Plumber

Madison County Schools Flora, MS
Send a letter of interest and resume to Mr Jay Harrison, Director Operations, at jharrison@madison-schools.com

JOB TITLE: Licensed Plumber QUALIFICATIONS:

* Three years of experience as a licensed worker in the plumbing trade.

* Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, supplemented by training in plumbing maintenance trades.

* Demonstrated aptitude or competence for assigned responsibilities.

* Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.

REPORTS TO: Director of Maintenance/Facilities JOB GOAL:

The Plumber is responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining pipes, fixtures and other plumbing used for water distribution and wastewater disposal in/on all district properties. Maintains the flow and drainage of water, air, and other gases by assembling, installing, and repairing pipes, fittings, and plumbing fixtures district-wide. Maintain and provide for the safe condition and operation of all plumbing systems in/on district facilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

* 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.

* DETERMINE SOURCES OF PLUMBING MALFUNCTION AND COMPLETE REPAIRS AS INDICATED OR ACCORDING TO WORK ORDERS.

* LOCATE AND MARK POSITIONS FOR CONNECTIONS AND FIXTURES.

* INSTALL AND REPAIR PIPES, FITTINGS, VALVES, FIXTURES, AND PLUMBING SYSTEM EQUIPMENT, INCLUDING SINKS, COMMODES, WATER HEATERS, WATER SOFTENERS, ETC.; INSTALL SUPPORTS AND HANGERS FOR PIPE, FIXTURES AND EQUIPMENT.

* READ BLUEPRINTS, DRAWINGS AND SPECIFICATIONS TO DETERMINE THE LAYOUT OF PLUMBING SYSTEMS, WATER SUPPLY NETWORKS AND WASTE AND DRAINAGE SYSTEMS.

* PLAN, INSTALL AND SERVICE PLUMBING SYSTEMS, FIXTURES, PIPING EQUIPMENT AND CONTROLS; TEST PIPE SYSTEMS AND FIXTURES FOR LEAKS.

* REPAIR DISHWASHERS AND KITCHEN EQUIPMENT THAT INCORPORATE GAS OR WATER CONSUMPTION.

* RECEIVE AND COMPLETE WORK ORDERS.

* SELECT MATERIAL AND HARDWARE.

* MAINTAIN ACCURATE RECORDS ON MATERIAL AND LABOR USED.

* MAINTAIN INVENTORY OF DISTRICT-OWNED TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND MATERIALS.

* INSPECT JOBS UPON COMPLETION AND ENSURE AREAS ARE CLEAN.

* WORK WITH BUILDING PRINCIPALS AND SUPERVISORS TO COMPLETE PROJECTS.

* DETECT NEEDED REPAIRS ON BUILDINGS, GROUNDS, AND EQUIPMENT FOLLOWING ESTABLISHED INSPECTION PROCEDURES.

* RESPOND TO EMERGENCY CALLS AS NEEDED.

* PERFORM PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE ON TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT; ENSURE THAT EQUIPMENT IS IN SAFE OPERATING CONDITION.

* OPERATE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT ACCORDING TO ESTABLISHED SAFETY PROCEDURES.

* FOLLOW ESTABLISHED SAFETY PROCEDURES AND TECHNIQUES TO PERFORM JOB DUTIES INCLUDING LIFTING, CLIMBING, ETC.

* CORRECT UNSAFE CONDITIONS IN WORK AREA AND REPORT ANY CONDITIONS THAT ARE NOT CORRECTABLE TO SUPERVISOR IMMEDIATELY.

* FREQUENT DISTRICT WIDE TRAVEL.

LICENSE REQUIRMENT:

POSSESSION OF A VALID MISSISSIPPI MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR'S LICENSE.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

* PHYSICAL DEXTERITY IN LIMBS AND DIGITS TO OPERATE HAND AND POWER DRIVEN TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT COMMONLY USED IN THE PLUMBING FIELD.

* PHYSICAL ABILITY TO LIFT, CARRY, PUSH, AND/OR PULL UP TO 50 POUNDS ON A REGULAR BASIS, AND OCCASIONALLY UP TO 100 POUNDS.

* ABILITY TO CONTINUALLY WALK, STAND, CLIMB, STOOP, BEND, KNEEL, REACH IN ALL DIRECTIONS.

* ABILITY TO MAINTAIN BALANCE WORKING OFF THE GROUND USING LADDERS, SCAFFOLDS, AND/OR MECHANICAL LIFTS.

* ABILITY TO CLIMB LADDERS AND WORK IN HIGH, PRECARIOUS PLACES.

* ABILITY TO SIT AND/OR STAND FOR EXTENDED PERIODS OF TIME.

* ABILITY TO WORK OUTSIDE; EXPOSED TO HEAT AND COLD.

* ABILITY TO SEE AND READ WITH OR WITHOUT VISION AIDS.

* ABILITY TO CLIMB STAIRS.

* ABILITY TO HEAR AND SPEAK TO EXCHANGE INFORMATION.

* ABILITY TO SEE TO PERFORM MAINTENANCE DUTIES AND READ BLUEPRINTS, DRAWINGS AND SPECIFICATIONS.