Trades Specialist (Plumber Steamfitter)
Trades Specialist (Plumber Steamfitter)-1803858
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: 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 are 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.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. 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 (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.
Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.
This function/position has been 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.
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Official Job Title: Trades Specialist (Plumber Steamfitter)
Job Field: Skilled Trades
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: New Bed Tower - Plumbing-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:00 AM - 4:30 PMNew Bed Tower - Plumbing-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Nov 29, 2018
Posting End Date: Dec 13, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: As per civil service guidelines
Salary Grade: SG12