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Plumber II
Fairfax County, VA Fairfax, VA

Plumber II

Fairfax County, VA
Fairfax, VA
Expired: March 09, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $54,696 to $91,158 Yearly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Other
Salary : $54,695.68 - $91,158.50 Annually

Location : FAIRFAX (FJ23), VA

Job Type: FT Hourly W BN

Job Number: 24-00450

Department: Facilities Management

Opening Date: 02/17/2024

Closing Date: 3/8/2024 11:59 PM Eastern

Pay Grade: S20

Posting Type: Open to General Public

Job Announcement

Serves as lead master level plumber performing complex tasks for repair, maintenance, diagnostic, troubleshooting, testing and install of fixtures, pipes, and other plumbing used for water distribution, wastewater disposal, stormwater, and electrical and natural gas systems, equipment and components in commercial and industrial buildings supporting facilities throughout Fairfax County. Ensures timely, professional completion of work in accordance with and codes, regulations and trade standards. Works with and coordinates with other trades, assisting and performing related work as required. Provides mentorship and leadership to Plumber I's. This position works under the general direction of the Facility Manager and directly under the Chief Building Engineer.

Note: This position is considered "essential personnel" and will be required to report to work regardless of the emergency situation (weather, transportation, other disaster.)
Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:

High school diploma or GED issued by a state department of education;

Two year technical degree in the plumbing trade; or completion of an apprentice-level vocational training program in plumbing; plus three years of progressively responsible plumbing experience.
Click here to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for "Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to"

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
  • Valid driver's license
  • Journeyman (Plumber) from the State of Virginia
  • Backflow prevention device worker's license issued by the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) or obtain the license within six (6) months of employment.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driver's license check, and a pre-employment medical evaluation to the satisfaction of the employer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Possession of a valid master's level plumbing license for the state of Virginia.
  • Experience using tools of the trade and experience estimating time and materials needed to complete a job.
  • Prior knowledge and experience working with Sloan valves, three phase and single-phase electric pump motors and pump motor control centers, water heaters (gas, electric and oil) and Penal System Fixtures of correctional facilities.
  • Certified cross-connection prevention device tester.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to lift up to 60 lbs. For short periods of time. Carry up to 75lbs.
Frequently work near moving parts and in areas of loud and consistent noise.
Manual dexterity for seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hand(s). Reach with hands and arms for extended periods of time.
Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet to enter tight spaces.
Must be able to climb and descend ladders and scaffolding up to 40 feet and work in physically fatiguing positions for long periods of time. Ability to ascend and descend stairs, ramps, and the like for single and multistory (up to 12 stories) buildings in the Department s portfolio. Operate and use lifts (scissor, man, boom) 60ft to 80 ft.
Must be able to wear and use respirator and OSHA required PPE.
Repetitive motion, reaching, lifting, kneeling, and walking.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Stand for long periods of time; walk; climb, balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.
Work in various weather conditions (heat, rain, snow, high humidity, etc.).

All duties may be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include practical exercise.

The population of Fairfax County is very diverse where 38.7% of residents speak a language other than English at home () and we encourage candidates bilingual in English and a foreign language to apply to this opportunity.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314.EEO/AA/TTY.

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Merit Positions

Fairfax County is proud to offer employees an attractive and comprehensive benefits program, including the following:
  • Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance Coverage
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • LiveWell Program
  • Flexible Spending Programs
  • Paid Leave (annual, sick, parental, volunteer activity, and more!)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Contributory Retirement Plan
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employees' Child Care Center
  • Commuter Benefit Program
  • Continuous Learning Opportunities

NOTE: Fairfax County Government is a qualifying employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. For more information about the PSLF program: https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

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Non-Merit Positions
  1. Non-Merit Benefit Eligible: scheduled to work a minimum 1,040 hours and no more than a maximum of 1,560 hours in a calendar year.
    • Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance Coverage
    • Flexible Spending Program
    • Deferred Compensation
  2. Temporary: scheduled to work a maximum of 900 hours in a calendar year.
    • No benefits


01

What is the highest level of education that you have completed?
  • Less than 12th grade
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Some college
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctorate degree


02

If you answered "Some college" for the highest level of education completed, please indicate the number of quarter or semester hours you have completed towards a degree.
  • Less than 45 quarter hours
  • 45 to less than 90 quarter hours
  • 90 to less than 135 quarter hours
  • 135 to less than 180 quarter hours
  • 180 or more quarter hours
  • Less than 30 semester hours
  • 30 to less than 60 semester hours
  • 60 to less than 90 semester hours
  • 90 to less than 120 semester hours
  • 120 or more semester hours
  • Not applicable


03

Do you currently possess a valid driver's license?
  • Yes
  • No


04

Do you have a valid journeyman plumber certification from the state of Virginia?
  • Yes
  • No


05

Have you completed a two year technical degree in the plumbing trade; or an apprentice-level vocational training program in plumbing?
  • Yes
  • No


06

How many years of full-time equivalent professional progressively responsible plumbing experience do you possess?
  • None
  • Less than one year
  • One to less than two years
  • Two to less than three years
  • Three to less than four years
  • Four to less than five years
  • Five or more years


07

How many years of full-time equivalent experience in the maintenance and repair of plumbing systems and devices do you possess? (Detail must be substantiated in application.)
  • None
  • Less than one year
  • One to less than two years
  • Two to less than three years
  • Three to less than four years
  • Four to less than five years
  • Five or more years


08

How many years have you worked on the journeyman level in the plumbing trade?
  • None
  • Less than one year
  • One to less than two years
  • Two to less than three years
  • Three to less than four years
  • Four to less than five years
  • Five or more years


09

Do you have a valid Backflow Prevention Device Worker license issued by the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR)?
  • Yes
  • No


10

How many years of experience working on large mechanical projects do you possess?
  • None
  • Less than one year
  • One to less than two years
  • Two to less than three years
  • Three to less than four years
  • Four to less than five years
  • Five or more years


11

How many years of experience troubleshooting and repairing American Standard, Kohler, or Moen fixtures with Sloan or Zurn flush valves do you possess?
  • None
  • Less than one year
  • One to less than two years
  • Two to less than three years
  • Three to less than four years
  • Four to less than five years
  • Five or more years


12

Do you have experience with Penal System Fixtures of correctional facilities?
  • Yes
  • No


13

Are you able to fulfill the physical requirements of this position according to this advertisement?
  • Yes
  • No


14

This position is considered essential during inclement weather and other declared emergencies. Are you willing and able to work under these conditions?
  • Yes
  • No


Required Question

Address

Fairfax County, VA

Fairfax, VA
22032 USA

Industry

Construction

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