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Plumber - Sprinkler Fitter Job

Job Number: RIH18495

Job Title: Plumber/Sprinkler Fitter

Department: Pipefitters - 1014425

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Under general supervision, installs, repairs and replaces pipes, fittings and plumbing fixtures to maintain the hot and cold water, gas and drainage systems of the hospital. May direct the work of apprentice plumbers.


Knowledge of general principles in order to trouble shoot the hospital’s plumbing system.

Knowledge of plumbing and other legal codes and regulations.

Physical strength to carry tools and equipment.

Must keep good records for inspections.

Requires high school diploma or trade school program.


Requires a minimum of four years experience including a four year apprenticeship program, or the equivalent. Four years of classroom training.

Requires two years experience in a similar size institution.

Possession of valid Plumber’s License.

Possession of Asbestos Competent Person Certificate.