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State of Nevada PLUMBER 1 in Nevada



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Work Type: A Permanent, full time vacancy

Department: Corrections

Division: Southern

Location: Las Vegas, Boulder City, Indian Springs, Jean, Henderson

Job Class Code:



Announcement Number: 40572

Open to all qualified persons.






Phone: (775)684-0126

Email: darrell.morlan@admin.nv.gov

Applications accepted

until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

The Position

Plumbers perform skilled plumbing work to maintain and repair plumbing systems, fixtures and equipment.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training. This position is located at Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center in North Las Vegas. Incumbents are responsible to maintain and repair all plumbing and devices which utilize water, steam, oil, gas and sewage. Incumbents install water supply, waste, steam and gas lines and related fixtures and fittings in accordance with the plumbing code; review blueprints; design and lay out plumbing systems; cut and thread; weld or solder pipes; assemble and install valves, pipe fittings and pipes; inspect for leakage; install sinks, toilets, bathtubs, water heaters, and backflow devices and trouble shoot any problems with plumbing works and equipment associated with the conveyance of water, steam, oil, gas and sewage. They maintain, service and repair the equipment, perform routine preventative maintenance and order parts and/or materials. Plumbers will maintain all documentation relating to these functions; assist contractors by providing information regarding the existing structure, equipment, systems and required modification; and review bids and work completed by contractors for quality and conformance with specifications and codes as assigned.

Knowledge of state and local plumbing codes required. Must have the ability to train inmates in all facets of plumbing systems and function as a lead worker for an inmate crew will be required to document inmate performance through completion of periodic performance reports and be responsible for implementing security procedures which include securing the work area from unauthorized inmates and accountability for assigned inmates, staff, tools and equipment. Must be able to drive a vehicle. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

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To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Completion of a recognized plumbing apprenticeship program; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements

A State of Nevada/FBI background check will be required of the selected applicant.

Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.

A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required.

A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.


For more information about state employment, visit the following:

Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov

Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org

Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us

More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB


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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:

Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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