High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent. Four years of experience at a maintenance plumbing level or experience in a related field. Must be licensed as a Journey level plumber by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation or must meet the requirements to obtain a license immediately upon hiring. Technical/vocational training related to job duties would be helpful. A combination of education, experience and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs complex journeyperson level plumbing skills for buildings and facilities.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Repairs, installs, replaces, cleans, inspects and performs preventative maintenance of plumbing systems such as domestic hot and cold water, air systems, sewage, storm drains, gas appliances, hot water heaters and fire sprinklers without direct supervision. Installs and maintains valves, faucets, traps, sinks, wash bowls, sewer piping, water piping, storm lines, water closets, urinals, pumps, hot water heaters, gas piping, and furnaces. Unstops clogged pipe, lines, or other plumbing systems. Assists with ordering materials and parts. Uses a computerized maintenance management system with work orders to allocate time and document work on a daily basis. Inspects the work of others for code compliance. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 20485
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