DPW Plumber

Location: Gerlach, NV

Department: DPW

Type: Temporary

Min. Experience: Experienced

JOB SUMMARY 

As directed by the DPW Plumbing Manager and Assistant Manager, the DPW Plumber will work on the installation, maintenance, and repair of potable water tanks, grey water tanks, sinks, water heaters, showers, igloo filling stations, and other plumbing systems on Playa. They will work with the Plumbing Team to de-winterize equipment and tanks in the beginning of the event cycle as well as strike and prepare equipment for storage at Burning Man’s staging facilities at the end of the event cycle.


The deadline to apply for this role is 5:00pm PT on Friday, June 8, 2018.


DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Install, sanitize, maintain, troubleshoot, and disassemble potable and grey water systems for BRC departments as directed by the DPW Plumbing Manager
  • Keep regular, accurate, and up-to-date logs of work progress and material usage
  • Stay informed about and put into action best practices for potable water sanitation and greywater handling
  • Collaborate and communicate with the DPW Waterworks Team
  • Inform users of plumbing systems about appropriate and safe usage
  • Interface with user groups, emphasizing a willingness to be flexible to their needs
  • Provide feedback on team logistics; maintain clear communication with Plumbing Team
  • Collaborate with Plumbing Volunteers; share techniques and best practices as necessary
  • Be available for scheduled, 24 hour, on-call shifts
  • Contribute to end of season strike, inventory, and winterization of plumbing equipment and materials
  • Work with the Plumbing Team to plan and execute LNT and Waste Disposal Plans
  • Attend and support crew attendance to daily Morning Meetings
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the DPW Plumbing Manager, Assistant Manager, and the DPW Construction and Utilities Superintendent

 

LEARNING AND TEACHING

  • Documentation – Assists in the creation, publishing, and maintenance of process documentation related to their assigned duties.
  • Knowledge sharing – Helps acculturate and educate junior staff and volunteers in Burning Man culture and business processes.
  • Learning – Pursues ongoing learning in their area of expertise, working to stay current on emergent knowledge, skills, and processes.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED

  • Experience with commercial, residential, or related plumbing installation
  • Knowledge of best practices regarding sanitation, potable water, and the health and safety of grey water systems
  • Experience with troubleshooting a variety of plumbing systems and creating improvised solutions
  • Working knowledge of Google products (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Drive), Microsoft Word, and Excel
  • Ability to adjust schedule seasonally to work at the Burning Man event held in Nevada

PREFERRED

  • It is helpful if the candidate has previously been to Burning Man and/or is familiar with its culture


 

REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

  • OSHA 10 Certification (May be earned through in-house training)
  • Must have a valid state issued Driver’s License and a clean driving record

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

This position requires periods of heavy lifting, bending, kneeling, squatting, and climbing. This position will be physically demanding, and requires individuals with good physical health, and endurance.


ABOUT THIS ROLE

This is a temporary, full-time position ineligible for benefits, working out of Gerlach, Nevada. Burning Man is an equal-opportunity employer.

The expected timeframe of temporary full-time employment for this role, during the DPW work season, is August through September.

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