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PLUMBER - 40000161

Date: Jan 5, 2021

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27701

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

DEPARTMENT:       

General Services

DATE POSTED:            

January 05, 2021

CLOSING DATE:           

Until Filled

SALARY MIN:  

$40,523.00

MAXIMUM HIRING SALARY:

$56,732.00

POSITION NUMBER:            

40000161

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

 

The purpose of this job is to perform responsible skilled plumbing work in the maintenance, repair, modification, installation and construction of County facilities and equipment.

 

This position works under general supervision, independently developing work methods and sequences.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.

 

  • Responds to work orders for repair of plumbing fixtures within County facilities.
  • Installs and or repairs pipe assemblies, fittings, valves, water heaters, water coolers and other plumbing fixtures such as sinks, faucets and toilets.
  • Analyzes defects or malfunctions in plumbing systems, identifies the problem and performs the necessary repairs.
  • Reviews building plans and inspects structures to assess material and equipment needed for the   installation of pipes.
  • Inspects and repairs circulating pumps and recommends replacement as needed.
  • Provides cost estimates for repairs, installations and maintenance.
  • Orders and maintains required materials and supplies.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

 

Requires High School graduation or GED equivalent supplemented by two (2) years of experience as a plumber; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

Performs light to medium work that involves walking or standing virtually all of the time and also involves exerting between 20 and 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or considerable skill, adeptness and speed in the use of the fingers, hands or limbs in tasks involving close tolerances or limits of accuracy.

 

SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

 

  • Requires a valid Plumbing License (P-1 class or higher) issued by the North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Plumbing, Heating and Fire Sprinkler Contractors.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid North Carolina driver's license with an acceptable 3-year driving record.
  • Must obtain a valid Fire Sprinkler Maintenance Technician License (FS-M-1 Class) issued by the North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Plumbing, Heating and Fire Sprinkler Contractors within one year of employment.

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh