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Plumber
J&J Maintenance Forest Glen, MD

Plumber

J&J Maintenance
Forest Glen, MD
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Company Info

General Summary

Performs a variety of plumber trade functions such as assembles, installs and repairs pipes, fittings and fixtures of heating, water, and drainage systems, according to specifications and plumbing codes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Studies building plans and working drawings to determine work aids required and sequence of installations.
  • Inspects structure to ascertain obstructions to be avoided to prevent weakening of structure resulting from installation of pipe.
  • Working from blueprints, drawings, layouts, or other specifications.
  • Locates and marks position of pipe and pipe connections and passage holes for pipes in walls and floors, using ruler, spirit level and plumb bob.
  • Cuts openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings, using hand tools and power tools. Cuts and threads pipe, using pipe cutters, cutting torch, and pipe-threading machine. Bends pipe to required angle by use of pipe-bending machine or by placing pipe over block and bending it by hand.
  • Assembles and installs valves, pipe fittings, and pipes composed of metals, such as iron, steel, brass and lead, and nonmetals, such as glass, vitrified clay, and plastic, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Joins pipe by use of screws, bolts, fittings, solder, plastic solvent, and calks joints. Fills pipe system with water or air and reads pressure gauges to determine whether system is leaking.
  • Installs and repairs plumbing fixtures, such as sinks, commodes, bathtubs, water heaters, hot water tanks, garbage disposal units, dishwashers, and water softeners.
  • Repairs and maintains plumbing by replacing washers in leaky faucets, mending burst pipes, and opening clogged drains. May weld holding fixtures to steel structural members.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Experience and Skill Requirements

  • Must be a licensed Journeyman with the ability to use and knowledge of all tools and equipment, which are used by the craft.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience, performing the specific craft function.
  • Expert knowledge of craft theory and craft materials with ability to apply the theory and select the proper materials.
  • Must have skills and knowledge to perform maintenance on site utility systems and steam distribution system, including air compressors and associated equipment.
  • Obtain and maintain required certifications.

Work Environment

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs., squat, bend, stoop and kneel for short periods, climb a ladder, stand for long periods of time, constant arm extensions.
  • Occasional exposure to elements such as heat, cold, noise, dust, dirt, chemicals, but none to the point of being disagreeable. May involve minor safety hazards where likely result would be cuts, bruises, etc.

This job description is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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J&J Maintenance job posting for a Plumber in Forest Glen, MD with a salary of $26 to $38 Hourly with a map of Forest Glen location.