Company: Seattle Housing Authority
Posted on: March 27, 2020
Note: Candidates who hold a specialty license (Backflow/fire
sprinkler), or obtain the license within a year of hire, are
eligible for a $4.00/hour premium on top of the hourly rate
bringing the total hourly wage to $46.20. About the Position: The
Seattle Housing Authority is a leading organization in affordable
housing. Our mission is enhance the Seattle community by creating
and sustaining decent, safe and affordable living environments that
foster stability and self-sufficiency for people with low incomes.
We are seeking to fill the position of Plumber. Our Plumbers are on
the front line of our mission work, helping to ensure our
residences and facilities are operating properly and within
mandated regulations. This recruitment is to fill four (4)
vacancies: two Regular Full-time and two Project Full-Time
positions. In addition to the hourly wage, SHA offers a competitive
benefits package and PERS retirement plan. Submit your application
now to join a staff of more than 600 engaged staff in work that
matters! DUTIES: Representative Duties: E = Functions 1. Installs,
replaces, services, and repairs a variety of residential and
commercial plumbing, including hot water heaters, sinks,
lavatories, toilets, urinals, and the connecting piping, traps,
sewers, etc. E 2. Answers service calls. E 3. Accurately records
material usage and completes maintenance work orders. E 4.
Maintains an adequate supply of replacement parts. E 5. Assists in
a program of instructing residents in the care of plumbing systems.
E 6. Installs and repairs lawn sprinkler systems. E 7. Participate
in the development and implementation of goals, work plans,
performance measures, and continuous improvement of service
delivery to assist in attaining the unit/program/department
initiatives and goals, agency core strategies, and mission through
a spirit of service, teamwork and respect. Work well with other
employees, follow direction, and work well under pressure. E 8. May
test and certify back-flow prevention devices. 9. Attend all
required training and safety meetings; use, maintain and replace
assigned personal protective equipment; report all injuries and
illnesses to supervisor immediately; complete and submit
incident/accident reports as required; report hazardous conditions
or unsafe work practices to supervisor; and follow all safety and
health guidelines, practices, policies and procedures, and actively
support and participate in the Emergency Preparedness program and
tasks. E 10. Performs fire confidence testing in accordance with
the Seattle Fire Department (certification required). E 11.
Performs back flow assembly testing (certification required). E 12.
Performs work during off hours as necessitated by job or emergency
calls. 13. Makes such reports as are required. 14. Performs related
duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: High school
education or GED as required by Union Apprenticeship Program.
EXPERIENCE: Completion of a plumbing apprenticeship program or
general training and experience as a maintenance plumber. LICENSES
AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Hand tools, power tools, safety equipment
and necessary equipment of the trade. Must possess a valid
Washington State Driver's license and fully insurable driving
record. Must possess and maintain a valid Washington State
Plumber's license. This ia a FLSA Non-Exempt position covered by
Trades Council. COMPETENCIES, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: KNOWLEDGE OF: 1. Knowledge of current
plumbing code. 2. Knowledge, skills, and abilities based on
experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing
fixtures, systems and apparatus. 3. Knowledge of pipe and thread
sizes for plumbing mathematics and hydrodynamics. ABILITY TO: 1.
Ability to lift and/or move plumbing fixtures, equipment and
apparatus. 2. Ability to operate hand and power tools used in the
trade. 3. Ability to communicate and work harmoniously and
respectfully with staff, residents and the general public. 4.
Ability to work from drawings and use rule, scale and tape. 5.
Ability to read blueprints. 6. Ability to exercise sound judgment.
WORKING CONDITIONS: ENVIRONMENT: Housing, construction, and
community sites. Occupied units. Outdoor work in all types of
weather. PHYSICAL ABILITIES: Hearing and speaking to exchange
information in person and on the telephone. Seeing to read a
variety of materials. Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate
equipment. Bending at the waist, kneeling or crouching. Lifting and
carrying materials/objects as assigned. HAZARDS: Occasional work in
unsanitary or infested units. High work from ladders, scaffolding
and roof tops. Work where sewage is present or other unsanitary
conditions. To apply for a position: Apply online anytime. Please
go to our Job Opportunities web page at
www.seattlehousing.org/work-at-sha/jobs to submit the required
online application materials. Or Visit our Job Kiosks located in
our Housing Services Center on the First Floor: Weekdays between
8:00 am and 5:00 pm, except holidays, at: 190 Queen Anne Avenue
North, P.O. Box 19028 Seattle, WA 98109-1028
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