Tradesworker (Plumber)

Salary: $23.80 - $34.25 per hour
Shift: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
Recruitment Period: Open Until Filled

Job Description

This job classification has been designated as a safety sensitive job classification in accordance with the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana and Patient Protection Act, 63 O.S., § 427.1 et seq., (OSCN 2019), effective August 29, 2019. This means employees in this job classification can be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination if they test positive for marijuana components or metabolites, even if they possess a medical marijuana license.

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Education and Experience:  High school diploma or equivalent.  One year of technical or vocational school training in commercial/industrial plumbing or equivalent.  Two to three years’ plumbing experience at journeyman level.  Plumbing/boiler experience with associated controls is desirable. 

Licenses and Certifications:  Valid Oklahoma driver’s license and satisfactory motor vehicle record.  Must have a State Journeyman Plumbing license.

Knowledge:  Tools, equipment (including excavation and rodding machines), and materials used in plumbing installation and repair.  Blueprints, specifications, and plans. The ability to locate and price items for repair/replacement.  Occupational hazards and safety rules and regulations related to respective job function.  

Skills:  Plumbing installation, maintenance, and repair at industrial/commercial level.  Operation of standard equipment used in plumbing work.  Determining and repairing malfunctions.  Reading blueprints, specifications, and plans. Performing basic mathematical calculations. Interpersonal skills necessary to be courteous to fellow employees and citizens while performing duties.  Ability to get along and assist fellow employees is of great importance.

Duties and Responsibilities:  Inspects function of all plumbing on a commercial/industrial scale to determine malfunctions, hazards, and need for adjustments, replacements, and/or repairs.  Measures, cuts, threads, solders pipe.  Observes safety standards, specifications, and plumbing codes.  Uses hand tools, power tools, and other equipment associated with commercial/industrial plumbing and maintenance.  Inspects equipment for safety hazards before use.  Performs preventative maintenance on equipment as needed.  Works in a manner safe to the individual and other people.  Keeps work area clean and safe.  Follows safety rules and safe work practices. Uses safety equipment as required.  Performs other related duties are required.

Working Conditions:  Frequent exposure of up to 80% of work time to dirt, dust, extremes of temperature, noise, and noxious fumes and odors.  Exposure to hazardous situations which involve heavy machinery, hazardous chemicals, or power tools, and the possibility of electrical shock.  On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergencies.

Mental and Physical Abilities: Analytical ability to diagnose plumbing malfunctions and determine necessary repairs.  Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail.  Ability to lift and carry moderately heavy (20-50 lb.) supplies, materials, and equipment frequently.  Ability to lift and carry heavy (50-75 lb.) supplies, materials, and equipment occasionally.  Work requires continued walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing. Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance. 

Additional Information:  Selected applicant must pass background investigation, physical examination, and drug screen. 

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