Plumber And Steamfitter II
Company: Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Executive Office of
Posted on: January 18, 2023
Description Taunton State Hospital is seeking an experienced
Plumber & Steamfitter II. The successful candidate will supervise
and install, alter, replace, repair and maintenance of steam,
heating, water supply, drainage, disposal, and sanitary systems
throughout the hospital buildings and campus.
Please Note: This position is 40 hours per week. The incumbent will
work on the day shift from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 pm. Days off are
Sunday and Saturday. *Position will support all sites in the
Duties and Responsibilities (these are a general summary and not
- Supervises and repairs and maintenance of hot and cold water
lines, check water lines, sinks, showers, shower controls, pressure
regulators, kitchen equipment, and sprinkler systems.
- Supervises and repairs and maintenance of water lines, sewer
lines, gas lines, fire protection lines, steam lines and air lines
including all fittings, fixtures, manholes, clean outs, and other
appurtenances which make up the various systems.
- Requisitions materials and supplies, estimates costs of work
and length of performance time, takes samples for testing by
- Does housekeeping to keep the plumbing shop clean, free of
hazards, safe and tidy.
- Works with other support service people to form teams on
multidiscipline work activities.
- Works with outside vendors who are employed to perform
specialty activities related to the plumbing and heating
- Completes work orders in the facility's maintenance management
system for preventive maintenance and non-scheduled
- Works with the Taunton Fire Department to fire hydrant and
water line operative.
- Flushes domestic water lines to clear sedimentation from
- Conducts in-service training or tradesworkers as it relates to
plumbing and steam fitting.
Qualifications Necessary for this Function:
- Considerable knowledge of steel, malleable, cast and galvanized
iron, clay, glass, concrete, transits plastic, orange surg pipe,
copper tubing, fittings, valves, fixtures, hand and power tools,
saws, chisels, hammers, dies, stocks, taps, drills, torches, soft
lead and silver, gauges and measuring devices.
- Working knowledge of laws pertaining to plumbing sanitation and
safety precautions as they exist under state plumbing and steam
- Ability to check, test and locate failures and malfunctions and
execute corrective measures.
- Ability to read, interpret and work from plans or sketches and
to follow written or oral instructions and to keep accurate cost
and maintenance records.
- Ability to work and perform physically arduous tasks under
adverse conditions or extreme heat, cold, dampness and humidity;
and to stand for prolonged periods.
- Ability to track plumbing supplies and order materials as
- Ability to caulk and pack lead joints, cut and clean and fit
and solder cooper tubing and to cut and thread pipe.
- Physical stamina and endurance including lifting and carrying
of heavy objects and working in cramped or confined spaces.
- Ability to schedule work, evaluate, train, discipline, motivate
and review subordinates
- Must possess valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operators
License (Class D) or equivalent in the state in which you
License and/or Certification Requirements:
- Possession of a current Massachusetts Journeyman and Master
Plumbers License as issued by the Board of State Examiners of
Plumbers and Gas Fitters
- Experience and employment as a Journeyman Plumber
About Taunton State Hospital
Taunton State Hospital (TSH) operated by the Department of Mental
Health (DMH) is a 45-bed inpatient facility that provides
continuing care inpatient services to adults with major mental
illnesses. The hospital is a leader in the successful integration
of the Principles of Recovery and a rehabilitation philosophy into
the treatment model and a part of the Southeast Area which works
closely with the inpatient treatment teams to facilitate patients'
discharge back to the community.
A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended
candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive
Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being
hired. For more information, please visit
Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in
accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring
Education and license/certification information provided by the
selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public
Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website.
If you require assistance with the application/interview process
and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the
link and complete the Reasonable Accommodation Online Request
For questions regarding this requisition, please contact Executive
Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at (508)
Qualifications First consideration will be given to those
applicants that apply within the first 14 days.
Minimum Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have at least one
year of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in plumbing
Special Requirements: Possession of a current and valid
Massachusetts Journeyman or Master Plumber's license issued by the
Board of State Examiners of Plumbers and Gas Fitters.
When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered
an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall
value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a
work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your
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Executive Order #595: As a condition of employment, successful
applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination
or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating
to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided
to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an
offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine
is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a
sincerely held religious belief may make a request for
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females,
minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly
encouraged to apply.
Official Title: Plumber And Steamfitter IIPrimary Location: United
States-Massachusetts-Taunton-60 Hodges AvenueJob: Skilled
TradesAgency: Department of Mental HealthSchedule: Full-timeShift:
DayJob Posting: Jan 10, 2023, 6:42:01 PMNumber of Openings:
1Salary: 54,863.64 - 75,637.64 YearlyIf you have Diversity,
Affirmative Action or Equal Employment Opportunity questions or
need a Reasonable Accommodation, please contact Diversity Officer /
ADA Coordinator: Saned Diaz firstname.lastname@example.org -
6176268125Bargaining Unit: 03-NAGE - Trades/CraftsConfidential:
NoHybrid Work Eligible: No
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