Works as directed, making repairs that can be accomplished by removing, cleaning, replacing, packing, and sealing defective parts of utility, supply, and disposal systems. A higher level worker or the supervisor gives advice on unusual problems. Measures, cuts, bends, and threads pipe, and caulks and seals such things as elbows, union joints, tile pipe, faucets, and shower drains; removes, cleans, installs, or replaces joints and fixtures, for example, traps, faucets and unions; replaces malfunctioning toilet parts and toilets; hooks up equipment such as water heaters and disposal units to already installed systems, replaces sections of pipe and tile by following previously-used routes, hangers and levels; selects tools, decides on methods and techniques to use, and carries out the work with little check during its progress. This is a full time position with benefits. Minimum salary $25.50 per hour.
Requires experience in the plumbing field at the Helper level, or an equivalent combination of related experience and/or training; ability to add, subtract, multiply, divide and work with simple fractions; skill in the use of tools and equipment such as tapes, rules, hacksaws, hand and power pipe threaders and cutters, packing and caulking irons, and pipe wrenches. The employee is required to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, climb and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions, and is frequently required to lift, carry, and set up parts and equipment that weigh up to 40 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Work is performed indoors and outdoors, and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
This position requires the selected candidate to possess and maintain a valid State driver’s license, to provide a copy of that license upon appointment, to certify that such license is his/her only State issued driver’s license, that such license is currently valid and is not revoked, suspended, or canceled, and that the selected candidate is not otherwise disqualified in any way that would prohibit his/her safe and lawful operation of a motor vehicle. Once appointed, the employee is required to timely notify his/her supervisor if any action occurs that would prohibit his/her safe and lawful operation of a motor vehicle. As determined by the Presidio Trust, the employee may also be required to periodically provide a copy of his/her valid driver’s license, re-certify as to the information above, and/or provide additional information regarding the employee’s ability to safely and lawfully operate a motor vehicle in the context of Presidio Trust employment.