Department of Veterans Affairs - Miami, FL

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DUTY LOCATION: Miami VA Medical Center; Miami, Florida.

Major duties and responsibilities include: Performs as a member of the Pipefitting Unit, Maintenance & Repair Section, and Engineering Service at a DM&S Medical Center. The physical plant consists of many highly technical and sophisticated systems which act as support for various types of related and dependent equipment.

Performs maintenance and repair of these systems and equipment utilizing specialized skills, which insure continuity of operations essential to patient care delivery.

Installs, maintains, and repairs all steam distribution lines, expansion loops, steam traps, valves, condensate return lines, pumps, insulation, and related suspension systems.

Works with high pressure steam at boiler pressure and regulated pressures ranging from 130# PSIG (355.76°F to 5# PSIG (227.96F), and includes maintenance of temperature controllers for all steam heated equipment such as pressure regulating stations, humidifiers, domestic hot water tanks, laundry hot water tanks, therapeutic pool, warming cabinets, dietetic equipment, laundry equipment, sterilizers, stills, preheat and reheat coils, and many other diversified components and systems pertaining to steam, water, and sewage distribution, natural gas distribution system to laboratories and food preparation centers, and the domestic hot and cold pump pressurized water system.

Installs and maintains medical air systems, oxygen systems and hospital vacuum systems. Measures, cuts, threads, fits, and installs piping to its' proper gradient in sizes through 4" IPS, to insure proper sloping and installation critical and necessary for proper transmission of piped steam, water, effluent, and gas. Uses materials such as steel, copper, brass, cast iron, polyvinyl chloride, and ABS. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Work Schedule : Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm


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The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a government-run military veteran benefit system with Cabinet-level status. It is...