General Nature of Work:
Performs skilled work in the installation, maintenance, and repair of air, gas, water, and waste disposal systems.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
Employees in this class perform journey-level plumbing work.
Examples of Work:
Assembles pipe sections, tubing, or fittings, using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement, plastic solvent, caulking, or soldering, brazing, or welding equipment.
Installs pipe assemblies, fittings, valves, appliances such as dishwashers or water heaters, or fixtures such as sinks or toilets, using hand or power tools.
Fills pipes or plumbing fixtures with water or air and observe pressure gauges to detect and locate leaks.
Directs helpers engaged in pipe cutting, preassembly, or installation of plumbing systems or components.
Keeps records of work assignments.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Basic knowledge of the techniques, methods and tools of the plumbing trade.
Basic skill in the performance of duties related to the plumbing trade.
Skill in the use and care of the tools associated with the plumbing trade.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to perform heavy manual labor.
Some positions require a commercial driver's license. Some positions may require specific certifications/ licenses.
A high school diploma and experience in the installation, maintenance or repair of air, water, gas or waste disposal systems. Relevant experience may be substituted for the required diploma on a year-for-year basis.