Company: San Juan Construction, Inc.
Posted on: March 17, 2019
Position Primary Function: The utility plumber performs skilled plumbing work in the Installation, maintenance and repair of water mains, pipes, sewer, meters, fire lines, fire hydrants and hydrant leads.-- The position requires responsibility for carrying out and explaining existing policies and methods relative to installation and maintenance activities and maintaining records and reports of repairs and services rendered. TYPICAL DUTIES: Installs new water services and mains or replaces or relocates services with copper, cast iron, wrought iron, plastic, or steel pipes and bronze, copper or galvanized fittings; drills and taps water mains. Locates and repairs underground and surface leaks on service pipes and water mains; makes repairs under water pressure, using various methods; installs, changes, removes and makes field repairs to water meters; sets meters and meter boxes in conformity with established sidewalk grades; installs, relocates or changes temporary water mains and makes necessary alterations to water services and meters; removes meters and conducts flow and pressure tests. Cleans and maintains traps; repairs gate valves; changes broken or worn spindles; repacks glands; assists in the operation of gate valves; checks air valves when filling mains; repairs leaks in cast iron mains using leak clamp for minor breaks, or in the case of large breaks, cuts out and removes broken section and installs new section; installs necessary piping and sets recording chart meters or registers on water mains and meters; caulks joints on new and old mains; lays out and installs new mains and pertinent fittings. Oversees a small crew of semi-skilled and unskilled helpers in the performance of various maintenance activities or installations of new services; oversees and assists in the excavation and backfilling of trenches, the disinfection and flushing of mains and fittings and the setting up and operating of various equipment necessary to maintenance and installation activities. Inspects, services, repairs and replaces defective parts of high and low pressure fire hydrants and fire lines; makes needed repairs in the field when possible or removes hydrants for shop repair; operates, inspects and makes repairs to high and low pressure gate valves; caulks joints using suitable caulking materials and tools; paints fire hydrants; rebuilds hydrant bodies, inspects the installation and alteration of high pressure mains and hydrant leads; tests, inspects and services building standpipes; inspects, makes repairs to and fills fire cisterns; makes repairs and adjustments to high pressure recorders; inspects, services, repairs and replaces defective parts of reservoirs and tanks; may perform incidental maintenance or installation of inside plumbing when required. REQUIREMENTS Educational and experience preferences: Minimum high school diploma or equivalent. 2-4 years experience in duties described above and/or equivalent combination of experience and technical training or apprenticeship program. Experience installing underground utilities for the non-potable water, pipe line, sewer line, fire line and potable water line. --Backhoe, Mini Excavator, and telescopic fork lift experience is a plus. MINIMUM REQUIRED TOOLS Hand tools and power tools to perform above listed typical duties COMMENTS: The above document is a job description, which covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day to day. This job description does not: (1) alter any employee's at-will employment relationship with San Juan Construction, Inc.; (2) give rise to contractual rights; or (3) give rise to an enforceable commitment. San Juan Construction, Inc. reserves the right to alter or amend this job description at any time and without prior notice to its employees. PandoLogic.Category: Construction & Trades, Keywords: Plumber
Keywords: San Juan Construction, Inc., Tampa , Utility Plumber, Professions , Tampa, Florida
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