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Plumbing Technician ST Peters Preparatory Schools

GautengSouth Africa
2 months0 Applicants
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job description - Plumbing Technician

Duties (not an exhaustive list):

  • Repair and maintenance of the campus plumbing network including freshwater reticulation, wastewater drainage systems, sewer systems, storm water drainage, hot and cold-water reticulation systems inside the buildings and understanding of the irrigation networks.
  • Plan, and monitor work of plumbing works.
  • Inspect and evaluate the condition of plumbing equipment in campus buildings and recommend corrective action.
  • Review all requests for plumbing maintenance work and decide on replacement or repair.
  • Review all requests for new installations, assist in designing installations and guide implementation.
  • Ensure installation and repairs are performed in accordance with South African National Standards (SANS) standards and codes.
  • Be familiar with costing for repairs, replacement, and installation of large and small plumbing systems.
  • Maintain safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting, working in confined spaces, and working at heights.
  • This position is not limited to the plumbing trade. The incumbent will be required to perform general maintenance and handyman activities.


Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Matric
  • Plumbing certification
  • A minimum of 5 years post-trade test hands-on plumbing experience
  • Experience working with plumbing tools, materials, and safe work practices.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of building maintenance
  • Demonstrable knowledge of both industrial and domestic water reticulation systems
  • Knowledge of relevant plumbing codes, legislation, regulations, installation & maintenance procedures
  • Working knowledge of heating and ventilation systems as well as appliances
  • Experience in reading blueprints and drawings to understand or plan the layout of plumbing, waste disposal and water supply systems essential

Candidates should have the following attributes:

  • Sound work ethic
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Time management and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to handle heavy equipment and machinery with the ability to work in awkward spaces
  • Ability to supervise and coordinate the activities of other team members
  • Ability to handle plumbing tools and equipment (pipe wrenches, pipe cutters, plungers etc.)
  • Supportive of the School’s Christian ethos
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St Peter’s School is an independent preparatory school for boys and girls aged 3 to 13 years, set within 28 acres of beautiful countryside

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