Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Plumber (public Works)

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description


Under general supervision from the Building Maintenance Supervisor, provides skilled plumbing services for the department. Assist in inspection, installation, and repairs of plumbing fixtures, lines, pipes for building maintenance projects in accordance with building and safety code regulations. This job class is treated as non-exempt and considered a DRIVING position.

Essential Functions: (Essential functions may vary among positions, but may include the following tasks, knowledges, abilities, skills, and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of tasks performed by all positions in this classification.)

Examples of Tasks

  • Assist in assembling, installing, testing and repairing plumbing fixtures for building maintenance projects, working from blueprints, drawings, work orders, or oral instruction. Assists in installation of all types of piping systems. Works with air, gas, and water lines and water disposal systems.
  • Installs tubs, toilets, sinks and any other fixtures pertinent to water or waste systems; cuts, bevels and threads pipe as necessary to perform installation or repair on any of the plumbing systems. Assist in inspecting new plumbing installations for conformity to building and safety codes.
  • Assists in topping out and setting of plumbing fixtures.
  • Assists in performing underground rough-in.
  • Assists in trouble-shooting plumbing problems and making necessary repairs. Opens clogged drains, replaces valves, washers and any other items as required. Repairs and replaces lawn irrigation systems; performs any and all duties related to the plumbing trade as required by the supervisor.
  • Assists in coordinating plumbing work with other building maintenance projects.
  • Assists in preparing material inventory lists for building maintenance repair/renovation projects.
  • Reads and follow sketches, diagrams, work orders, supervisor's instructions, or blueprints showing location of plumbing fixtures or equipment.
  • Safely operates electrical/power/manual tools and equipment, including but not limited to power snake, power threading machine, pipe wrench, hacksaw, soldering torch, sawzall, pipe cutters, right angle drill, tape measure and other equipment used in the plumbing portion of building maintenance projects.
  • Loads and unloads equipment and materials, as needed, for various building maintenance projects.
  • Removes abandoned materials as necessary to facilitate the timely completion of plumbing projects.
  • Performs other job-related tasks or special assignments as required.

  • Knowledges, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics:
    • Knowledge of general policies, procedures and standards followed in construction trades.
    • Knowledge of current OSHA rules and regulations;
    • Knowledge of current building and safety codes.
    • Knowledge of current Uniform Plumbing Codes.
    • Knowledge of proper use of plumbing equipment and tools, including entry-level knowledge in reading and interpreting blueprints, diagrams, and sketches.
    • Knowledge of plumbing methods, techniques, materials, tools, and equipment related to construction and maintenance of single family housing, Community buildings, and SRPMIC infrastructure.
    • Knowledge of plumbing principles, concepts and practices related to construction and maintenance of single family housing, Community buildings and SRPMIC infrastructure.
    • Knowledge in drain waste and vent systems.
    • Knowledge in liquid petroleum gas.
    • Knowledge in water distribution.

    • Skill and accuracy n all types of pipe laying.
    • Skill in trouble-shooting plumbing problems.
    • Skill in safely operating electrical/power/manual tools and equipment.
    • Skill in the proper inspection, installation and repair of plumbing fixtures and equipment.

    • Ability to work in dirt and dusty conditions.
    • Ability to work in weather-exposed situation.
    • Ability to work at heights up to 50 feet.
    • Ability to work in small spaces with little room to move.
    • Ability to follow oral or written instructions.
    • Ability to lift, stand, bend, stoop and carry objects, including but not limited to plumbing tools, materials and equipment, weighing 50 -90 pounds and to otherwise physically perform and complete plumbing tasks.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Education & Experience: Graduation from high school or GED equivalent and experience equivalent to two (2) years assisting a journey level plumber. Must have own general tools of the trade.

    Equivalency: Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience that would allow the candidate to satisfactorily perform the duties of this position, will be considered.

    Underfill Eligibility: An enrolled Community Member whom closely qualifies for the minimum qualifications for a position may be considered for employment under SRPMIC Policy 2-19, Underfill.

    Special Requirements

    Must possess and maintain a valid Arizona Driver's License.

    Prior to hire as an employee, applicants will be subject to drug and alcohol testing. Will be required to pass a pre-employment background/fingerprint check. Employees are subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

    "SRPMIC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer" Preference will be given to a qualified : Community Member Veteran, Community Member, Spouse of Community Member, qualified Native American, and then other qualified candidate.

    In order to obtain preference, the following is required: 1) Qualified Community Member Veteran (DD-214) will be required at the time of application submission 2) Qualified Community Member (must provide Tribal I.D at time of application submission),3) Spouse of a Community Member (Marriage License/certificate and spouse Tribal ID or CIB is required at time of application submission), and 4) Native American (Tribal ID or CIB required at time of application submission).

    Documents may be submitted by one of the following methods:

    1) attach to application

    2) fax (480) 362-5860

    3) mail or hand deliver to Human Resources.

    Documentation must be received by position closing date.

    The IHS/BIA Form-4432 is not accepted .

    Your Tribal ID/CIB must be submitted to HR-Recruitment-Two Waters.

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