Plumber

  • McCarran International Airport
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • May 25, 2019
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades Public Works Utilities
  • Salary: $46,342.40 - $71,760.00 Annually

Job Description

About the Position

Performs journey level installation, repair, maintenance and remodeling of plumbing and pipefitting systems, equipment and facilities on a variety of County locations; may install and repair components on specified heating and cooling and related equipment. This recruitment will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies which may occur within the next six months.

The Department of Aviation reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to the hiring interview.

Requirements

Equivalent to graduation from high school and six years of full-time skilled experience in the plumbing trade. Successful completion of a recognized apprenticeship as a plumber may be substituted for four years of the required experience. Attendance at a recognized trade school is desirable, as is experience with piping systems and equipment in an industrial or plant setting. Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Applicants not meeting these requirements will not be considered for employment.

Licensing and Certification: Must possess a valid Class C Nevada Driver's License at time of hire.

Working Conditions: Work extended shifts or be called back in emergency situations. May be assigned to a detention facility.

Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.

Residency Requirement: Permanent employees must maintain a principal place of residency within the boundaries of Clark County and provide proof of compliance with Nevada motor vehicle registration and drivers' license laws within 90 days of employment.

Background Check: Employment with the Department of Aviation is contingent upon completion of an education/experience background investigation, a fingerprint-based criminal history record check processed by the FBI, and upon the ability to be granted a security badge as mandated by the Transportation Security Administration. Note: all prospective hires must present two original government issued ID's upon acceptance of job offer. Examples of acceptable ID's include a Passport, Driver's License or DMV issued ID, birth certificate, Social Security card, Voter Registration card, school issued ID with picture, etc.

Customs and Border Protection Security Seal Program: Employment with the Department of Aviation in this job title is contingent upon a five year employment and residency history record check and the ability to present original identity based documentation in order to meet the requirements for a Security Seal.

Physical Demands

Mobility to work in a typical shop or related maintenance setting, including operating typical trade equipment, hand and power tools and standard office equipment, and to drive a motor vehicle to various work sites; stamina to stand, walk and climb and to work in confined or awkward spaces for an extended period of time; strength to lift and maneuver materials and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds with proper equipment; vision to read printed materials; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over a radio or telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

Examples of Duties

Performs skilled plumbing, pipefitting and sprinkler work such as the installation and repair of pipes, valves, drains, fixtures, hot water heaters, heating and cooling tower elements, and other elements of office and public facilities. Inspects and performs preventive maintenance on systems and equipment; solves difficult plumbing problems such as tracing and correcting leaks and odors in public usage locations. Ensures that all installation, maintenance and repair work is performed to code. Tests and troubleshoots plumbing, pipefitting and sprinkler system malfunctions, repairs or orders and replaces components, and tests equipment prior to placing back into service. Maintains and services hand and power tools related to the trade; keeps small inventory of frequently used supplies and parts. Installs and tests backflow prevention devices on potable water systems. Drives County vehicles to work sites and transports materials and assistants as required; may work from lift trucks, ladders and other elevating devices. Participates in the design, layout and installation of office, public facility, shop, plant and other remodeling, repair or modification projects affecting County buildings and facilities; takes measurements; prepares working drawings and sketches; assists in preparing project specifications. Estimates materials, parts, tools and equipment needed for work assignments; orders and picks up materials and supplies from outside vendors as appropriate; prepares cost estimates for job. Performs remodeling work to change fixtures and other equipment to conform to Americans with Disabilities Act regulations. Performs welding and other installations and repair techniques on above and underground piping systems including copper, asbestos cement, PVC and other plastics, transited, galvanized materials; installs taps, valves, tees, service connections and other fittings. Reads diagrams, blueprints, specifications and manuals for installation and repair projects. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. May direct the work of less skilled assistants on specific projects; ensures that proper safety precautions are followed. Maintains records of work performed and materials used.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous