At Stony Brook Medicine, our plumbers performs journey-level plumbing and steamfitting work and frequently supervises others in the installation, alteration and repair of pipes, fittings and fixtures of heating, ventilating, heating control, water, and drainage systems, according to specifications and plumbing codes.
Duties of a Plumber may include the following but are not limited to:
Repairs, maintains and installs plumbing fixtures and appliances such as sinks, shower baths, commodes, drinking fountains, dishwashers, valves including pneumatic controls, gas and water meters, gas hot water heaters and other gas appliances, heating systems and controls, and various steam equipment used in laundries, kitchens and cafeterias, water pumps and hydrotherapy equipment.
In cases of malfunction or breakdown discusses problem with user, visually inspects the fixtures or equipment and uses appropriate test equipment such as pressure and vacuum gauges to determine cause and location of trouble. Following technical manuals, codes, diagrams and previous experience, plans work procedures to make repairs and orders replacement parts indicating quality and type and any other materials required.
Makes necessary repairs or adjustments or directs others in performing such activities. Installs or directs the installation of plumbing fixtures and appliances following diagrams, codes and previous experience.
Plans and lays out the installation, alteration and repair of high and low pressure pipe systems that carry water, steam, air or other liquids or gases. Plans new installations, alterations to existing installations and major repairs consistent with specifications, plans and plumbing codes.
Assembles and installs a variety of metal and nonmetal pipe and pipe fittings, Joins piping by means of threaded, caulked, wiped, soldered, brazed, fused or cemented joints.
Tests pipe system for leaks by filling with liquid or air and reading pressure gauges. May weld holding fixtures to steel members.
Assembles materials, tools and equipment required to complete the work according to plans.
As assigned, supervises and instructs others in performing plumbing and steamfitting work.
As required, gives verbal instructions and/or demonstrates proper plumbing techniques and the use of plumbing and steamfitting tools and equipment.
Required Qualifications: Successful completion of a NYS two-year Plumber & Steamfitter Traineeship or NYS two-year plumbing training program; OR successful completion of any equivalent plumbing two-year training or apprenticeship program;* OR four (4) years of full-time experience in plumbing under a skilled journey-level plumber which would provide training equivalent to that given in an apprenticeship program. Apprenticeship training in plumbing or training gained by completion of technical courses in plumbing at a school, institute, or branch of the Armed Services may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.
* Successful completion of the traineeship and the training program includes a total of 288 hours of trade-specific class room instruction, 45 hours of technical math course work, 45 hours of technical communications course work, and 15 hours of blueprint/schematic reading course work. Course work must be completed with an average of C or better. Additionally, successful completion of the traineeship also includes 4,000 hours of on-the-job training.
Preferred Qualifications: Valid NYS driver's license. Experience in a hospital/healthcare setting.
Special Notes:Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date,the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
* The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination.
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Official Job Title: Trades Specialist (Plumber Steamfitter)
Job Field: Skilled Trades
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Plumbing Shop-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Jul 19, 2021
Posting End Date: Aug 3, 2021, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: As per civil service guidelines
Salary Grade: SG12
Internal Number: 2101716
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