PLUMBER

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • May 20, 2019
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades Public Works Utilities
  • Salary: $87,445.44 Annually

Job Description



FIRST DAY OF FILING:
OCTOBER 23, 2018 @ 9:00 a.m., PST
UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

EXAM NUMBER: Y7269A

OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY

DEFINITION:
Performs journey-level plumbing work in the installation, alteration, maintenance, and repair of plumbing and related systems.
Essential Job Functions
Locates and removes stoppage in waste lines.

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

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.

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.

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

Performs welding and soldering work connected with plumbing.

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

Trains and provides technical supervision for apprentices or helpers.

Drives automotive equipment to and from work sites in order to transport tools, equipment, and materials in order to perform job-related essential functions.
Requirements
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Option I:Completion of a recognized plumber apprenticeship training program*.

OptionII: Five (5)years ofexperience in plumbing construction, installation, alteration, or repair work, one year of which must have been as a journey-level** plumber.

LICENSE:
A valid California Class C Driver License is required in order to carry out job-related essential functions. A California Class A or B Driver License may be required.

Successful applicants for positions that require driving must obtain and present a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before final appointment. Applicants should not present a copy of their driving history until asked to do so by the hiring department. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether an applicant's driving history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job. License must not be currently suspended, restricted, or revoked.

CERTIFICATIONS:
Los Angeles County and Los Angeles City Certification of Registration as a Journey Plumber.
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 back flow 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.

Please be sure to include the title of the required license/certification(s), number, date issued, date of expiration and the name of the issuing agency.

The required license/certificate(s) must be current and unrestricted; conditional, provisional, or restricted license/certificate(s) will NOT be accepted.

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.

REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
*Recognized plumber apprenticeship trainingprogram is defined as an approved agency, such as the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry. Applicants who expect to qualify under Option I, must include a legible photocopy of their apprenticeship training certificate.

**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 regulations, or applying proper procedures to carry out work.

APPLICANTS MUST MEET THEMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AT THE TIME OF FILING.
Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of anin-personinterview which will assess Job Preparation, Knowledge and Skills, Oral Communication and Problem Solving, weighted 100%

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher onthis examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:
Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be added to the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.

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

SPECIAL INFORMATION :
Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

Applicants with disabilities who require special accommodations must provide the Examination Unit advancewritten notice and documentation.

VACANCY INFORMATION:
The resulting eligible register from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur.

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION :

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

Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing will not be accepted.

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.

All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made.Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment.

Utilizing VERBIAGE from the 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 .

Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet theMINIMUMREQUIREMENTS. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.

If you are unable to attach required documents, you must fax them to (323) 869-0942, or e-mail the documents to the exam analystwithin 15 calendar days of filing online. Please include the exam number and the exam title.

All correspondence to applicants will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add jsaldana@dhs.lacounty.gov
and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as SPAM/JUNK mail. FINAL EXAM RESULT NOTICES WILL BE MAILED VIA THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE. It is important that applicants provide a complete and valid mailing address. Examination results cannot be given over the phone.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
Please provide 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 PUBLIC 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's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE:
(323) 914-7111

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE:
(800) 735-2922

DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Eric Sanchez, Exam Analyst
ESanchez3@dhs.lacounty.gov
(323) 914-7042


Closing Date/Time: