Plumber II (14594, Grade HT4)

Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Gaithersburg, MD
Aug 14, 2022
Aug 16, 2022
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Description Are you a skilled licensed plumber? Do you enjoy collaborating with a team to accomplish the mission? Do you enjoy completing large and small projects?If this sounds like you, The Montgomery County Department of Parks is the place you want to be! We are currently seeking a dynamic, highly organized Plumber II.The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is a six-time National Recreational and Parks Association Gold Medal Award Winner. Behind the vast and diverse Montgomery County Department of Parks system is a career staff complement of nearly 800 employees, 421 parks and over 37,000 acres of park land that serves a diverse population of more than one million residents in the Washington, DC area. There is a robust team focused on highly efficient work. Located in Gaithersburg, Maryland and reporting directly to the Plumbing Shop Supervisor, the Plumber II will lead the Montgomery County Department of Parks in the completion of major complex projects. Go to our website to learn more: Management Division: The Plumber II will be part of the Facilities Management Division. This Division of 118 staff provides for the care and maintenance of the Department's physical assets including facilities, pavement, fleet, and major building systems. With a budget over $13 million dollars, the division is responsible for facility condition assessments, major and minor maintenance programs, and serves as the primary support to the Department's Capital Improvement Projects (CIP). The division strives to achieve a balance between the upkeep of aging facilities and new construction by integrating a number of CIP and major maintenance projects into the daily work program each year.DIVERSITY STATEMENT: Montgomery County Department of Parks believes that diversity in all dimensions of the organization supports and bolsters the innovative thinking essential to its success. Montgomery County Parks does not make hiring decisions on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, political affiliation, ideology or status as a Veteran.Please Note: The salary range listed above represents the earning potential for this position. Salary is commensurate with experience. Examples of Important Duties Tools and Equipment: Inspects and troubleshoots plumbing systems for problems, damages, or necessary repairs Installs, repairs and maintains circulatory pumps involving potable water, domestic hot water, pool heaters, hot water exchange coils and irrigation systems. Uses a variety of tools and equipment to install, maintain, repair, replace or modify plumbing systems and natural gas and propane piping systems in compliance with Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) codes and national fuel codes.Drives motor vehicles to carry workers and haul tools, equipment, materials and supplies to job sites; loads and unloads trucks of tools, equipment, supplies and materials. Utilizes personal protection equipment such as seat belts, respirator, or eye protection while performing duties. Projects: Contacts inspectors to schedule inspections of projects. Hot water exchange coils and irrigation systems. Installs, tests, and certifies back flow prevention devices and repairs. Assigns, trains, and checks work of other Plumbers, Trades Apprentices and Park/General. Maintenance Workers. Contacts utility company before digging. Performs critical Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance work to remove barriers. Administrative: Receives work orders for plumbing/gas fitting projects. Reads and interprets building plans, blueprints, sketches and mechanical drawings. Completes required administrative paperwork and recordkeeping, such as automated Enterprise Asset Management work order systems. Checks invoices to ensure materials are received and delivered. Solicits quotes from required vendors to accomplish work and troubleshoot work progress or equipment. Attends training to increase knowledge, awareness and safety. Complies with Commission's practices regarding recycling and disposal. Important Skills and Characteristics: Considerable knowledge of: (1) standard plumbing practices and methods; (2) Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) plumbing/gas fitting codes and National Fuel codes. Considerable knowledge of Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), building, and fire codes. Considerable knowledge of piping systems involving water, sewer, natural gas, propane gas, air and venting requirements. Skill in operation of: (1) plumbing hand and power tools; (2) light construction equipment(eg, skid loader, forklift); (3) motor vehicles; and (4) appropriate office equipment. Skill in communication to understand verbal and written information. * Reading and interpreting blueprints, building plans, sketches, and schematic drawings to determine the type of equipment, materials, and methods to utilize. Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with business contacts in a businesslike, customer service-oriented manner; this includes skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships and working as a member of a team. Preferred Qualifications: Possess plumbing license. Ability to stall and maintain natural gas and propane systems. Ability to test and install backflow preventer devices. Ability to install gas lines for heating systems and hot water units. Minimum Qualifications 1. High School diploma or Certificate of General Educational Development (GED).2. Completion of an approved plumbing/gas fitting apprentice program or four (4) years ofprogressively responsible experience.3. Two (2) years of experience at the journey level.4. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted, which together total six (6) years.5. Valid Journey Plumber License and Gas Fitter Certification issued by appropriate localjurisdiction.6. Valid driver's license in accordance with both State and Commission rules and regulations. Driver's license must be unencumbered by restrictions, revocations, suspensions, or points that could limit the employee's ability to drive Commission vehicles or perform driving duties required by the position of assignment.7. Depending on area of assignment, a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) withappropriate endorsements may be required.8. Pass Commission medical examination. Supplemental Information Class/Specification: Plumber II (2454)Working Conditions: Occasionally performs work indoors and outdoors; exposure to varied weather conditions, confined spaces, heights, raw sewage, sewage odors, chemical odors and hazardous materials. Must be available to work during emergencies. Positions in this class occasionally remains in a stationary position, move about inside the office and outside, operate vehicles, tools and equipment, ascend and descend ladders and stairs, work at heights, position self to complete manual work, pull and use fingers to perform plumbing work, be able to view directions and numbers on equipment, move equipment, tools and objects weighing up to 75 pounds.Person(s) hired for this position must provide proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (with limited religious or medical exceptions). The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate a workplace culture of diversity, equity and inclusion without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other non-merit factor.Very competitive and flexible benefits programs available! Get to know Montgomery Parks and the opportunities available: PDN-96e1cffe-87f0-47d8-bce1-211368214f08

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