City of Great Falls, MT | Great Falls, MT

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Posted Date 1/23/2024
Description Salary : $65,540.80 Annually

Location : Great Falls, MT

Job Type: Regular Full Time

Job Number: 24-00021

Department: Public Works

Division: Utilities

Opening Date: 01/23/2024

Closing Date: Continuous

Union Classification: Plumbers & Pipefitters Union

Nature of Work

*Application open until filled.

Skilled crafts responsibility for providing the installation, alteration and maintenance of plumbing and mechanical systems in the city's buildings and facilities. Work is performed under the general direction of the Utilities Foreman.

Essential Functions of Work

  • Repairs and alters heaters, boilers, pumps, air conditioners and other water, sewer and gas systems and fixtures.
  • Installs and maintains plumbing fixtures and piping for air, water, gas, oil and ventilation systems.
  • Installs, maintains, repairs and winterizes lawn irrigation systems.
  • Installs and replaces water meters.
  • Researches new ideas and concepts for plumbing and heating systems to improve the efficiency and performance of current systems.
Education and Experience

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Completion of a plumber's apprenticeship program.
  • Montana and City Plumbers and Gas Licenses
  • Montana Backflow Prevention Certificate
  • Low pressure boiler's licenses.
  • Possession of a valid Montana Class A CDL with tanker endorsement. (or able to obtain within 6 months of employment).
Requirements of Work

  • Considerable knowledge of plumbing practices and procedures, including water, sewer and gas.
  • Considerable knowledge of local and state plumbing codes.
  • Considerable knowledge of plumbing materials and tools.
  • Ability to establish working relationships with peers, supervisors, and the general public.
  • Technical Capacity
  • Problem Solving
  • Teamwork

This position does not supervise staff.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in outside weather conditions and confined spaces. The employee is exposed to cold, heat, snow, wind, rain.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, bend, crawl, twist, reach, push, pull, pick, pinch, kneel, grasp, climb, ride and perform similar body movements. Must have the ability to perform heavy physical work and to lift and carry up to 100 pounds at a time; the possession of hand/eye coordination sufficient to use hand and power tools and operator a motor vehicle; the ability to talkand hear in person or by telephone and two-way radio; and the ability to see and read blueprints and instructions.


The work schedule is a 40-hour work week, Sunday through Saturday. Work is typically performed Monday through Friday. This position is a non-exempt and eligible for overtime. Any overtime must be authorized prior to working.


Travel is primarily local during the business day. Occasional travel may be required to attend off-site training and educational opportunities.

Full-time Employee Benefits

The City of Great Falls offers a complete benefits package to our full-time employee including medical, dental, and vision insurance, retirement/pensions, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The City offers life and long term disability insurance to all full-time non-union employees. Union employees receive longevity pay. Optional plans are available for employees, flexible spending account, and 457 deferred compensation accounts.

Salary31.51 Hour
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