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					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
  (Additional details below)

  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.
     British Columbia;
                                                                              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

     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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