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Overview

Summary:

The Plumber performs skilled work of average to considerable difficulty in the maintenance and repair of existing plumbing systems as well as in the installation of new systems and equipment.

Essential Functions:

  • Works independently with little supervision in the completion of assignments.
  • Responds to calls for emergency repairs, locates and identifies nature and cause of problems, and takes appropriate corrective action based on knowledge, experience, and established industry practice.
  • Installs, maintains, and repairs water and sewer lines, pipes, valves, faucets, traps, sinks, sprinkler systems, and other plumbing related equipment and systems.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints, sketches, diagrams, and technical manuals.
  • Receives and reviews all work orders/requests to determine requirements and schedule site visits.
  • Estimates costs and man-hour requirements by visiting job location and obtaining necessary information.
  • Plans, schedules, and sees jobs through to completion.
  • Establishes and maintains customer oriented focus.
  • Communicates politely and effectively with, and in front of, customers.
  • Works as part of a team with supervisors and co-workers.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of plumbing repair and installation using standard tools, machinery, and equipment.
  • Demonstrates writing skills with a focus on technical accuracy, writing quality and clarity are also required.
  • Uses and applies appropriate safety practices and procedures.
  • Requisitions and/or purchases supplies and materials, while maintaining various activity records and logs.
  • Tracks equipment and service history.
  • Regular attendance.
  • Travel and work overtime as required.

Other Functions:

  • Performs related duties consistent with the scope and intent of the position.
  • Regularly updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining professional networks, and participating in professional organizations.
  • Ensures that Company tools, equipment, and vehicles are maintained in proper working condition.

Mental and Physical Demands:

  • The principle duties of this position are performed in a variety of environments, including customer homes, the outdoors, and field environments at development and work sites on uneven and rough terrain.
  • Required to work in outside weather conditions, including heat, cold, and temperature swings, for extended periods of time.
  • Experiences frequent interruptions; required to meet inflexible deadlines; requires concentration and attention to detail; requires a high level of organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Standing up to 8 hours per day; Walking up to 8 hours per day on uneven, difficult terrain.
  • Regular heavy manual labor to include lifting and carrying up to 100 pounds.
  • Regular and repetitive grasping, gripping, reaching, bending, stooping, crouching, climbing, squatting, kneeling, and working overhead.
  • Frequently works in closed or cramped spaces.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities except as may be assigned from time to time.

Core Competencies/Qualifications:

  • Commitment to the Company’s mission.
  • High school diploma or GED. Additional education and/or training in the field are preferred.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience in the plumbing trade.
  • Education, training, skills, and experience necessary to carry out assignments.
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and communicate effectively with customers, coworkers, and supervisors.
  • Demonstrated skill in correct grammar, spelling, and English usage.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with co-workers, administrative team, and the public.
  • Ability to read and understand plumbing and maintenance work orders, blueprints, and technical manuals.
  • Knowledge of plumbing repair and installation using standard tools and machines.
  • Demonstrated writing skills with a focus on technical accuracy, writing quality and clarity are also required.
  • Self motivated, punctual, detail oriented and able to work independently
  • Comfortable with the operation of a back hoe, ditch witch and other specialty equipment.
  • Current Class C Driver’s License with a clean driving record.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Physical
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 18.00