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Master Plumber

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Position Information
Service Center
Monday-Friday, 7 am - 4 pmMay require after hours, weekends and holidays due to emergencies and other scheduled events
Supervisor 5/122 ($49,222.00 - $70,316.00)
FLSA Status:
Reports To:
Director, Campus Operations, Engineering, Maint Services
Criminal Background Check:
Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.
College Profile

Austin Community College (ACC) is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each fall and spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriately applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.

As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:
  • Reflects the diversity of our community.
  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching.
  • Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities.
  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for underrepresented populations.
  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others.
  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC.

Our Mission

The Austin Community College District promotes student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training in its service area.

For more information, see http://www.austincc.edu/about-acc/mission-statement.Commitment to Equity and Inclusion

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.

As an open-access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. The College values and is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout the College community. General Statement of Job

Performs advanced master level (Senior Level) work in maintaining, repairing and installing plumbing systems that transport water steam, natural and laboratory gases, sewer, storm and drain water, chilled water, vacuum systems and related equipment and distribution systems district-wide.Description of Duties and TasksEssential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Oversees and performs moderately technical and preventative maintenance tasks on all plumbing equipment and systems.
  • Performs troubleshooting and maintenance procedures needed to keep all plumbing equipment operating in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Trains and monitors the work of assigned employees on plumbing assignments; oversee and schedule the work of the contracted vendors for outsourced services; and inspects finished product.
  • Inspects, maintains, repairs, modifies, installs, and replaces building, laboratory, and other miscellaneous plumbing systems.
  • Develops plans, materials and equipment specifications, and estimates for plumbing related projects.
  • Locates and repairs leaks in common and specialty piping systems conveying various fluids and gases, including but not limited to domestic water, reclaimed water, wastewater, steam, laboratory gases, natural gas, and refrigerants.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on building, laboratory and specialty plumbing systems and system components including pumps and controls. Utilizes instruments such as ultrasonic, temperature sensing, pressure and flow gauges.
  • Includes working on electronic and pneumatic actuated valves, as well as replacing backflow prevention assemblies, and safety eye washes and showers. Clears drain blockages. Removes and replaces lavatory fixtures.
  • Provides timely and courteous customer service, keeps supervisors up-to-date on daily work order status to ensure clear, concise, and necessary communication channels are maintained and customer expectations are met.
  • Inspects completed work for conformance with specifications, requirements, and compliance with applicable building and safety codes and regulations.
  • Prepares and completes appropriate documents, work orders, reports to include but not limited to documenting length of time spent on each job, materials used, and describing work completed. Develops plumbing activity and repair standard operating procedures.
  • Conducts, coordinates and schedules routine, annual and biannual inspections and testing.
  • Complies with all applicable health and safety regulations, policies, and established work practices.
  • KnowledgeMust possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

    Working knowledge of plumbing systems. Master level understanding of plumbing codes, working knowledge of building codes such as Fire Codes, American with Disabilities Act, etc. or ability to learn how they apply to facilities.SkillsMust possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

    Ability to exercise poise, tact, diplomacy and an ability to establish and maintain positive, working/professional relationships with internal/external customers. Ability to effectively prioritize in a multi-demand and constantly changing environment using organization and flexibility skills; able to meet multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines without sacrificing accuracy, timeliness or professionalism. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. Maintaining an established work schedule, with occasional nights and weekends. Ability to use hand and power tools and equipment to accomplish plumbing tasks involved in maintenance, repair, dismantling, construction, refresh, and remodeling of the building structures. Ability to learn a variety of processes, procedures, methods, various standard materials, and supplies applicable to constructing, remodeling, maintaining, and repairing office buildings and other structures. Ability to apply proper methods, techniques, and procedures in accomplishing a wide variety of repair, renovation and construction projects. Effectively communicating verbal and written instructions. Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials. Technology Skills

    Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software. Must possess appropriate levels of proficiency with utilized software and systems and be able to learn new software/systems such as a Computerized Maintenance Management System to open/close assigned work orders.Required Work Experience

  • Five years of Licensed Master Plumber's work experience.
  • Required Education

  • High school diploma or educational equivalent.
  • Special RequirementsLicenses/Certifications; Other

    Master Plumber Licensed in the State of Texas. Responsible Master Plumber (RMP) Designation in the State of Texas. Valid Class C Texas Driver's License in good standing.Physical Requirements

    May need to lift heavy objects of up to 50 pounds. Ability to drive motor vehicles and other motorize equipment. May be exposed to a variety of temperatures, noise, moving mechanical parts, or chemicals. Work is performed in a variety of settings. Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling, and at times subject to stooping, crawling, and climbing. May require wearing a respirator (air purifying - N95 or half face mask). May require wearing hearing protection and participation in a Hearing Conservation Program.Safety

  • Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.
  • HR Use Only

  • Updated 11-20-2020
  • ACC Benefits OverviewFull-time Faculty and Staffing Table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the College are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.

    ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law.

    DisclaimerThe above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

    As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 5/3/2021
    Application Due: 5/14/2021
    Work Type: Full Time