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Plumber Leader

Job Description

TITLE: Plumber Leader

JOB CODE: 5217



EEO6 CODE: 6 = Skilled Crafts

GRADE: Pay Grade 10

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 35,040.00
midpoint 45,204.00
maximum 55,368.00

PURPOSE: To provide advanced journeyman level skills in the installation, maintenance, remodeling, repair and servicing of plumbing systems. Responsible for the prompt performance of assigned plumbing and related duties.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Install, repair and maintain water, 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, toilet fixtures and sump pumps. Cut and thread pipe and wipe lead joints. Connect and maintain hot water units, gas heaters, furnaces and check for safety. Unstop clogged lines. Maintain radiators, radiator traps, and thermostatic trap lines. Perform acetylene welding and soldering of copper pipe and fittings for construction and maintenance of pipelines and systems. Perform related duties as assigned. Perform duties of Plumber Supervisor during his/her absence. May supervise semi-skilled or unskilled workers.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Specific written or oral instructions from Plumber Supervisor. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: General supervision of subordinate semi-skilled or unskilled workers/personnel during absence of Plumber Supervisor.


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

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Five years of skilled/journeyman level plumber experience including one in a supervisory capacity. Valid Texas drivers license required. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Ability to use acetylene torches, pipe benders, cutters and threaders, wrenches and other tools of the trade. Ability to read blueprints and piping riser diagrams. Must be accurate in all phases of work performed. Working conditions are considered acceptable, but occasional exposure to inclement weather conditions, or other disagreeable elements such as dirt, dust, raw sewage and 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.