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New York State Civil Service Trades Specialist (Plumber and Steamfitter) in Wantagh, New York

Minimum Qualifications Successful completion of a NYS two-year Plumber & Steamfitter Traineeship or NYS two-year plumbing training program; OR successful completion of any equivalent plumbing two-year training or apprenticeship program;* OR four (4) years of full-time experience in plumbing under a skilled journey-level plumber which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprenticeship training in plumbing or training gained by completion of technical courses in plumbing at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services may be substituted on a year-for-year basis. * Successful completion of the traineeship and the training program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific class room instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work. Course work must be completed with an average of C or better. Additionally, successful completion of the traineeship also includes 4,000 hours of on-the-job training. ## Duties Description Under the supervision of a Trades Supervisor (Plumber and Steamfitter) or other higher level supervisor, the Trades Specialist (Plumber and Steamfitter) may be engaged in the performance of the following skilled tasks and/or activities at day-use areas, swimming beaches, bathhouses, pools, parking fields, buildings and equipment, etc. 1. Maintenance and repair or rebuilding of existing plumbing fixtures and systems; 2. Maintain and/or repair heating systems; 3. Maintain and/or repair septic systems; 4. Diagnose and repair existing oil and gas burners, hot water, hot air and steam systems; 5. Plans, lays out and installs new plumbing fixtures according to applicable plumbing codes and regulations; 6. Performs winterization and closing down of plumbing systems; 7. Performs reactivation and starting up of plumbing systems for operating season; 8. Operates light trucks, passenger vehicles, tractors and other equipment as required; 9. Performs installation, maintenance and repair of water fountains and irrigation systems; 10. Plans, lays out and installs oil burners, hot air and steam systems; 11. Conducts inspections of facilities/equipment and makes recommendations for repairs or replacements to supervisor. 12. Supervises and trains subordinate staff as assigned in the use of small hand tools that are utilized in the maintenance of plumbing and heating systems; including any specialized trade machinery, equipment and/or materials; 13. Loads, moves, carries or unloads materials of varying weights and sizes as required in the performance of the duties described 14. Submits recommendations to supervisor for tools/materials needed in the performance of duties as described; maintains inventory and stock control; 15. Assembles materials, tools and equipment required to complete the work according to plans; which include working from architectural blueprints and specifications; 16. Conducts inspections of assigned area for safety hazards, corrects problems where possible and makes requests for appropriate skilled trades assistance when needed. 17. Performs installation of RPZ and testing of backflow preventers; 18. Performs other related duties as required. ## Additional Comments Selected candidate must possess and maintain a valid New York State Driver's License by date of appointment as a term and condition of employment. Ability to prepare job estimates and order shop supplies Ability to utilize and train subordinate staff in the use of various trades-associated tools and testing equipment Ability to supervise skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled work crews Ability to lift, carry and move equipment and/or materials of different weights and sizes Work Shift/Work Schedule: 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM – will be discussed at the interview. The candidate may be expected to work weekends and various shifts, holidays and special events as required to provide effective operational coverage. *Under the provisions of the Omnibus Transportation and Employee Testing Act (1991), this position has been designated Safety Sensitive. The incumbent is required to participate in pre-employment, random, and post-accident drug and alcohol testing. ## Notes on Applying If you feel you meet the minimum qualifications, the agency operating needs and are interested in being considered for this vacancy, you can obtain an Employment Application from your local park office, your region’s administrative headquarters or download an application from the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation website at Please forward your application and resume, if available, to: Janet Grant, Personnel Office, P.O. Box 247, Babylon, NY 11702 or to Include “Plumber Jones Beach” in subject line. Date Posted: 06/08/21 Applications Due: 06/22/21 Vacancy ID: 87576 Agency: Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Office of Title: Trades Specialist (Plumber and Steamfitter) Occupational Category: Skilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance Salary Grade: 12 Bargaining Unit: OSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA) Salary Range: From $44354 to $54140 Annually Employment Type: Full-Time Appointment Type: Permanent Jurisdictional Class: Non-competitive Class Travel Percentage: 0% Workweek: Mon-Fri Hours Per Week: 40 From: 7 AM To: 3:30 PM Flextime allowed?: No Mandatory overtime?: No Compressed workweek allowed?: No Telecommuting allowed?: No County: Nassau City: Babylon State: NY Zip Code: 11702 Name: Janet Grant Telephone: 6313213555 Email Address: Street Address: Jones Beach State Park 2400 Ocean Parkway Street: Personnel Office P.O. Box 247