Plumber - Career (Back Flow)

University of California Los Angeles, CA
Requisition Number: 28308 Job Title: PLUMBER Working Title: Plumber - Career (Back Flow) Salary: $40.11 hourly Job Type: Career Department Name: 3415-MAINTENANCE AND ALTERATIONS Department Website URL: Job Summary Statement: Under the direction of the Manager and/or Supervisor of the Plumbing Shop, perform the full range of journey level functions of a Plumber. Inspect, maintain, repair, design, modify, and alter campus infrastructure to include all buildings, common areas, equipment, and building systems and ensure the efficient operation of the campus. Assemble, install, and repair pipes composed of metals such as iron, steel, brass, copper or lead, and nonmetals such as glass, vitrified clay and plastic. Assemble, install, and repair pipe fittings, valves and fixtures of heating, water, and drainage systems. Cut and thread pipes using pipe cutters and cutting torch. Install and repair plumbing fixtures. Perform backflow testing to various plumbing systems as required. Operate, inspect and maintain tools of the plumbing trade. Perform finish plumbing and trim work. Read and interpret blueprints and develop layouts. Clean-up job site and assure good safety practices are observed on the job site and that tools and equipment are used with caution. Responsible for communicating job-related problems to appropriate supervisory levels in order to resolve on-site job concerns. Percentage of Time: 100 Shift Start: 3:00 pm Shift End: 11:30 pm Qualifications for Position

25 Records Qualifications Required/Preferred

1) Demonstrated skill and experience in one or more of the following plumbing areas: domestic, industrial, commercial and/or process piping.

Required

2) Thorough knowledge of the materials, equipment, methods and tools of the plumbing trade, including achievement of operational skills.

Required

3) Ability to install various piping, plumbing fixtures and all related components.

Required

4) Skill in conducting appropriate tests on water, air and natural gas lines; hydrostatic or air pressure and flow tests.

Required

5) Ability to troubleshoot piping systems for signs of damage or deterioration or need for adjustment.

Required

6) Ability to safely and skillfully operate various tools and equipment of the plumbing trade as well as oxyacetelyne torches, soldering equipment, mechanical pipe threaders and cutters, hammers, and gas powered saws and grinders.

Required

7) Ability to read, interpret and understand technical language in specifications, schematics and blueprints.

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8) Skill in modifying and/or adapting designs, procedures or methods to make necessary alterations and modifications.

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9) Skill in estimating material and labor requirements to accomplish task.

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10) Skill in adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing 4-digit numbers and fractions in order to calculate layouts and offsets, and provide accurate cost

calculations.

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11) Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with peers, subordinates, supervisors, administrators, customers, visitors and outside agencies.

Required

12) Oral communication skills to obtain or convey clear, concise and grammatically correct information.

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13) Skill in writing simple English phrases using correct grammar and spelling to complete reports that areaccurate and easy to comprehend.

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14) Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments.

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15) Working knowledge of standard safe work practices.

Required

16) Working knowledge of UBC, OSHA and ADA requirements as it relates to the function and ability to recognize discrepancies of ADA and Fire/Life/Safety codes at each job and report to supervisor.

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17) Satisfactory completion of a certified 4-year trade-related apprenticeship program or equivalent experience and education.

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18) Must possess a valid City of Los Angeles or California State Journeyman Plumbing License.

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19) Working knowledge of current Uniform Plumbing Code, N.F.P.A. 99, N.F.P.A. 13, N.F.P.A. 50 - Title 24 Code.

Required

20) Ability to stand, crawl, walk and stoop; push, pull and lift or lower objects weighing up to 50 lbs. Ability to work indoors and outdoors, in wet or humid weather, and in fluctuating and/or extreme temperatures. Ability to work under adverse situations and conditions, e.g., dirty, noisy, etc and ability to distinguish colors.

Required

21) Must possess California Driver's License, Class C and ability to drive a university truck or other light vehicle in the course of duties.

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22) Ability to work overtime and weekends and ability to work various shifts.

Required

23) Ability to work in confined spaces wearing full protective respirator equipment.

Required

24) Working knowledge of asbestos removal.

Can be trained

25) Possession of Certification of Medical Gas Piping and Medical Brazing and possession of Backflow Prevention Certification. Valid C36 license preferred.

Required Additional Posting InformationBargaining Unit: K4-Skilled Crafts-UCLA Application Deadline: 07-25-2018 External Posting Date: Quicklink To Posting: hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=73645 Special Instructions: Contact information: Number of Positions: 1 Special EmploymentDesignations/Requirements Per UC PolicyConflict of Interest: N/A Critical: Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation. Driving Record: Position is subject to the California DMV's "Pull Notice System" and continued employment is contingent upon proof of a satisfactory driving record. E-Verify Check:

Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UCLA to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.

More Information This position does not require E-Verify check. CANRA:

Is this position designated as a mandatory reporter under CANRA? Yes - Please have the employee sign the "Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse". Other Special Employment Requirements: Age Requirement: Applicants must be 18 years or older to be eligible to be hired.

Drug Test: Employment is contingent upon completion of satisfactory drug test.

Hepatitis Test: Offer of employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory pre-employment physical examination (including Hepatitis A testing/immunization).

Pre-employment Physical: Employment is contingent upon completion of satisfactory pre-employment physical examination.

TB Test: Continued employment is contingent upon completion of satisfactory TB test. Position is subject to performance standards and other requirements of the University wide Police Policies and Administrative Procedures.

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