City of Burbank

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Pipe Fitter Apprentice

City of Burbank
Burbank, CA Full-time
Posted on March 17, 2019

Pipe Fitter Apprentice

The City of Burbank, a thriving community in southern California’s world-class media center, is a great place to live and an even better place to work. We are currently seeking a qualified person to perform increasingly skilled work assisting journey level workers in the construction, maintenance, repair and operation of a water distribution system while fulfilling the training and educational requirements of a formal apprentice training program.

You will assist in cutting, fitting, laying, repairing, cleaning and flushing of water mains and services; assist in performing all allied construction or maintenance work in the installation, maintenance, repair or replacement of the water system; assist in the repair and installation of valves and hydrants; assist in the repair of meters and detector check mechanisms, disassembling, cleaning, inspecting, replacing worn parts, reassembling and testing for accuracy and leaks; assist in meter installations; learn to operate a truck, backhoe, other heavy construction equipment, and a variety of hand tools and air and electric power tools, including jackhammers, tampers, pumps, and air compressors which are used in water system construction and maintenance work; clean and maintain hand and power tools; perform minor servicing to assigned vehicles and equipment, reporting mechanical or other problems; keep truck stocked with materials and supplies; complete after hours classes and receive on-the-job instruction and training to become progressively more skilled and able to work more independently; work under emergency conditions when called any time during a 24-hour period subject to provisions of the Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Burbank and the Burbank City Employees’ Association; and occasionally drive on City business.

Requires high school graduation or equivalent at time of appointment; a valid California Class “C” driver’s license or equivalent at time of appointment and a valid California Class “A” driver’s license within one year of appointment; a valid Grade 1 (T1) Water Treatment Operator certificate and a valid Grade 1 (D1) Water Distribution Operator certificate issued by the State of California Department of Public Health within 18 months of appointment and a valid Grade 2 (D2) Water Distribution Operator certificate issued by the State of California Department of Public Health prior to completion of the Apprentice Training Program. A crane certification may be required based on job assignment.

We offer a starting salary of $3,374 - $5,921 per month ($19.46 - $34.16 per hour) plus superb benefits including City-contributed retirement plan, cafeteria-style health benefits, and tuition reimbursement.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation with submitting your employment application online, please contact Human Resources at (818) 238-5021. 

The City of Burbank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.