Plumber - Full Time - Day

The University of Maryland Medical System Baltimore, MD
Job ID: 61486

Area of Interest: Service

Location: Baltimore, MD US

Hours of Work: M-F, 7A-3:30P

Job Facility: UMMC Midtown Campus

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: DAY

What You Will Do:

Under general direction, the purpose of the position is to perform skilled to advanced craft-mechanical plumbing work in various installation, repair, maintenance and service tasks for the hospital. Employees in this classification function with considerable independence and latitude concerning methods, materials and priority of assigned work orders.

Work areas include, but are not necessarily limited to, fixtures, water and waste water lines, portable hook-ups, lavatory systems, and new construction. Position coordinates assigned project schedules in a manner to minimize disruption to hospital activities. Performs related work as directed.

1. Performs skilled to advanced craft-mechanical plumbing work in various installation, repair, maintenance and service tasks for the hospital. Installs, maintains, services, and/or repairs plumbing fixtures and apparatus for the hospital, i.e., water coolers, lavatory and kitchen fixtures and systems, water and waste water lines, and new construction. Services or replaces components including, but not limited to, valves, switches. Pumps, traps, hose bibs, backflow devices, screens and lines. Coordinates assigned work orders in a manner to minimize disruption to routine hospital activities, to include planning complex and long term projects.

a. Uses test equipment safely and accurately.

b. Identifies problems and calls attention to management.

Receives work orders and coordinates project task; prepares material and labor estimates; determines equipment, materials, tools and supplies required per job site. Fills out and maintains work orders and purchase orders for required materials, supplies and equipment; maintains daily activity logs, maintenance records concerning assigned equipment.

a. Identifies and corrects defects by using proper test equipment.

b. Performs preventive maintenance and corrective maintenance.

3. Ensures compliance with and adherence to applicable codes, ordinances, building and safety standards

regarding plumbing installation, service, and repair activities.

4. Functions independently, as assigned, or provides lead worker guidance and assistance to work crews in

more complex/difficult projects and installations. Works collaboratively and confers with contractor service

providers, as applicable to assigned work orders.

5. Performs necessary calculations in preparing materials and work sites for installation, maintenance or

repair, i.e., pipe dimensions, line layout, ditch and line grading, angles and distance.

a. Troubleshoots equipment in a timely manner.

b. Orders and replaces defective parts.

c. Ensures manufacturer's specifications are maintained.

6. Operates various manual, electrical, and gas-powered equipment and tools in performing assigned tasks,

i.e., line cleaners, jack hammers, pipe threaders, concrete saws, back hoes, drills, pipe wrenches. Performs

cleaning and maintenance of equipment, tools and materials utilized per work site; ensures adherence to

principles and practices of safe equipment use and operation.

a. Performs repairs according to specifications.

7. Interprets blueprints, schematics, and diagrams for installation or repair of new or existing plumbing


a. Ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics and diagrams.

b. Application of interpretations.

8. Responds to emergency or critical incidents in order to confine, resolve, and/or prevent flooding or other

hazardous conditions.

9. Participates in emergency drills and training.

10. Performs other related duties as assigned in order to meet the needs of the department.

a. Assists other department personnel as assigned.

b. Adheres to Departmental policies and procedures.

12. Actively supports University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus values and exhibits excellent Customer Service.

a. Interacts with all patients, visitors, physicians, employees, and volunteers in a manner consistent with the Customer Service guidelines.

b. Reflects the Hospital's values of respect by being considerate of others and their needs.

13. Remove snow and salts roads and walkways throughout hospital campus as assigned.

What You Need to Be Successful:

* High school graduate or equivalent. Must hold a State of Maryland Master Plumber's license (or have 15 years experience in the field in lieu of licensure).

* Minimum 5 years plumbing experience (if licensed) or completion of a plumbing apprenticeship program. Unlicensed applicants must have 15 years relevant ecperience.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.