Plumber Apprentice

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Posting Details

Position Information

Job TitlePlumber ApprenticeDepartmentFacilitiesPosting Number03418PLocationAlexandria, VA: 22311Full or Part TimePart-TimePosition End Date (if temporary)Required TravelRelocation CoveredSalary Range$16.00 per hour Position Summary Information

Basic Function

P-14 to assist Trades Tech with general plumbing installations, minor maintenance and repairs. P-14 will assist with repairs of some electrical and carpentry to include drywall work on campus buildings. To include snow removal and any other duties as assigned by Facilities Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include assisting Trades Technician with minor installations, maintenance and repairs of plumbing fixtures, systems, equipment, and the fire extinguisher program on campus. Assist with Ordering of equipment, parts, and supplies. To include snow removal and any other duties as assigned by Facilities Manager.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Graduate or Equivalent
Participated in a high school trades program
Valid Virginia driver’s license and good driving record.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience performing plumbing work.
Knowledge of Fire Sprinklers Systems and Lawn irrigation systems
Graduation from a High school trades program

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of principles and best practices of maintenance.
Knowledge of aspects of heating and plumbing operations.
Ability to function in close quarters, or cramped environment.
Ability to read and work from blueprints, to diagnose and repair water and steam lines and boilers
Ability to work in hot and cold weather for extended periods of time.
Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
Ability to perform manual labor and to lift 75 pounds when needed
Ability to work at heights using ladders
Basic computer skills including Microsoft office suite.
Detail Oriented.
Strong mechanical skills.
Skilled in the use of plumbing tools
Possesses critical thinking skills.
Possesses good physical strength.
Possesses good communication skills.
Team Player

Operation of a State VehicleFrequently Posting Detail Information

Open Date09/04/2019Close Date11/01/2019Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Please upload a copy of your Drivers License in the “other documents” field.

Background Check Statement

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background
investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of
education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as
I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s
Statement of Economic Interest.

Additional InformationSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you been or are you currently enrolled in a high school trades program?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a valid driver's license and a good driving record?
    • yes
    • no
  4. * I understand that only information provided at the time of the application submission will be considered when determining my qualifications and only responses to Supplemental Questions that can be verified in my application and resume will be credited.
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Other Document
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application




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Posted: 10/19/2019
Application Due: 11/1/2019
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