UNC Health Johnston
September 14, 2023
Job Type
Job Hours
Day shift


Job Summary: 

Performs skilled work of moderate to significant difficulty in the installation, maintenance, and operation of plumbing systems, medical gas systems, steam and condensate systems, fire suppression/sprinkler systems and steam boiler systems. 

Description of Job Responsibilities: 


  1. Install, repair and maintain all facility plumbing lines and equipment, including hot and cold water and drain lines, sinks, commodes and connecting facilities. Install, repair and maintain fire prevention and containment water lines, sprinklers and system connections. 
  2. Install, repair and maintain facility steam and condensate lines, steam traps, pressure reducing valves and flash tanks. 
  3. Install, repair and maintain medical gas systems. 
  4. May assume lead role and some supervisory duties including field supervision and assignment of work duties on specific projects or maintenance tasks. 
  5. Perform operational tests on plumbing, steam, sprinkler and medical gas systems in accordance with industry standards, building codes and JCAHO requirements and perform tests to meet state and UNC Hospitals operating and maintenance requirements and parameters 
  6. Review construction plans and install facilities, equipment and materials in accordance with plans and to meet state, Life Safety and federal codes. 
  7. Select suitable plumbing and plumbing related materials and equipment to match existing systems and facilities, and install, operate and maintain new systems. 

Education Requirements: High School diploma or GED 

Licensure/Certification Requirements: If a Driver: Valid NC Driver's license. 

Professional Experience Requirements: Three (3) years of plumbing experience in the installation and maintenance of plumbing systems to include maintenance, installation and development of steam and condensate systems, medical gas systems, boiler systems and fire pump/sprinkler systems.




Other Information



Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: Johnston Health

Organization Unit: Engineering

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Smithfield

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.

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