PLUMBER - 40000161

Date: Feb 2, 2024

Location: Durham, NC, US, 27713

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 4, 2023

CLOSING DATE:           

OPEN UNTIL CLOSED

SALARY RANGE:

$50,219.00 - $85,312.00

POSITION NUMBER:            

40000161

JOB TYPE:

FULL-TIME

 

** This position is eligible for a $6,000.00 sign on bonus**

**This posting is subject to close without prior notification.**

**IF THERE ARE NO QUALIFIED APPLICANTS, TRAINEES WILL BE ACCEPTED**

 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

 

Performs responsible skilled work in the maintenance, repair, modification, installation and construction of County facilities and equipment or in the prevention of pest infestation in and around County buildings and property; does related work as required.

Work is performed under regular supervision.  Supervision may be exercised over subordinate worker.

 

 

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; and
  • Performs other related tasks as required.

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

  • General knowledge of the methods of installation and repair of plumbing systems;
  • General knowledge of the methods, materials, equipment, tools, terminology and safety precautions of building maintenance trades;
  • General knowledge of the use and characteristics of common building materials;
  • Skill in the operation of various tools and equipment used in the multiple trades;
  • Ability to work from sketches, drawings, plans or specifications;
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions, and maintaining records;
  • Ability to estimate needed materials and time required for various jobs;
  • The ability to plan and supervise the work of subordinates.

 

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

 

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to completion of high school and two years of plumbing experience.

 

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • 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 and a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina.
  • 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