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PLUMBER

  • 513328
  • PHOENIX
  • DEPT OF ADMINISTRATION
  • Full-time

DEPT OF ADMINISTRATION

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

PLUMBER

Job Location:
General Service Division

501 N 24th Street

Phoenix, AZ 85008

Posting Details:

Salary: $59,000 - $67,000

Grade: 22

Closing Date: Open until Filled

Job Summary:

The Arizona Department of Administration is actively recruiting a Plumber for the General Services Division (GSD). This position is responsible for responding to and resolving all plumbing and general maintenance issues and concerns of ASH Hospital buildings by ensuring that maintenance calls for service are handled in the most efficient way possible, as well as the day-to-day maintenance, repair, and efficient operation of all building systems and equipment.

This position is subject to the vaccination requirements outlined in CMS Interim Final Rule - Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination (published November 5, 2021) (86 FR 61555).”

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:
  • An individual working at the State Hospital must be able to obtain a valid Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-1758.07.
  • This position is subject to the vaccination requirements outlined in CMS Interim Final Rule - Medicare and Medicaid Programs: Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination (published November 5, 2021) (86 FR 61555).” 
  • Requires possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver license record checks, required to maintain acceptable driving records and complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).
Benefits:

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

Retirement:
  • 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

ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)

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.