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Plumber - TACC
Black & McDonald Limited - Vancouver, BC
Posted:4/16/2017
Job Description

​The Plumber is responsible for maintenance and operations of all plumbing systems and equipment within the Teck Acute Care Centre (TACC). Under specific direction, performs preventive and demand maintenance on plumbing and mechanical equipment to ensure continuing operation.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Keeps all plumbing systems in safe and proper working condition
  • Complete plumbing work such as:
    • Perform preventative maintenance work on all plumbing related equipment
    • Troubleshoot equipment to locate & repair problems
    • Inspect, install, repair and replace pipes, fittings and plumbing fixtures to maintain the heating, domestic water, and medical gas
    • Maintain, overhaul and repair hot and cold water lines, sanitary and storm sewers and drainage systems
    • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings, and specifications
    • Complete plumbing work including new installations and alterations
    • Maintain overhaul and repair automatic temperature controls, cross connection devices, steam lines, traps, heat exchangers, and other related equipment 

  • Complete maintenance records and work orders
  • Observe and implement safety regulations and practices
  • Observe and implement applicable regulations made under the Provincial and Federal statues and Municipal by-laws
  • Ensure plumbing stocks are kept in a secure location and inventory levels are maintained and recorded
  • Maintain the cleanliness of all shops and mechanical rooms
  • Update documentation (drawings, specifications, O&M manuals valve tag charts, etc.) related to plumbing, medical gas, heating/cooling and steam services
  • Participate and support other duties as assigned to assist other maintenance trades
  • Startup/shut down major building equipment
  • Perform minor repairs and installations including:
    • Installation of wall and ceiling mounted accessories
    • Lamp/bulb replacements; replacing filters & belts
  • Other duties as assigned; incluing non-plumbing related duties
  • Must be available to work stand-by hours, shift work and overtime
Desired Skills & Experience

Competency Requirements (Skilled to Advanced)

  • Change Orientation  
  • Communicates Effectively  
  • Continuous Learning
  • Customer Focus
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Values and Respects Others 

Education & Skill Requirements

  • Valid BC or Inter-Provincial Plumbing license
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in all aspects of institutional plumbing equipment maintenance, preferably in a hospital environment
  • Valid Backflow Preventer/Cross Connection certification
  • Working knowledge of building services including air conditioning, refrigeration and electrical and mechanical equipment controls and systems
  • Knowledge of plumbing code, Health and Safety Act and all applicable CSA Codes
  • Must be able to speak, read & write in English
  • Work in compliance with the provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the regulations including but not limited to: use or wear of equipment or protective devices or clothing for safety purposes, report any known contravention of this Act or regulations or the existence of any hazards.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills required
  • Follow instructions both written and verbal.
  • Maintain a professional demeanor at all times with fellow employees and customer.
  • Maintain clear and courteous two way radio and/or phone etiquette.
  • A team player, committed to working in a quality environment.
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures and adhere to company standards.
  • Act in accordance with the commitment to safe and compassionate patient care and a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Bending and Lifting Required; Lifting under 30 kgs.
  • Must be able to work on ladder or scaffold at various heights.
Company Description
In 1921, William J. McDonald and William R. Black formed Black & McDonald Limited, a partnership to engage in residential wiring. Throughout the years, Black & McDonald has remained a family-owned business with an uncompromising commitment to the founder's principles of delivery as promised and fairness to all. The company has followed a planned course of diversification and expansion, combining growth and financial stability with ongoing investment in our people, and a willingness to pioneer new business opportunities and directions. Black & McDonald is an integrated, multi-trade contractor providing electrical, mechanical, utility and maintenance services to government, industrial, commercial and institutional markets. Currently, Black & McDonald operates across Canada, US and Bermuda. ​The company has over 5,500 employees working out of a network of more than 26 offices.

Black & McDonald approaches accessibility from an inclusive perspective, and will provide reasonable accommodation upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Additional Information
Job Type: Full Time
Job Experience: Professional
Job ID: 2017417465