VANCOUVER ISLAND HEALTH AUTHORITY JOB CATALOGUE
JOB SUMMARY QUICK FACTS
Reports to the Foreman Plumber. Performs skilled The Wage
plumbing work at the journeyman level by installing, 2008 - 2009 $28.36 per hour
constructing, altering, repairing, maintaining and 2009 - 2010 $29.13 per hour
servicing plumbing systems. Provides related training
and orientation to apprentices and designated staff as
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TRAINING / EXPERIENCE NEEDED SKILLS AND ABILITIES NEEDED
Grade 12 plus two years recent, related experience or Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in
an equivalent combination of education, training, and writing.
experience. Ability to deal with others effectively.
Certificate of Apprenticeship or Trades Qualification Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Certificate as a journeyman Plumber, Steamfitter/Pipe Ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings.
fitter, and Sprinkler recognized by the Province of
Ability to organize and prioritize work.
Ability to operate related equipment
Class B level Gas Fitter's license recognized by the
Province of British Columbia;
Certificate of Competency as a Cross Connection RELATED LINKS
Control Specialist issued by the American Water
Works Association, British Columbia Section. UAJAP&P (Plumbers & Pipe fitters) Local 324
JOB TASKS - A SAMPLE
Reviews work requests and consults with user departments regarding specifications and other projects
requirements; works from blueprints, drawings, technical instructions, service manuals, written and verbal
directions to test, maintain checks and repair all plumbing systems.
Responds to emergent conditions related to plumbing systems by analyzing the level of repair required, carrying
out the repair or calling in the appropriate staff to perform repairs.
Installs and repairs pipe and plumbing systems by methods such as bolting, soldering, and caulking.
Repairs and replaces items such as pipes, valves, and fixtures by methods such as cutting, bending, threading,
brazing, and assembling.
Performs trouble shooting, general inspections and repairs of plumbing equipment.
Maintains an inventory of supplies, equipment and tools; completes related reports and records; recommends
purchase of related supplies and equipment.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
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