Plumber, Facilities Management Main Campus Georgetown University
Location: Washington, D.C.
Internal Number: 3463478
Plumber, Facilities Management Main Campus Georgetown University
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Plumber, Facilities Management - Main Campus - Georgetown University
The Plumber performs building trades work in maintaining plumbing and heating, and hot water systems, as well as installs new plumbing and heating fixtures and related components as part of the services provided by the Facilities Management area to maintain University buildings. They perform journey-level maintenance and repairs in accordance with industry/trade practices. The Plumber is on on-call status 24 hours a day to respond to emergency calls and uses all standard tools, equipment, materials, and supplies of the trade, observing all safety rules, regulations, and precautions in performing their duties. Reporting directly to the Mechanical Shop Supervisor along with other plumbers, HVAC mechanics, and trades helpers, the Plumber has duties that include but are not limited to:
Performs skilled plumbing work to support University operations.
Responds to work order requests, direct calls from users, and supervisor's directions to repair/replace plumbing fixtures, systems and related supply and waste/sewer components.
Heating Trades Work
Performs heating trades and related work to support University operations.
Performs heating trades work including repairing, replacing and installing steam lines, traps, valves, pumps and related devices and components.
Performs maintenance and repairs of water, gas, steam and chill water lines.
Training and Assistance
Provides training and assistance to other workers to improve staff capability.
Provides on the job instruction to helpers and other workers as assigned and in the normal course of performing daily work.
Demonstrates use of tools and equipment, and assigns appropriate tasks to helpers and others which enable them to develop their skills in the field.
Provides information to supervisors regarding the performance and skill development of helpers and others assigned.
Supplies and Materials
Ensures efficient and economic use of supplies and materials to conserve University resources.
Draws and/or requisitions supplies, parts, materials and tools needed to effect repairs, and uses such items economically to avoid undue costs.
Keeps supervisor informed of supply/material needs to ensure that adequate inventory is maintained.
Suggests improvements in service to improve unit operations.
Provides supervisors and department management with advice and suggestions regarding work methods, procedures, parts, tools and related matters for the purpose of improving the effectiveness and cost of service.
As assigned, conducts test or pilot programs to evaluate new products, methods or procedures; monitors tests and reports test results with recommendations to supervisor.
Ensures completion of paperwork to assure accountability.
Records actions taken in response to work orders and other requests, entering such information on forms, documents and/or into computerized record system as needed.
Fills out, completes and submits such other forms and documents as may be required to assure that such information is properly recorded and submitted.
Ensures that work is performed in accordance with applicable building codes and local government regulations.
Notes and reports any inappropriate installations ensuring that serviced equipment is installed, operated and maintained in accordance with all applicable codes and regulations.
Uses and disposes of materials in accordance with applicable environmental safety and control regulations.
Keeps abreast of changes and new developments in applicable codes and regulations.
High school diploma or equivalency
4 to 5 five years of related experience in the trade; or an equivalent combination of training and experience
A valid operator's license
Completion of apprenticeship or equivalent training in the plumbing trade
The Plumber may be required to operate University commercial vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating of 10K+ (e.g., tow trucks, box trucks, trash trucks, buses, lifts, etc.). As such, Plumber must possess a medical card and/or certificate issued by the Department of Transportation (DOT), which is issued by a licensed 'medical examiner' after completion of a DOT physical examination as defined in GU Vehicle Policy1017 and DOT Regulations 391.11 (4) - Medical Card/Certificate and 390.5 (1) - Commercial Motor Vehicles (10K+) Definitions (http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov)
Work Mode: Hybrid 3 Days. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position's mode of work designation - please visit Georgetown University's Work Mode Designation for staff and AAP positions for details.
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