Under the supervision of the Crew Supervisor for Plumbing Steamfitting, performs general plumbing and steam fitting work involved in the installation, maintenance, and repair of plumbing systems, high pressure steam pipes and fittings, related steam operated equipment, condensate pumps, boilers, steam heat auxiliary equipment, including both supply and drain piping and related fixtures, and related control and metering equipment.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work
requirements that may be inherent in the position.
This position is designated as essential. The designation of essential requires employees at these 24/7 facilities to be present due to inclement weather situations.
Education: High School Diploma or GED certificate is preferred.
Experience: Three (3) years of experience in plumbing and steam fitting work involving a variety of layout, installation and maintenance is a must.
Licenses: Appointees will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of the vehicle rather than employee mobility is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
Working Conditions: Lifts, carries, pushes and pulls material and equipment including fittings, pipes and tools. Climbs on ladders, stoops, kneels, crouches and crawls to inspect and repair pipes in ceilings and between walls. Stands on and in wet areas to clean clogged lines, leaking lines and fixtures. Subject to odors and gases when working with clogged fixtures or pipelines. Subject to work in steam pits, confined spaces, tunnels, chases, and from ladders. Vacation time will not be approved during the annual steam shut down period, which generally takes place during the first and second weeks in May.
Knowledge And Abilities: Working knowledge of the NJ Plumbing code and work practices involved in the plumbing profession. Knowledge of the problems involved in plumbing and steam fitting work. Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications is preferred. Ability to make hydraulic calculations required in sizing and laying out piping systems. Ability to prepare comprehensive reports and to present facts clearly, both orally and in writing. Ability to analyze/trouble shoot problems involving plumbing installation, inspection, maintenance, and repair work. Ability to work with diverse populations and in a team. Ability to read, speak and understand English sufficiently to perform duties of this position. Ability to understand and follow safety procedures. Ability to work flexible shifts.
C16: $42,112.27 - $59,245.48 *NOTE: Salaries for internal candidates are determined by the New Jersey Civil Service Commission's formula. Salaries for external candidates are determined up to the fourth step of $47,823.34