Plumber, Team Lead


Job Description Summary:

The Division of Operations, Facilities Maintenance is need of an experienced through tradesperson to take on the role of a Lead Plumber position. The successful candidate will assist the Supervisor with day to day operations, as well as serve as acting supervisor and required. The work schedule is Monday-Friday from 7:00 to 4:00 PM. The Lead will be a well-trained, highly organized and professional who takes pride in his/her work and can perform various customer service duties as required throughout the day. The desired candidate is a professional with a flexible schedule available for on-call duty and weekend work as needed. The lead level performs the duties of a Senior Plumber and also as Lead will assists with a variety supervisory and administrative responsibilities. Must possess the ability to walk, stand, sit and perform repetitive duties. The candidate will report to the Plumbing Supervisor.

Duties of the Lead Plumber, include:
• Installs, maintains, and repairs plumbing fixtures and systems in accordance with District of Columbia Plumbing Code regulations.
• Connects and disconnects air, gas, water, vacuum, steam, and waste disposal systems.
• Assigns, inspects, and participates in the installation, maintenance, and repair of plumbing fixtures and equipment as directed by a Supervisor.
• Insures that work is performed according to District of Columbia Plumbing Code regulations and OSHA codes.
• Estimates material requirements for Supervisor.
• Services in the role of supervisor when the supervisor is in or on leave and performs

Shop Lead duties as required; including outage coverage.
• Assist with preparation of weekly work schedules, prioritization and distribution of work including service calls and preventive maintenance. In the absence of supervisor will provide supervision formally.
• Ensures materials and supplies are available for staff, such as tools, equipment, and replacement parts.
• Provides quality assurance and adherence to safety regulations
• Conducts inspections and provide recommendations
• May serve as primary point of contact for contracts or projects.
• Serves as departmental representative in meetings or projects
• Inspects and monitor work areas, examine tools and equipment, and provide employee safety training to prevent, detect, and correct unsafe conditions or violations of procedures and safety rules.
• Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a high school diploma/GED plus 3 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to work flexible work schedule

Ability to interact with a diverse population to include students, faculty, staff, and external contractors and vendors.

Ability to conduct him or herself in a professional manner and provide excellent customer service to external and internal customers.

Ability to utilize and manage work order tickets using AiM.


Campus Location: Foggy Bottom College/School/Department: Operations Family Facilities & Campus Ops Sub-Family Plumbing Stream Service and Support Level Level 3 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hours Per Week: 40 Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:00 am to 4:00 pm Position Designation: Designated On-Site: Employees who are required to physically report to work or remain at work during an emergency or adjustment to the university's operating status Telework: No Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search, Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Search Special Instructions to Applicants: Internal Applicants Only? No Posting Number: S006519 Job Open Date: 07/28/2017 Job Close Date: 08/14/2017 If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Documents Refer to Special Instructions to Applicants