HELPER, PIPE TRADES

HELPER, PIPE TRADES

The County of Los Angeles | Los Angeles, CA, 90006, US
Salary Range:$26,000 – $40,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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HELPER, PIPE TRADES

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HELPER, PIPE TRADES

Salary

$39,956.88 - $50,877.84 Annually

Location

Los Angeles County, CA

Job Type

Full time

Department

HEALTH SERVICES

Job Number

Y6355T

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Position/Program Information

FIRST DAY OF FILING:

O ctober 21, 2021 @ 8:00 a.m., PT

UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.

EXAM NUMBER: Y6355T

OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY

APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AT THE TIME OF FILING.

All County workforce members must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Successful candidates for this position will be required to submit proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or request an exemption for qualifying medical or religious reasons during the onboarding process. Candidates should not present proof of vaccination until instructed to do so by the hiring department.

ABOUT LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES

The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) is the second largest municipal health system in the nation. DHS operates as an integrated health system, operating 26 health centers and four acute care hospitals, in addition to providing health care to youth in the juvenile justice system and inmates in the LA County jails. Across the network of DHS' directly operated clinical sites and through partnerships with community-based clinics, DHS cares for about 800,000 unique patients each year, employs over 22,000 staff, and has an annual operating budget of 5 billion.

Through academic affiliations with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), the University of Southern California (USC), and the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Sciences (CDU), DHS hospitals are training sites for physicians completing their Graduate Medical Education in nearly every medical specialty and subspecialty. In addition, to its direct clinical services, DHS also runs the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency and the County's 911 emergency response system, as well as Housing for Health and the Office of Diversion and Re-entry, each with a critical role in connecting vulnerable populations, including those released from correctional and institutional settings.

MISSION:

To advance the health of our patients and our communities by providing extraordinary care.

DEFINITION:

Performs semi-skilled work assisting journey or higher-level bricklayers, plasterers, or masonry workers in construction, alteration, and repair work.

Essential Job Functions

Cuts and threads pipes and leads and caulks joints.

Brazes and solders copper tubing and piping.

Replaces washers and assists in repairing valves, thermostats, radiators, and other plumbing fixtures and appliances.

Assists in fitting, laying, hanging, connecting, and testing pipe.

Erects and removes scaffolding.

Operates power-driven pipe machines.

Paints pipes and tanks.

Locates and removes stoppages in waste lines.

Assists in the installation, alteration, maintenance, and repair of steam handling equipment, including such appurtenant equipment as pumps, governors, traps, and valves.

Locates leaks and assists in making repairs to steam, air, hydraulic, and other high-pressure lines and connections.

Assists in testing and in the chemical treatment of water used in heating and cooling systems.

Assists in the installation and maintenance of insulating materials.

Assists water service crews in the installation, maintenance, and repair of service connections, water mains, meters, hydrants, and water storage and pumping plant equipment.

Assists in cleaning water storage tanks, pipes, and pumping plant equipment.

Assist in the installation, maintenance, and repair of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment as needed.

Do excavation work in connection with the alteration, repair, or installation of pipes, tanks, and other equipment, using pneumatic tools to break concrete surfaces when necessary as needed.

Install piping for hot and cold water, waste, sewer, vent, leader lines, and compressed air as needed.

Install or assemble fixtures and appliances connected to plumbing and drainage systems as needed.

Maintains tools and equipment.

Cleans work area.

Drives automotive equipment to and from work sites.

Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

OPTION I: One (1) year of experience assisting in pipe fitting work.

OPTION II: Completion of 600 hours of instruction in pipe fitting courses* in an industrial education curriculum in a high school, college, the armed forces of the United States, or other recognized school.

LICENSE:

A valid California Class C Driver License is required to perform job-related essential functions.

Successful applicants for positions that require driving must obtain and present a copy of his/her driving record from the California State Department of Motor Vehicles before final appointment. Applicants should not present a copy of their driving history until asked to do so by the hiring department. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether an applicant's driving history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job. License must not be currently suspended, restricted, or revoked.

PHYSICAL CLASS IV - ARDUOUS:

Involves frequent heavy lifting over 25 pounds, often combined with bending, twisting, or working on irregular surfaces; and occasionally requires extraordinary physical activity.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:

*Applicants who expect to qualify under Option II must include a legible photocopy of their official transcripts to verify course work and the number hours completed with your application at the time of filing or within 15 calendar days of filing online, or your application will be rejected.

Additional Information

EXAMINATION CONTENT:

This examination will consist of an in-person interview which will assess Job Preparation, Knowledge and Skills, Oral Communication and Problem Solving, weighted 100%

Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on this examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.

ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION:

Applications will be processed on an "as-received" basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.

The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be added to the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.

NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.

SPECIAL INFORMATION:

Appointees may be required to work any shift including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

The County of Los Angeles is a Fair Chance employer. Except for a very limited number of positions, you will not be asked to provide information about a conviction history unless you receive a contingent offer of employment. The County will make an individualized assessment of whether your conviction history has a direct or adverse relationship with the specific duties of the job, and consider potential mitigating factors, including, but not limited to, evidence and extent of rehabilitation, recency of the offense(s), and age at the time of the offense(s). If asked to provide information about a conviction history, any convictions or court records which are exempted by a valid court order do not have to be disclosed.

VACANCY INFORMATION:

The resulting eligible list from this examination will be used to fill vacancies throughout the Department of Health Services as they occur.

APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. HARDCOPY/PAPER APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Applications electronically received after 5:00 p.m., PT, on the last day of filing will not be accepted.

Apply online by clicking on the green "Apply" tab for this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.

Plan to submit your online application well in advance of the deadline as you may be required to verify your email address. This only needs to be done once per email address, and if you already have a job seeker account on www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacounty, you can verify at any time by logging in and following the prompts. This is to enhance the security of your online application and to ensure you do not enter an incorrect email address.

Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the Requirements. Provide relevant experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job position. Do not group your experience. For each position held, give the name and address of your employer, your job position title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week and description of work performed. If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.

Important Notes: ·

+ All information and documents provided by applicants is subject to verification. ·

+ We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. ·

+ Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment. ·

+ Utilizing verbiage from the Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties will not be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the Requirements. Comments such as "See Resume" or referencing other unsolicited materials/documents will not be considered as a response; in doing so, your application will be rejected.

SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:

Please provide your social security number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a social security number.

COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES:

LA County Public Library has announced they are reopening some libraries with limited hours access throughout LA County. Refer to their website at https://lacountylibrary.org/reopening/ for more information.

For Candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.

NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD:

All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.

DEPARTMENT CONTACT:

Arlen Mirzakhanian, Exam Analyst

(323) 914-5281

amirzakhanian2@dhs.lacounty.gov

ADA COORDINATOR PHONE:

(323) 914-5208

CALIFORNIA RELAY SERVICES PHONE:

(800) 735-2922

For detailed information, please click here (http://hr.lacounty.gov/benefits/)

01

Please describe your experience assisting in pipe fitting work. Your response should include the name of your employer, your title, and the dates of employment. (specify months and dates of employment) If not applicable, please respond "N/A".

02

Have you completed 600 hours of instruction in pipe fitting courses an industrial education curriculum in a high school, college, the armed forces of the United States, or other recognized institution?

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03

Many important notifications including invitation letters will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that you provide a valid email address. Please add amirzakhanian2@dhs.lacounty.gov and info@governmentjobs.com to your email address book and list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail. Applicants have the ability to opt out of emails from LA County. If you unsubscribe, you will not receive any email notification for any examination for which you apply with Los Angeles County. Regardless of whether you choose to unsubscribe, you can always check for notifications by logging into governmentjobs.com and viewing your profile inbox, which saves a copy of all emailed notices. It is the applicant's responsibility to take the above steps to view correspondence. Los Angeles County will not consider claims of not viewing or receiving notifications to be a valid reason for a late test administration, re-scheduling, or extension of appeal rights period.

+ I UNDERSTAND THE ABOVE INFORMATION

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