City Of Houston, TX Houston , TX 77020
Applications Accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED
Division/Section: In-House Renovation
Workdays & Hours: M-F, 7 a.m.- 4 p.m.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Provides technical guidance in training and directing the activities of workers engaged in the assembly, installation and repair of pipes, fittings and fixtures of heating, cooling, irrigation, water supply and waste disposal systems. Assists personnel with complex work assignments and inspects completed tasks to ensure quality standards are met.
Secures plumbing permits to install fixtures in city-owned buildings. Operates pressure test equipment to test installed systems for leaks, ensuring that system meets specifications. Interprets blueprints and construction plans in conjunction with water, gas, and sewage lines. Ensures adherence to plumbing codes.
The position involves considerable physical exertion, such as regular climbing of ladders, lifting of heavy objects up to 80 pounds on a highly frequent basis and/or assuming awkward positions for long periods of time. There are occasional exposures to significant levels of heat, cold, moisture and air pollution.
Requires a high school diploma or GED and a current Texas Journey Level Plumber's license.
Two years of experience as a plumber are required.
A valid driver's license and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving (AP 2-2). A current Texas Journey Level Plumber's license.
Preference will be given to applicants with a current Texas Journey Level Plumber's license.
Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.
SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED
The selection process will involve application review and/or interview.
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION
YES, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
Pay Grade: 18
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov. To view your detailed application status,
Please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm. For application status inquiries please contact 832-393-0051.
Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly,should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.
All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information. If you need special services or accommodations, please call TTY 7-1-1.
EEO EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, generic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.