Plumber - Licensed

Coppell Independent School District Coppell, TX
Job Title: Plumber

Reports to: Assistant Director of Maintenance

Dept/Campus: Maintenance/Service Center

Wage/Hour Status: Non-Exempt

Pay Grade: 307

Days Per Year: 261

Primary Purpose:

Under general supervision, maintain the flow and drainage of water, air and other gases by assembling, installing and repairing pipes, fittings, and plumbing fixtures districtwide. Maintain and provide for the safe condition and operation of all plumbing systems in district facilities.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

* High school diploma or GED

* Valid Texas driver's license

* Texas journeyman plumber's license

Special Knowledge/Skills:

* Knowledge of plumbing repairs, maintenance, and installation techniques

* Knowledge of plumbing codes

* Ability to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, schematics, and written reference material

* Ability to perform mathematical calculations

* Ability to diagnose and resolve problems

Experience:

* At least four years of experience

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Maintenance and Repair

* Assemble, install, maintain and pressure test all pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water, drainage, sprinkler, and gas systems according to specifications and plumbing codes.

* Detect needed repairs on buildings, grounds, and equipment following established inspection procedures. Determine sources of plumbing malfunctions and complete repairs as indicated or according to work orders.

* Install and repair pipes, fittings, valves, fixtures, and plumbing system equipment including sinks, commodes, and water heaters. Install and repair kitchen equipment such as gas stoves and dishwashers.

* Receive and complete work orders. Select material and hardware and make time and materials estimates. Maintain accurate records on material and labor used.

* Inspect jobs upon completion and ensure areas are clean.

* Work with building principals and supervisors to complete projects.

* Respond to emergency calls as needed.

Safety

* Maintain inventory of district-owned tools, equipment and materials. Perform preventive maintenance on tools and equipment and ensure that equipment is in safe operating condition.

* Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting and climbing, etc. Operate tools and equipment according to established safety procedures.

* Correct unsafe conditions in work area and report any conditions that are not immediately correctable to supervisor.

Other:

* All other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors

Tools/Equipment used: Plumbing tools and equipment including pipe bender, propane torch; hand tools; power tools; heavy equipment including forklift, trencher, backhoe; light truck or van

Posture: Frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting; work in tiring and uncomfortable positions.

Motion: Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladders/scaffolding, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching; frequent driving.

Lifting: heavy lifting and carrying (50 pounds and over) on a daily basis.

Environment: work outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust, toxic chemicals and fumes, noise, vibration, and electrical hazards; work around gas lines; work around machinery with moving parts; may work in tight or enclosed spaces; may work alone; regularly work irregular hours; occasional prolonged hours; frequent district-wide travel.

Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress.

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