Licensed Maintenance Mechanic (Plumber) PF/OPR

Requisition Number:  6295
Pay Rate:  29.77

Houston, TX, US

Category:  Operations

Basic Function

Install, repair, trouble shoot, performs alterations to all plumbing systems, equipment, fixtures and controls at all METRO facilities and properties. Perform General Maintenance to all systems within Facilities Maintenance. Performs duties in a safe, efficient manner and in compliance with all applicable rules and safety procedures. Performs duties in a safe, efficient manner and in compliance with all applicable rules and safety procedures.

Responsibilities and Specific Duties

  • Required to perform installations, repairs, trouble shooting, and alterations to all plumbing, heating process, piping, sprinkler, irrigation, standpipe systems, production equipment, pumps and back flow devices.
  • Reads and interprets plumbing and piping prints, schematics and diagrams.
  • Completes and submits material and equipment requirements.
  • Cleans, maintains, and services sanitary and storm system sumps, drains, waste lines, lift stations and waste treatment plants.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on assigned equipment.
  • Utilizes pressure testing equipment, gauges, thermometers and other instruments.
  • Able to solder, braze, weld, cut, and thread all types of piping and tubing.
  • Notifies supervisor of malfunctioning equipment.
  • Assists other trades and moves equipment as required.
  • Maintains inventory of plumbing supplies and equipment.
  • Must be available for emergencies, required overtime, varied work schedules and shifts.
  • Cleans assigned areas and equipment.
  • Promotes safety awareness and follows safety procedures in an effort to reduce or eliminate accidents.
  • Performs other job-related duties as required.

Education Requirement

High school diploma or equivalent.      

Years & Experience Required

Minimum of five (5) years’ experience as a Plumber

Knowledge & Skills Required

Valid State of Texas Driver’s License. Valid State of Texas Journeyman Plumber License. Good working knowledge of plumbing codes. Able to complete/fill-out written reports, records and forms. Able to maintain and/or obtain additional licensing or certifications as required

Additional Information

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas has a zero tolerance drug and alcohol policy for all employees. All internal and external applicants will be required to undergo drug testing before employment and will be subject to further drug and/or alcohol testing throughout their employment.

Further, employees who perform safety-sensitive functions will submit to drug and/or alcohol testing in accordance to the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) regulatory requirements.

We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or disability.

Nearest Major Market: Houston