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Government and Military



Williamsburg, Virginia, United States

Amentum is seeking a Plumber in the Williamsburg area of Virginia. The Plumber 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.

Job Requirements:

  • 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. 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. 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of International Building Code (IBC) and International Plumbing Code (IPC) required.
  • Ability to read blueprints, manuals, and construction drawings.
  • Performs all facets of plumbing maintenance and installations.
  • Troubleshoots equipment to prevent malfunctions and/or identify opportunities for improvements.
  • Carry out regular maintenance of plumbing systems at commercial and residential sites.
  • Perform installation of plumbing systems at new properties.
  • Inspect previously installed plumbing systems at commercial and residential sites.
  • Perform any necessary repairs to previously installed systems.
  • Keep up to date with current safety regulations and requirements for the various plumbing systems a company installs and maintains.
  • Skilled in use of tools common to the trade.
  • Communicate well with clients to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Communicate well with team members and fellow employees.
  • Keep detailed reports of work done at various job sites.
  • Performs preventive maintenance for plumbing equipment and systems throughout base.
  • Performs general maintenance tasks necessary for repair.
  • Responds to maintenance calls, troubleshooting and repairing issues.
  • Prepares estimates, man hours, materials used, and orders items needed for job completion or inventory replacement per established procedures.
  • Follows all policy, procedures and service standards and complies with all current related safety and health requirements.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team-driven setting.
  • Basic decision-making skills; uses independent judgment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Journeyman License (any state) or 3 years of experience.
  • Must possess an active government issued clearance at time of application.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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