Plumber II

$41,089 - $46,327 yearly
  • ACCGov
  • 2555 Lexington Road, Athens, GA, USA
  • Sep 13, 2021
Full time Utilities

Job Description

REPORTS TO: Operations Coordinator
CLASSIFICATION: Personnel System - Requires satisfactory completion of a six month probationary period.
PAY GRADE: 115 ($41,089 - $46,327 depending on qualifications)
SAFETY SENSITIVE: Yes - Subject to random drug testing per the Athens-Clarke County Drug and Alcohol Ordinance.

Purpose of Job
The purpose of this job is to install, repair, and maintain the plumbing and water distribution systems in unified government buildings. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, analyzing and scheduling work orders, performing technical plumbing tasks, inspecting plumbing work, supervision of inmate crews, and performing additional tasks as assigned.

Job Related Requirements

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

May be required to work on religious holidays.

Regular and predictable attendance is required.

Must work cooperatively with others.

When requirements include vehicle operation, responsible for the safety, readiness and operation of the vehicle and must abide by ACC's safe driving policy.


Minimum Training & Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

Vocational or technical diploma in related discipline with three years of plumbing experience required; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position.

Must have a valid driver's license.

Must possess a State of Georgia Master Plumber Class II License.

Must possess or be able to obtain Backflow Device Technician Certification within one year of date of hire.

Criminal background must indicate eligibility for the supervision of inmates.

Must obtain security training for the supervision of inmate workers as set forth by the Georgia Department of Corrections Standard Operating Procedures within six months of date of hire or first available opportunity.

Some supervisory experience is preferred.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The following duties are normal for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Trains and schedules inmate crew in the construction, maintenance, and repair of plumbing jobs.

Performs technical plumbing tasks: adapts and implements blueprints and specifications in accordance with plumbing codes, sketches plumbing layouts, determines materials required, orders supplies, installs fixtures and pipes, and repairs or replaces damaged pipes and fixtures.

Analyzes scheduling needs for installation, maintenance, and repair jobs related to plumbing; establishes work standards, production controls, job priorities, and preventive maintenance schedules for facilities.

Performs preventive maintenance work on existing plumbing fixtures; inspects and initiates work orders.

Maintains related records and files reports pertaining to all activities performed which relate to plumbing.

Installs, tests and repairs backflow prevention devices.

Inspects plumbing to ensure code standards are met and maintains tools and equipment.

Maintains an adequate inventory of parts and supplies.

Responds to emergency service requests as a participant in division "on-call" program.

Performs other duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of the policies, procedures, and activities of the Facilities Management Division of the Central Services Department as they pertain to the performance of duties relating to the position of Plumber II.

Knowledge of commercial, industrial, and institutional plumbing systems and apparatus.

Knowledge of HVAC, electrical, gas, plumbing, and building codes and regulations.

Knowledge of the terminology used within the division and within the plumbing trade.

Knowledge of plumbing and electrical codes, blueprints, fixture specifications, and related records, charts, reports and procedures and methods as required in the performance of duties.

Skill in the use of various plumbing and construction tools such as tractors and backhoes, pipe threading machines, torches, and other tools and equipment.

Skill in the use and operation of various plumbing, electrical, and construction tools and equipment.

Skill in the standard practices, methods, materials, and tools attributable to the plumbing trade.

Ability to diagnose and correct plumbing problems.

Ability to lead and train the Maintenance Specialist and inmate crews in the construction, maintenance, and repair of plumbing pipes, fixtures, and apparatus.

Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors, work crews, and other staff members.

Ability to use independent judgment in routine and non-routine situations.

Ability to handle required mathematical calculations.

Ability to plan, organize and/or prioritize daily assignments and work activities.

Ability to comprehend and apply regulations and procedures of the division.

Ability to maintain an assortment of records, reports, and information in an effective manner.


To apply, visit on or before September 27, 2021.