At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught.
This Lead Pipefitter will be responsible for:
Responding to routine and emergency service requests via on-line work order, radio dispatch or as assigned by Group Leader/Supervisor.
Assisting Group Leader/Supervisor in preparing specifications and drawings in addition to planning installation sequence for complex projects. In absence of Group Leader/Supervisor, organizing, prioritizing and delegating service requests and completion of scheduled preventive maintenance on assigned shift.
Repairing, replacing and maintaining piping for existing branch lines of water, steam, sprinkling and other related systems.
Cutting, threading, bending, assembling, installing and sealing replacement pipes, valves and fittings composed of various materials using a variety of hand and power tools.
Pressurizing and inspecting pipes/connections for leaks, solders joints and repairs, adjusts and replaces valves.
Repairing, replacing and maintaining system fixtures and equipment such as sinks, toilets and sprinklers.
Screwing threaded pipes and fittings together, bolts or solders connections and attaches fixtures to walls or ceilings.
Repairing and/or replacing leaking faucets, worn seals and gaskets, clogged drains and other plumbing fixtures/equipment as needed.
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.
Communicating with customer departments as needed to clarify job specifications and minimize any disruption of department services/operations.
Completing, filing and/or routing a variety of logs and records required to document work performed and ensure compliance with hospital and regulatory requirements.
Accessing hospital and/or departmental computer systems in order to process and forward work orders, receive, prepare and respond to routine electronic correspondence and perform other related functions.
Maintaining neatness and safety of work area.
Cleaning and maintaining tools and equipment in working condition, reporting items in need of repair or replacement to Group Leader/Supervisor.
Returning 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.
Providing guidance and serves as a resource for department personnel on systems, technology and procedures related to area(s) of responsibility.
Contributing to teamwork.
To qualify, you must have:
A high school Diploma and up to 1 year of basic technical training and one to 2 years' experience.
3 - 4 years years of facilities experience preferred.
The analytical skills to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific, mathematical, or technical principles. Prior 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. More sensitive situations may be referred to others as appropriate.
Certification, Registration, or Licensure Required
Current Massachusetts Pipefitter licensure is required.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits.
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.
Internal Number: 2967817
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.