Required Qualifications: Per Civil Service Standards and Specifications. Four years of full time experience as a Plumber under a skilled journeyman which provides training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprentice training in a trade or training gained by the completion of technical courses in a trade at a school or institute may be substituted for the above experience on a year-for-year basis. The Trades Generalist (Plumber/Carpenter) performs journey level work in Plumbing and semi-skilled level work in Carpentry. Candidate must be able to perform the physical tasks of the position such as bending, lifting, stretching and climbing. Must have the ability to work in confined spaces and from a ladder, scaffolding or man lift over ten feet in height. 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. Secondary trade is Carpentry.
Brief Descriptions of Duties: The Trades Generalist (Plumber/Carpenter) 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 (Plumber/Carpenter) 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's person, such as bending, lifting, stretching, climbing ladders and scaffolding, and being able to work in small areas.
Conduct inspection for 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.
Prioritize, plan and layout work for new installations, and alteration to existing installations and repair consistent with building codes, also reading blue prints and plans. Open clogged drains with plumbing equipment.
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 or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.
Special Notes: This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week, Sunday through Thursdsay, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 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. Weekend work required.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH ONLY APPLIES TO POSITIONS THAT MAY COME IN CONTACT WITH PATIENTS OR PATIENT CARE EMPLOYEES.
In response to the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation requiring Hospital and Nursing Home personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, candidates selected for patient care positions or positions that may come in contact with patients or patient care employees, if not already vaccinated, must be fully vaccinated or obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the DOH vaccine protocol. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later. The regulation also allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.
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.
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 stated 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 canceled, 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 official start date.
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