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Maintenance Plumber - Richmond State Hospital

Date Posted:  Aug 9, 2019
Requisition ID:  12682

Richmond, IN, US, 47374


The Maintenance Plumber is responsible for the installation and maintenance of plumbing, heating, water and sewage systems in a state institution.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Assembles, installs and repairs pipes, fittings, steam lines, fire lines, sew systems and drainage systems;
  • Works from blue prints and sketches to ascertain most effective means of installation or repair;
  • Cuts openings in walls and floors to install or repair pipes;
  • Cleans steam traps and installs heat coils to pipes;
  • Fills pipe systems with water or air and reads pressure gauges to discover system leaks;
  • Installs and repairs plumbing fixtures such as sinks, toilets, bathtubs, water heaters and tiles;
  • Repairs leaky faucets and burst pipes and opens clogged drains;
  • Uses welding or soldering equipment to effect repairs;
  • Flushes sewers, drains condensate from compressors and pumps out grease traps;
  • Performs general repair or maintenance functions in areas other than plumbing;

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time. 

Preferred Experience:
  • Thorough knowledge of plumbing, heating, water and sewage systems of agency and of national and local plumbing codes;
  • Thorough knowledge of all necessary manual and electrical and plumbing tools and equipment such as pipe cutters, threaders, reamers, electrical and power drills, sewer eels and welding equipment;
  • Specialized knowledge of, and ability to work from, blueprints and work specifications;
  • Ability to work without close supervision;
  • Ability to discover needed repairs, provide preventive maintenance and determine appropriate work methods based upon problems.
Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:
This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.

Current Employee? Click here to apply.

Nearest Major Market: Richmond Indiana

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