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Plumber, Maintenance (29857)

Construction and Facilities




Herlong, California, United States

Job Summary

Amentum is currently searching for a (Temporary) Plumber to work at our Sierra Army Depot / Herlong, CA site.

  • The Plumber, Maintenance assembles, installs and repairs pipes, fittings and fixtures of heating, water, and drainage systems, according to specifications and plumbing codes, studies building plans and working drawings to determine work aids required, and sequence of installations.
  • This worker inspects structure to ascertain obstructions to be avoided to prevent weakening of structure resulting from installation of pipe, and locates and marks position of pipe and pipe connections and passage holes for pipes in walls and floors.
  • This worker cuts openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings, using hand tools and power tools, cuts and threads pipe, using pipe cutters, cutting torch, and pipe-threading machine, bends pipe to required angle by use of pipe-bending machine, or by placing pipe over block and bending it by hand.
  • The Plumber, Maintenance assembles and installs valves, pipefittings, and pipes composed of metals, such as iron, steel, brass and lead, and nonmetals, such as glass, vitrified clay, and plastic.
  • This person joins pipe by use of screws, bolts, fittings, solder, plastic solvent, and caulks joints, fills pipe system with water or air and reads pressure gauges to determine whether system is leaking, installs and repairs plumbing fixtures, such as sinks, commodes, bathtubs, water heaters, hot water tanks, garbage disposal units, dishwashers, and water softeners.
  • This person repairs and maintains plumbing by replacing washers in leaky faucets, mending burst pipes, and opening clogged drains, and may weld holding fixtures to steel structural members.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED) is required.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience required.
  • Serves as a Journeyman level Plumber.
  • Must be physically capable of; lifting 45 pounds, standing on stepladders, and reaching overhead.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license to operate Amentum or Government motorized equipment/vehicles.
  • Position may require travel.
  • Position requires the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.
  • Must provide proof of U.S. citizenship.
  • Must be able to speak, read and understand English.
  • This position requires the candidate to pass a pre-employment physical examination and urinary analysis.
  • Must be available for any shift, must be willing to work weekends and other hours as needed.

Preferred Qualifications