Journeyman - Plumber

  • Requisition ID: 172027
  • Department: 200571 Facilities Engineering
  • Schedule: Full Time - Eligible for Benefits
  • Shift: Day
  • Category: Services & Trade

Position Purpose:

This position is responsible for installation, repair and maintenance of all piping and plumbing duties.

Nature and Scope:

This position does highly technical work and must respond to all situations, drawing from experience and background with maximum effectiveness and minimum supervision.


The incumbent is responsible for installation and repair of piping and plumbing equipment; remodeling of plumbing, piping, and systems; planning jobs and ordering appropriate materials; installing oxygen, suction, air and mechanical air breathing systems; high and low pressure steam systems; and chilled water systems for air conditioning.


The major challenges to this position are to maximize energy conservation, minimize equipment interruption or down time, and minimize the impact on employee and patients when working on equipment in their area.  Other related duties and overtime may be required.


This position has the authority to perform general maintenance of the equipment or minor repairs as prescribed by established guidelines and work procedures (PMI) and to respond to emergencies as appropriate.


Decisions that must be referred to the Supervisor or Manager are anything of a serious or unusual nature, and major equipment repairs or modifications.


  1. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

2.        Can actively support Renown's Standards of Conduct.

3.        Knowledge of state and local codes and regulations.

4.        Knowledge of hospital and department policies and procedures.

5.        Knowledge of drawings and schematics pertaining to the plumbing trade, and ability to complete material takeoffs.

6.        Ability to follow technical written and verbal instructions.

7.        Ability to plan, make decisions, implement them and work unsupervised.

8.        Must have working knowledge of medical breathing air compressors and vacuum pumps.

9.        Must have experience in institutional and campus plumbing systems.

  1. Must have experience in rebuilding small pumps.


This position doesn't provide direct patient care.

The foregoing description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.

Minimum Qualifications:  Requirements - Required and/or Preferred


Must have working-level knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing and speaking English.


Successful completion of five years apprenticeship program.


Ability to obtain and maintain a City of Reno plumbing license.


Valid State of Nevada or California Driver's license and ability to pass Renown Health's Department of Motor Vehicle Report criteria.




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    Education Assistance

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    Paid Time Off

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    401(k) Company Match

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