Plumber

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Job Id:
req3278
Job Category:
Maintenance
Facility:
Lansing Correctional Facility
Location:
Lansing, KS US

 

At CoreCivic, we do more than manage inmates, we care for people! CoreCivic is currently seeking a Plumber who has a passion for providing the highest quality care in an institutional, secure setting.

  

Who We Are:

CoreCivic is the leading, national provider of high-quality corrections and detention management services, providing effective programs that enhance public safety and prepare individuals for success after release. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, with more than 70 facilities nationwide, CoreCivic employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good.

What We Have:

  • More than just a job but the start of a successful career!
  • Supportive environment where employee growth is promoted.
  • Comprehensive benefits package & competitive wages.
  • PTO & paid holidays.
  • Paid job training & other great incentives. 

What You Get To Do:

Change the lives of those in your care!

  

The Plumber conducts and oversees plumbing installations, repairs, and maintenance. Performs a full range of plumbing work and applies knowledge of plumbing and building codes, trade standards and tools, and complies with company and contractual policies and procedures.

  • Assembles, installs, maintains and repairs pipes, fittings, equipment and fixtures. 
  • Uses a variety of hand tools and special equipment, such as mechanical and power drills, cutters, benders, pipe threaders and welders.  Determines materials needed for repair work, prepares requisitions and monitors inventory.
  • Installs and repairs plumbing fixtures, equipment and plumbing systems such as sinks, commodes, bathtubs, showers, water heaters, hot water tanks, garbage disposal units, dishwashers, cooking kettles, disposals, drainage systems, grease traps, water softeners, water coolers, air conditioners and others as required.
  • Installs, modifies, maintains, and repairs new and existing high temperature water and high-pressure piping systems and equipment, such as steam heating, steam generating, flash and expansion tanks, condensate vacuum, and circulating pumps and radiators.
  • Installs, maintains and repairs gas lines on various equipment.
  • Installs, services and maintains fire extinguishers, hydrants, and sprinkler systems.
  • Installs, modifies, maintains and repairs hydraulic and pneumatic systems for the control and operation of water and air systems, processes and machinery.
  • Services and maintains both sanitary and storm sewers. Determines the layout, pitch, elevation, pressure reduction, expansion, and operation of various piping systems and equipment.
  • Performs related work as assigned.  May assist other skilled trade's workers on projects requiring multiple trade specialty areas.
  • Provides for the proper supervision and tracking of inmates/residents assigned to the Maintenance Department. Escorts inmates/residents or coordinates the movement of inmates/residents to and from different areas.
  • Prepares and maintains a variety of standard operating records and reports, as required.  Processes all work orders, reports, purchase requisitions and other documents in a timely manner.
  • Inspects for items that could be used as contraband, weapons or implements of escape by inmates/residents.  Provides for the secure storage, proper use and/or safe disposal of tools, supplies and equipment.  Cleans and maintains all tools in proper working order.
  • Completes work orders in accordance with company standards for workmanship and housekeeping, and in compliance with building codes, blueprints, manuals and/or other applicable procedures, standards or specifications.
  • Follows safety policies and regulations, and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards.  Takes appropriate action in cases of serious and unusual incidents and emergencies.

Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma, GED certification or equivalent is required.
  • Possession of a Journeyman Plumbing License is required.
  • Two years in a plumbing apprenticeship and four years of related plumbing experience is required.
  • An Associate's degree in a related building, plumbing or maintenance trade and four years of related plumbing experience may be substituted for the Journeyman's license.
  • A valid driver's license is required. 
  • Minimum Age Requirement:   Must be at least 21 years of age. 

CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace & EOE– M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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