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Army Installation Management Command Plumbing Worker in Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington


About the Position: The Directorate of Public Works at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, leads the industry in providing exceptional infrastructure, resource, and facility management services and are the preferred service provider to customers and a resource for innovation worldwide. Our workforce is a proactive, motivated and highly trained team; delivering services efficiently, ethically, and with pride in ownership in all we do.


Troubleshoot water line breaks to determine corrective measures and make repairs.

Maintain powered and/or non-powered equipment or hand tools to perform duties, such as repairs, cleaning, repacking, and adjusting on valves, hydrants, pumps and other components.

Use a calculator to determine the quantity and size of pipe and fittings needed to repair water, storm and sewer piping.

Work from building plans, as-builds and blueprints to locate water shutoffs and sanitary sewer manholes.

Inspect and clean sanitary sewer lift stations, sewer laterals and sewer mains.


Conditions of Employment


Who May Apply: US Citizens Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. There is no specific length of training or experience required. However, you must be able to demonstrate, through experience shown in your written application materials that you possess the sufficient knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the work of this position without more than normal supervision. Minimum Qualifications (Screen Out Element): Ability to do the work of a Plumbing Worker without more than normal supervision. Experience includes performing common duties on plumbing methods and techniques. I can reinstall or replace joints and fixtures such as traps, faucets, and unions. Working under normal supervision of a work leader or journey-level employee who observes tasks in progress and upon completion to make sure they are properly performed. - Failure to meet this Screen out Element will result in an ineligible rating. Ability To Do The Work Of The position Without More Than Normal SupervisionAbility to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading)Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and EquipmentKnowledge of Equipment, Structure, Materials, etc. (includes constructing repair, and forging)Measurement and LayoutTechnical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)Trouble Shooting PHYSICAL EFFORT: Frequently works from ladders, scaffolding and platforms or in hard-to-reach places. Requires standing, stooping, kneeling, climbing, and working in tiring, uncomfortable positions. Frequently handles objects weighing up to 50 pounds and occasionally heavier. Commonly lifts, carries, and sets up parts and equipment. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed inside and outside in all types of weather. The work is usually dirty, dusty, and greasy. Exposed to mud, water, and fumes. Frequently exposed to the possibility of scrapes, burns, and infections from unsanitary worksites. Exposed to possibility of electrical shock and falls from high places. Wears protective clothing and equipment to minimize exposure. Exposed to explosive nature of combustible gas.


Some federal jobs allow you to substitute your education for the required experience in order to qualify. For this job you must meet the qualification requirement using experience alone - no substitution of education for experience is permitted.

Additional Information

Male applicants born after December 31, 1959, must complete a Pre-Employment Certification Statement for Selective Service Registration. You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship. Two year trial/probationary period may be required. Direct Deposit of Pay is required. Selection is subject to restrictions resulting from Department of Defense referral system for displaced employees. If you have retired from federal service and you are interested in employment as a reemployed annuitant, see the information in the Reemployed Annuitant information sheet. This is a Career Program (CP) 29 - Installation Management position. You may claim military spouse preference. If a Military Spouse Preference (MSP) applicant is determined best qualified and selected, placement must be at the full performance level for priority consideration. Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement. Salary includes applicable locality pay or Local Market Supplement. Interagency Career Transition Assistance Program (ICTAP). If you are a Federal employee in the competitive service and your agency has notified you in writing that you are a displaced employee eligible for ICTAP consideration, you may receive selection priority for this position. To receive selection priority, you must: (1) meet ICTAP eligibility criteria (2) be rated well-qualified for the position and; (3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your ICTAP eligibility. To be considered well-qualified and receive selection priority applicants must satisfy all qualification requirements for the position and receive a score of 90 or above. Additional information about the program is on OPM's Career Transition Resources website. If you are unable to apply online or need to fax a document you do not have in electronic form, view the following link for information regarding an Alternate Application. Payment of Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest. Further certification from this announcement may take place up to 90 days beyond the closing date of this announcement. This position requires the employee to possess a Class B Commercial Driver's License throughout the duration of employment. The CDL must be uploaded during the application process to be considered for this position. Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.