PLUMBER

  • LOS ANGELES COUNTY
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $97,249.68 Annually USD

Job Description

First day of filing: June 24, 2021 @ 8:00 A.M., PT
Until the needs of the service are met and is subject to closure without prior notice.

EXAM NUMBER: Y7269A

OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY

APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AT THE TIME OF FILING.

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REPOSTING TO REOPEN THE FILING PERIOD, UPDATE SALARY INFORMATION, APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION, SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION, SPECIAL INFORMATION, AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE.

All County workforce members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process. Candidates should not present proof of vaccination until instructed to do so by the hiring department.

ABOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. DHS operates as an integrated health system, operating 26 health centers and four acute care hospitals, in addition to providing health care to youth in the juvenile justice system and inmates in the LA County jails. Across the network of DHS' directly operated clinical sites and through partnerships with community-based clinics, DHS cares for about 800,000 unique patients each year, employs over 22,000 staff, and has an annual operating budget of 5 billion.

Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition, to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings.

MISSION:
To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care.

DEFINITION:
Performs journey-level plumbing work in the installation, alteration, maintenance, and repair of plumbing and related systems.
Essential Job Functions
Maintains tools and equipment used in the plumbing trade in a safe, working condition.

Installs or assembles fixtures and appliances connected to plumbing and drainage systems.

Locates and removes stoppage in waste lines.

Inspects water mains, fire hydrants, service lines, fire hoses, and fire extinguishers when necessary.

Determines reasons for operating malfunctions in piping systems and makes appropriate repairs.

Trains and provides technical supervision for apprentices or helpers.

Drives automotive equipment to and from work sites in order to transport tools, equipment, and materials in order to perform job-related essential functions.

Performs welding and soldering work connected with plumbing.

Installs and inspects piping of all types of materials subject to the plumbing code.

Installs piping for hot and cold water, waste sewage, vent and leader lines, gas, compressed air, etc.
Requirements
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Option I: Completion of a recognized plumber apprenticeship training program*.

Option II: Five (5) years of experience in plumbing construction, installation, alteration, or repair work, one year of which must have been as a journey-level** plumber.

LICENSE:
A valid California Class C Driver License is required in order to carry out job-related essential functions. A California Class A or B Driver License may be required.

Successful applicants for positions that require driving must obtain and present a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before final appointment. Applicants should not present a copy of their driving history until asked to do so by the hiring department. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether an applicant's driving history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job. License must not be currently suspended, restricted, or revoked.

CERTIFICATIONS:
Los Angeles County and Los Angeles City Certification of Registration as a Journey Plumber.

A City of Los Angeles Regulation 4 Certificate may be required for testing Life/Safety systems in County buildings located within the city limits of Los Angeles. Life/Safety systems are defined as: fire alarms, automatic-closing fire assemblies, elevator recall, fire suppression, and emergency power systems.

A Certificate of Competence to test back flow prevention devices issued by the Los Angeles County Health Officer, a State of California Fire Extinguisher Test Certificate, and a Grade II Water Treatment Operator License and/or Grade III Distribution License may be required.

Please be sure to include the title of the required license/certification(s), number, date issued, date of expiration and the name of the issuing agency.

The required license/certificate(s) must be current and unrestricted; conditional, provisional, or restricted license/certificate(s) will NOT be accepted.


Physical Class III - Moderate :
Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
*Recognized plumber apprenticeship training program is defined as an approved agency, such as the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry. Applicants who expect to qualify under Option I, must include a legible photocopy of their apprenticeship training certificate.

**Journey-level experience is defined as possessing the required knowledge, skills, and training to perform a full-range and diversity of work independently and reliably. Positions at this level operate with fairly significant freedom from day-to-day supervision and need little or no guidance on such matters as selecting appropriate problem-solving methods and techniques, locating appropriate regulations, or applying proper procedures to carry out work.

All applicants MUST attach a legible photocopy of required license(s)/certificate(s) to the application at the time of filing. If you are unable to attach the required license(s)/certificate(s) you e-mail the documents to the exam analyst at esanchez3@dhs.lacounty.gov within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online or your application will be rejected. Please include your name, the exam number and the exam title.
Additional Information
EXAMINATION CONTENT:
This examination will consist of an in-person interview which will assess Job Preparation, Knowledge and Skills, Oral Communication and Problem Solving, weighted 100%

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:
Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be added to the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.

NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.

SPECIAL INFORMATION:
Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.


The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment . The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed.

VACANCY INFORMATION:
The resulting eligible register from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur.

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION :Applications must be filed online only. Hardcopy/paper applications submitted by U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON will not be accepted.

Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing will not be accepted.

Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" tab for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.

Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the 5 p.m. deadline on the last day of filing to ensure you have sufficient time to verify your email address. You may be required to verify your email address before the application can be submitted by entering a six-digit code sent to your email address. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address.
Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements. Provide relevant experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job position.Do not group your experience. For each position held, give the name and address of your employer, your job position title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.

Important Notes:
  • All information and documents provided by applicants is subject to verification.
  • We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made.
  • Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment.
  • Utilizing verbiage from the Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the Requirements. Comments such as "See Resume" or referencing other unsolicited materials/documents will not be considered as a response; in doing so, your application will be rejected.
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER: Please provide your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES:
LA County Public Library has announced they are reopening some libraries with limited hours access throughout LA County. Refer to their website at https://lacountylibrary.org/reopening/ for more information.

For Candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.

NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD:All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.
DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Eric Sanchez, Exam Analyst
(323) 914-7072 esanchez3@dhs.lacounty.gov

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE:(323) 914-5208
CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE:
(800) 735-2922
Closing Date/Time:

Job Address

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