Job Description

Job Title: Plumber
Job ID: 80957537
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Passavant
Department: Plant Maintenance
Location: 9100 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh PA 15237


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


    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


  • High school diploma or GED required.  
  • Completion of five-year apprenticeship, which includes blueprint reading, mechanical drawing, mathematics, and plumbing and minimum of three years work experience. 
  • Knowledge of State and Local plumbing codes and ordinances is required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Driver's License
  • Journeyman Plumber OR Master Plumber License

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

    Salary Range: $0 / hour

    Union Position: Yes

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