Trades Worker

State Of Massachusetts Boston , MA 02298

Posted 1 week ago

The LemuelShattuck Hospital (LSH) is seeking an experienced and committed

Trades Worker.

Thisposition will perform various hospital related tasks to assist skilledcraftsmen in the performance of their duties in a variety of trades (e.g.,plumbing, electrical, carpentry, etc.); perform routine trade-relatedmaintenance and repair; maintain machinery, equipment and tools; install glass;install and replace floor covering; and perform related work as required.

Dutiesand Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not allinclusive):

  • Servicesand/or assists in servicing, replacing minor plumbing fixtures such as faucets,washers, flushometers, valves, etc.

  • Maintainsand makes routine repairs to electrically - powered equipment and appliancessuch as motors, pumps, lamps, fans, etc. according to instructions fromjourneyman and equipment service manuals; and performs other electrical worknot requiring a licensed electrician such as replacing light bulbs, fuses asneeded.

  • Performspreventive maintenance and makes repairs to heating, ventilating, refrigeratingand air conditioning equipment according to instructions and equipment servicemanuals such as replacing belts on motors, changing filters, replacing bearingsand cooling coils, etc.; and adjusts heating and/or air conditioning controlsto maintain appropriate temperature.

  • Maintainsmachinery, equipment and tools by cleaning, lubricating, greasing, oiling, ensure their optimum working order.

  • Assistin the construction of tables, wooden barricades, window screens, etc. andperforms other minor carpentry work using hand and power tools such as drillsand saws.

  • Installsglass in windows and doors by inserting and fastening pre-cut glass in windowsash, etc.

  • Assistsin installing and makes routine repairs to floors coverings such as tiles,linoleum and rugs as required.

  • Assistsin erecting and/or dismantling scaffolding and/or rigging used to gain accessto high places.

  • Performsrelated duties such as furnishing tools and materials to tradesmen during thecourse of a job; holding materials or tools in place while journeyman works onthem; cleaning work area upon completion; operating or using soldering and/or brazing equipment; erecting anddismantling wall partitions; requisitioning supplies and maintaining records.

Shift Hours: 10:00 6:00 p.m.

Days Off: Friday and Saturday

LSH takes pridein helping people recover from illnesses and conditions that are oftenunderserved or difficult to manage in other health care settings. The Hospitalserves populations that are mostly indigent, often in the care and custody ofstate agencies, and present with clinical issues that arise from mentalillness, homelessness, and substance abuse. LSH provides 260 inpatient beds and25 specialty medical clinics, including surgical services, to patients andclients referred by private sector providers and state agencies (including the

Department of Public Health (DPH), the Department of Mental Health (DMH), the

Department of Developmental Disabilities (DDS), and the Department ofCorrections (DOC)). We strive continuously to improve the quality of life forour patients through the delivery of collaborative treatment and apatient-focused continuum of care. Teaching professionals from various healthdisciplines always have been a part of the hospital's charge as well.


  • A criminal background check will becompleted on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forthby the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to thecandidate being hired. For more information, please visit

  • Education, licensure and certifications will be verifiedin accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines

Education andlicense/certification information provided by the selected candidate is subjectto the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the

Commonwealth's website.

Forquestions, please contact Health Human Resources at 617-971-3087.

First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.

Minimum Entrance Requirements:

An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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