Plumber

Position Summary

Put your trade skills into full motion and join the passionate and welcoming staff in the beautiful community of Trail, B.C. We are looking for a self-directed, motivated, reliable and flexible Plumber to join our team.

About the role:

This position performs skilled plumbing work at the journeyman level in the installation, construction, alteration, troubleshooting, maintenance, repair and/or service of plumbing equipment and systems, in compliance with applicable codes and regulations.

Some typical duties:

• Reviews work requests and consults with user departments regarding specifications and other project requirements; interprets blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine the required materials and equipment; calculates materials and labour in estimating cost of projects and makes recommendations as required.

• Prepares for work projects by performing operational and safety risk assessments, arranges work schedules with user departments and assembles supplies, tools and equipment.

• Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs and/or replaces items such as pipes, valves and fixtures by methods such as cutting, bending, threading and assembling.

• Installs, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs pipe and plumbing systems such as pneumatic tube systems, laundry equipment, washers, sterilizers, medical gas piping and outlets, irrigation, fire sprinklers, freezers, coolers, and ice machines by methods such as bolting, soldering, caulking, gluing, grooving and replacing/repairing component parts such as pumps, valves, etc.

• Carries out the plumbing preventative and predictive maintenance program by inspecting piping systems and other plumbing fixtures for repair and maintenance needs and for conformance to applicable codes, regulations and standards; writes operational instructions and preventative maintenance procedures as required. Performs diagnostic correction and repair utilizing recognized methods.

• Installs, tests, maintains and repairs natural gas lines, appliances, equipment and accessories in accordance with the British Columbia Gas Safety Code.

• Assigns work tasks to designated staff and provides related training and orientation; checks work performed to ensure that the work was done properly.

• Maintains storage and work areas in clean, tidy and safe condition and maintains an inventory of supplies, equipment and tools; completes related reports and records including daily work summary sheets; recommends purchase of related supplies and equipment. Evaluates equipment/supplies for technical acceptance and safety prior to selection as required.

• Performs other general maintenance and repair duties related to building, grounds and equipment in a variety of areas as required/assigned.

• Performs all work in adherence to all applicable codes, regulations, and safety requirements, including regulations of the WCB.

• Operates Interior Health vehicle to pickup, deliver and/or transport supplies, building materials, and/or equipment as required.

• Maintains and updates trade knowledge by reviewing and staying current with applicable building codes, regulations and standards. Advises Manager/Director or Designated alternate of regulatory changes, code revisions and safety related matters.

• Participates in departmental meetings, training sessions and quality assurance programs as required/directed.

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

If you are motivated to be challenged professionally, this is the move for you. We offer excellent benefits and opportunities to maximize your skills.

Apply today!

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

Certificate of Apprenticeship or Trades Qualification Certificate as a journeyman Plumber, Class B level Gas Fitter’s License with electrical endorsement recognized by the Province of British Columbia.

Two (2) years’ recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License required.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01774351

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

KOOTENAY BNDRY RGNL HSPTL

Location:

Trail

Department:

KBH PLANT - BUILDING

Reports To:

MANAGER/DIRECTOR PLANT & MAINTENANCE SERVICES

Hourly Wage:

$34.29

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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