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  • 514122
  • Full-time


Delivering results that matter by providing best in class support services.


Job Location:

General Services Division 

1840 W. Jackson Street 

Phoenix, Arizona 85007

Posting Details:

Salary: $47,564 - $66,560 

Grade: 22

Closing Date: Open until Filled

Job Summary:

The Arizona Department of Administration (ADOA), Facilities Operation and Maintenance section of the General Services Division manages a very heavy and complex industrial plumbing and general maintenance workload for ADOA managed space, which consists of 67 structures and over 3 million square feet of space located at state complexes in the Phoenix area. All state buildings have some type of industrial plumbing equipment that requires a higher level of plumbing knowledge to properly maintain and/or repair. The General Services Division is actively recruiting a Plumber, to respond to work orders with a high degree of knowledge and efficiency.

Job Duties:
  • Industrial, commercial and residential piping and plumbing applications, sizing, repair and installation including but not limited to systems for; fire sprinkler, steam piping, backflow prevention, lift stations, expansion tanks, water treatment, potable water, waste water, pressure regulators, submersible pumps, reverse osmosis and water softeners.
  • Operate/use drain clearing machines of different sizes, augers, snakes, pressure jetters, jet sweats, cast iron cutter and bladder bags. Install and repair faucets, sinks, carriers, toilets, urinals, flush valves, p-traps, condensate lines, pneumatic lines, valves globe, gate, ball, rising stem, check, steam, potable and waste water, piping black iron, cast iron, copper, galvanized brass, cement, clay, gas, PVC and ABS, fittings no hub, compression, threaded, led, glued, brazed, soldered, welded and voltaic. 
  • Explore and seek out any opportunities for improving equipment and plumbing fixtures performance and longevity through research and preventive maintenance program. Maintain records of items repaired, materials used and prepare material lists needed, submit requests for purchases. 
  • Interpret schematics to determine standards or procedures to follow in repairing or installing plumbing fixtures and appliances. Consult on blueprints and specifications with state agencies and outside engineers and contractors.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

  • Various commercial, industrial and residential plumbing techniques and methods of issue diagnosis 
  • Various types of pipe and components including proper use and calculations for measurement 
  • OSHA requirements, guidelines and safety practices
  • Blueprints, sketches and structural components of buildings in relation to utility systems 
  • Methods and practices of plumbing remodeling and construction to include replacing utility services; various tools, equipment and materials related to the trade; methods of trouble-shooting drain and water issues 
  • General knowledge of local and national building codes, statutes and agency policies and procedures.

Skilled in:

  • Installation, repair and maintenance of all plumbing systems and assignments common to the trade 
  • Cost analysis including estimating time and material requirements for work projects, and the repair of existing equipment versus replacement with new

Ability to:

  • Quickly and accurately diagnose and repair plumbing and other building maintenance issues
  • Inspect, service, repair and install a wide variety of plumbing equipment 
  • Read and interpret blueprints, code-books, and other documents 
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing to management, customers and fellow employees; and maintain records and prepare reports as required.
Selective Preference(s):
  • Back-flow Testing Certification. Certification can be obtained after hire.
  • 5 years or more experience as a Journeyman in the industrial plumbing field.
Pre-Employment Requirements:
  • Background and reference check, including a state and federal criminal records check
  • Requires possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driving training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

  • Sick leave 
  • Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year 
  • Health and dental insurance 
  • Retirement plan 
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance 
  • Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page

  • Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). 
  • Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
Contact Us:
  • If you have any questions please feel free to contact Shelia Wiggins-Wayne at shelia.wiggins@azdoa.gov or 480-645-2290 for assistance.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.