The Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission
August 24, 2018
Full-time - Experienced
Maintenance Facilities, Operations
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), a six-time National Recreation and Parks Association Gold Medal Award Winner, is seeking a Senior Plumber to work within Montgomery Parks. The department serves a diverse population of more than one million residents in Montgomery County, Maryland, and manages 421 parks on more than 37,000 acres of parkland. The Department has an annual operating budget of over $100 million, a six-year Capital Improvement Program of over $180 million, and a career staff of nearly 800 employees. The Department of Parks, Facilities Management Division, seeks an experienced Senior Plumber to assist in resolving plumbing issues for the entire Park and Planning department in Montgomery County. Under general supervision, performs the full range of difficult, skilled plumbing and gas fitting work involving considerable responsibility, complexity, and variety. Performs installation, maintenance, modification, and repair of plumbing/gas fitting systems at Commission buildings, structures, and property. May direct activities of other Plumbers, Trades Trainees, and Park/General Maintenance Workers who support skilled trades workers. Work is checked by inspectors, Trade Shop Supervisors, and Lead Plumbers. Performs other duties as assigned.
Experienced Journeyman Plumber specializing in service area.
Will be provided with truck during work hours and all necessary tools, supplies, including uniform (which includes safety shoes) and protective equipment to get the job done.
Work is varied and very complex in skill level.
New installation work will become part of responsibilities within a year of employment.
Persons holding this position are required to meet all medical fitness requirements including being able to lift 75-lbs; pass controlled/substance and alcohol testing.
Work Hours – 6:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Valid Driver's License.
Valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with appropriate endorsements may be required, but not a prerequisite for hiring.
EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT DUTIES:
Plans work. Receives work orders for plumbing/gas fitting projects. Reads and interprets building plans, blueprints, sketches, and mechanical drawings to determine equipment, materials, and methods. Inspects and troubleshoots plumbing systems for problems, damages, or necessary repairs. Recommends corrective action and prepares repair estimates. Contacts inspectors to schedule inspections of projects.
Installs, repairs, and maintains circulatory pumps involving potable water, pool heaters, hot water exchange coils, and irrigation systems. Adjusts valves, gauges, and controls to maintain flow and pressure to service and maintain Commission facilities involving potable water, fire sprinklers, and irrigation sprinklers. Installs tests and certifies back flow prevention devices. Repairs or replaces as required to protect potable water supply.
Completes required administrative paperwork and recordkeeping
Assigns and maintains inventory of power equipment, tools, safety equipment, and vehicles assigned to crew.
Locates and taps main headers, routes and cuts openings, places hangers for level and slope and determines type and location of and installs valves, traps, and unions needed for proper operation and maintenance of systems.
Ability to receive written instructions via a work order system.
The ability to communicate effectively with Senior Managers, Customers, Engineers, External Agencies, Corporate Representatives and staff is a must; along with the ability to train and instruct Painters and Park General/Maintenance Workers, team members as needed.
Excellent supervisory skills and the ability to effectively trouble shoot problems as they arise, as desired.
Drives motor vehicles to carry workers and haul tools, equipment, materials, and supplies. Loads and unloads tools, equipment, supplies, and materials. Sets up tools and equipment at work sites. Provides routine maintenance of vehicles and equipment. Takes vehicle to garage for maintenance and repairs.
1. H.S. diploma or GED; and
2. Completion of an approved plumbing/gas fitting apprentice program or four years of progressively responsible experience; and
3. Two years of experience at the journey level; or
4. An equivalent combination of education and experience totaling six years.
5. Valid Journey Plumber's License and Gas Fitter Certification issued by appropriate local jurisdiction.
6. WSSC back flow/cross connection license within six months of employment.
7. Valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with appropriate endorsements may be required.
8. Valid driver's license.
9. Pass Commission medical examination.
Internal Number: 12304
About The Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Created in 1927, The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission embodies the vision of forward-looking community leaders who saw the need to plan for orderly development and protection of the natural resources in the two suburban counties bordering the District of Columbia. During the Commission's proud 80 plus years of existence, the population of the area it serves has increased to more than 1.6 million residents who inhabit a bi-county area of great economic, racial, ethnic and geographic diversity.The Commission's facilities, programs and responsibilities have constantly evolved and expanded to keep pace with the needs of this vibrant community. From assuming responsibility for the entire public recreation program in Prince George's County in the '70s, to building and strengthening ongoing regional business partnerships, the Commission has continued to plan, fund and deliver quality, innovative programs, facilities and services for over three-quarters of a century. M-NCPPC benefits the citizens of Montgomery and Prince George's Counties by Turning Visions Into Reality.
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