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Satellite Services, Inc. Plumber, Maintenance in Boston, Massachusetts

Plumber, Maintenance

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  • 21-Sep-2022 to Until Filled (EST)

  • Boston, MA, USA

  • 50.66

  • Hourly

  • Full Time

    Union Health and Welfare Benefits, 11 paid holidays, 2 weeks paid vacation, and 56 hours paid sick leave. Union Pension and Company 401k

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    The Plumber, Maintenance assembles, installs and repairs pipes, fittings and fixtures of heating, water, and drainage systems, according to specifications and plumbing codes. Studies building plans and working drawings to determine work aids required and sequence of installations. Inspects structure to ascertain obstructions to be avoided to prevent weakening of structure resulting from installation of pipe. Locates and marks position of pipe and pipe connections and passage holes for pipes in walls and floors, using ruler, spirit level and plumb bob. Cuts openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings, using hand tools and power tools. Cuts and threads pipe, using pipe cutters, cutting torch, and pipe-threading machine. Bends pipe to required angle by use of pipe-bending machine or by placing pipe over block and bending it by hand. Assembles and installs valves, pipe fittings, and pipes composed of metals, such as iron, steel, brass and lead, and nonmetals, such as glass, vitrified clay, and plastic, using hand tools and power tools. Joins pipe by use of screws, bolts, fittings, solder, plastic solvent, and calks joints. Fills pipe system with water or air and reads pressure gauges to determine whether system is leaking. Installs and repairs plumbing fixtures, such as sinks, commodes, bathtubs, water heaters, hot water tanks, garbage disposal units, dishwashers, and water softeners. Repairs and maintains plumbing by replacing washers in leaky faucets, mending burst pipes, and opening clogged drains. May weld holding fixtures to steel structural members. All duties must be performed within the specified safety regulations of the company and the position. May perform other duties as assigned.

    Physical Requirements:

    The position may require lifting up to 75 pounds, walking, and standing for extended periods of time, bending, pushing, pulling, some climbing and balancing may be needed. Significant hand and finger dexterity required. Environment includes exposure to hazardous conditions, and varying weather conditions and temperatures.

    Required Job Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma or Equivalent

  • Security Clearance (or ability to obtain upon hire)

  • Minimum of two years' commercial/institutional experience in the maintenance, repair and installation of mechanical plumbing equipment and fixtures for water, gas, oil, steam, sewage, fire sprinkler/prevention, and hydronic systems or equivalent education.

    Desired Job Qualifications: Three to five years plumbing maintenance trades in an industrial setting is preferred

    Licenses or Certifications :

  • Valid Plumber's License

  • Backflow/Cross-Connection Certification (preferred, not required)

    Work Schedule:

  • Full-Time (40 hours per week)

  • Various shifts, which may include Saturdays and Sundays

    Satellite Services Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are also committed to utilizing recruitment efforts towards and to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

    EOE/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability

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