The Getty


Requisition Number
Regular Full-Time
Position Status
Getty Villa
Trust - 1480-Villa Engineering
Facilities Maintenance
Targeted Hiring Range
$41.36 Hourly
ERRP Eligible

Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion at Getty

Getty believes diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion are essential to our excellence and to the execution of our mission. The Getty community values differences in the pursuit of inquiry and knowledge, mutual understanding, respect, trust, transparency, and cooperation. We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve and includes individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Individuals of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Summary

Maintains, repairs, inspects, installs and replaces plumbing systems, pipes, fittings and fixtures to maintain the heating, water, gas and drainage systems. Cuts, bends, threads and fits pipes with adjoining pipe assemblies. Repairs leaks and clears clogged drains. Installs sinks, showers, toilets, water heaters and related plumbing fixtures. May replace tile, replaster or paint walls through which holes have been made to gain access to plumbing. Interprets blueprints and works from sketches or verbal instructions. Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Inspects, tests, repairs, installs and maintains mechanical equipment and systems, including but not limited to fire protection systems, domestic and sewer lines and systems, eye wash stations, back flow devices, flushometers, service kitchens equipment, and grease interceptors
  • Estimates time and material costs on plumbing projects
  • Inspects completed work to ensure compliance and engineering specifications and Los Angeles city codes
  • May requisition new plumbing supplies and equipment


  • High School/GED
  • 4 to 5 years of maintenance plumbing experience
  • Valid California driver's license with less than three DMVV points
  • Holds a Los Angeles County back flow tester license or able to obtain one within 12 months of employment
  • Holds a C 36 contractor's license or Journeyman's card


All employees must be fully-vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus as a condition of employment. Exemptions from this requirement as a reasonable accommodation due to medical contraindication, disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice will be considered.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability operate plumbing tools and equipment such as cable snake machines, jetting machines, electric pipe thread machines, fiber optic cameras for inspection of drains, sonic leak detection equipment
  • Ability to solder and braze copper pipe, cut and thread all sizes and types of plumbing pipe,
  • Ability to repair and install plumbing fixtures (urinals, toilets, sinks)
  • Ability to troubleshoot domestic and industrial plumbing systems
  • Experience with sewer ejector pumps
  • Familiar with the City of Los Angeles plumbing codes and regulations
  • Familiar with clay valves and fire life safety systems (including fire pumps, wet and dry sprinkler systems, and flow testing)</li
  • Familiar with pneumatic systems and grease interceptors
  • Ability to read and interpret blue print drawings
  • Ability to use a computerized work order tracking system

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected status.