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Emory University Plumber Pipefitter in Atlanta, Georgia


Come join Emory University through a great career opportunity!

We are seeking a Plumber Pipefitter to fill an immediate need in our Yerkes National Primate Research Center.

She/He should have at least two years of experience in commercial plumbing systems, and have good communication skills.

It is preferred that she/he have experience with health-care, research, laboratory and/or other critical/biomedical facilities, but it is not required.


  • Provides licensed plumbing service in accordance with state and local codes.

  • Performs minor plumbing system repairs and replacements for industrial, commercial, and medical facilities.


  • A high school diploma or equivalent. Graduate of an accredited plumbing technical school.

  • Two years plumbing work experience.

  • Valid Georgia driver's license and insurable driving record.

  • Some positions within this classification may require the ability to lift 50 pounds and to bend, twist and stoop.


The applicant must have experience or be willing to be trained to enter high-containment facilities. This involves getting the proper vaccinations, wearing personal protection equipment (PPE), and attending regularly scheduled training sessions. High containment areas include biosafety level 3 (BSL3) facilities, animal holding rooms, confined space, and others.

Work schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. (possibly occasional weekends, holidays, inclement weather)


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Job Number 35674

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Yerkes National Primate Resear

Department YRK: O&M Main Station

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Potential exposure to hazardous chemicals., Working with animals., Working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials., Working with nonhuman primates (nhp), nhp tissue, body fluids or equipment contaminated by nhp.

Job Category Facility Support & Building Maintenance

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322