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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 6250 

Occ. Group: 412.912 

Plumber

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
DIVERSITY
of people and thought is respected;
EXCELLENCE
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
EFFICIENCY
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Definition   

Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in installing and repairing pipe systems, plumbing fixtures, and related equipment and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Installs new plumbing equipment and fixtures.

Repairs and maintains existing plumbing equipment.

Reads and interprets blueprints, drawings, or plans, and determines materials required.

Performs other work as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of the principles and practices of plumbing.

Knowledge of reading and interpreting drawings, blueprints and specifications.

Knowledge of all plumbing materials.

Ability to use tools required in the plumbing trade.

Ability to evaluate situations and make decisions.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Completion of a standard apprenticeship in the plumbing trade. 

Date         Skill         Eval          
5/1/83          6     532023214

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. 

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