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MD Anderson Cancer Center Plumber in Houston, Texas


The primary purpose of the Plumber is to provide skilled plumbing work of the journeyman level in the installation, maintenance, and repair of domestic water, steam, natural gas, sewer, compressed air, vacuum, medical gases, and other utility systems. Responsible for assigned plumbing duties either issued orally or by written instructions. This role may also be responsible for the supervision of all contracted plumbing and piping work for production and quality control purposes.


  1. Maintain an Efficient Response to Work Orders and Assist Other Shops
  • Install new plumbing systems such as; CO², compressed house and lab air, vacuum, natural gas, domestic hot/cold water, RO water, sanitary/storm, and vents.

  • Repair and maintain existing plumbing systems such as; CO², compressed house and lab air, vacuum, natural gas, domestic hot/cold water, RO water, sanitary/storm, and vents.

  • Understand the use of threading machines, ratchets, and all hand and shop tools of the trade (i.e., pipe threader, cutter and reamer, system hangars, and unistruts).

  • Respond to all client "Dispatch" work order requests.

  • Requisition parts and materials using Stock Issue forms to help maintain O&M Warehouse inventory.

  • Develop plans, specifications and estimated costs on repairs, alterations and construction projects. Estimate labor requirements for "C" work orders.

  • Provides back-up support for the other crafts (refrigeration, electrical, and general maintenance).

  1. Ensure Proper Functioning Systems & Alarms
  • Respond to all critical equipment alarms.

  • Respond to all code red alarms at all the REF South Campus facilities.

  • Properly install medical and laboratory gas systems.

  • Repair and clean sewer pipes.

  1. Performs Preventative Maintenance (PM's) on Equipment and Plumbing Systems
  • Manage and assist in the preventative maintenance program for all client sterilization and glass wash equipment.

  • Perform preventive maintenance on restrooms, drinking fountains, air compressors, vacuum pumps, and lab area plumbing systems.

  • Clean assigned areas.

  1. Utilize Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Record directly in mobile device all work performed, status updates to work orders, issuance of parts/materials to work orders, and to electronically create new work orders utilizing the standards provided.
  1. Other duties as assigned.
  • Participate in walk-thru inspections of facility construction projects, engineering drawing and submittal reviews, substantial completion inspections, etc.

  • Completes all required training and maintains all tools assigned in good working condition.

  • Emergency event response and participation in ride out events when needed.

  • Miscellaneous tasks assigned by supervisor / manager.

High school diploma or equivalent. One year post-journeyman experience plumbing experience. All of the following: Licensed as Journeyman Plumber in the State of Texas Medical Gas Piping Installation Endorsement by the State of Texas It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 157086

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Days, Weekends

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 55,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 68,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 82,000

  • FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No