At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Facilities Engineering department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Licensed Plumber/Pipefitter will be responsible for:
Repairing, replaces and maintains piping, fixtures and equipment for steam, chilled water, hot water, cold water, sprinkler, sanitary, storm & acid waste systems.
Responding to service requests via on-line work order, radio dispatch or as assigned by Group Leader/Supervisor. Plans assigned work by examining detailed blueprints/drawings and project specifications.
Cutting, threads, bends, assembles, fits and seals pipes, valves and fittings composed of various materials using a variety of hand and power tools. Pressurizes and inspects pipes/connections for leaks, solders joints and repairs, adjusts and replaces valves.
Repairing, replaces and maintains fixtures such as sinks, toilets and sprinklers. Screws threaded pipes and fittings together, bolts or solders connections and attaches fixtures to walls or ceilings. Repairs and/or replaces leaking faucets, worn seals and gaskets, clogged drains and other plumbing fixtures/equipment.
Maintaining communication with other engineering department personnel in order to plan and coordinate work assignments and describe and refer problems/issues outside scope of authority/trade. Communicates with departments to clarify job specifications and minimize any disruption of department services/operations.
Completing, files and/or routes a variety of logs and records required to document work performed and ensure compliance with hospital and regulatory requirements. Accesses hospital and/or departmental computer systems in order to process and forward work orders, receive, prepare and respond to routine electronic correspondence.
Maintaining neatness and safety of work area. Cleans and maintains tools and equipment in working condition, reporting items in need of repair or replacement. Returns materials/equipment to designated storage locations.
Maintaining technical knowledge and skills through attendance at in service and continuing education programs and participation in other related activities.
Contributing to teamwork.
To qualify, you must have:
High school level of educational and up to one year of basic technical training and one to two years of experience. Three to four years of facilities experience preferred.
Analytical skills to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles.
Knowledge of building codes, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems.
The ability to exchange information on factual matters, schedule appointments, greet visitors, explain hospital policies, and/or relay messages to appropriate personnel. This type of interaction requires courtesy and tact when dealing with patients, visitors and/or hospital employees.
Current MA Pipefitter licensure is required.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.