Plumber, Facilities Management Georgetown University
Location: Washington, D.C.
Internal Number: 3657457
Plumber, Facilities Management Georgetown University
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Plumber, Facilities Management - 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.
The Plumber performs journey level maintenance and repairs in accordance with industry/trade practices for services that include all standard plumbing, heating and hot water systems (including low, medium and high pressure steam lines) work. They work in zones areas to assist zones and other assigned areas and provide daily maintenance support to building users including responses to calls for service, scheduled preventative maintenance inspections and similar service.
Using all standard tools, equipment, materials and supplies of the trade, and observing all safety rules, regulations and precautions, they perform scheduled preventative maintenance and unscheduled or special work such as overhauls, replacements of all types of pumps, valves (water and steam) and piping systems replacements.
The Plumber is in an on-call status 24 hours a day to respond to emergency calls.
Reporting directly to the Mechanical Shop Supervisor along with other plumbers, HVAC mechanics and trades helpers, the Plumber provides a direct service to the department to ensure a comfortable, safe and clean environment in which the University community can live, learn and work.
High school diploma or equivalency
4 to 5 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)
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