Aug 26, 2022

Plumbing Technician

  • TrulyHired
  • Jacksonville, FL, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description


Job Summary

Performs skilled work in the maintenance, repairing and assisting in the repairing of plumbing fixtures and equipment.

Essential Functions

1. Repairs and assists in the repairs of plumbing fixtures and equipment, i.e., lays out and makes sketches for new plumbing; tests joint and pipe systems for leaks; assists plumbers with the installation of new equipment or under the supervision of a plumber

2. Installs sanitary and ordinary plumbing fixtures.

3. Repairs air, water and waste-disposal systems.

4. Cuts opening in walls for pipes.

5. Opens clogged drains.

6. Replaces washers on leaky faucets; and related plumbing duties.

7. Checks safety devices, repairs and replaces when needed.

8. Flushes and cleans boilers, storage and return tanks, hot water heaters, and similar apparatus.

9. Makes estimates of time and materials.

10. Completes work orders.

11. Operates a pick-up truck or 3/4 ton truck in the performance of duties.

12. Performs other duties as assigned.

Probation: One (1) year


Open Requirements: Ability to read and write English. Three years of relevant experience or two years' experience with completion of an accredited vocational school or verifiable apprenticeship.

Promotional Requirements: NA

Employment Requirements: Must meet the qualifications of Plumber classification, have an active Plumber journeyman's license, and accept promotion by fifth year of DCPS start date anniversary to maintain employment in this position. Should DCPS not have a position available by the fifth year, employee may remain in the position until such time a position is available as long as they maintain all qualifications.

Licensing/Certification/Registration: A valid Florida driver's license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Thorough knowledge of the standard practices, methods, materials, and tools of the plumbing trade
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, and codes governing plumbing installation and irrigation system maintenance in the county
  • Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work
  • Strong skills in the care and use of materials and tools used in such work
  • Basic oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Basic word processing and database software skills
  • Basic math skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages
  • Ability to read and comprehend schematics, blueprints and technical manuals
  • Ability to make accurate estimates of time and materials
  • Ability to read, understand and apply job-related information and materials such as union contract provisions; applicable laws, rules, regulations, and ordinance codes; policies and procedures; and manufacturerâ™s and equipment manuals
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle

  • Position Type:Full-time
  • Positions Available:100
Job Categories :Career Education > Plumbing & Heating
Support Staff > Maintenance
Job Requirements

  • No experience required

Contact Information

  • Alex Marx
  • 1701 Prudential Dr
  • Jacksonville,Florida 32207
  • Phone: (904) 390-2000
  • Email: click here

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