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Plumbing Facilities Ops Technician II - Angleton Danbury Campus Maintenance

Engineering, Crafts, Trades & Labor
UTMB Health
2400975 Requisition #

Minimum Qualifications:

High School diploma or recognized equivalent and one journeyman level industrial/commercial craft/trade as approved by Property Services Leadership (i.e. Plumbing, Mechanical, HVAC, Structural, Instrumentation/Electronics, Refrigeration, Electronics/Fire Alarms) demonstrated by one of the following:

      • Texas state license or approved equal license with two years of experience at journeymen level.

• Recognized apprentice program or trade school with two years of experience at journeymen level.

• Community college certification, or associate degree in a related field with two years of

  experience at journeymen level.

• NCCER training program or other UTMB approved certification with two years of experience at journeymen level.

Licensure/certification/degree options listed above can be substituted by 8 years Industrial/Heavy Commercial experience in at least one craft (Job information and references are required to validate 8 years Industrial/ Heavy Commercial experience relative to our environment).

Must be capable of demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the job in a post-offer employment test as administered by UTMB Rehab Services.

This job requires the ability to lift up to 100 lbs. floor to knuckle and requires frequent bending, standing and walking.

Job Summary:

Perform at a journeyman level in at least one distinct industrial/commercial trade crafts (Plumbing, Mechanical, Electrical, HVAC, Structural, Instrumentation/Electronics, Refrigeration, Electronics/Fire Alarms) for maintenance and repair of heavy commercial building infrastructure and equipment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Five years journeymen type plumbing experience.

Job Duties: 

  • Proactively maintains all aspects of assigned area of responsibility.
  • Consults with customers on priority of work and assumes full ownership of customer problems and equipment breakdowns. Serves as liaison between customer and Property Services (Physical Plant).
  • Performs detailed inspections of equipment for proper operation. Informs appropriate supervisory or managerial personnel of unusual conditions, problems or deficiencies and takes appropriate action.
  • Performs major plumbing repairs on complex systems and supporting equipment.
  • Starts up, shuts down and adjusts equipment or systems in accordance with established operational and safety procedures.
  • Performs preventative or corrective maintenance tasks as assigned and within timelines.
  • Identifies maintenance needs and performs pro-active repairs before breakdown occurs.
  • Train and mentor new personnel in area of expertise as required. Teaches basic knowledge of codes and proper tool use.
  • Reads and interprets and provides “marked up” blueprints / drawings for corrections when needed.
  • Attends and participates in project designs, reviews, shutdowns, project meetings, final inspections and commissioning.
  • Supports area shift coverage, on-call duties, and after hours or extended projects as needed for an institution that operates 24 hours a day seven days a week.
  • Participate in disaster/hurricane preparedness list i.e. E1A (Ride out team) or E1B (Recovery team).
  • Complete all UTMB required compliance training.
  • Attends staff, training, and safety meetings.
  • Identifies and reports safety hazards.
  • Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure.
  • Performs related duties as required.



 Use of hand and power tools used in industrial building allied trades. Basic computer skills and ability use and operate handheld electronic communication devices. Skills associated with diagnostic testing equipment. 


Working Environment/Equipment and Location of Position: 

Standard hospital, clinical, laboratory and/or office environments. May be exposed to such occupational hazards such as communicable diseases and harmful chemicals. Some exposure to weather and physical hazards. Exposure to mechanical and electrical hazards and may be required to work in high locations or crawlspaces. 

• Exposure to areas under construction.

• Usual working conditions found in craft shops and mechanical rooms.

• Exposure to adverse weather conditions or temperature extremes.

• Exposure to electrical/mechanical hazards.

• Proper safety and precaution must be closely observed when operating and repairing specialized    equipment and systems.

• Climb ladders and stairways and work on building rooftops of high elevation.

• Work in confined spaces such as ceilings, under floor crawlspaces, and manholes.


Salary Range: 

Actual salary commensurate with experience.


Work Schedule: 

Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm and as needed on occasion. May be required to work extended hours or rotating shifts.

Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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