KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and / or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
Reports to and receives assignments, instructions, and direction from the Foreman or General Foreman. Installs, services, and repairs all facets of plumbing from water heaters, urinals, toilets and shower units.
Provides leadership, instruction, and guidance to lower level craftsmen and may reassign work delegated from supervisor.
Completes records, maintains tools and equipment, and performs various clean-up and housekeeping activities. Observes and follows all safety rules and procedures, including wearing required personal safety equipment, performs other duties and activities as directed.
Technical Experience Required :
Assemble, install and repair pipes, fittings and fixtures of heating, water, and drainage systems, according to specifications and plumbing codes in support of construction and maintenance activities.
Assemble pipe sections, tubing and fittings, using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement, plastic solvent, caulking, or soldering, brazing and welding equipment.
Cut openings in structures to accommodate pipes and pipe fittings, using hand and power tools. Fill pipes or plumbing fixtures with water or air and observe pressure gauges to detect and locate leaks.
Hang steel supports from ceiling joists to hold pipes in place. Install pipe assemblies, fittings, valves, and fixtures such as sinks and toilets.
Install underground storm, sanitary and water piping systems and extend piping to connect fixtures and plumbing to these systems.
Locate and mark the position of pipe installations, connections, passage holes, and fixtures in structures, using measuring instruments such as rulers and levels.
Measure, cut, and thread pipe using hand and power tools or machines such as pipe cutters and pipe-threading machines. Repair and maintain plumbing, replacing defective washers, replacing or mending broken pipes and opening clogged drains.
Knowledge of water heaters, pop-off valves or relief valves, and heating elements related to water heaters. Study building plans and inspect structures to assess material and equipment needs to establish the sequence of pipe installations and to plan installation around obstructions such as electrical wiring.
Review blueprints and building codes and specifications to determine work details and procedures.
Required : Journeyman license or DD 214; and 2 years minimum experience with a background in residential and commercial work.
Candidate must have a backflow certification.
Additional requirements :
It should be understood that employment may be located in potentially dangerous areas, including combat or war zones. This might involve the possibility of suffering harm by dangerous forces or friendly fire.
These dangers are inherent to working conditions in a dangerous environment.