Job Description

Boulder Valley School District is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

Location: US:CO:BOULDER

Department: Maintenance

Position Title: Plumber

Position Start Date: February 21, 2023

Position Type: Unit C-Maintenance

FTE: 1.0 - 40 hours per week - Regular, ongoing 

Work Schedule: 261 Days - 12 Months

Pay Range:* $28.88 - $33.49

Closing Date: February 13, 2023

Summary:

The Plumber is responsible for installation, alteration, and maintenance of plumbing and heating systems, fitting, and accessories in accordance with standard practices of the plumbing trade. Written or verbal assignments may be accompanied by sketches, penciled layouts or blueprints.

Responsibilities:

  • Lays out, installs, maintains, and repairs standard plumbing equipment in water, gas oil, sewage, fire control, sprinkler, and steam systems.
  • Installs, repairs, and replaces valves, faucets, traps, sinks, washbowls, sewer pipes, vents, and bathroom, kitchen or toilet fittings.
  • Installs, repairs, and replaces plumbing systems including the cutting, bending, threading, reaming, assembling, caulking, yarning, wiping and soldering of various pipes, fittings, joints, and valves.
  • Installs, repairs, and replaces kitchen equipment and appliances.
  • Uses standard plumbing tools and power driven machines.
  • Prepares estimates of material, time and labor, and may order supplies.
  • May instruct, lead and direct work of lesser skilled tradesmen.
  • Maintains sanitary and storm sewer lines with drain cleaning equipment
  • Tests and repairs backflow devices.
  • Carries out oral and written directions. Accurately documents work performed on work orders defining problem and solution. Enters time and Work Order numbers accurately on time cards.
  • Communicates and coordinates problem resolution with schools, district staff and outside contractors.
  • Conducts PM’s on facility and site, systems and equipment for maintenance and safety issues; makes repairs as required or provides recommendations to the District for correction.
  •  Respond as essential personnel in case of an emergency, weather or environmental event, and/or school/facility/district closure.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of one year experience in Plumbing
  • State of Colorado Journeyman Plumber licensure 
  • Valid Colorado driver’s license
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., occasional dual-lifts of up to 100 lbs.

Preferred:

  • Considerable knowledge of the standard methods, practices, tools and materials of the plumbing trade.
  • Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
  • Ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and work from rough sketches, drawings and blueprints.
  • Ability to make cost estimates of time and materials.

Salary Information:

Salary Placement varies according to experience and education.

*Pay range listed above is for employees newly hired to BVSD or current BVSD employees that are new to the employee group (existing employees currently in this unit please refer to the pay range on the appropriate salary schedule). BVSD engages in a salary placement process vs. a salary negotiation process. This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position. The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience and education. All salaries are set by Human Resources based on a review of qualifications compared to the requirements on the job description; therefore listing all related education and experience on your application is recommended.

Application and Selection Procedure:

  • External Candidates: Apply on-line at jobs.bvsd
  • Current BVSD Employees: Must apply through the INFOR portal
  • If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.
  • Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination.

The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html


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