Licensed Plumber

6 months ago
Job ID
Facilities/Maintenance/Skilled Worker
full time


Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.


Assemble, install, and repair pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water, and drainage systems, according to specifications and plumbing codes.


  • Responsible to pull plumbing permits when required
  • Must allow for a plumbing apprentice to work under their license
  • Responsible for preventative maintenance, installation, trouble shooting, and renovations of plumbing and its associated systems. These include sanitary waste/venting, acid waste/venting, domestic hot and cold water distribution, distilled water, demineralized water, compressed air, oxygen, vacuum, gas, carbon dioxide, sprinkler systems and chemical fire protection.
  • Use hand and power operated tools such as pipe wrenches, hack saws, hammers, screw drivers, pliers, taps, dies, die stock, power drills, metal cutting saws and pipe threading machine.
  • Use blueprints and sketches to locate, build, repair, and/or do preventative maintenance. 
  • Responsible for maintaining records of work done, time records and P/M records through the CMMS system.
  • Must have good knowledge of Massachusetts Plumbing and Gas Codes.
  • May be required to be on call.
  • Must provide the highest level of personal protection at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • A high school or trade school graduate preferred. 
  • Current Mass. Plumbers and Gas Fitter license required. Master license preferred. Current Wastewater Operators ll license preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience, hospital environment preferred.
  • Mechanical knowledge of occupational machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule, procedure, or guideline.
  • Must possess sufficient manual dexterity to utilize tools of the trade.
  • The ability to communicate information and listen to and comprehend information and ideas.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.


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