Under the direction of a Plumber, will assist with emergencies of routine and scheduled plumbing repairs of resident and public space. The duties will include but are not limited to the following:
1. Prepare for PHAS; and correct PHAS deficiencies.
2. Assist Plumber with the following related tasks: perform work relating to the installation, alteration, maintenance and repair of piping of gas, potable water, plumbing, heating and drainage system. Install, maintain, and repair piping for water, gas, storm, waste, soil and vent systems. Set, maintain, and repair plumbing equipment and accessories.
3. Carry tools, working materials and equipment; and prepare the work location. Move heavy valves, piping and fixtures. Cut, drill or prepare openings as maybe necessary for the installation, maintenance or repair of plumbing pipes and fixtures; clean work area.
Note: Travel to Developments within assigned neighborhood is a requirement, with the frequency determined by the Neighborhood Administrator. Neighborhoods are as follows:
LaGuardia, Rutgers, Smith, Vladeck
Baruch, Gompers, Wald
Chelsea Elliott, Fulton, LES II, RIIS
Amsterdam, Douglass, Straus, Wise Towers
East River, Jefferson, Wagner, Wilson/White
Carver, Clinton, Isaacs, Lehman Village, Washington/Lexington
Jackie Robinson, Johnson, Lincoln, Fred Samuel, Taft
Grant, King Towers, Manhattanville, St Nicholas
Drew Hamilton, Dyckman, Harlem River, Polo Ground, Rangel
SPECIAL NOTE: Effective August 16, 2021, all persons newly hired for employment by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) must provide proof of having received at least one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine prior to beginning their employment, except for those who obtain an exception due to medical or religious reasons through the reasonable accommodation process.
After receiving a conditional offer of employment from NYCHA, an applicant for employment must provide proof of having received at least one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine within a reasonable period of time. Failure by the applicant to provide NYCHA with proof of having received at least one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine will result in NYCHA revoking the conditional offer, unless the applicant obtains an exception through the reasonable accommodation process.
Any person who begins their employment with NYCHA after providing proof of having received only one dose in a 2-dose series of a COVID-19 vaccine, will also be required to provide NYCHA with proof of receipt of a second dose within 30 days of the first dose. Failure to do so will result in termination.
NOTE: IF THIS APPOINTMENT IS MADE ON A PROVISIONAL BASIS PURSUANT TO 65 OF THE NYS CIVIL SERVICE LAW, NO TENURE OR PERMANENCE ACCRUES TO AN INCUMBENT IN THIS POSITION BY VIRTUE OF SUCH APPOINTMENT.
NOTE: This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate in your cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program. For detailed information regarding the 55-a Program, please visit the link below:
Please read this posting carefully to make certain you meet the minimum qualification requirements before applying to this position.
1. Three years of full-time satisfactory experience as a plumber's helper or apprentice plumber or;
2. Not less than one year of experience as described in "1" above plus sufficient plumbing training of a relevant nature acquired in an approved trade school, technical school or vocational high school to make up the equivalent of three years of acceptable plumber's helper or apprentice plumber experience. The apprenticeship must be recognized by the New York State Department of Labor, the U.S. Department of Labor or any apprenticeship council which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor. The schooling must be approved by a state's Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization. Each year of approved, relevant training is equivalent to six months of full-time satisfactory plumber's helper or apprentice plumber experience, up to a maximum of two years of satisfactory experience.
This position is also open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate at the top of your resume and cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position through the 55-a Program.
NYCHA has no residency requirements.
The City of New York is an inclusive equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.