Duties: Knowledge of the principles and methods used in the installation of water piping systems, backflow prevention, sanitary piping systems and vent piping systems. Extensive experience in service plumbing; example repair of fixtures, faucets, drain cleaning, and leak repairs on sanitary and water piping.
Ability to interpret and work from drawings, sketches and Operation and Maintenance manuals. Knowledge of materials, tools and equipment used in the installation and repair of plumbing systems. Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose problems in the field with plumbing systems. Experience in installation of piping and fixtures in laboratories, hospitals, dental clinics, or restaurants. Experience or knowledge in backflow testing and repair. Knowledge of OSHA regulations, PPE requirements, and safe work practices
Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED and 5 years to 7 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Must have successfully completed one of the following:
*An approved accredited apprenticeship (4-5 year program) in plumbing *Plumbing trade-specific vocational school (2-year program)
*Plumbing trade-specific military school(s) and experience
Minimum of 5-7 years of experience with Mechanical and Plumbing building systems.
Must have experience working in a multi-trades environment; AND must be willing to conduct work outside of his/her primary trade, as operational needs dictate.,
Able to work with limited supervision. Must have own hand tools. Must have ability to lift 50 lbs. and climb. Must have Philadelphia plumber's license and thorough knowledge of the Philadelphia Plumbing Code.
Possess a valid driver's license, free of any suspension or revocation from the individual's state of permanent residency.
Reference Number: 96-26056
Salary Grade: U
Employment Type: Non-Exempt