General Maintenance Technician (Plumber)

General Maintenance Technician (Plumber)


Pitt Community College
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, NC 28590
Phone: 252-493-7200

Job Location

Pitt Community College (Main Campus)




State of NC

Job Category

  • Service/Maintenance

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, March 19, 2020
Closes: Sunday, June 7, 2020

Target Start Date

Monday, June 15, 2020

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Assistant Director of Facilities Services

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Vocational/technical school education in plumbing or a related maintenance field, or four years of experience.  An equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

Must have an acceptable criminal background check. Must have an acceptable driver's record check. Must attend required safety training. Must be willing to use proper safety equipment and follow proper safety procedures.

Position Description

Under general supervision, performs a variety of general maintenance duties with a focus on plumbing. Requires being on-call on during rotating nights and weekends for emergency assistance due to maintenance of buildings, grounds and equipment for the college. Performs other related duties as required. Reports to the Assistant Director of Facilities Services.

Performs plumbing maintenance duties which include all related commercial plumbing.  Soldering copper, changing out flush valves, and replacement/repair of sink faucets.

Performs routine/preventative maintenance on a variety of systems.  Duties include checking water utilities inside and outside of the buildings to determine if they are functioning properly, Cleaning and servicing units as necessary, changing flush valves, faucet cartridges, water coolers, water filters, unstopping sewer lines, etc.

Maintains records as required including operating a computer-based work order system. Maintains procurement card related sales receipts. 

Operates and/or utilizes a variety of types of equipment upon completion of proper training. Equipment includes: forklift, scissor life, aerial platform, generator, electric welder, gas torch, mechanic's tools, plumbing tools and equipment, campus vehicles, etc. Must possess and maintain a valid N.C. driver's license and complete CDL training within six months of employment. 

Performs carpentry-related tasks which include: installation of white boards, door hardware, roof repair, etc.

Performs on call service on rotating nights and weekends for emergency assistance due to maintenance of buildings, grounds and equipment for the college, which includes checking all facilities for proper operation on weekends and holidays.

Performs other related duties as required.


Physical Requirements:   Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office machines including calculator, copier, computer, typewriter, etc. Must be physically able to exert up to ten pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Position involves mostly sedentary work which requires sitting most of the time, but may involve walking, standing, or stooping for brief periods of time. Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of approximately twenty pounds.

Data Conception:   Requires the ability to compare and or judge the readily observable functional, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.

Interpersonal Communication:   Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information. Includes the receiving of information and instructions from supervisor.

Language Ability:   Requires the ability to read a variety of documents and reports. Requires the ability to prepare documents and reports such as outstanding encumbrance report, special funds cash balance, sales tax report, voucher detail, and general letters of correspondence, etc., using the proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar. Requires the ability to communicate with co-workers, supervisor, students, vendors, etc. with poise, voice control, and confidence.

Intelligence:   Has the ability to apply rational systems such as computer operations, general accounting, and public relations, in order to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.

Verbal Aptitude:   Requires the ability to record and deliver information and to follow verbal and written instructions.

Numerical Aptitude:   Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; add and subtract totals; multiply and divide; determine percentages and decimals; and determine time and weight.

Form/Spatial Aptitude: Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.

Motor Coordination:   Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in utilizing automated office equipment.

Manual Dexterity:   Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, office equipment, control knobs, switches, etc. Must have moderate levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.

 Color Discrimination:   Requires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color.

Interpersonal Temperament:   Requires the ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions.   Must be adaptable to performing under moderate stress when confronted with an emergency.

Physical Communication: Requires the ability to talk and/or hear (talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear.)