Employees in this classification are assigned work by the shop lead or supervisor and carried out following general instructions or more detailed instructions and guidance concerning the best way to perform the work for more complex projects.
Employees in this classification clean, maintain, repair and perform some installation of sewer lines and/or water mains or perform plumbing work requiring the cleaning, clearing, maintenance and repair of sewer and storm drains, grease traps, interceptors and associated plumbing.
Employees in this classification have their work spot-checked during progress and upon completion.
Perform plumbing work in the operation of cable machines; gas and electric jetters and camel vac jetters.
Perform plumbing work in the operation of sewer cleaning and cable machines Perform plumbing work on sewer systems, storm systems and water systems including domestic, irrigation, chilled and hot water systems.
Operate valves for scheduled and unscheduled shut downs of all systems of responsibility.
Cut and thread pipe using hand tools and machines.
Join pipe by soldering, clamping using flanges etc.
Tap water mains.
Clean grease traps, hoods, blowers and water fountains.
Operate blow off valves. Exercise system valves per maintenance schedule.
Install sections of pipe; connect to existing lines with valves and fittings.
Repair and flush fire hydrants.
Repair water mains and open clogged drains using tools, including pipe threader, pipe bender, and pipe cutter (hand and power), sewer cleaning machine (cable and flush), etc.
Respond to quick response calls throughout campus using good judgment in assessing problems. Knowledge of the methods, materials and tools used in the plumbing trade and the ability to do plumbing work as described above.
Ability to perform plumbing work requiring dexterity and experience of a semi-skilled and skilled nature.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to use, or learn to use, basic equipment of the trade including soldering equipment, wrenches, pipe cutters, tape measure, saw, snap cutters, various power tools, shovels, picks, digging bars, etc.
Ability to operate camel jetter, sewer and storm camera and locators and other specialty equipment.
Ability and willingness to dig when required.
Comfortable using technology, i.e. mobile devices and computers.
Ability to read and interpret AutoCAD drawings.
Some jobs require California Class B Commercial Driver's License.
Ability to read and understand the use of tape measures and other estimating and measuring tools.
Ability to obtain and maintain a California Noncommercial Class C Driver's License.
Must be up to date on Tetanus, Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccinations.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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