage disposals, etc.
  • Performs maintenance and minor repair work on hot water heaters and boiler systems including cleaning strainers, flushing coils, replacing heating elements, etc.
  • Manages the plumbing department in the absence of the lead plumber. For example, when the lead is on PTO.
  • Maintains supply of personal tools required to perform the work. Understand the use and how to setup plumbing specific tools.
  • Performs hand excavation and backfill for installation of underground plumbing, waste piping, and storm piping.
  • Picks up and delivers parts/equipment as needed.
  • Assists other departments as needed, including event setups and tear-downs.

Minimum Education 
& Experience:


  • High school education.
  • Minimum of 3 years of skilled trade experience (i.e. electrical, hvac, etc.) with plumbing experience.
  • Requires a valid Florida driver’s license and satisfactory MVR to operate college vehicles.
  • Knowledge of tools, techniques and procedures of miscellaneous plumbing, HVAC, electrical, carpentry repairs, and installation.
  • Knowledge of local city ordinances and codes, and OSHA workplace safety standards.
  • Demonstrates working experience with all types of plumbing supply and drain lines - PVC, CPVC, PEX, copper, and/or cast iron - and installing plumbing fixtures and equipment.
  • Knowledge of practices and procedures used in the maintenance.
  • Ability to handle, lift and/or carry heavy objects and equipment. Along with the ability to climb ladders and use lifts with a harness.


  • Demonstrates cross-cultural awareness and communication skills to maximize effective collaboration across diverse groups on-campus. 
  • Models and deliveries on the Rollins’ service philosophy through competent, collaborative, responsive and respectful service to others.
  • Demonstrates ability to work professionally with staff, faculty, students and external constituents at all levels.
  • Exhibits sound judgment and the ability to make reasonable decisions in the absence of direction.
  • Demonstrates ability to use tact and good judgment in resolving work problems. 
  • Demonstrates ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities without loss of composure.
  • Demonstrates ability to balance conflicting priorities in order to manage workflow, ensure the completion of essential projects, and meet critical deadlines.
  • Demonstrates ability to determine the appropriate allocation of time to complete tasks and projects.
  • Demonstrates proficiency to quickly adapt to workplace changes and learn new skills (i.e. technology, processes, tasks, projects, etc...)
  • Complies with all department policies, procedures and service delivery expectations.

Work Schedule:

The Plumbing Mechanic/Journeymen is scheduled to work 7.5 hours/day, 37.5 hours per week. The schedule for this role is:

  • Monday - Friday, 7:00am to 3:00pm (with a 1 hour paid lunch)

As a condition of employment in this position, the incumbent will be subject to call in outside of regular hours in order to respond to emergencies, including the preparation and maintenance of College facilities, grounds, systems and services during inclement weather crises.

The Plumbing Mechanic/Journeymen will also be required to carry on-call phone in one-week intervals 2-4 times during the year.

*Works overtime, special events and weekends may be required as needed.

Work Environment:

  • Works on-campus at multiple work sites including indoors and outdoors.
  • Work requires physical exertion and exposure to both hot and cold weather.
  • Physical ability to perform strenuous work, including lifting heavy objects, and the ability to stand or stoop for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be punctual and reliable; daily attendance is required.

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please submit an application and upload the following materials:

  1. Resume

Screening of applications will begin immediately.

About Rollins College:

Rollins is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus community, and the College celebrates the open exchange of ideas within a climate of civility and mutual respect. We view differences—from race and ethnicity to sexual orientation and political perspectives—as rich opportunities for understanding, learning, and growth. To learn more, please click here.

Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are therefore encouraged to apply. Rollins does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, age, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical characteristics, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law, in its educational programs and activities.

Our Service 
Excellence Philosophy: 

At Rollins, we strive to be responsive, respectful, collaborative, competent, and inclusive in all that we do. Whether serving prospective or current students, alumni, local residents, or our fellow faculty and staff colleagues, these standards define the Rollins service experience. Click here to learn more about our commitment to Service Excellence at Rollins College.

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