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City of Cambridge Plumber I /Journeyman in Cambridge, Massachusetts

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Under general supervision: * Installs, removes, and maintains plumbing systems including piping fixtures, fixed appliances, ventilation systems, drainage, sanitary fixtures and heating systems; maintains necessary working permits and records; orders necessary materials and supplies. * Confers with supervisors and department personnel to determine scheduling and time to complete a project, the work to be accomplished; plans and schedules repairs. * Repairs hot water tanks and systems to ensure that proper construction, regulation, and safety requirements are met; ascertains sufficient tank pressure and efficiency; checks valves, gauges and shut offs to ensure parts are in proper working condition. * Engages in the installation of assigned building drainage connections to sewerage systems by following local regulations and guidelines. * Selects appropriate materials to be used for jobs and estimates costs incurred; reads and interprets blueprints and shop drawings. * Responds to emergency calls and takes appropriate action. * Repairs water pipes and makes necessary connections; maintains plumbing systems; repairs and replaces defective and leaky water and drainpipes. * Repairs and replaces valves, faucets, sinks, bubblers, tanks, and fixtures. * Replaces gaskets, washers; opens clogged drains; attaches pipe assemblies to walls. * Assembles, bolts, or solders valves, coupling, pipe sections and other parts. * Connects plumbing fixtures to outlets and seals connections. * Performs other manual duties related to the plumbing trade. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. *__ *MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Applicant must possess a current and valid Journeyman Plumber's License issued through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division of Registration by the Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters at the time of application. *__ *ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: * Competitive Health, Dental and Vision Benefits * Vacation and Sick Leave Eligible * Sick Incentive Pay Eligible * 3 Personal Days * 13 Paid Holidays * Clothing Allowance, $1000 per year PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Work involves bending, crawling, kneeling, reaching, twisting, lifting, pulling, and climbing. WORK ENVIRONMENT: Inside buildings and/or basements. Some work may occur in confined spaces requiring portable lighting. *__ *APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Internal applicants submit a job bidding form and 2 copies of both your resume and letter of interest; external applicants submit both your resume and letter of interest via email to: or to Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and letter of interest requested by 03/16/21, Position will Remain Open Until Filled. *__ THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, MEMBERS OF THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. THE CITY IS COMMITTED TO ADVANCING A WORKFORCE CULTURE OF ANTIRACISM, DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION. *CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ESPECIALLY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. Department: Public Works Department (DPW) Job Title: Plumber I /Journeyman Job Code: #C715-001 Civil Service Position: Subject to Civil Service rules and regulations Union Affiliation: Local 25 Hours Per Week: 40 hour workweek, 7AM – 3:00 PM POSTING DATE: February 16, 2021 RATE: $23.69 - $31.44/hour + excellent benefits