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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 153837-1A
Date Posted: Apr 1, 2020
Category: Service and Trades

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Job Description

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Lahey Hospital & Medical Center  is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:


  1. Replaces defective pipe by cutting, bending, threading, soldering, caulking and assembling as appropriate.                                
  1. Performs steam-fitting duties, assembling pipefittings, valves, steam traps, pipe covering and insulation.
  1. Performs sprinkler and fire pump test, maintaining accurate records of all tests required by outside regulatory agencies.
  1. Maintains specialized water and treatment systems in optimum operating condition, including critical hot water, reverse osmosis, and patient, clinical and surgical air/vacuums.
  1. Performs assigned and scheduled preventive maintenance on equipment and systems in a timely and thorough manner.
  1. Maintains grease traps, plaster traps, and other waste systems.
  1. Interprets and works from blueprints, sketches, and written and oral instructions in order to accomplish assigned tasks.  Properly estimates time, material, and equipment needed for the assignment.
  1. Completes required paperwork in a neat, legible, and timely manner (i.e. job requests, requisitions, logs, and daily reports).
  1. Responds to requests for unscheduled and/or emergency situations to meet the needs of the department (i.e. floods, roof leaks, storm emergencies, etc).
  1. Incorporates Lahey Clinic Guiding Principles , Mission Statement and Goals  into daily activities. 
  1. Complies with all Lahey Clinic Policies.
  1. Complies with behavioral expectations of the department and Lahey Clinic.
  1. Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.
  1. Demonstrates an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.
  1. Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.
  1. Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
  1. Participates in and successfully completes Mandatory Education.
  1. Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  High School Diploma or equivalent.  Vocational/Trade school courses, and/or equivalent education and experience.

Licensure, Certification, Registration: Current valid Plumbing license issues by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure (Board of State Examiners of Plumbers & Gas Fitters).

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:     Thorough working knowledge of plumbing trade procedures and techniques.  Thorough knowledge of Massachusetts State Plumbing Code, and all relevant safety/OSHA/DPH requirements.  In the absence of any of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.

Experience:     3-5 years working as a licensed plumber, preferable in a healthcare or commercial setting.