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Bon Secours Mercy Health Plumber - Facilities Maintenance - St. Rita's Medical Center - Full Time in Lima, Ohio

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health


Primarily responsible for performing installation, repairs and maintenance on a variety of equipment including water heaters, sewer

lines, faucets, vacuum breakers, sump pumps, hot water return systems, mixing valves, toilets, bed pan sprayers, air lines, steam

lines, medical outlets and water lines.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Technical Knowledge Required:

  • Fully understands and has mastered sewer distribution systems to include: identifying main components, understand how each component works and diagnosing and correcting problems.

  • Fully understands and has mastered the theory of water distribution to include: basic engineering of water distribution systems, identifying main components in water distribution system, understand how each component works, diagnose and troubleshoot problems and perform routine maintenance.

  • Fully understands and has mastered electron theory, how electricity travels, AC and DC currents, single phase and three phase circuits and parallel circuits. Ability to read basic wiring diagrams. Knowledge of OHMs Law. Ability to use multi-meters to read voltage, currents and resistance values. Must be able to troubleshoot basic electrical circuits.

  • Fully understands the fundamentals of drain cleaning techniques to include the proper use of the following equipment: closet augers, plungers, multiple sectional machine drain cleaners and multiple drum machine drain cleaners and jetters.

  • Fully understands the fundamentals of water conditioning to include: the process of treating water to control its temperature, pressure and chemical make-up. Able to test for the following: hardness, chlorine and bacteria.

  • Fully understands the fundamentals of medical gas distributions to include: identifying main components, diagnosing and troubleshooting problems, performing routine maintenance and possess knowledge of all medical gas codes.

  • Installation and testing of back flow preventers.

  • Theroy of operation and repair of steam traps.

Technical Skills Required:

  • A plumber must be able to repair, adjust, maintain, retrofit and troubleshoot all applicable equipment.

  • A plumber must be able to proficiently perform the following tasks: soldering, brazing, cut and thread pipe, grove pipe, ProPress System.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Check in with the team leader after completion of each job and at the end of each work day.

  • During each task complete all company forms needed.

  • Responsible for time management of jobs scheduled each day.

  • Check in with client at the beginning and end of each task.

  • Complete daily time sheet at the end of each day.

  • Ensure all vendor packing slips or invoices for each job are secured to the related job forms.

  • Ensure all materials used for each task are listed properly on the company provided forms.

  • Follow up with insulators when required after repairs.

  • Consult Team leader in times of uncertainty.

  • Check in as needed to ensure Team Leader is aware of your status.

  • Call in major repairs to the Team Leader and provide the necessary information needed to make repairs.

  • Secure parts and tools needed throughout the day for various jobs.

  • Answer all calls and pages in a timely mannor.

  • Assist other technicians on others jobs as needed.

  • Must be able to build client confidence in department.

  • Provide information to team leader on training needs and courses of interest.

  • Responsible for the daily preparation of the parts, forms and tools for each days activities.

  • Complete work in a professional and timely manner.

  • Participate in department-wide internal meetings as required.

  • Maintain and be accountable for company tools in a professional manner.

  • Performs all duties, with or without accommodations, listed in the Physical Demands section of this job description.

Certificate or Plumbing License required

One Year certificate from college or technical school

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the

essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the

essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hand to finger, handle or feel, talk or

hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms, climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The

employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and

occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision,

color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

S cheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

Days (United States of America)


Plant Maintenance - St. Rita's

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at