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UPMC Plumber in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Description

Purpose:

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

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.

  • 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

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

REQNUMBER: 728311995

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