The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
Water distribution and waste water disposal in residential, commercial and industrial buildings.
Relevant building codes, legislation, regulations.
Policies and procedures installation and maintenance.
The Plumber is responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining pipes, fixtures and other plumbing used for water distribution and waste water disposal in the entire facility and grounds.
The Plumber reports to the Assistant Facility Director and will install, repair and maintain plumbing systems and fixtures in entire facility and grounds.
The Plumber reads blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine the layout of plumbing systems, water supply networks and waste and drainage systems. The Plumber will then plan, install and service plumbing systems, fixtures, piping equipment and controls. These piping systems may be used to transport water, waste, gases or hot liquids.
The Plumbers work in cooperation with other trades and laborers to ensure that all specifications, legislation and policies are met, and to ensure efficient completion of any project. Providing adequate services will ensure that all water supply networks and waste and drainage systems are installed, repaired and maintained to meet all standards of building codes and safety.
In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the hotel.
Review building plans and specifications to determine the layout for plumbing and related materials.
Identify required tools and special equipment.
Select the type and size of pipe required.
Locate and mark positions for connections and fixtures.
Install supports and hangers for pipe, fixtures and equipment.
Assemble and install valves and fittings.
Install, repair and maintain water treatment equipment, piping and controls.
Install, repair and maintain underground storm sanitary and water piping systems.
Install, repair and maintain sinks, tubs and toilets.
Install, repair and maintain water heaters and conditioners.
Install, repair and maintain plumbing fixtures, appliances and trim.
Test pipe systems and fixtures for leaks.
Maintain all building codes, installation requirements and relevant legislation.
Perform scheduled maintenance service on plumbing systems and fixtures.
Apply all codes to installations, repairs and maintenance.
Ensure all requirements as specified by the manufacturer of systems and fixtures are met.
Ensure all installations, repairs and maintenance are properly sized, aligned, supported and graded.
Ensure all installations, repairs and maintenance meet the requirements of the appropriate codes.
Ensure all installations, repairs and maintenance meet environmental protection requirements.
Due to the nature of the business, the carpenter may be required to do other duties and special projects as assigned by the supervisor such as assisting other trades or erecting partitions and walls.
Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established by Hilton from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.
Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel.
Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with Hilton rules and regulations for the safe and efficient operation of hotel facilities. Employees who violate Hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment
Specific Job Knowledge, Skill and Ability:
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
Good product knowledge of piping (i.e. grade and types), fixtures and other related supplies.
Knowledge of local building codes.
Skill in use of power and hand tools, such as sawzalls, table saw, drill press, chisels, rasps, etc.
Basic English language communication skills in order to read blueprints and mechanical drawings, communicate with co-workers and fully comprehend job assignments.
Basic trade mathematical skills in order to calculate quantities of materials.
Ability to grasp, lift or carry items weighing up to 80 lbs. , occasionally above head.
Ability to reach above head and support items such as wood, ceiling tiles, etc.
Ability to push and pull objects or materials weighing up to 500 lbs. with our without wheeled assistance.
Ability to climb ladders, occasionally working at heights above 30 feet.
Ability to perform tasks consistently while bending, stooping, kneeling or standing while supporting additional weight of up to 80 lbs.