Journey Plumber

State of Utah

Full Job Description
Job Description
Are you a Licensed Plumber looking for job stability, great benefits, paid time off, and 12 paid holidays? If so, we have the job for you! The Utah State Prison is seeking an experienced Licensed Journey Plumber with a strong work ethic and a can-do attitude. This position is not public safety certified and does not require peace officer status or certification. The rate of pay will be $29.91 or based on UDC policy.

Principal Duties
As a Licensed Journey Plumber, you will:

work within a correctional facility and perform journey-level plumbing duties under general supervision.
maintain or repair plumbing by replacing or mending broken pipes, opening clogged drains, and pipe assemblies, or installation of plumbing systems or components.
instruct and train staff and inmates who are involved in providing maintenance to the facility.
Candidates need the following to be considered:Must be licensed as a Journeyman or Master Plumber.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for this position:

Have commercial plumbing experience.
know about record keeping, ability to read blueprints and building codes, use measuring instruments, and knows how to cut, thread, or bend pipe to the required angle.
Knowledge of how to operate and use hand and power tools or machines.
Have 4-plus years of work and school.
Has to experience with all or some of the following:Plumbing installation and maintenance, domestic, water, sanitary, sewers, storm drain systems, fixture repair, replacement and drain cleaning.
Boiler repair and replacement, boiler control repair and replacement.
Water condition equipment installs and repairs.
Fire suppression and fire hydrant replacement and repair.
Sewer pre-treatment equipment.

Why You Should Join Our Team
Besides working with a dedicated team of professionals who are dedicated to ensuring the public’s safety, you will receive great health and retirement benefits. Click here to view a summary of the benefits we offer. We also provide a generous amount of paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a position work-life balance.

The Agency
Click here for more information about the Utah Department of Corrections.


Supplemental Information


This position may require on call/after hours maintenance work.
Risks which require the use of special safety precautions and/or equipment, e.g., working around operating machines, working with contagious diseases or hazardous chemicals, etc.
Work requires physical exertion. May require the ability to stand; walk over rough surfaces; bend, crouch, stoop, stretch, reach, lift moderately heavy items (up to 50 lbs.) in a recurring manner and/or for long periods of time.

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