Plumber (Commercial/P-1) (23612122)

  • Owens Realty
  • Huntersville, NC 28078, USA
  • Feb 24, 2018

Job Description

Owens Realty Services

Huntersville, NC, United States of America

Our employees experience a dynamic and rewarding place to work. We have a reputation for outstanding customer service, professionalism, teamwork, and exceeding client expectations. We consider the employees of Owens Realty Services and Owens Facility Services to be one of our most valuable resources. Our employees treat others in a friendly and courteous manner and have respect for other employees, tenants,visitors and our clients property.

Job Skills / Requirements
• Satisfies service requests per work order, following company procedures
• Provide plumbing services with specific responsibility for identifying repair and/or replacement needs
• Installing, upgrading and/or replacement of plumbing systems, waste water systems and hydraulic systems
• Ensuring compliance with accessibility, health and safety codes
• Ensuring completion of projects in accordance with trade standards
• Assist all types of maintenance, repairs, administrative work orders, and is available for other requests.


-Reports to the O,R&L Property Manager or other assigned management person
-Maintains relationships with other staff members, working closest with other maintenance workers.
-Maintains professional relationships, as appropriate, with all administrators.
-Maintains relationships with any contract laborers working on property.

-Completes all work orders and service calls in timely manner as dispatched.
-Polite and respectful to building personnel and tenants
-Maintains professional relationships with any contract laborers working on property
-Maintains daily log of maintenance activities
-Completes requests from Maintenance Manager and Property Manager


The activities listed below are not all inclusive. However, they are indicative of the types of activities normally performed by the Licensed Plumber:

Analyzes prints, schematics and drawings of plumbing systems for the purpose of determining the efficient installation of new or upgraded systems
Installation of many different types of materials, i.e., PVC, PEX, Copper, CPVC, Cast Iron, and Steel piping depending on the projects.
Installers are required to have knowledge of up to date Plumbing Codes. Continuing education and Licensing opportunities are encouraged.
Coordinates with supervisor or other trades personnel for the purpose of completing projects and work orders efficiently
Makes repairs or replacements as necessary and with approval of Property Manager and client
Diagnoses causes of problems and/or failures in plumbing/irrigation systems for the purpose of identifying repair and/or replacement needs
Installs plumbing fixtures and systems (e.g. hot water heaters, drinking fountains, etc.) for the purpose of providing enhanced and/or upgraded capabilities
Requests equipment and supplies for the purpose of maintaining inventory and ensuring availability of items required to complete the necessary installation or repair.
Maintains equipment and work area in clean and orderly manner. Performs other duties as assigned.
Ability to communicate and work well with customers, employees, and other trades.
Ability to effectively manage daily/weekly schedules and tasks.

Emergency Maintenance:
-Is on call for emergency duty when assigned
-Is familiar with power, water and gas turnoffs, clean-out traps, fire extinguishers and fire hydrants

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; push/pull equipment; use arm, leg and back muscles for extended periods; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb, stoop, kneel or crouch; talk or hear; and taste or smell.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to caustic chemicals and/or hazardous materials. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock and vibration. The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.

Assists in maintaining inventory of tools, equipment and supplies
Attends all instructional classes conducted by management

High School education or Equivalent
Holds current and valid State Plumbing license P-1 for Commercial Buildings in North Carolina
Has the ability to follow blueprints to determine location of plumbing systems, equipment and fixtures to ensure conformance to building and safety codes.
Demonstrates Good safety habits
Background and drug test will be required.



Education Requirements (Any)
High School Diploma or Equivalent

Certification Requirements (Any)
P1 - North Carolina or Reciprocity State

Additional Information / Benefits
Established in 1990, Owens Realty Services is a full-service commercial brokerage, investment, management, maintenance, housekeeping and environmental services company. Our comprehensive roster of services efficiently and economically manages the operation of sophisticated real estate investment portfolios, residential apartment and condominium complexes, government buildings, educational facilities, corporate campuses, high-profile venues and family entertainment parks in both the public and private sector. Owens Realty Services affiliates with significant industry associations to stay on the forefront of the development of new management models, marketing strategies, maintenance techniques and industry product lines. We integrate industry best practices to achieve the highest quality of service delivery for our clients.

With an emphasis on customized management plans, our services result in maintaining the maximum life cycles for critical capital investments, a healthy and clean environment for all building tenants and visitors, as well as substantial cost savings. Owens Realty Services saves our clients, on average, approximately $1.00 per square foot in operational cost savings.

Owens Realty Services portfolio includes over 25 million square feet of first class, high profile facilities in Connecticut , Florida, North Carolina and New York with a value of more than $8 billion in real estate net worth and $30 million in gross annual revenue. With over 1,000 industry professionals company-wide, our organization continues to experience extraordinary growth attributed to our overwhelming commitment and dedication to the absolute best and most innovative services in the industry.

We look for employees who will:

  • Strive for professional excellence in the performance of their jobs

  • Understand and support the company's direction

  • Provide superior service to our customers and employees

  • Be flexible, innovative, and responsible to change

  • Manage human and financial resources wisely

  • Be a team player, helping others to succeed

  • Encourage open communication throughout the company

  • Treat all individuals with dignity and respect

  • Have pride in and sell Owens Realty Services to others

  • Be energetic and excited about their field of work and of others around them

  • Be able to go above and beyond what is expected of them

  • Be involved and enveloped in the entire business of our company

Owens Realty Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, or national origin.

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan

Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check

This job reports to the Maintenance Manager

This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift, Weekends.

Number of Openings for this position: 1