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Plumber And Steamfitter II

Company: Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Executive Office of
Location: Taunton
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

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 Southeast Area.

Duties and Responsibilities (these are a general summary and not all inclusive):

  • 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 EPA.

  • 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 systems.

  • Completes work orders in the facility's maintenance management system for preventive maintenance and non-scheduled maintenance.

  • Works with the Taunton Fire Department to fire hydrant and water line operative.

  • Flushes domestic water lines to clear sedimentation from lines.

  • 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 fitting codes.

    • 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 needed.

    • 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 reside

      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

        Preferred Qualifications:

        • 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.

          Pre-Hire Process:

          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 http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori.

          Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines.

          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 Form

          For questions regarding this requisition, please contact Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at (508) 977-3383.

          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 and steamfitting.

          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.

          Comprehensive Benefits

          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 future.

          Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards!

          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 exemption.

          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 saned.diaz2@mass.gov - 6176268125Bargaining Unit: 03-NAGE - Trades/CraftsConfidential: NoHybrid Work Eligible: No

Keywords: Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Executive Office of, Taunton , Plumber And Steamfitter II, Professions , Taunton, Massachusetts

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