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Plumber I

Skookum
sick time, tuition assistance, 401(k), retirement plan
United States, Virginia, Yorktown
February 02, 2024
Plumber I

Location: Yorktown, Virginia (United States Coast Guard Training Center)

Type: Non-Exempt

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Day Shift

Compensation: $34.10 - $34.10/hour

Benefits: Skookum is proud to offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package to our eligible part-time and full-time employees.

Full-Time benefits of a Plumber I at Skookum include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) retirement plan, Life & Short-Term Disability Insurance

  • Health and Welfare Benefit ($10.87 per hour worked)

  • Flexible Spending Accounts for both medical and dependent care

  • 11 paid federal holidays, accrual of 12 paid days of vacation at the start of employment, paid sick leave

  • Potential shared earning bonus

  • Tuition assistance is available after 1 year of employment and potential scholarships for qualified dependents

  • Professional development, certifications, and training opportunities

  • Verizon wireless discount

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and an engaging wellness program

  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility for full-time employees

Skookum is a national non-profit, government contractor that is dedicated to "Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities" through hiring and supporting individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. We take pride in our mission-focused culture, our Core Values, Diversity, Partnership, Commitment, Integrity, and Quality, and our dedication to providing a safe and respectful work environment to our employees.

Skookum is seeking a dedicated and reliable Plumber I with a positive attitude.

Typical duties include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain, repair, inspection of all plumbing equipment and piping systems.

  • Remove blockage from drain lines, both interior and exterior sewers and storm drainage systems.

  • Adjust, repair or replace leaky joints, faucets and other outlets as necessary to maintain proper and efficient operation of all related plumbing systems including, but not limited to, hot water systems, chilled water systems, potable water systems, compressed and vacuum air systems, valves, natural gas systems, and other associated systems, equipment and components.

  • Install and repair domestic, commercial water heaters, hot water storage tanks and plumbing fixtures, equipment and components, including commodes, urinals, kitchen and utility sinks, water fountains, frost-proof hydrants, showers, bathtubs, lavatories, shower pans, garbage disposals, valves, pumps, and associated equipment and components.

  • Install or replace water, air, natural gas, sewage and water/storm fixtures such as sewage lines, water closets, lavatories, showers, sinks, gas heaters, stoves, air compressor equipment, cooling towers, grease traps, garbage disposals, floor drains, piping systems for heating and cooling, and associated equipment and components.

  • Operate, clean, and maintain required tools and special equipment.

  • Assist with scheduled preventive maintenance on plumbing systems and fixtures.

  • Knowledge of code requirements during installations, repairs and maintenance.

  • Maintain preventive maintenance and repair records.

  • Read and understand drawings, work plans and maps.

  • Maintain professionalism in both appearance and demeanor.

Qualifications:

  • 8 years of experience in Plumbing preferred.

  • Knowledge of plumbing codes and regulations preferred.

  • Must have general knowledge of plumbing and be able to use hand tools, power tools and appliances required for the installation, maintenance and repair of plumbing fixtures and pipes.

  • Must be able to follow maintenance instructions, service and diagnose systems, and complete repairs. Knowledge of plumbing codes and regulations preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Employees must have the ability to perform the following physical demands for extended periods of time with or without assistance. The physical demands of this position may be reasonably accommodated for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions on a case-by-case basis.

  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • May be required to reach, kneel, walk, stand, and use repetitive motion for several hours at a time based on position duties.

  • Work may require repetitive motion, reaching, lifting, kneeling, and walking. Standing or sitting for several hours at a time, climbing in and out of a vehicle, and up and down stairs may also be required.

  • Must have the perseverance to work effectively under pressure for extended periods of time.

Requirements:

  • Valid state driver's license is required with the ability to obtain and maintain coverage by Skookum's insurance.

  • State of Virginia Backflow Testing License.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain applicable security clearances and installation access. A background check and E-Verify will be conducted for this position.

To Apply: Visit our website at to complete an application.

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Skookum is a national non-profit, government contractor that is dedicated to "Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities" through hiring and supporting individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. We take pride in our mission-focused culture, our Core Values, Diversity, Partnership, Commitment, Integrity, and Quality, and our dedication to providing a safe and respectful work environment to our employees.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Skookum is here to help you with the recruitment process.

If you require an accommodation or support, please contact us at

(360) 475-0756 ext. 349, or email.

Skookum is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Women/Minority/Veteran/Disabled - Skookum participates in E-Verify
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