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Job: PLUMBER(Job Id 38856)

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Job Description

06/11/2018 06/18/2018
COOLIDGE 20.00-20.00


Providing Opportunity, Assistance and Care for Arizonans in need!


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for d oing the work of state government, whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  State employees are highly engaged, collaborative, and embrace a culture of public service.


2800 N. Highway 87

Coolidge, AZ 85228


Working with limited supervision, the Plumber inspects and determines the need for repairs or remodeling, and performs skilled plumbing duties, including installation, inspection, and maintenance of at the Arizona Training Program in Coolidge. 


-          Install, repair, and maintain plumbing systems to include sewer lines, plumbing in buildings, and water lines 

-          Maintain natural gas lines and leak information to meet regulations

-          Complete work orders that may include other general maintenance and prepare documentation on work orders

-          Inspect designated work areas and buildings for problems, and complete, or ensure completion of, identified problems 

-          Ensure that shop and assigned state-owned vehicle are properly monitored, serviced, kept clean, and adequately stocked


Knowledge of:

-          Methods and practices involved in installing, repairing, and replacing plumbing fixtures and equipment

-          National and local building codes

-          Common and specialized tools used for building maintenance

-          Testing and metering devices

-          Equipment and materials related to the trade

-          Common safety practices  

-          Blueprints, sketches, and schematics

-          Components of buildings and related plumbing systems

-          Preventive maintenance

Skill in:

-          Installing, repairing, and replacing plumbing fixtures and equipment

-          Use of common and specialized tools, testing and metering devices, and equipment and materials related to the trade

-          Estimating, costing, and ordering materials

-          Applying common safety practices

-          Reading and understanding blueprints, sketches, and schematics

-          Troubleshooting problems

-          Oral and written communication

Ability to:

-          Work both independently and as team member

-          Climb ladders and work under adverse conditions

-          Stand or walk for extended periods of time

-          Prepare clear and concise records, reports, and other written documents

-          Exercise independent judgment and initiative within established guidelines

-          Construct items from various materials

-          Analyze a problem, identify a solution, and complete appropriate repairs Communicate with others in a positive manner


-          One year of journey-level plumbing experience.  Completion of plumbing apprenticeship program or graduate of a plumbing trade school.  Possess at least five years’ experience in a commercial setting.  Experience in another trade, such as electrical or carpentry, is also desirable.


-          Possession of and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment.  Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records, and must complete any driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

-          Possess a valid fingerprint clearance card or obtain a fingerprint clearance card within seven working days of employment.


 The Department of Economic Security offers a comprehensive benefits package to include: 

-          Sick leave

-          Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year

-          Health and dental insurance

-          Retirement plan

-          Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

-          Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance


Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). 

Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Patricia Beasley at [email protected] or 602-542-8904 for assistance.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-364-3981. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.


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