PLUMBER TECHNICIAN in Laredo, TX at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 10/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Laredo, TX
  • Experience:
    5 - 7 years
  • Date Posted:
    10/26/2018

Job Description

Facility: RIO GRANDE DETENTION CENTER

Compensation Base: $15.59

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary

Under general supervision, performs plumbing related work with moderate latitude for exercising individual knowledge and technical skill. May be required to perform the duties of a Corrections Officer by overseeing and maintaining the custody, care, and control of inmates or detainees.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Surveys assigned jobs and ensures that sufficient and proper materials and tools are on hand to complete each work.
  • Directs work, provides technical assistance and performs inspections of work performed by detainee maintenance staff.
  • Performs preventive, corrective, and emergency maintenance.
  • Operates equipment and machinery related to assigned area.
  • Performs plumbing, piping, boiler repairs, installation of washbasins and toilet facilities, and any other work pertaining to facility plumbing/boiler systems.
  • May occasionally perform minor construction such as building storage bins, stockroom shelves, counters, and workbenches using precision hand tools and power tools.
  • May occasionally perform mechanical work involving repair and maintenance of facility machinery, motors and vehicles.
  • Maintains records of repairs.
  • May be required to perform the duties of a Corrections Officer by overseeing and maintaining the custody, care, and control of inmates or detainees. (Refer to Corrections Officer job description for additional information.)
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years full-time, wage earning experience in plumbing or pipe-fitting work required.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain Level II Distribution and Collection certification within one (1) year of employment.
  • Plumbing license preferred. 
  • Knowledge of maintenance techniques and procedures, including the ability to interpret plumbing blueprints and schematics and to make arithmetic calculations required.
  • Ability to communicate ideas and instructions clearly and concisely required. Possession of applicable state requisites for employment.
  • Ability to work overtime as required.
  • Ability to handle physical and mental stress associated with working extended hours.
  • Must be able to regularly report to work without being late.
  • Ability to be physically alert on any shift that is assigned.
  • Ability to work up to sixteen (16) hours within a rolling twenty-four (24) hour period.

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