Building Services - 21-22 Plumber Pool - 1.0/40 hpw

  • Madison Metropolitan School District
  • Madison, WI

Job Description

Building Services - 21-22 Plumber Pool - 1.0/40 hpw

Pflaum Road Building

40.58 - 40.58

Why You Should Work with MMSD!

The Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) is committed to being anti-racist, culturally responsive, and inclusive. We are seeking highly motivated and energetic applicants for openings for the 2021-22 school year The Madison Metropolitan School District actively seeks and encourages women and candidates of color to apply. 

Becoming a Model School District

We have a simple but bold vision — to ensure that every school is a thriving school, that prepares every student to graduate from high school ready for college, career and community.

To achieve this vision, we seek talent at all levels, in all positions, who are committed to being anti-racist, culturally responsive, and inclusive. We welcome applicants who will actively contribute to our ongoing commitment to making MMSD a thriving, welcoming environment for all students, families and staff. 

We firmly believe and are here to create a work environment that is challenging and rewarding, while supporting employees in their career path. We strive to provide, encourage, grow and develop a talented workforce that better supports and represents the diversity of our student population. 

Essential Duties

Under general supervision of the Assistant Director of Building Services - Facilities and direct supervision of Manager of Engineer Facilities, Plumbers are responsible for a wide variety of duties in the installation, maintenance and repair of water lines, sewers, water heaters, softeners, plumbing fixtures, etc., in all Madison Metropolitan School District facilities.

  • Completing plumbing work associated with maintenance and repair activities.
  • Installing new plumbing work associated with remodeling work.
  • Visiting each building frequently and be familiar with the various plumbing systems  and components
  • Participating in hands-on repairs, installation and maintenance of plumbing systems  and components.
  • Obtaining required building permits.
  • Estimating and procuring materials.
  • Maintaining records of materials and labor associated with assigned work.
  • Overseeing plumbing work of others as assigned.
  • Repairing and maintaining the swimming pool mechanical system.
  • Performing other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Licensing and KSA requirements, Competencies 

  • Increasing progressive responsibility as a Journey Worker plumber by an appropriate authority or documented training and experience equivalent to a journey worker.
  • Progressive and successful experience in a recognized apprentice program for plumbers.
  • Hold a valid Wisconsin drivers license. May require use of a personal vehicle.
  • Satisfactory driving record (all driving records will be checked).
  • Hold State of Wisconsin Cross-Connection Control and Backflow Prevention License or willing to obtain.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local codes, regulations and ordinances relating to construction activities and specifically with plumbing work.
  • Knowledge of major types of plumbing installations, their common and unusual breakdowns and standard repair procedures.
  • Knowledge of the safety requirements, state code and general orders of the Department of Industry, Labor and Human Relations and the laws relating to sanitation and public health.
  • Ability to read, interpret and work from construction plans, shop drawings and material specifications.
  • Skill in the use of all tools common to the plumbing trade. Knowledge of and ability with plumbing rough-in work.
  • Knowledge of swimming pool codes and ability to troubleshoot, service and maintain pool mechanical and chemical feed systems.
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively and effectively with co-workers, contractors, technical consultants and the public.
  • Experience working cross-culturally and/or commitment to work toward improving one’s own cultural competence, ie, valuing difference/diversity, recognizing personal limitations in one’s skills and expertise and having the desire to learn in these areas.
  • Must hold a State of Wisconsin Journeyworker Plumbers license.
  • Positions may require varied working hours and being available on an emergency basis.

This job is physically demanding - medium to heavy work.  There is constant standing, walking, and moving depending on day to day tasks.  There will be frequent pushing and pulling of loads up to 70+ pounds.  There is frequent bending, stooping, and utilizing proper lifting techniques loads up to 50+ pounds.  There is frequent sitting, driving, squatting, crouching, ladder and stair climbing, able to handle 30 ft heights, crawling, reaching, kneeling, lifting up to 75 pounds, and repetitive movements with both hands.  Verbal and auditory communication is frequently used.  Near and far vision acuity, depth perception, accommodation, field of vision, and feeling are frequently utilized.

May require working outdoors, evenings and weekends. Occasional shift and work location changes may also be required. 

May involve exposure to asbestos and lead based surfaces.

Next Steps

After you've submitted your application for this position:

  • You will be invited to complete a video interview.   In order to be considered for this vacancy, your video interview must be completed by the end of the day Thursday (during the week the job closes). For example, if you do not apply until Wednesday (the day the job closes) you have just one day to complete and submit the video interview. 
  • You will also be invited to complete fluency testing, both a written and verbal assessment, if you have not yet completed one.
  • All internal applicants who meet minimum requirements and have a completed first-round video interview on file will be forwarded to the principal who will be scheduling in-person interviews for this position. That principal/school will reach out to you if they would like to move you forward to an in-person interview at their school.