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  • Plumber

    Job Locations US-CA-Ridgecrest
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    Facilities Management
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  • Overview

    The Plumber installs, modifies and repairs new and existing utility, supply and disposal systems and equipment such as sewage, water, oil and gas distribution systems, water closets, lavatories, tubs, fire sprinkler systems and showers. Incumbent measures, cuts, bends and threads pipe, removes and installs water heaters, drinking fountains, traps, fixtures, valves, regulators, pumps, etc.


    The Plumber must have the knowledge of how various supply, disposal and utility systems and equipment such as water and gas systems (gas appliances and controls), fire sprinkler equipment and water closets are installed and operate. This includes the following Abilities:

    • Plan and layout for the installation and modification of various systems and equipment such as routing and leveling gas and water lines and roughing in water closets, lavatories and fire sprinkler equipment. 
    • Interpret and apply building plans and blueprints, use shop mathematics and lay out angles, arcs and circles.
    • Perform assigned duties using accepted trade practices, following the dictates, of the Uniform Plumbing Code. 
    • Use standard hand tools and equipment used in the plumbing trade such as tapes, rules, hacksaws, hand and power threaders and cutters, packing and caulking irons, pipe wrenches, plumb bobs, mercury gauges, dividers, closet augers, hydrostatic pumps and lead pots. 
    • Measure, cut, bend and tread pipe, tile pipe and caulk and seal elbows, union joints, tile pipe, faucets shower drains, etc. 
    • Assemble and install rough underground soil pipe, venting and top out. Must know rough measurements of various fixtures i.e. toilets, lavatories, urinals, etc., both for water service and drains. 
    • Skill in wiping and pouring lead joints, seating equipment and installing any combination of couplings, unions and joints needed for the proper operation of the systems.
    • Install galley and hospital equipment and comply with sanitary codes. 
    • Estimating material requirements, i.e., pipe, fittings, and fixtures in the sizes, types, or lengths needed
    • Locating and marking spots for openings through which pipes are to pass or in which equipment will be installed
    • Threading, and pipe bending operations determining and marking guide lines 
    • Placing and connecting air, natural or manufactured gas, sewage, and water fixtures and facilities such as hydrants, water mains, water closets, lavatories, showers, sinks, dish- washing machines, domestic size water heaters, unit gas heaters, stoves, and air compression equipment
    • Clearing difficult stoppages in drain pipe inspecting and testing piping after completing repairs, alterations, or additions periodically checking piping, fittings, an fixtures for defective parts or connections 
    • Disassembling and repairing damaged sections or fabricating replacements and covering pipes with insulating materials
    • Uses appropriate hand and power tools common to the trade.



    • Valid Driver's License
    • U.S. Citizen
    • Must be able to background/drug screen


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