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Journeyman/Plumber

Description

Purpose:
Install, maintain and repair gas, air, water, vacuum, medical gas, oxygen, fire suppression systems and sewer systems in the hospital.

Responsibilities:
  • Estimate costs of installations and repair work, including requisition of material, as needed.
  • Fit valves, couplings and other plumbing devices by screwing, bolting or soldering and seal connections with joint compounds, gaskets or caulking by using appropriate tools.
  • Inspect systems for pressure loss and leaks.
  • Install, repair and maintain various types of pipe assemblies, plumbing fixtures and piping systems from blueprints and sketches, including but not limited to chilled water, heating hot water and medical gas.
  • Investigate and perform system outages.
  • Maintain clean and safe work area, equipment rooms and shop areas.
  • Mark, cut and bend pipe to meet specifications by using hacksaw, pipe cutter or cutting machine.
  • Perform all work following infection control procedures.
  • Prepare pipe for installation such as cutting, threading, removing burrs, grooving and bending.
  • Record work orders and submit hours to supervisor on a daily basis.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.  
  • Completion of 4-5 year apprenticeship, which includes blueprint reading, mechanical drawing, mathematics, electrical wiring and plumbing and minimum of three years of work experience.  
  • Knowledge of State and Local plumbing codes and ordinances is required.
  • May in the course of their duties be in rooms where medications are stored. No contact with medications is allowed.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 33 Child Clearance (must be provided within 30 days of hire) 
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance (must be provided within 30 days of hire)
  • Driver's License
  • Journeyman Plumber or Master Plumber License

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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