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Backus Hospital


Norwich, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Monday-Friday 7am-3:30pm

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Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

Join us at Backus Hospital as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special!

For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.

Responsible for the proper maintenance, repair and installation of plumbing, heating, steam, sprinkler, medical gas systems and associated equipment in order to provide these utilities in an adequate, uninterrupted and efficient manner.


Education: Trade school graduate in plumbing discipline or high school graduate with equivalent plumbing experience. 
Experience: Four (4) to five (5) years plumbing trade experience required. 
License and Certification: 

•    Connecticut trade licenses P-2 and F-2. 
•     Valid CT drivers license with good driving record 
•    Ability to obtain MG (medical gas) license and ASME IX brazer certification as well as Backflow Preventer Tester Certification within one year of hire.  
Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information. Basic computer skills (including opening/reading email, basic internet use).
Thorough knowledge of the plumbing/steam fitting trade necessary. Ability to read blueprints and interpret specifications. Knowledge of applicable building, mechanical, DPH and NFPA codes. Proficient in use of hand and power tools related to trade with good diagnostic capabilities. Basic computer knowledge in order to enter/retrieve data.

Requires the ability to take the appropriate action in response to changes, circumstances or problems. Ability to react and perform under strict timelines and/or emergency situations.

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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