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FEBR - Journeyman Plumber 

Location International, Various Locations  


This position is associated with a Worldwide Forced-Entry/Ballistic Resistant (FEBR) and Anti-Ram Barrier (ARB) Design-Build, Repair and Replacement (R&R) contract and it is contingent upon award of the contract to Cube Root Corporation (Cube Root). The work will be performed at various overseas US Consulate and Embassy facilities and will entail miscellaneous FEBR and ARB system installation and associated minor general building construction to accommodate these installations.

This position is for Journeyman Plumber for construction projects at multiple, geographically dispersed locations. Typically, projects will range from $1M-$15M and will consist of repair, renovation, forced entry ballistic resistant door and window installation, anti-ram barriers, and associated technical security systems.

The Journeyman Plumber performs skilled technical work in the installation, repair, replacement, and maintenance of domestic water systems, heating water systems, sanitary sewer systems, storm sewers, gas pipe (both threaded and fusion welded), steam and condensate pipes, and fire protection systems.

Primary Responsibilities:

Read blueprints and other technical documents to assess building needs and pipe/plumbing fixture plans.

Have a comprehensive knowledge of the International Plumbing Codes.

Determine materials needed for each new project; estimate time and cost.

Install, assemble, maintain, and repair pipes and plumbing fixtures.

Affix clamps, screws, brazing, soldering, welds, etc. to pipes and tubes.

Measure and modify pipes accordingly by cutting, threading, or bending pipes by using specialized tools.

Install dishwashers, water heaters, toilets, sinks, etc.

Diagnose plumbing problems and work to resolve any issues.

Repair or replace damaged parts.

Train new apprentices in proper plumbing techniques and practices.

Confirm pipe system is air/watertight by performing pressure tests.

Keep detailed notes and create work reports documenting projects.

Test plumbing and other installed fixtures to ensure proper functioning.

Assemble pipe sections, tubing and fittings, using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement, plastic solvent, caulking, or soldering, brazing and welding equipment.

Install underground storm, sanitary and water piping systems and extend piping to connect fixtures and plumbing to these systems.

Position Requirements

Education and/or Experience:

High School Diploma or GED.

Minimum of 5 years total construction experience, with 3-years working as an apprentice under a Journeyman Plumber

Must have completed a formal apprenticeship program.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Work with blueprints or instructions from supervisors and have good command of English language.

Must demonstrate a good attitude and ability to work as a member of a Team.

Position requires self-motivation and the ability to work effectively under a minimum of supervision.

Knowledge and experience with other general construction skills such as carpenter, welder, mason or other building construction trades is desired and considered a plus.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must have taken and passed the Master Plumber Test.

Must have an OSHA 10 hr or EM-385 safety training certificate.

Security Clearance:

Must have a current US Government SECRET Personnel Security Clearance or be able to successfully complete a U.S. government administered Investigation to obtain SECRET Clearance.

Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Must also be able to maintain a US Government SECRET clearance.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be able to occasionally stand; walk; sit; use hands and/or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; operate office equipment, reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop; kneel; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Must be able to perform physically demanding tasks, such as digging trenches to install piping lay and lifting heavy objects. Also, must be able to work from all types of ladders and perform work at various heights.


International Travel Required.

Work Environment:

Work is regularly performed indoors and outdoors in all types of weather conditions, including snow, rain, sleet, extreme winds, or ice storms. May be exposed to extreme temperatures, hot and cold, as part of environmental factors. Work may be performed near moving mechanical parts and/or vibration. May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles or electrical shock hazards.

Benefits and Compensation:

Cube Root offers a broad range of employee benefits including health care coverage, and 401k contribution. Compensation package will be based on level of experience, knowledge and skills, and location of assignment.

Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified-  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Number of Openings 1  
Number Filled 0  
Open Date 1/26/2021  
Pay Range  
Shift -not applicable-  
About the Organization Cube Root Corporation is a management consulting firm offering construction management, planning, project management, program management, facilities management and engineering services.

Our Mission is to provide professional advice to policy makers, developers, fellow engineers and others in infrastructure planning and design using sound engineering judgment, principles of science and engineering, and adhering to the highest level of ethical responsibility, to improve the health, sustainability and quality of life for citizens and subsequently the community on a whole.

As a company and individuals, we are obligated to adhere to the highest level of ethical responsibility and honesty at all times. We take on big challenges and are committed to seeing them through using the best knowledge available to us. We hold ourselves accountable to our clients but most importantly to the communities that depend on our work.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Category Construction  
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