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Company: Ascension Health
Location: Detroit
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

We Are HiringJoin our team as a full time Plumber at our Ascension St. John Hospital, Detroit. MI. Work Schedule is Monday - Friday, 7am-3:30pm. We offer you a competitive compensation, professional development, well-being programs and holistic growth opportunities. Work-life balance through generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance, medical, dental, vision and retirement match. This is a collective bargaining agreement union position. What You Will DoUnder limited supervision, responsible and accountable for all routine inspection, maintenance, repair and installation of the hospital plumbing system and other mechanical equipment.+ Overhaul, maintain, repair and install hospital plumbing systems. Maintain, repair, operate and install carts, beds, wheelchairs, blood pressure units, ladders, faucets, valves, backflow devices and other metal furnishings. Also install paper towel and soap dispensers, plumbing fittings and fixtures. Assure that all installations are in conformance with national, state and local plumbing codes. Perform preventive maintenance on all equipment and fixtures. Keep a sufficient inventory of spare parts on hand to maintain the hospital plumbing systems and mechanical equipment in good working order and make emergency repairs when needed.+ Receive assignments and work orders. Review work orders for priority status and designated time schedules. Read and interpret blueprints and specifications and estimate time, material and cost requirements. Requisition material and supplies; prepare and assemble materials, tools, supplies and equipment for work to be performed. Assure that all pipes, valves, drains, lines and other devices are properly marked as to the circuits and functions they control. While working on electrical pumps and other devises, performs lock out, tag out procedures per departmental policy.+ Maintain all required records and documents relative to preventive and corrective maintenance activities. Maintain appropriate instruction manuals, technical documents, schematics, and blueprints. Complete all work orders in a timely, legible manner in order that complete and meaningful equipment histories are maintained.+ Respond to emergency calls in a timely manner.+ Apply cost-effective measures in order to improve efficiency and support cost containment efforts while delivering a high quality service. Provides Values-Added customer service consistent with hospital policy.+ Keep work area clean, orderly and safe. Assure proper care in use of tools, equipment and supplies.+ Demonstrate safe work practices and attitudes, follow safety rules to prevent unsafe conditions and behaviors, and participate in organizational and department safety programs. Improve patient safety in the delivery of health care by understanding and applying the patient safety goal for SJPHS/Ascension of no preventable deaths or injuries.+ Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:+ Ability to work with power equipment; ability to work with hazardous equipment.What You Will NeedLicensure / Certification / Registration:+ One or more of the following required:+ Licensed Journeyman.+ Master Plumber.Education:+ High School diploma or equivalent is required.+ Related trade school preferred.+ Apprenticeship preferred.Work Experience:+ Three to five years required.Additional PreferencesWhy Join Our Team Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Ascension SE Michigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.Pay Non-Discrimination Notice: further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the EEO is the Law poster: is the Law Poster Supplemen ( tPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.E-Verify (

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