Lead Plumber

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 159585-1A
Date Posted: Oct 21, 2020
Category: Service and Trades

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

Position Summary:  Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Building & Grounds and following established guidelines, performs a variety of tasks associated with the installation, repair, and maintenance of piping, fixtures, and associated equipment for the plumbing systems, medical gas systems, and emergency situations.  May perform work in connection with sanitary drainage, storm drainage, special waste, venting systems and public or private water supply systems within or adjacent to a building or structure.  The Lead Plumber must have a minimum of 5 to 10 years professional experience, and is responsible for scheduling jobs, providing training to and inspecting the work of the non-lead Plumber, and coordinating sprinkler and fire pump tests.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

 

  1. Schedules daily work orders in accordance with established standards.
  1. Provides training to and inspects the work of the non-Lead Plumbers, as needed.
  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).

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Position Summary:  Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Building & Grounds and following established guidelines, performs a variety of tasks associated with the installation, repair, and maintenance of piping, fixtures, and associated equipment for the plumbing systems, medical gas systems, and emergency situations.  May perform work in connection with sanitary drainage, storm drainage, special waste, venting systems and public or private water supply systems within or adjacent to a building or structure.  The Lead Plumber must have a minimum of 5 to 10 years professional experience, and is responsible for scheduling jobs, providing training to and inspecting the work of the non-lead Plumber, and coordinating sprinkler and fire pump tests.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

 

  1. Schedules daily work orders in accordance with established standards.
  1. Provides training to and inspects the work of the non-Lead Plumbers, as needed.
  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).

Scheduled Hours

40/Hours

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.