Northwell Health PlumberA in New York, New York

Req Number 001HBC

Job Category Facility Services

Job Description

As Plumber A, you will maintain, repair, install and replace water, gas, steam, medical gas and drainage systems in accordance with established procedures. In the event of emergency, you must be able to work weekends, holidays and other shifts.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintains, repairs, installs and replaces water, gas, steam, air and medical gas and drainage systems. Threads, solders, fit and weld pipes.

  • Installs, connects, repairs and replaces pipes. Assembles plumbing fixtures such as sinks, toilets, showers and water heaters.

  • Maintains fire systems, checking sprinklers and standpipes, etc.

  • Fits gaskets, seals joints, makes connections using weld, solder, nuts and bolts.

  • Repairs autoclaves, sterilizing equipment and distilled water units.

  • Paints, plasters or replaces tile and floor boards, when necessary.

  • Maintains cleanliness of all equipment and shop.


  • High school diploma or GED, required. Vocational high school graduate with 2 years plumbing courses or equivalent, required.

  • G38Torch use of O-2 COMB GAS Certificate, required.

  • Burning and Welding Certificate, required.

  • Minimum of two (2) years general experience as plumber or steamfitter, required.

  • Knowledge of shop tools, pipe threading, electric drills, rotary hammers, required.

  • Ability to interpret building and plumbing codes. Ability to read blueprints and schematics in accordance with NYC Code. Working knowledge of all building, grounds, facilities and department work areas, required. Computer literacy preferred.

Our Culture

Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at North Shore-LIJ each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us:

Please note: North Shore-LIJ is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the North Shore-LIJ Center for Tobacco Control.