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Plumber II

Job Description

TITLE: Plumber II

JOB CODE: 5225



EEO6 CODE: 6 = Skilled Crafts

GRADE: Pay Grade 6

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 23,664.00
midpoint 29,142.00
maximum 34,620.00

PURPOSE: To provide journeyman level skills in the installation, maintenance, remodeling, repair and servicing of the plumbing systems. Responsible for the prompt performance of assigned plumbing and related duties. Frequently responsible for supervision of semi-skilled or unskilled workers.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Install, repair and maintain water, air, gas and sewer lines and systems. Install plumbing pipes, traps, washbowls, fittings, drains, special laboratory sinks, drain tables and experimental tables. Repair, replace and maintain valves, faucets, water heaters, traps, sinks, washbowls, sewers, vents and toilet fixtures. Cut and thread pipe and wipe lead joints. Connect and maintain hot water units, gas heaters and furnaces and check for safety. Unstop clogged lines. Maintain radiators, radiator traps, and thermostatic line traps. Perform acetylene and electric welding for construction and maintenance of pipelines. Perform related duties as assigned. Assist with simple estimates of time and materials required for a job.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General guidance from Foreman or Supervisor. Work is usually performed in accordance with standard trade practices. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: Detailed instructions to helpers assisting in the work.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: High school graduation or 3 years experience.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Three years of skilled/journeyman level plumbing experience. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Ability to use acetylene torches, pipe benders, cutters and threaders, wrenches, blueprints and other tools common to the plumbing trade. Valid Texas Operator's License required. Accuracy in phases of work performed. Working conditions are considered acceptable, but occasionally involve exposure to one or more disagreeable elements such as dust, dirt, raw sewage and the need to work in confined spaces. Alertness and careful attention is required to avoid injury to self and others. Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.