Plumber I, May Be Underfilled (3 Positions)

Fairfax, Virginia
Apr 12, 2018
May 17, 2018
Full Time

Plumber I (May be underfilled)

3 Positions

Department of Facilities and Transportation Services

Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax, Virginia

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), the nation’s 10th largest school district in the nation, located in suburban area just outside Washington, DC, is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as a Plumber I within the Department of Facilities and Transportation Services. This individual performs skilled journey-level plumbing and pipefitter work required to install, inspect, maintain, and repair new and existing water, steam, and natural gas systems and appliances.

The ideal candidate will need any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school, supplemented by completion of an acceptable apprentice-level plumbing training program and possession of a Commonwealth of Virginia backflow certification, plus four years of progressively more responsible experience in plumbing repairs, pipefitting, and commercial kitchen equipment service/repair, two years of which shall have been at the apprentice II or equivalent level. Can demonstrate knowledge of the methods and skills in the use of equipment, materials and tools appropriate for plumbing/pipefitting and related installation, maintenance, and repair activities; knowledge of common hazards and necessary safety precautions; knowledge of local, state, and national codes; ability to read and interpret instructions, diagrams, sketches, blueprints, and manufacturers' manuals; capability to estimate time and material needs, determine when repair is not economically practical, and perform routine tasks and arithmetic computations; knowledge of basic computer skills; and strength and dexterity necessary to perform all required tasks including lifting, stooping, bending, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions. Valid driver's license with a good driving record. May be required to work an evening and/or night shift on a regular or rotating basis, accept call-back overtime or regular overtime, and/or agree to assume an emergency call-out list status.

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