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Plumber - Level II

Posted April 22, 2022

Emerald Queen Hotel & Casinos
Fife, WA
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The Plumber II position is responsible for performing skilled plumbing work for the Facilities Department. Duties include identifying problems, finding cost-saving resolutions, determines design and materials needed for new construction and defines appropriate maintenance and repair for work needed. Performs repair and maintenance of broilers, sinks, shower fixtures, drains, toilets, water heaters, sprinkler systems and other related needs of the casino, determines cost and estimated time needed to complete work assignments, directs all repairs, installation, maintenance and ordering of plumbing equipment, reads and interprets blueprints and maintains inventory of supplies and parts necessary to maintain the facility. May use camera monitoring equipment when necessary to repair plumbing issues, provides training, direction and guidance to plumbers and maintenance workers, and provides feedback and information to Facilities Site Manager to assist with staff performance evaluations. Effectively communicates with outside vendors, contractors and consultants when necessary, establishes code compliance and ensures OSHA requirements are adhered to in all aspects of the job. Performs additional job related duties as assigned by the department manager. 



  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Licensed Journeyman Plumber or equivalency in related field (Boilers License) is required

Experience & Requirements:

  • Must have a minimum of five years plumbing experience
  • Five years experience providing direction and training to maintenance and facilities staff
  • Additional education and or related experience may substitute for the minimum requirements of this position

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to perform physical labor for prolonged periods of time
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, crouch, push, pull on a repetitive basis
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces
  • Must be able to work around hazardous fumes, gases, and variable weather conditions
  • Must be comfortable working above or below floor level
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with staff
  • Must have good hand and finger dexterity and have good eye sight to view and inspect plumbing issues
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to tolerate a smoke filled environment

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen
  • Upon offer must obtain Class IIIA Gaming License ($273 - $335)
  • Must be able to work all scheduled shifts to include day, swing, graveyard and holidays

Additional Information

Salary: $26.24 Hourly

All applicants must be able to demonstrate their US work authorization during the employment verification process.

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About this Employer

Emerald Queen Hotel & Casinos

5700 Pacific Highway E
Fife, WA 98424

Telephone (253) 594-7777
Reservations (888) 831-7655

Casino & Hotel


The Emerald Queen Hotel & Casinos are located between Seattle and Olympia, Washington, right off I-5. The Casinos in Tacoma and Fife are owned by the Puyallup Tribe, who are known for "generous and welcoming behavior to all people.” They value their members and employees, to whom they attribute their continued success.

The Emerald Queen Hotel & Casino (Fife) is a popular local spot as well as a favorite concert and entertainment destination in the Pacific Northwest region. Amenities at EQC Fife include over 2,300 slots, 103 hotel rooms, and a voluminous 25,000 square foot multi-purpose event space and ballroom.

5700 Pacific Highway E
Fife, WA 98424
Telephone: (253) 594-7777

The Emerald Queen Hotel & Casino (Tacoma) is the location of the second EQC property - a $400 million project that opened in June 2020. Our brand-new facility boasts a Vegas-style gaming floor complete with over 2,100 slots, more than 60 table games, 155 hotel rooms and suites, six dining venues, and a 250-seat sports bar.

2920 E R Street
Tacoma, WA 98404
Local: 253-594-7777
Toll Free: 888-831-7655

EQC Tacoma features traditional and contemporary Coast Salish artwork and architectural elements designed by Puyallup tribal members. Keeping the environment in mind, building elements using recycled materials and architecture designed to meet or beat the State’s energy code requirements were thoughtfully executed during construction.

EQC Tacoma is also the home of the Emerald Queen Event Center, a state-of-the-art indoor event space with stadium seating capacity for 1800+ concert-goers.

Hotel and Casino
Whether our guests are looking for an escape from the “every day” or a fun-filled adventure, the Emerald Queen Hotel & Casino is the perfect destination where guests can indulge with exceptional hospitality, divine dining and countless entertainment options.

Our exceptional guest rooms are adorned with an inviting balance of classic and contemporary furnishings and high speed internet connections, 27” televisions with cable and movie channels. We offer spacious suites complete with luxuriously comfortable beds, sleeper sofas and separate gathering areas.

The food and beverage venues at both of the Emerald Queen Hotel & Casino locations are exquisite.

At the Emerald Queen Hotel & Casino in Fife guests can enjoy divine dining and a panoramic view of Mount Rainier at the award-winning Tatoosh Grill, offering the world’s finest natural Angus beef, wild seafood, and authentic Chinese fare. The Paradise Deli serves favorites like pizza, sub sandwiches, coffee, and fresh baked goods, made with love daily right in our own bakery.

The Emerald Queen Hotel & Casino in Tacoma features the International Restaurant, International Surf & Turf Buffet, Asian Garden Café and Palace Deli. The International Restaurant is located upstairs in the center of the casino. The menu at the International Restaurant features selections ranging from Gourmet Chinese, American and Continental cuisine. Dishes such as Pacific Northwest Wild Salmon and Porterhouse Steak and Lobster Tail are prepared to perfection.

EQC Careers
Our mission is to identify outstanding employees whom we recognize & reward with exceptional benefits and training & development programs to promote advancement in our gaming/hospitality properties.

We want to place the right person in the right position to create positive guest experiences in a way that beautiful casino design and flashing game lights cannot. In short, we're looking for team members who are genuinely interested in creating a fantastic guest experience at the Emerald Queen Hotel & Casinos. If you are that person, we want you on our team! 

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Benefits aren't limited to just medical coverage. Full time employees not only receive 100% paid medical insurance, but a bevy of other benefits and perks as well! We offer an industry-leading 6% 401(k) match, an onsite annual employee benefits fair that offers our employees easy access to various wellness resources for their needs, and year-round employee recognition events.