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Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur, IL
Tracking Code 2023-18299

Position Summary

Day Shift

Provides plumbing maintenance to all areas of Memorial Health System as assigned. Insures that work is completed per established policies/procedures, work order specifications and appropriate codes.  Embodies the Memorial Health System Performance Excellence Standards of Safety, Courtesy, Quality, and Efficiency that support our mission, vision and values.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance and Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program and Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Establishes work priorities ensuring efficient organization and coordination of activities with installing, and repairing pipes, fittings and fixtures of heating, water and drainage systems per codes and specifications.
  1. Installs new plumbing pipe for water, steam, condensate lines, sewer, air, oxygen, vacuum, nitrous oxide, drains, and vents and for sterilizers and other sterilizing equipment.
  1. Studies building plans and working drawings to determine work aids required and sequence of installations.
  1. Inspects structure to ascertain obstructions to be avoided to prevent weakening of structure resulting from installation of pipe.
  1. Embodies the Memorial Health System Performance Excellence Standards of Safety, Courtesy, Quality, and Efficiency that support our mission, vision and values:
    • SAFETY: Prevent Harm – I put safety first in everything I do.  I take action to ensure the safety of others.
    • COURTESY: Serve Others – I treat others with dignity and respect.  I project a professional image and positive attitude.
    • QUALITY: Improve Outcomes – I continually advance my knowledge, skills and performance.  I work with others to achieve superior results.
    • EFFICIENCY: Reduce Waste – I use time and resources wisely.  I prevent defects and delays.
  1. Installs and repairs plumbing fixtures such as sinks, commodes, bathtubs, water heaters, hot water tanks, dishwashers and water softeners.
  1. Repairs and maintains plumbing by replacing washers in leaky faucets, mending burst pipes and opening clogged drains.
  1. Performs and documents preventative maintenance.
  1. Notifies department if asbestos exists in work area.
  1. Interacts with patients and hospital personnel in a courteous, helpful and cooperative manner.
  1. Maintains appropriate dress and appearance, projecting a positive image of the Medical Center.
  1. Follows all safety procedures/policies in completing work assignments.
  1. Assists with completing division goals.
  1. Coordinates assigned work to meet the needs of customers, patients and visitors.
  1. Develops work practices that utilizes time and material efficiently.
  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

Required Experience


  • State Plumbing License required.
  • Certification in backflow preventers preferred.
  • Must possess valid Illinois driver’s license and must be deemed as an acceptable driver in accordance with the MHS Fleet Safety Policy (five year MVR will be required).


  • Four years of plumbing experience required. Commercial and/or healthcare experience strongly preferred.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to read, understand and apply complex building codes such as NFPA and Joint Commission.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply plumbing theory, read/understand blueprints, and other technical specifications.
  • Demonstrated ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail for long periods of time.
  • Have basic computer knowledge.
Decatur, IL

Robert Saunders


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