Plumbing/Piping Mechanic (commercial)

Sterling, VA
Jun 19, 2017
Jun 21, 2017
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY Directly responsible for and have complete knowledge of vent, hot & cold water, waste water, and under ground piping including copper pipe soldering and brazing. Must have experience with all phases of central plant construction including boiler, chiller, and cooling tower installation, coil connections, pumps, and heat exchangers. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Read plans to perform necessary work * Perform layout * Perform take-offs * Maintain a complete set of tools ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES * Responsible for company assets used on job site * Hold a valid driver license * Make purchases at local supply houses following Company procedure * Other duties as assigned EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE * Must have a Journeyman's license in DC and active backflow certification.* Minimum four years of commercial plumbing installation experience as a plumber and pipe fitter. * Experience with no-hub & PVC piping installation, control valve, two-way valve, and three-way valve installation.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES * Knowledge of tools and equipment needed to complete a job * Complete familiarity with bathroom fixture installation. * Able to perform mathematical calculations * Able to understand written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents * Able to use logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of solutions and approaches to problemsPHYSICAL AND MENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS * Must have the ability to lift up to 60 pounds * Spend long periods of time standing * Ability to climb ladders to perform work * Work in high elevations WORKING CONDITIONS * Periodic travel to multiple job locations * May be subjected to inclement weather and hazardous working conditions * Work weekend or night-time duty, as needed

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