Maintenance Mechanic - Plumber

Maintenance Mechanic - Plumber


Forsyth Technical Community College
2100 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
Phone: 336-723-0371

Job Location

Main Campus


Compensation varies on experience and qualification


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Service/Maintenance

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Closes: Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Target Start Date

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

• High school diploma and/or vocational diploma with one to three years’ experience in maintenance or related field
• Knowledge of all tools and equipment used in maintenance field
• Knowledge of maintenance functions.
• Valid North Carolina driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Inspects structure to ascertain obstructions to be avoided to prevent weakening of structure resulting from installation of pipe.
  • Locates and marks position of pipe and pipe connections and passage holes for pipes in walls and floors.
  • Cuts openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings.
  • Cuts and threads pipe.
  • Bends pipe to required angle by use of pipe-bending machine or by placing pipe over block and bending it by hand.
  • Assembles and installs valves, pipe fittings, and pipes composed of metals, such as iron, steel, brass, and lead, and nonmetals, such as glass, vitrified clay, and plastic.
  • Joins pipes by use of screws, bolts, fittings, solder, plastic solvent, and caulks joints.
  • Fills pipe system with water or air and reads pressure gauges to determine whether system is leaking.
  • Installs and repairs plumbing fixtures such as sinks, commodes, water heaters, hot water tanks, and water softeners.
  • Repairs and maintains plumbing by replacing washers in leaky faucets, mending burst pipes, and opening clogged drains.
  • Performs such indoor maintenance activities as operating electric saws, painting, repairing and installing plumbing fixtures, light fixtures, etc.
  • Performs such outdoor maintenance activities as trimming shrubbery and trees, planting lawns, moving materials and equipment, pouring concrete, etc.
  • Has the responsibility to lead maintenance helpers to accomplish their assigned tasks.

Job Post Contact

Forsyth Technical Community College
Main Campus - Allman Building
2100 Silas Creek Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC  27103
Phone: 336-734-7302
Fax: 336-761-2309