Plumber (Overseas/Ascension Island)

Chugach Government Solutions - Island, Kentucky
January 3, 2021
Plumber (Overseas/Ascension Island)
Chugach Government Solutions
379 reviews
Island, KY
Chugach Government Solutions
379 reviews
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Who we are and what we do...
Make more than money. Make a difference.
Chugach Government Solutions (CGS) and subsidiaries…
Our Mission is to set the standard for first-class business services in the global market. We offer an exciting work environment, competitive compensation, and excellent benefits.
CGS is a unique organization, capable of meeting the needs of the government through a long-range program of business planning, training, and sound business practices. CGS is the federal division of Chugach Alaska Corporation (Chugach), one of the twelve original Native Regional Corporations formed under the Alaska Natives Claims Settlement Act of 1971. Chugach is privately owned by Alaska Natives, and stock is not publicly traded.
CGS is a seasoned government contractor providing a wide span of services to our federal customers with over 25 years of experience in the industry. We seek consistency in quality and actively innovate, finding new ways of doing business that adds value to our customers. CGS currently operates on Department of Defense installations sprinkled across the United States and at OCONUS locations spread across the globe. With 12 subsidiaries specializing in facility maintenance, IT/technical services, construction, and education services, CGS offers a unique depth of services equipped to support the most critical missions.
Shareholder Hire Preference.
Preference shall be given to eligible and qualified Chugach shareholders, spouses and descendants, and shareholders of other Alaska Native Corporations. Chugach makes every effort to identify, hire, train, and promote shareholders. Chugach is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. CGS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Summary/General Description of Job:
The Maintenance Plumber assembles, installs, and repairs pipes, fittings, fixtures and equipment for potable water salt, water or drainage systems.
Essential Duties & Job Functions:
• Performs inspections, tests and repairs on plumbing fixtures, piping, water and waste water distribution and fire-suppression systems.
• 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.
• Inspects structure to ascertain obstructions to be avoided to prevent weakening of structure resulting from installation of pipe.
• Cuts and threads pipe, using pipe cutters, cutting torch, and pipe threading machine and glue up, solder or braze joints.
• Tests and inspects systems for leaks, pressure and malfunction.
• Installs and repairs plumbing fixtures, such as sinks, commodes, bathtubs, water heaters, hot water tanks, garbage disposal units, dishwashers, and water softeners.
• Install, repair, test and inspect Back Flow Preventer Devices.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.
Accountable For:
• The proper use of tools and equipment commonly used in the plumbing field.
• Completing all mandated training requirements per government and management directives.
• Timely and cost effective performance of duties.
• Timely completion and accuracy of all departmental work.
• Dealing with a variety of people in a professional, courteous manner in diversified situations.
• Adherence to established company safety policies and good industrial and office safety practices.
• Compliance with company Standard Operating Procedures and Personnel policies and procedures.
• Having the ability to work well under pressure.
• Knowledge of or willing to learn the following:
• Backflow prevention inspections to include testing and repairs
• Fire pumps, piping and hydrants
• Fire suppression systems, wet and dry
Job Requirements (Education, Experience, Professional Associations):
• Four years plumbing experience.
• High School Diploma or GED.
• Experience working with backflow prevention inspection, testing and maintenance.
• Must be familiar with pumps, pressure controls, sewer and water mains, and sprinkler systems.
• Must have thorough knowledge in the installation and repair of various piping systems, fossil fuels and waste.
• Must be able to lift 70lbs.
• Must be willing to work overtime when needed and after hours and weekend emergency calls.
• Must have a valid Driver’s License.
• Must be able to interface with all levels of personnel in a multicultural team oriented environment.
• The ability to obtain and maintain a Favorable National Agency Check w/Inquiries (NACI)
• Ability to successfully pass any employment background check and/or drug testing required on the contract.
• Able to pass a pre-employment physical and subsequent annual physicals required to live and work at a remote location with limited medical facilities available.
• Willing to live and work on the remote island of Ascension with no family accommodations available.
• Ability to obtain and maintain a current US Passport
• U.S. Citizenship.
• Certified in the testing of backflow preventers.
• Experience in Wastewater treatment plant and lift station.
• Experience working with Fire Sprinkler systems inspections testing and maintenance.
• Current US Passport
• Previously held or currently hold a NACI or DoD Secret Clearance.