Assist assigned plumbers in the installation and repair of plumbing fixtures including pipe and gas systems; assist in all types of plumbing and pipefitting tasks and assist with maintenance and repair of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High school diploma or GED supplemented by thirty (30) credit hours vocational training in plumbing, heating and cooling systems or a related field, plus one (1) year plumbing or pipefitting experience. Related education and experience may be interchangeable on a year for year basis. Possession of a valid New Mexico Driver's License.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS :
Position requires: Shift work, Odd days off.
PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:
Use and application of common plumbing materials including valves, pipe, fittings, controls and sprinkler systems
Use and application of a variety of common plumbing hand-tools
Basic procedures and terminology used in the plumbing trade
Basic mathematical principles
Operational hazards and standard safety practices
Principles and procedures of materials procurement
Learn to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams and plans
Assist with backflow device installation and repair
Learn the methods and techniques of soldering, brazing, and minor welding
Learn to use journey-level plumbing tools
Assist with the repair and/or replace damaged plumbing and plumbing fixtures
Assemble and install air, gas, water, and related systems
Assist with the repair and installation of pumps
Understand and follow oral and written instructions
Communicate clearly and concisely