DSHS FFA Journey-level Plumber -Medical Lake, WA

Employer: Dept. of Social and Health Services

Job Description:
We have a great opportunity for you to become part of a team that is dedicated to Transforming Lives while you use your plumbing skills. We are recruiting for experienced, journey-level Plumbers to join our team. You will perform plumbing, pipefitting, and steamfitting work on commercial and residential buildings. This job is located at the DSHS Medical Lake Campus.

This job offers stability in the trades, yet provides you a variety of projects that need your skills.
You'll have a fixed day shift schedule of consistent work, with usually a 3-day weekend off.
There is no traveling for plumbing work.
You'll work with an interesting blend of old and new building systems, working on a variety of equipment.
How much do you currently pay out of pocket for benefits?
Washington State offers one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation. We also offer a great selection of health and pension retirement plans, paid leave, training, and compensation benefits for you and your family.

Some of what you'll do
Install, test, inspect, maintain, and repair storm sewers, septic tanks and sewage mains, booster pump systems, waste drain lines, hot water heaters, backflow or cross connection devices, and water mains; commercial/residential bathroom, laundry, and kitchen plumbing fixtures; balancing valves, hydrants and water coolers
Operate and repair lift stations, which include pumps, inlet/outlet piping, air reliefs, aligning motor pump belt pulleys, rotating assemblies; checking for wear spacing between wear plate and impellers; perform pump station operation maintenance
Shop work such as refacing and reseating valves, cutting and threading pipe, bending pipe, replacing pump bushings and washers, testing valves and other pressure equipment
Clean and maintain tools
Estimate materials and time needed to complete jobs
What we're looking for
Valid driver's license + Journey-level standing as a Plumber as attested by:
WA State L&I Journey-level Plumber Certification (PL01)
Or, completion of a recognized apprenticeship in plumbing (i.e. 8000 hours plumbing work experience or two years plumbing trade school)
Or, full journey-level status in a Plumber and Pipefitters Union
Ability to work from blueprints and schematics
Ability to move in a confined space and on ladders, work with chemicals, and necessary hand and power tools
Knowledge of standard practices and methods used in the plumbing trade

Who we are
FFAA is the acronym for DSHS's Financial, Facilities, and Analytics Administration.
Watch this video to learn more about how our staff makes a difference in transforming lives.

Interested? Apply today.

Our Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) mission to Transform Lives requires that we come together with a sense of belonging, common purpose, shared values and meaningful work. It is crucial to our agency’s mission that you bring an equity, anti-racism and social justice commitment to your work with DSHS. We strive to create greater access and affirming representation of the communities we serve, including Black, Indigenous and People of Color, people with physical, behavioral health, and intellectual disabilities, elders, LGBTQIA+ individuals, immigrants and refugees, and families building financial security.

Questions? Contact grant.grady@dshs.wa.gov and reference job number 16259

Employees of the Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Any offer of employment is contingent upon verification of your vaccine status. Please note medical or religious accommodation may be available once an offer of employment is made.
Supplemental Information
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protect­ed veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

Contact Person:
Email: grant.grady@dshs.wa.gov
Location: Medical Lake, WA
Application Method: Online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3798743/dshs-ffa-journey-level-plumber
Base Pay: $64,788.00 /YR

Posted on January 10, 2023

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