Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Qualified Craft Worker (Plumbing and Steamfitting) (37.5 Hour)

Recruitment #190808-6827TC-001

Introduction

The State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) seeks qualified individuals for the position of Qualified Craft Worker (Plumbing and Steamfitting),  POSITION # CV 76607.  This position is located at Connecticut Valley Hospital, Cotter Building, Middletown, CT  06457.  This is a full-time, thirty-seven and one half  (37.50)  hours per week position.  The Schedule, as follows:  Monday thru Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Please ensure that your application is complete.  You will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application into the JobAps system.  If selected for further consideration, State Employees may be required to provide their last two (2) Service Ratings and Non-State Employees may be required to provide two (2) Letters of Reference.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Deb Robinson, DMHAS HR, (860) 262-5819 or Deborah.A.Robinson@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency, this class is accountable for performing a full range of highly skilled duties in the trade area of plumbing and steamfitting.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Performs highly skilled maintenance and/or construction work requiring application of trade skills, codes and standard trade practices in plumbing and steamfitting trade area; makes estimates of time, personnel and determines and obtains required materials; keeps necessary records; may perform duties related to similar trade areas as required; may act as liaison with other operating units and outside contacts; may operate heavy equipment; may respond to fire and/or crash emergency situations at state owned airports; performs related duties as required.

PLUMBING AND STEAMFITTING: Performs highly skilled plumbing and steamfitting tasks in accordance with standard trade practices; assembles, installs and repairs air, gas, water, steam and sewer disposal systems; cuts, bends, reams and threads pipes; caulks and tests joints; installs and repairs gas, water, steam and sanitary fixtures; covers and insulates tanks, pipes and related objects; works with high pressure hot water and steam systems; performs minor tests for fuel specific gravity and gas leaks; adds water treatment chemicals to boilers; may braze pipes; may inspect and repair steam traps and/or vaults fed by main system at various locations; may remove pipe insulation materials associated with the repair of pipes and fittings using OSHA approved methods; may inspect and repair medical gas systems.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply standard tools, materials, methods and practices of the plumbing and steamfitting trade; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to prepare estimates and keep shop records; some ability to utilize computer software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Four (4) years of experience in the plumbing and steamfitting trade area.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been performing skilled trade functions in the plumbing and steamfitting trade area.
Note: For State Employees, this is interpreted at the level of Skilled Maintainer or Transportation Maintainer 2.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. Graduation from a vocational or technical school with a diploma designating completion of subject requirements in the maintenance trade area of plumbing and steamfitting may be substituted for two (2) years of the General Experience.
2. Two (2) years of experience as a Qualified Craft Worker Intern in the designated maintenance trade area plumbing and steamfitting may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.
3. Experience performing technical duties within the designated maintenance trade area of plumbing and steamfitting on a military base, aircraft carrier or large compound may be substituted for the General and Special Experience on a year for year basis.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preference will be given to candidates who possess a P-1 or P-2 License.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class will be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications including possession and retention of an Unlimited Journeyperson's license in the trade area of Plumbing and Steamfitting.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain specific education and/or experience to meet various certification requirements.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties of the class.
2. A physical examination may be required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

1. Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights and to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles; and may be exposed to risk of injury from equipment, extreme weather conditions and/or environmental conditions.
2. The appointing authority may require completion of an asbestos removal program consistent with EPA guidelines for operations and maintenance during employment in this class. Incumbents may be required to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.



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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.