Roane County Schools
  • 13-Mar-2020 (EST)
  • Kingston, TN, USA
  • Full Time

Reports to:

Maintenance Supervisor 

Dept./School:

Roane County Schools Maintenance Department

Primary Purpose:

Under general supervision, maintain the flow and drainage of water, air, and other gases by assembling, installing, and repairing pipes, fittings, and plumbing fixtures district wide. Maintain and provide for the safe condition and operation of all plumbing systems in district facilities.

Qualifications:

  • Education/Certification:
    • Valid driver's license
  • Special Knowledge/Skills:
    • Knowledge of plumbing repairs, maintenance, and installation techniques.
    • Knowledge of plumbing codes
    • Ability to diagnose and resolve problems
    • Ability to use hand and power tools
  • Experience
    • Five years in plumbing field 
    • *Salary based on experience

Major Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance and Repair
    1. Assemble, install, maintain, and pressure test all pipes, and fixtures of heating, water, drainage, sprinkler, and gas systems according to specifications and plumbing codes.
    2. Determine sources of plumbing malfunctions and complete repairs as indicated or according to work orders.
    3. Install and repair pipes, fittings, valves, fixtures, and plumbing system equipment, including sinks, commodes, water heaters, water softeners etc.
    4. Repair dishwashers and kitchen equipment that incorporate gas or water consumption.
    5. Receive and complete work orders.
    6. Maintain accurate records on material and labor used.
    7. Maintain inventory of district-owned, tools, equipment, and materials.
    8. Inspect jobs upon completion and ensure areas are clean.
    9. Work with building principals and supervisors to complete projects.
    10. Detect needed repairs on buildings, grounds, and equipment following established inspection procedures.
    11. Respond to emergency calls as needed.
  • Safety
    1. Perform preventative maintenance on tools and equipment.
    2. Operate tools and equipment according to established safety procedures.
    3. Ensure that equipment is in safe operating condition.
    4. Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties including lifting, climbing, etc.
    5. Correct unsafe conditions in work areas and report any conditions that are not correctable to supervisor immediately.
  • Other Duties as Assigned:
    1. Other duties could include working in other areas of the maintenance department to provide support during absences or shortage of staff in other trades or to perform duties associated with light construction projects.
    2. Requires flexibility and understanding that all maintenance staff may be required to perform duties outside their normal area of expertise to meet the mission and goals of the Maintenance Department.

Equipment Used:

Hand and power tools; pipe bender;propane torch; welding equipment; sewer rooter; forklift; light truck or van.

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Continual walking, standing, climbing, stooping, bending, kneeling, reaching, heavy lifting, and carrying. Work in tiring and uncomfortable positions, around gas lines, around fumes and toxic chemicals, outside and inside. Exposure to extreme temperatures. Frequent district wide travel.

Conditions of Employment:

Background Check

Drug Screening

Obtaining Job Application:

Please provide your mailing address so we can mail you an application. Or visit 105 Bluff Rd., Kingston, TN 37763, to obtain an application.

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