Journeyman Plumber

Jackson Health System


Closed for applications


Miami, FL

Work type

full time


not provided

Date posted

Mar 13, 2024

About the role

Jackson Health System is a nationally and internationally recognized academic medical system offering world-class care to any person who walks through our doors. For more than 100 years, Jackson has evolved into one of the world's top medical providers for all levels of care, no matter if it's for a routine patient visit or for a lifesaving procedure.

With more than 2,000 licensed beds, we are also proud of our role as the primary teaching hospital for the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Here, the best people come together to deliver Jackson's mission for our diverse communities.

Our employees are committed to providing the best CARE by demonstrating compassion, accountability, respect, and expertise in everything we do.

Position Summary: 

  • Plumber performs skilled work at the journeyman level in the installation, maintenance and repair of plumbing systems, fixtures and accessories.

  • Employees in this classification are responsible for performing skilled plumbing tasks in accordance with standard trade practices.

  • Duties include determining work methods and required materials, cutting and installing pipes, performing a variety of plumbing repair and maintenance tasks, and utilizing specialized tools and testing instruments of the plumbing trade.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Installs, maintains, and repairs valves, faucets, sterilizers, bathtubs, sinks, lavatories, sewers, vents, drinking fountains, water heaters and other fixtures.

  • Maintains a positive attitude toward superiors, co-workers, patients and customers in general. Installs, maintains and repairs gas lines, valves, alarms and related equipment.

  • Observes established safety practices and procedures.

  • Operates and uses specialized plumbing tools and equipment such as ratchet cutters, reamers, electric and gasoline powered sewer snakes, pipe wrenches, chain wrenches and pipe vices.

  • Reads and interprets blueprints, sketches and diagrams.

  • Cleans and flushes boilers, storage and return tanks, hot water heaters and similar equipment.

  • Repairs, replaces and checks high and low pressure steam boilers, blows down and flushes boilers; checks, repairs and replaces safety devices and controls as necessary.

  • Installs pipe and hoses on fire trucks, spray trucks, and other specialized equipment and apparatus.

  • Maintains piping systems by opening clogged drains with plungers or other devices; snakes-out pipes and fixtures, replaces washers on leaky faucets; tests for leaks by filling pipe with water under pressure and checking fall pressure with gauges.

  • Installs irrigation systems including pumps, pressure tanks, sprinkler controls and connectors.

  • Demonstrates behaviors of service excellence and CARE values (Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Expertise).

  • Performs all other related job duties as assigned.

Generally requires 3 to 5 years of related experience.

High School diploma is required.

License Certification:
Valid Journeyman plumber's license required.

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