Facilities Technician - Plumber

DATE:  12-12-11

JOB TITLE:  Facilities Technician - Plumber

DEPARTMENT:  Parks and Recreation

DIVISION:  Building Maintenance

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:  Building and Grounds Superintendent

DIRECTION OF OTHERS:  Seasonal employees

MINIMUM QUALICATIONS - EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:  High school graduate with five years of plumbing experience, plus Master Plumbing license, and Special Engineer Boiler's License, or equivalent.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Class A, CDL driver’s license, Gas Fitters license, Reduced Pressure Zone Valve license, Certified Pool Operator license.

NATURE OF WORK:  To perform general plumbing and remodeling of government buildings and other city facilities.

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 WORK PERFORMED/ AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

  I.  Responsible for the maintenance of plumbing systems relative to buildings and grounds.

      A.  Inspects and repairs plumbing and all HVAC systems as they relate to buildings,

            irrigation, and other amenities.

      B.  Recommends to the Building & Grounds Superintendent replacement items necessary

            to maintaining service and safety, or which will improve efficiency.

      C.  Recommends water, sewer, and gas design considerations as they relate

            to remodeling or new construction.

     D.  Submits reports and maintains files as requested.

 II.  Participates in the maintenance and inspection of low pressure boiler systems.

III.   Performs the plumbing work necessary to open and close the water park for the summer

      season each year.

IV.  Performs general building maintenance as directed.

      A.  Performs independently or assists other employees in a variety of duties which can

            include electrical, carpentry, masonry, painting, plastering, and grounds care.

V.  Supervises and instructs seasonal employees.

      A.  Demonstrates and effectively communicates the safe operation of equipment

            and tools to seasonal employees.

      B.  Communicates work orders and directions to seasonal employees and reports

            employee problems to the Building Foreman.

 VI. Performs other related tasks as assigned.

      A.  Plows and hauls snow and sweeps streets, sidewalks, and parking lots.

  

EXTENT AND TYPE OF INTERACTION WITH THE PUBLIC:

  I.  Answers the questions of the general public when in the field, or directs public to the proper authority.

 

 EQUIPMENT AND TOOL OPERATION:

  I.  Employee must be capable of operating a variety of tools and equipment relative to this

      position which shall include but not be limited to:  sewer machine, drain cleaner  operation,

      power pipe threader, drills and demolition hammers, levels, power tools, hand tools,

      and calculators, various heavy and light equipment.

 

WORKING HOURS AND CONDITIONS:

  I.  Generally 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Occasional evening, weekend,

      or holiday work is required.  This is a non-exempt union position.

 II.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently be exposed to outside

      weather conditions including extreme heat and humidity, extreme cold, as well as wet and

      slippery conditions.  While outside the employee is occasionally exposed to direct sunlight,

      dust, pollen, and equipment exhaust fumes.  The employee may need to traverse rough and

      uneven terrain and paved and unpaved trails.  The employee occasionally works with toxic or

      caustic chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be

      loud when around machinery or equipment.

 

In compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act the following represents the Physical and Environmental Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employees is regularly required to walk on uneven and rough terrain as well as paved and unpaved trails, use hands and arms to handle and manipulate objects, tools or controls; and operate foot controls on equipment.  The employee frequently is required to stand.  The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, and hear.  When operating or training others in equipment operation the employee is frequently exposed to bouncing, jostling, twisting, and turning of the upper body.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally must lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.