JOB DESCRIPTION: Provides licensed plumbing services in accordance with state and local plumbing codes. Performs plumbing systems repair, maintenance and construction on industrial, commercial, and medical research facilities. Installs and repairs plumbing systems including pumps, fixtures, potable water systems, meters, industrial and sanitary waste systems, and laboratory utilities, in adherence with state and municipal plumbing codes. Performs routine testing on backflow preventers, water, and industrial waste systems, laboratory utilities, meters, pumps and fixtures to ensure continuity of service. Troubleshoots plumbing systems and components to identify faulty parts which need replacement or repair. Reads and interprets blueprints and schematic drawings for material take-off and to complete work assignments. Compiles material lists for stock requisitions and deliveries. Takes the necessary precautions, in keeping with OSHA standards and other applicable regulations, when working with hazardous chemicals, materials, and power equipment. Uses personal protective equipment as required. May temporarily perform the duties of a supervisor in his/her absence. Provides guidance and serves as a resource to other shop members. Will occasionally supervise other plumbers in the completion of projects. Operates hand and power tools. Ensures the safeguarding of all assigned tools and equipment. May drive utility vehicles to and from work sites; is responsible for their safety, maintenance and cleanliness. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or equivalent. Four years of plumbing work experience. A current Georgia Journeyman Plumber's license. A valid Georgia driver's license and an insurable driving record.
Performs campus domestic water, fire water and sewer system repairs, maintenance and construction for underground service lines and mains. Perfomrs routine testing on backflow preventers and provides documentation to County. Performs cleaning and video scoping for sewer mains and storm drains. Maintains campus fire hydryants and performs annual flushing/flow testing. Installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of campus water flow meters. Performs monthly water meter reads. Reads and interprets blueprints and schematic drawings for identifyling underground service line location and isolation valves. Have or the ability to obtain a Backflow Certification issued by Georgia Association of Water Professionals (GAWP), American Society of Sanitary Engineers(ASSE), American Backflow Prevention Asociation(ABPA) or University of Florida TREEO within 6 months of employement.