Trades Specialist - Plumber
CLASS SUMMARY: Under general direction, incumbent(s) maintains the District’s plumbing by maintaining, installing, and updating current equipment including, but not limited to, water pipes, sewer pipes, drains, wash basins, drinking fountains, etc. Incumbent(s) tests and repairs backflow assemblies, reads schematic drawings, technical manuals, specifications, and manufactures technical updates. Incumbent also provides ongoing training to facility managers on lower level tasks pertaining to maintenance and preventive maintenance of plumbing components.
Installs, maintains, and repairs a variety of restroom fixtures (e.g. multistation washbasins, single station washbasins, infrared sensor operated washbasins, drinking fountains, etc.) for the purposes of ensuring units are operating safely and correctly. Diagnoses and repairs problems and/or failures in a wide variety of equipment (e.g. water heaters, boilers, water circulation pumps, backflow assemblies, check valves, etc.) for the purpose of identifying equipment and/or systems repair and replacement needs. Performs routine and preventive maintenance for the purpose of ensuring the ongoing functioning of required tools and equipment.
Maintains tools and/or equipment to ensure that they are in safe operating condition. Demonstrates ability to soder metal parts as needed and/or assigned (e.g. cut, shape and assemble replacement parts, etc.) for the purpose of completing projects/work orders efficiently. Informs personnel regarding procedures and/or status of work orders for the purpose of providing information for making decisions, taking appropriate action and/or complying with health and safety regulations. Assists other trades personnel as required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
Oversees the District’s plumbing equipment including the evaluation of current equipment. Participates in short and long term capital planning, maintains contact with vendors to review needs and outcomes of inspections, and identifies and resolves related problems.
Records and submits all required job task information to include materials, labor hours, and ‘action taken’ on District work order system. Reviews assigned tasks with supervisor to determine status of outstanding work orders.
Performs periodic and random inspections of plumbing equipment. Maintains and records inspection reports and advises supervisor of deficiencies and remedial efforts to improve deficiencies.
Develops, updates, and maintains posted operating instructions for some plumbing equipment. Coordinates technical writing and placement of instructions at District facilities with standards set forth by supervisor.
Performs other duties as required.
To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications. In addition, verification of these required qualifications is necessary.
It is preferred that applicant possesses the following preferred qualifications; however, the following qualifications are not required to be eligible for this position.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Job Contact Information
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)