Plumber - Master Mechanic - 2nd Shift

Wake County Government - Raleigh, NC3.9

What You'll Be Doing

The Plumbing Master Mechanic performs repairs, replacement and preventive maintenance duties relating to plumbing, piping, sprinkler systems and waste treatment systems for all Wake County facilities to keep the facilities running as smoothly as possible.

Primary Duties:
Oversee the operations and maintenance of four waste water treatment plants

Serves as the acting supervisor in the Trade Supervisor's absence

Schedules and assists in performing required testing of fire sprinkler systems

Completes routine and emergency work orders that may include stop ups, frozen pipes, leaky pipes or plumbing fixtures, pump failures, etc

Operates wastewater treatment plants for Wake County as well as performs weekly maintenance and visits to designated facilities

Conducts monthly reports that are required by state law

Tests eyewashes and safety showers as required by OSHA

Performs daily preventive maintenance in all Wake County facilities including high and medium security detention facilities

Assists with oversight of outside contractors that bid and perform related work

Maintains information on all work orders

Fills out time sheets on a weekly basis

Participates on the Physical Plant Safety Committee

Works with the Safety Office to maintain a safe working environment

Performs seasonal winterization and de-winterization of County property

NOTE: This is a night shift position

About Our Team

Do you have a residential or commercial plumbing background, and are you looking for a career with excellent benefits? If so, the Physical Plant division of Wake County General Services (GSA) would like to meet you! GSA manages Wake County owned and leased government facilities and fleet. The department also provides support to a number of General Government business units and the Criminal Justice system. GSA is dedicated to insuring safe, productive work environments; safe, reliable vehicles; and consistent corporate support to assigned business units.

The Basics (Required Education and Experience)

High school diploma. Three years of experience in related general or specialized trades. A valid commercial license and a “safe” driving record may be required and/or specialized licenses may be required. Equivalent education and experience combination accepted.

Beyond the Basics (Preferred Education and Experience)

NC Plumbing license or the ability to obtain within one year of employment

How Will We Know You're 'The One'?

Knowledge of commercial building domestic hot and cold water distribution systems
Knowledge of commercial wet and dry pipe sprinkler systems
Ability to read blueprintes, work orders and various schematics
Knowledge of relevant building codes and regulations
Ability to work cooperatively with other trades staff
Proven problem solving and decision-making skills
Effective verbal and listening communication skills
Ability to work with limited supervision
Effective time management skills

About this Position

Location: General Services Center Raleigh, NC 27601

Employment Type: Regular

Work Schedule: Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 12:30 am - Position is subject to after hours rotation, on-call duty, & overtime

Hiring Range: $17.25 - $23.29

Posting Closing Date: 7:00 pm on 1/25/2019

What Makes Wake Great

Home to the State Capital, Wake County is one of the fastest growing areas in the nation and the second-most populous county in the state, with approximately 1,000,000 residents. The County has received national and international rankings and accolades from publications such as Money, Fortune, and Time magazines as being one of the best places to live, work and play. The central location of the County allows for a short drive to the spectacular mountains or coast. Wake County Government is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners, who are elected at-large to serve four-year terms. Wake County Government has a general operating budget of $1.3 billion, employs approximately 4,200 employees, experiences minimal turnover, and is an award-winning leader in wellness and technology initiatives; such as offering employees and covered spouses free access to the Employee Health Center. Wake County Government offers a wide range of training and development opportunities, a stable career in public service with a balance of work and family life, flexible work schedules and a competitive salary and benefits package.

Our company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Position may require a background check that may include: criminal, credit, motor vehicle, education, and sexual offender registry or others based on job requirements. Unless required by state law, a record of conviction will not automatically exclude you from consideration for employment. Wake County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.