Licensed Plumber

Facilities & Maintenance Worcestrer, Massachusetts Worcester, Massachusetts


Position at UMass Memorial Medical Center

Everyone Is a Caregiver.

At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.

Requisition #: 214828
Title: Licensed Plumber 
Department: Facilities
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center
Posting Date: 6/9/2021
Shift: 7-3:30 Tuesday - Saturday
On-call rotation required

Status: Non-Exempt
Union: UFCW skilled
Hours: 40
Shift Length: 8
Position Summary:
Responsible for installing, testing, maintaining and repairing piping, systems, fixtures and allied equipment, and all other duties assigned for all UMass Memorial Healthcare properties.
Major Responsibilities: 

  • Maintains all plumbing, fittings, fixtures and pipelines. Maintains soil, vent, oxygen, water, glass pipe, vacuum, nitrous oxide and compressed air systems. Responsible for fittings including screw threaded, sweat, and silver soldered types and the attachment of pipe assemblies to walls and ceilings. Repairs and maintains backflow prevention devises, pressure regulating valves, mixing valves and fixtures. Tests and records results for all oxygen, vacuum, nitrous oxide and air outlets. Changes and keeps records on all water filters.
  • Installs new plumbing systems and fixtures as required. Cuts and threads piping needed for installation.  
  • Maintains all required records. Records all work not assigned on maintenance work log and completes work slips in the computer system as necessary. Maintains records of preventive maintenance performed on applicable history card. Compiles equipment history cards. Orders and maintains assigned supplies. Applies for and maintains plumbing permits as required.
  • Maintains clean and safe work area. Assures proper care in use and maintenance of tools, equipment and supplies. Adheres to safety standards, procedures and regulation.
  • Responds to and assesses various calls and emergencies as required or directed.
Position Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of state and city plumbing codes
  • State Plumber’s license
  • One to three years of experience.
  • Ability to work from specifications, schedules and general instructions requiring interpretation in their various applications.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to utilize Computer to input work orders in the Computerized Maintenance Work Order System with minimal training within (60) days of employment required.
  • Must be able to read and write (English).  
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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