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Bozeman Health Plumber (FT- 1 fte) in Bozeman, Montana

Position Summary:

Bozeman Health, a leading community hospital, is seeking a skilled and experienced Plumber to join our Facilities Management team. As a Plumber at Bozeman Health, you will play a crucial role in maintaining the plumbing systems of our healthcare facility, ensuring a safe and comfortable environment for our patients and staff. This position requires a high level of expertise, technical skill, and a commitment to maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Valid state plumbing license

  • Three (3) years of plumbing experience


  • Completion of a recognized plumbing apprenticeship program

  • Background in healthcare facility plumbing systems

Essential Job Functions:

In addition to the essential functions of the job listed below, employees must have on-time completion of all required education as assigned per DNV requirements, Bozeman Health policy, and other registry requirements.

  • Install and Maintain Plumbing Systems: Install, repair, and maintain plumbing systems, including pipes, fixtures, and fittings, to ensure they meet regulatory and safety standards

  • Troubleshooting: Diagnose and troubleshoot plumbing issues, identify the root cause, and implement effective solutions promptly

  • Emergency Repairs: Respond to plumbing emergencies, such as leaks or blockages, and take immediate action to prevent damage and maintain patient care continuity

  • Collaboration: Work closely with other members of the Facilities Management team, contractors, and hospital staff to coordinate plumbing-related projects and maintenance activities

  • Compliance: Ensure all plumbing work complies with local, state, and federal regulations and follows hospital policies and procedures

  • Preventive Maintenance: Perform routine inspections and maintenance on plumbing systems to identify potential issues and address them proactively

  • Documentation: Maintain accurate records of work performed, parts used, and equipment serviced for reporting and auditing purposes

  • Safety: Adhere to all safety protocols and standards, including the use of appropriate personal protective equipment, to ensure a safe working environment

  • Serve on committees: As assigned by Facility Director

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrates sound judgment, patience, and maintains a professional demeanor at all times

  • Exercises tact, discretion, sensitivity, and maintains confidentiality

  • Performs essential job functions successfully in a busy and stressful environment

  • Learns current and new computer applications and office equipment utilized at Bozeman Health

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Analyzes, organizes, and prioritizes work while meeting multiple deadlines

  • Works varied shifts as scheduled and/or needed

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting, Pushing, and Pulling: Lift 50 pounds of weight (pick up materials, move equipment, etc.) Carry equipment/supplies. Use upper body strength (repair and maintenance work, etc.). Ability to complete work from a ladder while kneeling or lying down.

  • Extended Hours: The role may involve working for extended periods, requiring sitting, walking, or standing for eight or more hours daily.

  • Flexible Schedule: The position may necessitate working beyond a standard 40-hour workweek, including weekends and after-hours shifts.

  • On-Call Availability: On-call work may be required to respond promptly to organizational, patient, and employee needs.

  • Effective Communication: Proficient in effective communication, both in person and through various technologies.

  • Handling Challenging Situations: The role may involve dealing with upset individuals, requiring the ability to de-escalate situations and work effectively with frustrated patients or families.

  • Repetitive Tasks: Ability to perform repetitive tasks as needed to fulfill job responsibilities.


Tasks Include Potential Exposure: Job tasks may involve exposure to:

  • Bloodborne pathogens, such as blood, bodily fluids, or tissues.

  • Radiation in settings where medical imaging procedures are performed

  • Various chemicals and medications used in healthcare settings. Job tasks may involve handling cleaning products, disinfectants, and other substances.

  • Infectious diseases due to contact with patients in areas that may have contagious illnesses

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to the job classification. They are not to be construed as a contract of any type nor an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by individuals so classified.

77312500 Plant Operations (BHDH)

Working at Bozeman Health is more than just a job--it's a commitment to caring for the communities of Southwest Montana by being their partner in health and wellness, compassionately delivering the best care for each person, every time. In every role, our employees are inspired by their ability to care for our community and our Culture of Excellence guides each employee to be a high performer, engage in transparent and timely communication, demonstrate dynamic learning and teaching, excel through change, express gratitude and experience joy.