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State of Massachusetts Plumber And Steamfitter II in Camp Edwards, Massachusetts

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Incumbents in this series install, repair, maintain and/or alter sanitary fixtures, heating units, sprinkler systems, steam tables, industrial cafeteria equipment, etc… and perform other work as required. The basic purpose of this work is to install, repair, maintain and/or alter steam, heating, water supply, drainage and disposal systems. Incumbents in this position perform additional duties on behalf of the Construction and Facilities Management Officer in support of agency priorities as required.

DETAILED STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Installs, repairs, maintains, and/or alters steam and plumbing systems by cleaning sewer drains; by operating power tools, welding equipment, sewer cleaning machines, hand tools, and plumbing equipment; by laying out, cutting and fitting material for welding; by packing joints, valves, and pumps; by cutting and threading pipes; by caulking and packing lead joints, valves and pumps; by replacing seals in water closets; by cleaning filters; by unplugging sinks, toilets, and drains; and by insulating heat tracing wires and/or piping to ensure that equipment is in proper working order and to meet agency needs

  2. Inspects buildings to determine need for repairs

  3. Reads and interprets blueprints, sketches, instructions, or layouts to understand construction work to be done.

  4. Schedules installation, maintenance, and/or repair work by conferring with supervisors and other department personnel to determine location of equipment and appropriate time to complete the project

  5. Estimates length of time, cost of materials and manpower needed by using current market rates and man-hour output to develop a work budget

  6. Handles complaints from building occupants regarding assigned work and takes appropriate corrective action

  7. Performs related duties such as erecting scaffolding, riggings, and/or ladders; laying out drop cloths; fabricating miscellaneous metal products; sharpening and tempering various tools; cleaning tools and equipment; preparing work reports; and training employees on the job.

  8. May alter , repair and maintain de-ionized water systems

  9. May install glass piping, sprinkler, gas distribution and industrial cafeteria systems

  10. Receives complaints from building occupants and refers complaints to appropriate personnel.

  11. Prepares requisitions for supplies and equipment needed

  12. Maintains records on such matters as work completed, time sheets, etc…

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED AT HIRE (List knowledges, skills, abilities)

  1. Knowledge of the types and uses of small hand held tools such as hammers, saws, screwdrivers, chisels & drills

  2. Knowledge of the types and uses of small measurement devices such as calipers, levels, rulers, steel squares, etc.

  3. Knowledge of the types and uses of hand held power tools such as power saws, power drills, power hammers, etc.

  4. Knowledge of the types and uses of materials used in plumbing such as steel; malleable, cast and galvanized iron; clay; glass, etc.

  5. Knowledge of the types and uses of hand tools used in plumbing such as wrenches, hammers, pliers, taps, dies, etc

  6. Knowledge of the types and uses of equipment used in plumbing such as blowtorches, soldering equipment, gauges, etc.

  7. Knowledge of the safety practices and procedures followed in plumbing

  8. Knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques of plumbing

  9. Knowledge of the principles, methods and techniques of steamfitting

  10. Knowledge of sanitation methods, techniques and procedures followed in plumbing

  11. Knowledge of the methods and techniques of pipe fitting

  12. Knowledge of the methods and techniques of pipe threading

  13. Knowledge of the laws, rules and regulations governing plumbing

  14. Skill in using small hand tools such as hammers, saws, screwdrivers, chisels, drills, etc.

  15. Skill in using small measurement devices such as calipers, levels, rulers, steel squares, gauges, etc.

  16. Skill in using hand held power tools such as saws, drills, power hammers, etc..

  17. Skill in the use of hand tools used in plumbing such as wrenches, hammers, pliers, taps, dies, etc..

  18. Skill in the use of equipment used in plumbing such as blowtorches, soldering equipment, gauges, etc

  19. Ability to read and interpret documents such as plans, blueprints, and drawings

  20. Ability to follow oral and written instructions

  21. Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time

  22. Ability to lift and carry heavy objects

  23. Ability to work in cramped and confined spaces

  24. Ability to understand and apply the laws, rules and regulations governing plumbing

  25. Ability to give oral instruction in a precise, understandable manner

  26. Ability to write clearly and concisely

  27. Physical stamina and endurance , Ability to maintain accurate records

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIRMENTS

Applicants must have at least one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time experience in plumbing and steam fitting.

LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATION REQUIRMENTS

Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts journeyman of Master Plumber’s license issued by the Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters

Incumbents may be required to have a current and valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Driver’s License at a Class level specific to assignment.

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Minimum Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have at least one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in plumbing and steamfitting.

Special Requirements: Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Journeyman or Master Plumber's license issued by the Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters.

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An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.*

Job: *Skilled Trades

Organization: *Military Division

Title: Plumber And Steamfitter II

Location: Massachusetts-Camp Edwards

Requisition ID: 2000067E

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