Medxcel Facilities Management Plumber I in Austin, Texas

Medxcel Facilities Management is here to lead the transformation of healthcare facilities management by incorporating a new approach to providing services. Created by healthcare, for healthcare, we have a dedicated focus on our people and customers, as well as providing tools, processes, support resources, data analytics and insource strategies that drive results.

The Facilities Plumber I will perform the plumbing responsibilities for Medxcel Facilities Management throughout the assigned working location of Seton Northwest Hospital - Austin, TX. The Facilities Plumber I is responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining pipes, fixtures and other plumbing used for water distribution and waste water disposal in the facility. The Facilities Plumber I works in cooperation with other trades and laborers to ensure that all specifications, legislation and policies are met, and to ensure efficient completion of any project. Providing adequate services will ensure that all water supply networks and waste and drainage systems are installed, repaired and maintained to meet all standards of building codes and safety.

Install, repair and maintain plumbing systems and components

  • Diagnoses cause of problems and/or failures in water systems for the purpose of identifying equipment and/or systems repair and/or replacement needs.

  • Installs, maintains and repairs domestic water pumps, water piping lines, water filters and plumbing fixtures.

  • Repairs and maintains steam stations, valves, heating and condensation return stations and sewer and storm drains.

  • Tests fire system valves, tamper switches, fire pumps and dry deluge fire systems.

  • Maintains the piping and supply of cylinder and bulk medical gas systems.

  • Conducts preventative maintenance and service inspections of backflow devices and cross-connection control awareness.

  • Responds to emergency situations during or after hours for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

  • Informs personnel regarding procedures and/or status of work orders for the purpose of providing information for making decisions, taking appropriate action and/or complying with building and safety regulations.

  • Maintains tools and equipment for the purpose of ensuring availability in safe operating condition.

  • May coordinate, maintain and repair all energy management systems.

  • May be required to coordinate, inspect repair and maintain other systems as assigned.

Special Projects

  • Participates in meetings, workshops, training, and seminars, as assigned for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform job functions.

  • Assists with special projects as assigned.

  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Work Experience

  • High School diploma or GED required.

  • Graduate of Plumbing Trade School OR 3 years of journeyman plumber experience required.

  • Valid driver’s license required.

Knowledge

  • Within the scope of the job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment.

  • Review and interpret highly technical information, write technical materials, and/or speak persuasively to implement desired actions; and solve practical problems.

  • Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: interpret resulting data; standards for design and construction; building codes and regulations; hazards and safety precautions.

ID: 2017-7768