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TEMPORARY additional pay of $4/hr for each hour worked.

Position Summary and Responsibilities

Position Summary:  

This position exists to perform routine maintenance of building components, including update or renovating for better use due to program changes. Also may involve assisting other trade workers in installation, maintenance, or repair. Identifies and provides quality customer services, also helps provide quality support services to Larned State Hospital and Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility in pursuit of their mission.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:  

Maintain and Repair Plumbing Fixtures for LSH campus

  • Analyze problem
  • Replacement of fixtures
  • Gas-fired stoves and furnaces
  • Repair/remove/replace faulty components
  • Complete campus-wide PM’s as assigned
  • Work independently on routine tasks
  • Assist Plumber Sr. in accomplishing tasks
  • Assist Plumber Sr. in performing exercise of all area valves – via preventative maintenance

Maintain and Repair Sewage Collection System and Water Distribution System for LSH Campus

  • Clean sewer lines and manholes
  • Repair sewer pump station
  • Repair water mains, hydrants, and valves
  • Repair hot water tanks, lines, and valves

Maintain and Repair Steam System for LSH Campus

  • Repair valves, regulators, traps and controls
  • Repair radiators and other steam equipment
  • Analyze tasks
  • Repair/replace/remove faulty components
  • Improve existing installations

Miscellaneous Duties

  • Repair dietary equipment: furnaces, stoves, etc.
  • Steel fabrication/repair of security screens, gates, fences, desks, etc.
  • Work on rotating weekends
  • Assist Plumber Sr
  • Subject to callback, standby, irregular hours and scheduled weekend duty

Training (Comply with 2 or more of the following 4 licenses/certifications)

  • Backflow Testing Certification
  • Large Gas Systems Operator’s License
  • Asbestos Accreditation
  • Class 1 Water Supply System License



  • State any additional qualifications for this position that are necessary to perform the essential functions of the position. (License, registration or certification).
  • Upon appointment, please provide the following:
    • Valid Kansas Driver’s License with no restrictions.
  • To obtain within one year:
    •  KDHE Class 1 Water Supply System Operator License
    • (and/or) KDHE Backflow Testing Certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in plumbing, mechanical trades, analyzing mechanical functions, and welding. Experience in reading and understanding written instructions and diagrams.

Post-Offer, Pre-employment Requirements 

  • Ability to pass a KBI background and pre-employment drug test.

Recruiter Contact Information

  • Name: Mitchell Smith 
  • Email: Mitchell.Smith [at]
  • Phone: 620-285-4383
  • Mailing Address: 1301 KS Hwy 264 Larned, KS 67550

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