APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 32
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Plumbers perform skilled plumbing work to maintain and repair plumbing systems, fixtures and equipment.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform advanced-level work and may provide work direction and training to others.
This position is located at Southern Desert Correctional Center in Indian Springs, NV. Incumbents are responsible to maintain and repair all plumbing and devices which utilize water, steam, oil, gas and sewage. Incumbents install water supply, waste, steam and gas lines and related fixtures and fittings in accordance with the plumbing code; review blueprints; design and layout plumbing systems; cut and thread; weld or solder pipes; assemble and install valves, pipe fittings and pipes; inspect for leakage; install sinks, toilets, bathtubs, water heaters, and backflow devices and trouble shoot any problems with plumbing works and equipment associated with the conveyance of water, steam, oil, gas and sewage. Plumbers maintain, service and repair the equipment; perform routine preventative maintenance and order parts and/or materials and maintain all documentation relating to these functions; assist contractors by providing information regarding the existing structure, equipment, systems and required modification; and review bids and work completed by contractors for quality and conformance with specifications and codes as assigned. Successful candidates will have knowledge of state and local plumbing codes required and the ability to train inmates in all facets of plumbing systems. Incumbents will function as a lead worker for an inmate crew will be required to document inmate performance through completion of periodic performance reports and be responsible for implementing security procedures which include securing the work area from unauthorized inmates and accountability for assigned inmates, staff, tools and equipment. Must be able to drive a vehicle. Experience in a correctional setting is preferred. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Completion of a recognized plumbing apprenticeship program followed by one year of journey level plumbing experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.
Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.