The role of the Plumber inspects, installs, repairs, replaces and troubleshoots pipes, fittings and plumbing fixtures to maintain the heating water, gases, drainage and venting systems of hospital facilities in accordance with New York City plumbing code. This position will be located at our brand new Koch Center , located on E. 74th Street and York Avenue.
Assess job to be accomplished: reviews blueprints, diagrams, work orders; discusses project with customer; determines appropriate materials to be used; gather equipment, tools and materials needed; prepares work area. Determine type and size of pipe to use and special fittings necessary for maintenance, repair and construction.
Perform either maintenance, repair, replacement or installation and piping of water gases, drainage and venting systems, fire standpipe, and sprinkler systems, and various plumbing fixtures (e.g., sinks, toilets, water heaters). Create/fit plumbing parts to accommodate job needs.
Respond to customer questions or requests demonstrating courteous and professional customer service.
Maintain a clean, orderly and secure work environment. Ensure proper care and use of tools, equipment, supplies and materials.
Work various shifts.
High school, vocational trade school or equivalent.
Sufficient knowledge to handle assignments of routine and non-routine difficulty with minimal supervision.
Knowledge of NYC Plumbing Codes.
Knowledge of medical gas systems preferred.
New York City Fire Department Certificate of Fitness for Oxygen acetylene torches.
Ability to operate power tools such as: pipe threading machine, drill press, drills, electric saws, sewer routers, fuseal machines and coring machines.
Ability to bolt, solder, caulk, braze, cut passage holes in walls and floors with electric hand drill and narrow blade saw.
Ability to read blueprints.
Ability to read, write and communicate in English.
Internal Number: 2019-33665
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