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

Description

Purpose:
Install, maintain, and repair gas, air, water, sewer, vacuum, medical gas, and fire suppression 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 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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