Austin Industries

  • Plumber

    Job Locations US-TX-Deer Park
    Requisition ID
    Construction and Extraction
  • Overview

    Location: Baytown, TX.

    Type of Work: Maintenance

    Duration: Long Term

    Shift: Days

    Special Requirements:



    Under general supervision, maintain the flow and drainage of water, air, and other gases by assembling, installing, and repairing pipes, fittings, and plumbing fixtures.

    Maintain and provide for the safe condition and operation of all plumbing systems in facilities.  


    1. Assemble, install, maintain, and pressure test all pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water, drainage, sprinkler, and gas systems according to specifications and plumbing codes.
    2. Determine sources of plumbing malfunctions and complete repairs as indicated or according to work orders.
    3. Install and repair pipes, fittings, valves, fixtures, and plumbing system equipment, including sinks, commodes, water heaters, water softeners, etc.
    4. Receive and complete work orders.
    5. Select material and hardware and make time and materials estimates.
    6. Maintain accurate records on material and labor used.
    7. Maintain inventory of tools, equipment, and materials.
    8. Inspect jobs upon completion and ensure areas are clean. 
    9. Work with building principals and supervisors to complete projects.
    10. Detect needed repairs on buildings, grounds, and equipment following established inspection procedures.
    11. Respond to emergency calls as needed.
    12. Perform preventive maintenance on tools and equipment.
    13. Operate tools and equipment according to established safety procedures.
    14. Ensure that equipment is in safe operating condition.
    15. Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties including lifting, climbing, etc.
    16. Correct unsafe conditions in work area and report any conditions that are not correctable to supervisor immediately. 
    17. Requires flexibility and understanding that all maintenance staff may be required to perform duties outside their normal area of expertise to meet the mission and goals.


    Supervisory Responsibilities: None.

    Equipment Used: Hand and power tools; pipe bender; propane torch; welding equipment; sewer rooter; heavy equipment, including forklift, trencher, backhoe. Light truck or van.

    Working Conditions: Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Continual walking, standing, climbing, stooping, bending, kneeling, reaching, and heavy lifting and carrying. Work in tiring and uncomfortable positions, around gas lines, around fumes and toxic chemicals, outside and inside. Exposure to extreme temperatures. 


    Education/Certification: Texas journeyman plumber license Valid Texas driver’s license

    Special Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of plumbing repairs, maintenance, and installation techniques. Knowledge of plumbing codes. Ability to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, schematics, and written reference material. Ability to perform mathematical calculations. Ability to diagnose and resolve problems. Ability to use hand and power tools



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