Required Qualifications: Per Civil Service Standards and Specifications. Four years of full-time experience as a Plumber under a skilled tradesperson which would provide training equivalent to that given in a training, apprenticeship, or equivalent program; or an equivalent combination of experience and training gained by completion of technical courses in skilled trades at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services. Trades Generalist performs journey-level work in Plumbing and semi-skilled level work in Carpentry. The candidate must be able to perform the physical tasks of the position such as bending, lifting, stretching, and climbing. Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver's License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. (***Out-of-State Applicants, see "Special Notes").
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to supervise and train assigned subordinate personnel.
Brief Descriptions of Duties: The Trades Generalist performs journeyman plumbing in the installation, alteration, and repair of pipes, fittings, and fixtures in heating, ventilation, heating controls, water, and drainage systems according to specifications and plumbing codes. The secondary trade is Carpentry. The Trades Generalist will need to have knowledge of OSHA, PESH, and Safety Regulations. The selected candidate will be responsible for the following:
Use and maintain tools, machines, equipment, and materials used in the carpentry, plumbing trades, and install plumbing fixtures and appliances. Use and maintain tools, machines, equipment, and materials used in the plumbing, carpentry, and related trades. Work with a variety of materials in addition to wood, sheet metal, wallboard, plastics, aluminum, pipes, sinks, showers, baths, commodes, drinking fountains, dishwashers, valves including pneumatic controls, gas, and water heaters and other gas appliances, heating systems and controls and various steam equipment. Install and repair ceiling, floor tiles, walls, doors, and door hardware. Perform the physical tasks required of a trade person, such as bending, lifting, stretching, climbing ladders and scaffolding, and being able to work in small areas.
Prioritize, plan and layout work for new installations, and alteration to existing installations and repair consistent with building codes, also reading blueprints and plans. Open clogged drains with plumbing equipment.
Conduct inspection of the facility to determine maintenance needs and recommend priorities for repair based maintenance problems. Working knowledge of the math of the craft trades. Plan, layout and complete varied plumbing and carpentry work. Inspect all connections and other parts of systems for leaks. Repair and maintain piping systems and plumbing fixtures.
Estimate materials and labor required to complete a project. Plan new installations alteration to existing installations and major repairs consistent with specifications and plumbing and carpentry codes.
Replace defective pipe by cutting, bending, threading and assembling pipe. Understand and carry out written and verbal instructions. Resolve most job related problems that may arise.
Implement and enforce safety procedures and standards.
Other Duties: As assigned
Special Notes: This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Mandatory rehire roster candidates have preference.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Seniority for promotion is the length of service in the Operational Services Bargaining Unit. Seniority applies to vacant non-competitive class positions in salary grades higher than the applicants grade. Applicants must meet the posted qualifications/job requirements, legitimate operating needs of the department and have the ability to perform duties and responsibilities satisfactorily.
At time of submission, candidates must include all relevant work experience and training/education information. Submissions failing to do so, will not be considered.
Upon conditional offer, the State Classified Appointments Unit will ask for proof of relevant experience or training/education. Acceptable documentation can include DD-214 discharge papers from a branch of the Armed Forces; and W-2 or 1040's - federal documents which give legal/taxable information about employment, and training and educational certificates. Official letterhead documentation regarding length of time worked, detailed description of job duties, title, etc. will be accepted.
Time and attendance, past evaluations, disciplinary history and the ability to perform the physical and supervisory aspects of this position will be considered as part of the selection process. Verifiable proof of credentials as states above are the responsibility of the applicant. Please be prepared to document proof of qualifications with application.
Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.
***Out-of-State Applicants: Please note as a condition of employment and in order for this position to be tendered, the successful incumbent will be required to provide evidence of a valid license and driving abstract from the state issuing the license within five business days of a conditional offer and must obtain a NYS driver's license within 30 days of acceptance of offer.
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Job Number: 2102387
Official Job Title: Trades Generalist
Job Field: Laboratory
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Division of Laboratory Animal Resources
Schedule : Full-time Shift : Day Shift Shift Hours : Monday through Friday, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Posting Start Date: Sep 9, 2021
Posting End Date: Oct 24, 2021, 3:59:00 AM
Salary:As per Civil Service guidelines, Salary Grade 12 Hiring Rate $44,354, plus location pay of $3,026
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