Starting at $1,243.54 per week ($64,664.34 per year) with fringe benefits. An appointment made from outside the bargaining unit (AFSCME) will start at this rate, Step 10 of the range.
Plumber and Gas Fitter II, Facilities Department
Grade 17, Step 10, AFSCME Unit Position
Monday through Friday day shift, primary campuses Danvers, but routinely will be required to work at all campuses locations
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
NSCC operates five academic buildings over two campuses that contain a plethora of different building systems and technologies. These systems range from the simple and conventional all the way to modern energy efficient systems such as geothermal heating and cooling, solar photovoltaic system, LED lighting, energy management system, chilled beams, gray water, gas fired condensing boilers, gas boosters, lawn irrigation, medical vacuum and oil-less air systems. The primary responsibilities of this essential personnel position are to operate, install, repair, maintain and/or alter sanitary fixtures, heating units, sprinkler systems, industrial cafeteria equipment and perform related work as required at all NSCC locations.
DETAILED STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES;
Plan and coordinate the plumbing and gas work with outside contractors. Order mechanical system supplies, stock and equipment.
Under direction of management supervise, direct, and perform on-site training for other Facilities Department staff as assigned.
Operate, install, repair, maintain and/or alter plumbing and gas systems by performing, but not limited to the following tasks:
Operating power, welding and other specialized tools
Service valves and pumps, by cutting and threading pipes
Replacing seals within plumbing devices
Cleaning and replacing filters
Unplugging sinks, toilets and drains
Inspecting for leaks
Install and repair gas piping and gas distribution for commercial cooking equipment
Checking for proper pressure and adjusting controls for efficient operation and by performing preventative maintenance on gas systems and appliances.
Inspect buildings to determine need for repairs and maintain records on such matter as work completed, time sheets, etc.
Read and interpret blueprints, sketches, instructions or layouts to understand construction work to be done. Assist facilities management in maintaining standard of design documents for all associated plumbing systems and associated infrastructure.
Estimate length of time, cost of material and labor needed by using current market rates and labor output to develop a work project budget and schedule. Prepare requisitions for supplies and equipment as needed.
Schedule installation, maintenance and /or repair work by conferring with supervisors and other department personnel.
Inspect machinery, read meters and gauges; perform tests on chilled water, boiler water and quality of water; start and stop machinery according to schedule.
Operate computerized Energy Management System and associated equipment.
Rectify complaints from building occupants and/or refer/assign complaints to appropriate personnel for corrective action.
Obtain permits and perform inspections with AHJ
Perform other duties as assigned.
Job classification specifications are available for review in the Human Resources Office.
Incumbents of this position work under exposure to heat, cold and other adverse conditions, and the harmful effects of noxious gas and fumes; stand for prolonged periods of time; lift and carry heavy objects; work in cramped or confined spaces; may be required to work varied shifts, weekends, holidays, nights and/or on a standby work status.
Associate Director of Maintenance Operations and the incumbents of this position receive general supervision from employees of higher grade who provide procedural guidance, assign work and review performance for conformance with established standards.
SALARY: starting at $1,243.54 per week ($64,664.34 per year) with fringe benefits. An appointment made from outside the bargaining unit (AFSCME) will start at this rate, Step 10 of the range.
TO APPLY: Submit cover letter and resume. Applicants selected for an interview will need to provide the name, address, email and telephone number of at least three current professional references before the interview takes place
STARTING DATE: ASAP
Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Journeyman or Master Plumber's license issued by the Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters.
Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts driver's license
Types and uses of plumbing and gas specialized equipment and precision measuring devices.
Calibration and/or adjustment techniques as required in the field of plumbing.
Methods and techniques of pipefitting and pipe threading
Skilled in principles of the operation of industrial heating and plumbing systems
Skilled in uses of hand tools used in plumbing and gas work, uses of power tools, soldering, brazing, and welding
Skilled in uses of pumps, seals, bearings, valves, actuators, pressure vessels, regulators, filters and strainers used in plumbing systems
Safety practices and procedures used in an industrial setting
Physical stamina and endurance
Lift heavy objects; stand for long periods and work in cramped spaces
Adjust to changing situations in emergency situations, changing work schedules as needed
Read and interpret building plans, control and wiring diagrams; documents such as plans, specifications, blueprints technical manuals, etc,
Maintain accurate records and follow written and oral instructions
Deal tactfully with others: communicate effectively in writing and in oral expression, giving written and oral instructions in a precise and understandable manner
Understand and apply the laws, rules and regulations governing plumbing
Use effectively communicate via email to provide written instructions in a precise, understandable manner.
Use Microsoft office programs
Successful experience interacting with culturally diverse populations
Ability to pass a pre-placement physical
Pass a CORI/SORI and/or a National background check as a condition of employment.
COVID VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: Candidates for employment should be aware that all North Shore Community College students, faculty and staff are required to be fully vaccinated by January, 2022. Accordingly, initial employment is dependent upon receipt and verification of full vaccination status records; details of how to fulfill vaccine record verification requirements will be provided during the hire and onboarding process.
North Shore Community College is a diverse, caring, inclusive community that inspires our students to become engaged citizens and to achieve their personal, academic, and career goals through accessible, affordable, rigorous educational opportunities that are aligned with our region's workforce needs and will prepare them for life in a changing world. NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges, which serves the 26 cities and towns north of Boston. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single leased building to an urban campus in downtown Lynn and a suburban campus in Danvers, and from five to 80 academic programs of study. Nearly 50,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).