Job Description

Openings as of 4/21/2018

  • Plumber JobID: 36313
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    1.0 FTE - Grade 15 - 12 months
    Hourly Pay Range (Maintenance Schedule): $25.92 - $34.06

    BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to providing a challenging and engaging educational experience for all its students. The district serves a diverse community that expects student success, and Boulder Valley is a leader in academic excellence with top ratings at the state and national levels for outstanding classroom teachers, exemplary schools, and programs that support student achievement. The communities we serve - Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill - cover approximately 500 square miles and include an estimated 231,460 residents, with an enrollment of more than 31,000. The University of Colorado and many nationally known organizations and companies are located within the district’s boundaries. Abundant year-round recreational activities are available in the Boulder Valley area. Website:

    Nature of Work:
    Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor and within the framework of district policy, 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. Work is subject to inspection during progress and upon completion. Employee may supervise the work of helpers and others as assigned.

    -Lays out, installs, maintains, and repairs standard plumbing equipment in water, gas oil, sewage, fire control, sprinkler, steam and refrigeration systems
    -Installs, alters, and replaces valves, faucets, traps, sinks, washbowls, sewer pipes, vents, and bathroom, kitchen or toilet fittings
    -Installs, alters, and replaces plumbing systems including the cutting, bending, threading, reaming, assembling, caulking, yarning, wiping and soldering of various pipes, fittings, joints, and valves
    -Repairs clogged sewers, basins, sink closets, and water coolers
    -Uses standard plumbing tools and power driven machines
    -Prepares estimates of material, time and labor, and may order supplies
    -May instruct, lead and supervise lesser skilled tradesmen
    -Performs related work as assigned or required
    -Available for after hours call out


    -High school diploma or GED
    -Licensed by the State of Colorado as a Journeyman Plumber
    -Currently hold a valid Colorado Driver's License, must submit a current Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) and must be insurable and maintain insurability per Colorado School Districts Self Insurance Pool (CSDSIP) standards
    -Five years of progressively responsible plumbing experience
    -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
    -Frequent lifting of up to 50 pounds; occasional dual-lifts of up to 100 pounds
    -Ability to plan, assign, and supervise the work of others
    -Ability to read, interpret, and work from rough sketches, drawing, and blueprints
    -Ability to make cost estimates of time and materials


    -Cross connection control technician
    -Master plumber

    Salary Information:
    Salary information for BVSD positions can be found online at: Salary placement varies according to experience and education. No phone calls please.

    Application and Selection Procedure:
    Apply on-line at (in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number).

    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 -

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