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Trades Worker - Plumber

Company: Portsmouth Public Schools
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description POSITION TITLE: TRADES-WORKER-PLUMBER REPORTS TO: MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR OVER-TIME STATUS: NON-EXEMPT PAY GRADE: 417 JOB SUMMARY:Performs at a skilled journeyman level in installation, maintenance and repair of water, waste disposal, gas, steam heat, and refrigeration systems. Leads subordinates and maintains responsibility for satisfactory completion of tasks. Work is performed independently and reviewed upon completion for conformity with instructions and established standards. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Performs journeyman level plumbing in repairing existing installations of water, gas, steam, waste disposal, sprinkler systems, and other plumbing installations; installs plumbing in buildings and in new construction. Replaces, cleans, and makes repairs to flush valves and faucets; does lead caulking; wipes and tests lead joints; removes stoppage from sewer lines; cuts, seams and threads pipe; makes pipe frames and railings; makes layouts and sketches of plumbing to be installed; prepares estimates of materials, time and labor necessary to complete jobs. Trains and leads work of subordinates. Inspects sanitary and other plumbing installations for needed repairs; makes preliminary estimates of job costs; draws materials necessary for job accomplishment. Applies skill in the use and care of tools of the plumbing trade. Applies knowledge of plumbing practices in laying out and installing water and other plumbing systems; of laws and regulations regarding sanitary sewer systems and liquefied petroleum and natural gas systems; of hydraulics as it relates to flow rates, pipe sizes and pressures. Performs related work as required. JOB SPECIFICATIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical stamina required to lift heavy pipes weighing in excess of 25 kilograms The ability to be on your feet for long periods The ability to work in cramped positions Good mechanical ability The ability to work alone or with others Knowledge of the tools, equipment, and materials common to the plumbing trade. Knowledge of applicable plumbing codes. Knowledge of the mechanical operation of equipment such as pumps, boilers, heaters, and other plumbing components. Skill in the installation, repair, and maintenance of all types of plumbing systems. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Graduation from high school or possession of a GED, supplemented by one (1) year of training in the plumbing trade, plus four (4) years progressively responsible experience as a plumber. The successful completion of up to two (2) years of verifiable formal training in the trade (vocational, military, or apprentice school) may be substituted for a like amount of the experience requirement. Possession of a Journeyman Card. Possession of a valid State of Virginia non-commercial driver's license, and any other license as may be required by law. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of those in this classification. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid State of Virginia noncommercial driver's license and any other licenses as may be required by law. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: All applicants please submit an on-line application along with copies of supporting credentials. Be sure to connect your application to the advertised position.PORTSMOUTH PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER RichTextarea.displayLimitedText("#div_3700175214_39341", "999999", "/ats/job_board_form_form?op=view_ID=3700175214"); Hourly Rate Range 20.61 Job Description View AttachmentThe Portsmouth Public Schools prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy and childbirth, marital status or any other basis prohibited by law. (Reference: School Board Policies 2-33, 4-4, and 4-6).

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