PLUMBER

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Apr 17, 2019
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades Public Works Utilities
  • Salary: $87,445.44 Annually

Job Description



THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS AREBULLETINTO REOPEN THE FILING PERIOD, UPDATE THE SALARY INFORMATION, SPECIAL INFORMATION SECTION, AND ADD INFORMATION ON THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. PERSONS WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST TWELVE (12) MONTHS NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BY THELAST DAY OF FILING.

EXAM NUMBER :
J7269N

FIRST DAY OF FILING:
MAY 25, 2018 at 8:00 A.M. (PST)

THE FILING PERIOD MAY BE SUSPENDED AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. THIS EXAMINATION MAY REOPEN AS THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE REQUIRE.

TYPE OF RECRUITMENT:
OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY

DEFINITION
Performs journey-level plumbing work in the installation, alteration, maintenance, and repair of plumbing and related systems.

CLASSIFICATIONS STANDARDS
Positions allocable to this class typically report to a Senior Plumber or higher level craft supervisor and use a variety of hand tools and power equipment in the installation, alteration, maintenance, or repair of plumbing fixtures or systems. Incumbents are required to have a working knowledge of plumbing sufficient to independently perform all the essential elements of work common to the plumbing craft and sufficient to train and provide technical supervision for apprentices and helpers. Incumbents are also required to have a working knowledge of the Uniform Plumbing Code related to their craft.

Essential Job Functions
Installs piping for hot and cold water, waste sewage, vent and leader lines, gas, compressed air, etc.

Installs and inspects piping of all types of materials subject to the plumbing code.

Installs or assembles fixtures and appliances connected to plumbing and drainage systems.

Locates and removes stoppage in waste lines.

Inspects water mains, fire hydrants, service lines, fire hoses, and fire extinguishers when necessary.

Determines reasons for operating malfunctions in piping systems and makes appropriate repairs.

Maintains tools and equipment used in the plumbing trade in a safe, working condition.

Trains and provides technical supervision for apprentices or helpers.

Performs brazing and soldering work connected with plumbing.

Drives automotive equipment to and from work sites located throughout Los Angeles County to transport tools, equipment, and materials to perform job-related essential functions.
Requirements
SELECTION REQUIREMENTS

OPTION I: Completion of a recognized plumber apprenticeship training program*.

OPTION II: Five years of experience in plumbing construction, installation, alteration, or repair work, one year of which must have been as a journey-level** plumber***.

LICENSE(S)
A valid California Class C Driver License**** is required in order to carry out job-related essential functions.All applicants must possess a valid CaliforniaClass C Driver License at the time of appointment.

A California Class A or B Driver License may be required.

****License Information:Successful applicantsfor this position will be required to obtain a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before being appointed. A copy of your driving record must be presented at the time of your appointment. License must not be suspended, restricted or revoked.AN APPLICANT WHOSE DRIVING RECORD SHOWS THREE (3) OR MORE MOVING VIOLATIONS WITHIN THE PAST YEAR WILL NOT BE APPOINTED.

CERTIFICATE(S)
Los Angeles CountyANDLos Angeles City Certification of Registration as a Journey Plumber is required to carry out job-related essential functions*****.

A City of Los Angeles Regulation 4 Certificate may be required for testing Life/Safety systems in County buildings located within the city limits of Los Angeles. Life/Safety systems are defined as: fire alarms, automatic-closing fire assemblies, elevator recall,fire suppression, and emergency power systems.

A Certificate of Competence to test backflow prevention devices issued by the Los Angeles County Health Officer, a State of California Fire Extinguisher Test Certificate, and a Grade II Water Treatment Operator License and/or Grade III Distribution License may be required.

PHYSICAL CLASS
Physical Class III - Moderate:Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION
*To qualify under Option I , applicantsmust submit a photocopy of the certificate of completion of a recognized apprenticeship programWITHyour online application at the time of filing or during the examination process but prior to promulgation.Failure to provide the required documentation prior to promulgation will result in application rejection.Apprenticeship training programs must be recognized by a national, global, or regional accrediting agency, the California State Department of Education, the California State Department of Labor Division of Apprenticeship Standards, or the Council for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education.

**Journey-level experience is defined as possessing the required knowledge, skills, and training to perform a full-range and diversity of work independently and reliably. Positions at this level operate with fairly significant freedom from day-to-day supervision and need little or no guidance on such matters as selecting appropriate problem solving methods and techniques, locating appropriate regulation, or applying proper procedures to carry out work.

***To qualify under Option II , please ensure application/resumes contain detailed information specifically addressing journey-level experience.

*****To qualify, please be sure to write the title of the required license, the license number, date issued, date of expiration, and the name of the issuing agency as specified in the Requirements. Attach a copy of the required license or certificate of compliance to your online application. Applications submitted without evidence of licensure or certification will be considered incomplete. The original license must be presentedWITHyour online applicationat the time of filing or during the examination process but prior to promulgation.Failure to submit the required documentation will result in application rejection.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE
As part of this application process, applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire. The questionnaire contains a pre-investigative questionnaire which will be utilized as part of the background investigation process to ensure applicants meet the standards set forth by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Applicants who fail the pre-investigative questionnaire will be disqualified and will have to wait twelve (12) months from the date of the disqualification in order to reapply.
Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT
An oral interview covering training, experience and general ability toperform the duties of the position weighted 100%.

CANDIDATES MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHERON THE EXAMINATION IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER.

Please note: Invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application.It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add saguayo@lasd.orgto your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/ clutter mail.

Notice of Non-Acceptance and Final Result letter will be mailed via USPS. Test scores cannot be given over the phone.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of promulgation. Applicants will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.

SPECIAL INFORMATION

ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY IF HIRED

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (Department) has a"zero tolerance"policy for its employees for the following:
  • use of narcotics, controlled substances, and/or prescription drugs without a prescription.
  • use of marijuana with or without a prescription.
Any employee found in violation of this policy will be subject to discharge.?

SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES MUST COMPLETE A THOROUGH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, INCLUDING FINGERPRINT SEARCH.Examples of disqualifying factors include: Any felony convictions; job related misdemeanor convictions; certain serious traffic convictions or patterns of traffic violations (3 moving violations in one year; failure to appear; at fault accidents; suspended license; driving under the influence); poor credit history; poor employment history; substance abuse; anyone on probation.

VACANCY INFORMATION
The eligible register resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies within the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Administrative and Training Division, Facilities Services Bureau.

Shift: Any Shift
APPOINTEES MUST BE WILLING TO WORK ANY SHIFT, INCLUDING EVENINGS, NIGHTS, WEEKENDS, AND HOLIDAYS.


APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY - APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.


All applicants are required to submit a Standard County of Los AngelesEmployment application and supplemental questionnaireONLINEonly. Resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of applications, although resumes and supporting documents may be uploaded as attachments to the online application.

Fill out your application and supplemental questionnairecompletely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. All information is subject to verification and applications may be rejected at any time during the selection process.

The acceptance of your application depends on whether you haveclearlyshown that you meet theSELECTION REQUIREMENTSand you have completelyfilled out your application.

Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website. Your application and supplemental questionnairemust be submitted electronically by 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing.

IMPORTANT NOTES
  • Please note ALL information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made.
  • FALSIFICATIONS of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT.
  • Utilizing VERBIAGE from Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED.?

NOTE:Candidates who apply online must upload any required documents as attachments during application submission. If you are unable to attach required documents, you may fax the documents to (323) 415-2580 at the time of filing or during the exam process, but prior to promulgation.Failure to submit the required documentation will result in application rejection.Please include your Name, the Exam Number, and the Exam Title on the faxed documents.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT LIBRARIES: For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.

NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD: All applicants must file their application online using their OWN user ID and password. Using a family member or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

California Relay Services Phone:(800) 735-2922
ADA Coordinator Phone:(213) 229-1621
Teletype Phone:(213) 626-0251
Department Contact Name:Professional Examinations Unit
Department Contact Phone:(323) 526-5611
Department Contact Email: sheriffexamsunit@lasd.org


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