In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of Island Health (Vancouver Island Health Authority), patient and staff safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
Reports to the Head Plumber or Maintenance Supervisor. The Plumber performs skilled plumbing work at the journeyman level by installing, constructing, altering, repairing, maintaining and servicing plumbing systems. May perform preventative maintenance, demand maintenance, and project work approaching the journeyman trades level on a variety of facility equipment and systems. May supervise designated maintenance staff and/or contractors as assigned. Provides related training and orientation to apprentices and designated staff as required.
Education, Training And Experience
Certificate of Apprenticeship or Trades Qualification Certificate as a journeyman Plumber, Class B level Gas Fitter's license with an electrical endorsement recognized by the Province of British Columbia; Certificate of Competency as a Cross Connection Control Specialist issued by the American Water Works Association, British Columbia Section. Valid BC Drivers License. Two years recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Skills And Abilities
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to deal with others effectively.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings.
Ability to organize and prioritize work.
Ability to operate related equipment.