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Plumber - Presby and Oakland Campus

Description

Plumber will install, maintain and repair gas, air, water, vacuum, medical gas, oxygen, steam, fire suppression systems and sewer systems in the hospital. This is a health care related plumbing position with associate challenges. Educational opportunities are available.
 Uniforms and tools provided. Parking and shuttle service available.

Responsibilities:
  • Inspect systems for pressure loss and leaks.
  • Investigate and perform system outages.
  • Record personal work orders and submit hours to supervisor on a daily basis.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Completion of five-year apprenticeship, which includes blueprint reading, mechanical drawing, mathematics, electrical wiring and plumbing AND minimum of three years work experience required.
  • 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:
  • Allegheny County Plumber License OR Reciprocal Plumber License
  • Driver's License
  • Journeyman Plumber OR Master Plumber License OR Plumber
  • Act 34
 
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