Classified Title: Pipefitter/Plumber Working Title: Role/Level/Range: SKILL10/01/BU Starting Salary Range: $20.29 (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full-Time Schedule: Monday - Friday, 7-3:30 Employee subgroup: Non-Exempt Location: Working 37.5 hours per week; Working Monday-Friday 7-3:30pm Department name: 10001054-Maintenance Personnel area: Johns Hopkins University
Performs a wide range of general maintenance jobs (including high voltage motors) except for specialized or difficult jobs. Repairs, maintains, and inspects machines, mechanical equipment, and buildings. Works on plumbing, electrical, and air conditioning and heating systems. Performs painting and carpentry jobs.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
Repair, adjust or replace structural parts of buildings, office and laboratory furniture/apparatus such as doors, windows, partitions, ceilings, floors, roofs, animal cages, cabinets including door
checks, locking devices, and hinges.
Perform, plumbing jobs such as adjustment and repair of pipes .an d plumbing fixtures, valves, floats, drains, grease traps, sump pumps, watering systems, air- conditioning units, freezers, refrigerators, hot water heaters, HV AC units, heat pumps, fan coil units, induction units, terminal reheat and similar equipment. Unclog drain lines and sewers.
Perform rough carpentry work such as constructing wood forms, shipping boxes, protective sheds, staging platforms, flooring partitions, tables, benches, shelving, racks, and others.
Prepare and apply paints on walls, ceiling, windows, doors, floors, roof, woodwork,
and other parts of building systems as needed.
Repair and maintain electrical systems including switches, circuit breakers, outlets, and light fixtures.
Perform routine maintenance according to established schedule to ensure that machines run smoothly and building systems operate efficiently. Inspect drives motors, belts, check fluid levels, replaces filters, and perform other maintenance work.
Assist more experienced maintenance workers in performing a variety of maintenance jobs as directed.
Keep records of maintenance and repair work.
Observe safety precautions and use equipment properly to avoid harming self and others and damaging property. Maintain equipment and work area in clean and orderly condition. Perform other duties as required.
(PLEASE NOTE) GUIDANCE OF OTHERS:
Guide and assist lower classified maintenance mechanics and employees in carrying out work responsibilities. Proficiency with tools and equipment: power saw, joiner, planer, drill, grinder, electric and oxyacetylene burning and welding equipment, air compressor, spray gun, pipe threader, soldering iron, hack saw, screwdriver, wrenches, hammers, ladders, scaffolding, chisels, shovels, paint brushes, oil cans, rulers and measuring devices, and normal complement of tradesmen's and power tools and safety equipment. Experience working with materials such as wood, metal, glass, pipe, paint, thinners, concrete, sand, oil, wire, solder, flux, electrical switches and devices, plumbing fixtures, etc., to include materials used in
the various trades.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:
Such as power saw, joiner, planer, drill, grinder, electric and oxyacetylene burning and welding equipment, air compressor, spray gun, pipe threader, soldering iron, hack saw, screwdriver, wrenches, hammers, ladders, scaffolding, chisels, shovels, paint brushes, oil cans, rulers and measuring devices, and normal complement of tradesmen's and power tools and safety equipment. MATERIALS: Such as wood, metal, glass, pipe, paint, thinners, concrete, sand, oil, wire, solder, flux, electrical switches and devices, plumbing fixtures, etc., to include materials used in the various trades.
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
High school degree or equivalent. Three years of relevant experience.
Appropriate valid driver's license with good driving record may be required.
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Knowledge in mechanical drawing, electricity, wood working, blueprint reading, science, and mathematics typically acquired from high school level courses.
Ability to use a full range of craftsmen's tools. Ability to drive a light truck may be required.
Ability to read and write in order to read job orders, maintain records and schedule, and to so forth. Ability to interact and/or work with faculty, students, staff, and visitors in a respectful and courteous manner. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
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