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PLUMBER

Position Summary

Plumbers will be responsible for assembling, installing, and repairing pipes, fittings, fixtures of heating, water, and drainage systems according to specifications and plumbing codes.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Analyze building plans and working drawings to determine work aids required on a project and its sequence of installations
  • Inspect structures to avoid obstructions that may form as a result of the installation of piping
  • Locate and mark positions of pipe, pipe connections, and passage holes using appropriate hand tools
  • Cuts openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings using hand tools and power tools.
  • cuts and threads pipe using pipe cutters, cutting torch and pipe threading machine.
  • Bends pipe to required angle by use of pipe-bending machine or by placing pipe over block and bending it by hand.
  • Installs and assembles valves, pipe fittings, and pipes using a variety of piping metal (iron, steel, copper, etc.) and nonmetal (glass, vitrified clay, plastic, etc.) materials, using hand and power tools

Duties/Responsibilities Cont.

  • Joins pipes by use of screws, bolts, fittings, solder, plastic solvent, and caulks joints
  • Fills pipe system with water or air and reads pressure gauges to determine whether system is leaking
  • Installs and repairs plumbing fixtures such as sinks, commodes, bathtubs, water heaters, hot water tanks, garbage disposal units, dishwashers, and water softeners
  • Repair and maintain plumbing as needed by replacing washers in leaky faucets, mending burst pipes and opening clogged drains.
  • Gather/collate/classify information
  • Attend to work assignment instructions or to supervisor’s orders
  • Exercise critical thinking and reasoning skills
  • Execute work-place safety regulations

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • 4 years of prior plumbing experience
  • Driver’s License

Competencies

Teamwork
Work Environment/Safety
Accepting Direction
Delivering High Quality Work

Travel

Travel is frequently required to and from job site locations.

Supervisory Reponsibility

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use their hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. They will need to stand (approximately 70%), walk (approximately 20%), and sit (approximately 10%). The employee will also need to be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, handle, feel, talk, and hear. The employee will need to be able to carry up to 75lbs, lift up to 100lbs, and move up to 200lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, midrange vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position which typically requires 40 hours per week.

AAP/EEO Statement

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the Company not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a veteran, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law, with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and condition of employment.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Nearest Major Market: Roanoke