Salary: $20.17-$24.62 hourly / $3,508-$4,282 monthly / Range:
DEFINITION: Under general direction, performs skilled plumbing
work in the maintenance, repair, and installation of gas, water,
sewer lift stations, water wells, and irrigation; and performs
related duties as required.
DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS: Incumbents in this job class perform
skilled plumbing work in the upkeep of County facilities and
equipment. It is distinguished from the Building Maintenance Worker
series by the latter's regular assignment to perform varied duties
relating to the maintenance and repair of County buildings. It is
further distinguished from the Park Maintenance Worker class by its
emphasis on perform skilled journey-level plumbing, while the latter
performs a wide variety of general maintenance and construction
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Installs and repairs pipes, fittings, and
fixtures; operates and maintains pumps and water treatment systems,
hot and cold water systems and similar components, water wells, and
irrigation fixtures; maintains and repairs water sprinklers,
irrigation systems, sewer lift stations, and water wells; tests
completed work and makes necessary adjustments; makes periodic
inspections of systems for safe and efficient operation; estimates
material, labor, and total costs of repair and installation jobs;
makes reports of time and materials required to repair and maintain
equipment; maintains records of systems operations; may supervise
helpers on major installations and repair jobs.
1. One year of experience performing journey level plumbing; or,
2. one year of experience performing duties equivalent to the class
of Building Maintenance Worker II with Santa Barbara County that
included responsibility for skilled plumbing; or,
3. equivalent combination of training, education, and experience
that would provide the required knowledge and abilities.
Additional Qualifications: Possession of a valid California Class C
Driver's License may be required. Certification on backflow
prevention device tester may be required, depending upon the job
Knowledge of: water and gas installation; maintenance and repair
methods, tools, materials and equipment used in plumbing
maintenance, repair, and construction work; safety procedures,
requirements, and equipment.
Ability to: trace and analyze causes of plumbing, irrigation, water
well, and sewer lift station problems and make repairs; read,
interpret, and work from blueprints; prepare rough sketches of work
and estimates of materials and labor; work cooperatively with
others; speak and write clearly.
Some positions may require knowledge of water wells, sewer lift
stations, and irrigation systems.