Mission Viejo, CA
ID: 7058625 (Ref.No. NBU071819)
Posted: July 18, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionSummary Description:
Under general supervision from higher level management staff, performs skilled work involving the installation, maintenance and repair of pipes, fittings and fixtures of heating, water, drainage and gas systems and lines, and irrigation systems; performs a variety of preventive maintenance within the area of assignment; operates and maintains a variety of hand and power tools and equipment; and performs a variety of general maintenance work relative to assigned area of responsibility.
The District’s goal as an academic community is to sustain a working environment that is welcoming to all, fosters and celebrates diversity, and promotes and rewards excellence. An exemplary academic community promotes an inclusive environment that best prepares our faculty, staff and students to live, work, and contribute to a global society.
This position is a short-term, temporary, Non-Bargaining Unit assignment, not to exceed 160 days during each fiscal year. The assignment is on an as needed basis, and may be shortened or extended.
You will be contacted should the hiring department/division be interested in scheduling an interview with you to discuss your qualifications and skills. Please do not call the Human Resources Office regarding the status of your application. The most current status of all applications will be available for you to view on our website.
Methods, materials, tools and equipment used in plumbing and irrigation work.
Practices and techniques in plumbing.
Electrical systems related to landscape irrigation.
Operational characteristics of maintenance and construction equipment and tools used in the area of assignment.
Standard uniform plumbing code.
Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
Perform skilled plumbing maintenance, installation and repair work.
Use and operate hand tools, mechanical equipment, and power tools and equipment required for the work in a safe and efficient manner.
Identify and correct plumbing problems.
Install, maintain and repair a variety of fixtures, valves and pipes.
Work effectively and independently in the absence of supervision.
Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures.
Estimate time, material, and labor costs for maintenance and repair projects.
Understand and follow oral and written communication.
Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio-economic, and disabled populations of community college students.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Education and Experience Guidelines:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by completion of a recognized plumbing trades school.
Two years of responsible plumbing experience.
License or Certificate:
Possession of a valid California driver’s license.
Conditions of Employment:
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Work is performed in both indoor and outdoor environments; travel from site to site; exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, noxious odors and gases; work and/or walk on various types of surfaces including slippery or uneven surfaces; work in or with water. Occasional exposure to risks controlled by safety precautions. Positions may be required to work evenings and weekends.
Sufficient physical ability to work in field environment; walk, stand, and sit for prolonged periods of time; frequently stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, reach, and twist; push, pull, lift, and/or carry moderate to heavy amounts of weights; requires a sense of touch, finger dexterity, gripping with fingers and hands; operate assigned equipment and vehicles; verbally communicate to exchange information. Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
Additional Position Information:
Documentation according to USCIS I-9 guidelines (i.e. ID card and Social Security card) must be presented at the time of hire. Per IRS regulations, a Social Security card must be presented at the time of hire.
Contingent/conditional job offer: Any NBU job offer that is received is contingent upon successful completion of the Human Resources pre-employment process, as well as approval by the Vice Chancellor of Human Resources or Board approval. The Human Resources hiring process may include, but is not limited to, successful completion of Live Scan fingerprinting, background checks, reference checks, TB testing, as well as completion of new hire paperwork. It is the employee’s responsibility to incur the cost of any testing required for the position (approx. $70), and there will be no reimbursement for this expense. Failure to successfully complete any portion of the hiring process will invalidate any conditional job offer received. Falsification of, or omission on, any SOCCCD pre-employment paperwork may result in withdrawal of any conditional job offer or termination of employment.
NBU at-will employment: After successful completion of the requirements of Section A, an individual may be employed by the South Orange County Community College District as a short-term, temporary NBU employee. Employment will be on an “if and as needed” basis, as determined by the District. NBU employment is at-will, and either party may terminate this working relationship at any time. Neither party shall be required to provide any reason for the separation. NBU employees shall not have reemployment rights or recourse to petition to be reinstated.
Single worksite restriction: NBU employees are limited to working in a single position in one department/site. Interpreters and models are exceptions to single site employment.
Worksite: All NBU employees must be supervised and work on-site. Working remotely is not an option for NBU employees at this time.
Work schedules: Department/Division managers, administrators, and/or supervisors shall determine the work schedule of NBU employees to include the number of days and hours worked per week and the start and stop times.
160 day restriction: NBU employees will not work more than 160 days (in any combination of NBU positions) no matter how many hours per day they work. It is the employee’s responsibility to monitor and track the amount of days that they work to ensure they do not exceed the 160 day limit. It is the employee’s responsibility to notify their supervisor and Human Resources immediately if they are approaching the 160 day limit. NBU positions are not part of the Classified service and that by working less than 160 days of a college year, NBU employees are not entitled to any employment.
Substitutes: Substitutes may work for a permanent Classified employee who is on leave, or a vacant Classified permanent position. Substitutes in a vacant Classified position may work a maximum of 90 working days in the position during the recruitment process. NBU employees who substitute for Classified positions may not necessarily meet the minimum qualifications for the position and may, or may not, assume all of the job duties and responsibilities of the position. By substituting for a vacant Classified position, there is no guarantee that the substitute will be selected to interview for the vacant permanent position if posted, or selected for the position if interviewed. Substituting for a Classified position also does not entitle a NBU employee to any future consideration for the same or other positions. Substitutes must complete the online application process during the specified time frame to apply for any permanent Classified position at www.socccdjobs.com.
Rate of Pay: NBU employees must inquire with their supervisor as to the rate of pay that they will receive. They must have agreed to the rate, prior to accepting and beginning any current or future NBU assignment. Questions regarding rate of pay must be directed to their supervisor. NBU employees are paid according to departmental budgets, the skill set/level of expertise required for the assignment as determined by the supervisor/department/division, and various other factors, not longevity.
Classified substitutes will be paid at the first step of the Classified Salary Schedule range of the position that they are substituting for. Exceptions may be paid for previous Classified employees.
Holidays/Jury Duty: NBU employees are not paid for holidays or other time not worked (i.e. Jury Duty).
California Sick leave: NBU employees are eligible for California Sick leave per AB1522. Information regarding AB1522 will be sent to all new hires after the new hire paperwork session.
Overtime: Time and one-half is paid for all hours worked over 40 in one week, per FLSA guidelines.
Shift pay: Does not apply to NBU employees.
Retirement information: NBU employees may not work more than 960 hours from June 15th – June 14th. NBU employees who work more than 1000 hours per fiscal year are required to contribute to the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), through payroll deduction of about 7-9%. The District does not intend to employ NBU employees for more than 1,000 hours during any fiscal year. The exception to this requirement is that if a NBU employee is currently contributing to PERS from another agency, they will be required to contribute to CalPERS while employed at SOCCCD. Once an employee joins CalPERS, all future assignments will also have CalPERS deducted. It is the employee’s responsibility to inform their supervisor of their CalPERS status for current and future assignments. California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) retiree may not accept employment until after the first 180 days of retirement. Anyone retired from CalPERS accepting permanent employment with this District will be required to reinstate as an active CalPERS member. Please contact CalPERS for additional information regarding your retirement status.
Administrative termination: NBU employees who have not worked in a six month period will be administratively terminated due to inactivity. In order to be rehired, the employee must recomplete the hiring process.
Campus Crime and Safety Awareness: Information regarding campus crime and safety awareness can be found at www.saddleback.edu or www.ivc.edu. Paper copies are available in Human Resources upon request.
Mandated reporter: The South Orange County Community College District recognizes the responsibility of its staff to report to the appropriate agency when there is a reasonable suspicion that an abuse or neglect of a child may have occurred. Mandated reporters include faculty, district leadership staff, and classified staff, including Non-Bargaining Unit (NBU) employees.
Duties and Responsibilities
Perform a variety of skilled plumbing tasks; troubleshoot malfunctions and identify plan of action to resolve problems.
Maintain, replace and repair toilets, urinals, sinks, showers and other bathroom fixtures; install, maintain and repair a variety of valves, controllers, faucets and shut off valves; repair, replace, troubleshoot, and maintain manually and electronically activated faucets, flushometers and fittings.
Repair and maintain free standing and flush mounted drinking fountains, water coolers and electric and gas water heaters and related piping.
Assemble copper, brass, cast iron, steel, ABS, PVC, aluminum, stainless steel and glass pipes and fittings.
Maintain and repair fire sprinklers, hydrants and hose stations; repair or replace gas meters, pressure regulators and safety valves.
Repair or rebuild emergency showers and eyewash stations.
Maintain, test, adjust and record water treatment towers and boilers, electronic timers and back flow devices.
Maintain and repair air, gas, water, waste and steam lines; assist contractors in locating various piping systems and valves as necessary.
Operate construction equipment such as dump trucks, trenchers and backhoes, and power tools such as compressors and jackhammers; excavate and backfill trenches, ditches, and holes as necessary.
Maintain and unclog storm drains and sewer lines.
Estimate time, material, and labor costs for maintenance and repair projects; purchase supplies and materials as needed.
Perform preventive maintenance and inspection of piping systems and related equipment and devices.
Perform related duties as required.
At the South Orange County Community College District, our goal as an academic community is to sustain a working environment that fosters and celebrates diversity, promotes and rewards excellence, and is welcoming to all. An exemplary academic community promotes an inclusive environment that best prepares our faculty, staff, and students to live, work, and contribute in a global society. The Plan reflects the District's commitment to equal employment opportunity and outlines the active steps that ensure nondiscriminatory practices.