Job Description

TEMPE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT

TITLE: Plumber

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Perform skilled installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems; perform duties in collaboration
with other trades areas as required in order to maintain District facilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Education and/or experience equivalent to a High School Diploma or GED
2. Five (5) years of journeyman level plumbing experience
3. State of Arizona Identity Verified (IVP) Fingerprint Clearance Card
4. Valid Arizona Driver’s License

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the
following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not
a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Install new equipment in order to standardize, modernize or accommodate system expansion or
modification.
- Repair water distribution piping and waste water piping including steam and hot water systems;
perform preventative maintenance on plumbing systems.
- Troubleshoot and repair electrical equipment supporting plumbing system.
- Perform evacuation of interceptors and grease traps; perform inspection of natural gas lines and
equipment, and fire sprinkler systems.
- Ensure proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies and promote
workplace safety.
- Operate pipe cutters, sewer machines, reamers, threading discs, snakes and other plumbing
equipment and hand tools.
- Work in conjunction with outside vendors or contractors in order to expedite the construction
process and receive and maintain stock of materials needed.
- Perform preventative maintenance work as required.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:

- Knowledge of the tools, equipment, materials common to the plumbing trade and the knowledge to
repair electrical equipment supporting plumbing systems
- Knowledge of applicable plumbing codes
- Knowledge of steam, water, and natural gas distribution systems maintenance and repair
- Skill in the installation, repair and maintenance of all types of plumbing systems
- Skill in both verbal and written communication
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships
- Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Dangerous machinery and hazardous chemicals Exposure to extreme weather conditions
Restricted movement, dirty environment

PHYSICAL EFFORT:

Must be able to bend, stoop, and reach
Must be able to lift up to 80 pounds of materials
Must be able to climb to various heights and work in confined spaces
Must be able to drive District vehicle

CATEGORY: Classified

WORK YEAR: 12 month

DEPARTMENT/SCHOOL: Facilities Management

GRADE: 56

REPORTS TO: Department Manager

EVALUATION: Classified Personnel Evaluation

SUPERVISES: N/A

PREPARED: March 2000

REVISED: April 2021

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