Diagnose problems, repair, and maintain plumbing systems to include disassembling, assembling, and installation of components associated with these systems. Perform corrective and preventive maintenance on installed equipment and systems. Identifies and recommends possible plumbing system modifications/ repairs for purposes of energy conservation. Perform back-flow tests and inspections. Make adjustments as necessary. Works under the supervision of the chief utilities branch and the daily leadership and guidance from the plumber II.
Note: Incumbent is considered emergency essential. Flexible working schedule is required as well as overtime, call-back and on-call.
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to a high school diploma or GED issued by a state department of education; and two year technical degree in the plumbing trade; or completion of apprentice-level plumbing vocational training; or four years practical, progressively responsible plumbing experience.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
- Valid state motor vehicle operator's license;
- Valid journeyman plumber certification from the state of Virginia.
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background, a driving record check and a pre-employment medical evaluation to the satisfaction of the employer.
Experience using tools of the trade and experience estimating time and materials needed to complete a job. Prior knowledge and experience working with Sloan valves, three phase and single phase electric pump motors and pump motor control centers, and water heaters (gas, electric and oil). Certified cross-connection prevention device tester.
This position requires one to be able to stand, stoop, bend, stretch, walk, climb, sit, type on a keyboard. Able to lift 75 pounds with assistance by staff or lifting device. Must be able to climb up 8' step ladders and 35' extension ladders. Must be able to bend, stoop and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
Panel interview and may include a hands on exercise.
It is the policy of Fairfax County Government to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, genetics, or disability in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.