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Maintenance Senior Journeyman (HVAC/Plumber)

at Delaware River and Bay Authority in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY
This position is an expert craftsman in the HVAC/plumbing field. Most job
responsibilities require previous experience on equipment and similar work procedures.
Employees in this classification work from general instructions and will have some
responsibility for ordering tasks and determining what procedures to apply. Employees
may encounter some new situations requiring new solutions. The employee is responsible
for following established safety practices while performing assigned duties to protect self,
co-workers and the public from personal injury and to prevent damage to Authority
property. This position is a bargaining unit position that is represented by International
Union of Operating Engineers, Local 542.
II. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Provides expert level maintenance support in HVAC/plumbing field
• Troubleshoots the most complex problems and issues
• Provides primary expertise on projects and tasks (such as scope and project
budgeting)
• Conducts preventative maintenance
• Emergency response (24/7) to any Authority location
• May be responsible for directing and inspecting work of assigned personnel
• Develops and maintains various HVAC/plumbing preventative maintenance
programs and protocols related to Authority assets, equipment and facilities
• Ability to provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers
• Ability to perform other assigned duties as required
III. REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
• Expert level knowledge of HVAC or plumbing field
• Full understanding of relevant Authority policies and procedures
• Knowledge of all relevant federal, state and Authority safety regulations and
procedures
• Knowledge of state laws pertaining to the operation of motor vehicles on public
roadways
• Complies with all requirements of Federal Drug & Alcohol Testing Program at all
times
• Ability to lead work crew, coach employees and provide on-the-job training
• In order to be classified at this level, individuals must be recognized as fully
competent based on external accreditation and certification in addition to their
license
• Ability to work independently on complex HVAC or plumbing system diagnosis
and repair
• Knowledge of procurement procedures
• Ability to read and interpret construction drawings, wiring diagrams and
specifications
• Ability to read work orders and translate them to work plans
• Must be capable of lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds at least 20 yards
• Must be capable of performing around hazardous situations such as moving heavy
equipment, in and around equipment, at heights, on steep grades, and on ladders
and uneven surfaces
• Must be capable of wearing appropriate personal protection equipment such as
hard hats, protective shoes and clothing, aprons, gloves, eye wear, hearing
protection and respirators
• Must be capable of performing repetitive motions such as grasping, reaching,
bending, lifting, twisting, pushing, pulling and climbing
• Must be willing and available for duty at such hours, day or night, as may be
required in order to maintain continuous operation of this facility
• Ability to work in a variety of adverse weather conditions including extreme heat
or cold and/or emergency conditions
• Effective oral and written communication skills (including listening skills)
• Strong interpersonal and relational skills with the ability to establish and maintain
effective professional relationships with Authority personnel and external to
customers, vendors, etc.; provides the highest level of customer service and
professionalism to all internal and external customers
IV. TYPICAL WORK ENVIRONMENTS
• Landscaping and grounds keeping
• Roadways, airports, and bridges
• Custodial/general building maintenance
• Painting/rigging
• Vessel maintenance
• Piers, docks, and wharfs
• Crafts (i.e., carpentry, electric, automotive, HVAC)
• Emergency response (i.e., snow removal)
• Heavy Equipment
V. REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• High school diploma/equivalent or equivalent related years of experience
• Seven (7) years of relevant experience in commercial HVAC/plumbing field; ten
(10) years preferred
• Vocational training preferred including successful completion of a federallyapproved plumbing/HVACR apprenticeship program
VI. LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, AND CERTIFICATES
• Valid driver’s license
• Must obtain a Class B CDL with tanker endorsement within six (6) months
• Must possess a journeyperson certificate or a master electrician license, in good
standing, issued by a state, US territory or District of Columbia licensure
authority
VII. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
• Candidates are subject to a pre-employment physical, drug test and background
investigation
• The Delaware River and Bay Authority requires all employees to have direct
deposit with a financial institution or enroll in the payroll card program to receive
their bi-weekly pay
• Employees holding a valid CDL must be able to obtain and keep current a
Medical Examiner’s Certificate and will be subject to random drug and alcohol
testing in accordance with Federal and State regulations
• Must be willing and available for duty at such hours, day or night, as may be
required in order to maintain continuous operation of this facility

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Job Posting: 840636

Posted On: Sep 03, 2021

Updated On: Oct 11, 2021