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Job opening: PLUMBER

Salary: $30 - 35 per hour
City: Kittery
Published at: Feb 15 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
This is a public notice flyer to notify interested applicants of anticipated vacancies. Applications will not be accepted through this flyer. Interested applicants must follow the directions in the "How to Apply" section of this flyer to be considered. There may or may not be actual vacancies filled from this flyer. Notice of Result letters will not be sent to applicants who respond to this flyer. You will serve as a PLUMBER in the PROD. DIV./PWD KITTERY, ME.


You will identify the various supervisory signaling devices requiring testing. You will inspect air compressors and nitrogen generators on dry pipe and pre-action sprinkler systems. You will perform main drain test on all water based suppression systems. You will test fire pump and jockey pump start and stop pressures and timers to verify appropriate sequencing. Adjust sequencing to correct any issues with low suction pressure or water hammer. You will record flow volume, pressures and pump speeds in a report to compare with factory performance numbers to verify acceptable performance.


  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must be determined suitable for federal employment.
  • Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.
  • New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit e-verify.gov
  • Within the Department of Defense (DoD), the appointment of retired military members within 180 days immediately following retirement date to a civilian position is subject to the provisions of 5 United States Code 3326.
  • Males born after 12-31-59 must be registered for Selective Service.
  • This is a bargaining unit position.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain an interim and/or final security clearance prior to entrance on duty. Failure to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance may result in the withdrawal of a job offer or removal.
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain a current valid United States driver’s license.
  • You will be required to successfully complete a pre-appointment physical examination.
  • This is a Mission Essential position. You will be required to ensure organization or facility continuity of operations and/or completion of tasks that are considered essential to the mission designated by a local or command decision.
  • You will be required to maintain a recognized journeyman or craftsman-level qualification for fire suppression systems, such as NICET, formalized labor organization-based journeyman training, or similar programs.
  • You will be required to maintain a plumbing qualification or license.


Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirement emphasis is on quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time. Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below. This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. Applicants who do not receive a minimum of two points on the screen-out element(s) will be found ineligible. The Screen-out Element for this position is: Ability To Do The Work Of The Position Without More Than Normal Supervision: 1) Demonstrating knowledge of the principles of operation, assembly, construction and installation procedures of fire sprinkler systems as outlined in NFPA 13 Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, NFPA 25 Standard for the Inspection Testing and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, and NFPA 101 Life Safety Code sprinkler requirements; 2) Evaluating and performing functional tests to determine extent of repairs required if repairs are necessary; 3) Applying a working knowledge of electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic principles and theory to troubleshoot, repair, overhaul, modify, and test sprinkler systems and equipment, including electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic subassemblies, components, and related devices. and 4) Performing complete and partial teardowns of the sprinkler systems, cleaning and examining parts for wear, foreign matter, damage, and similar conditions, and repairing and assembling pressure and pneumatic control valves. Additional qualification information can be found from the following Office of Personnel Management website: https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/federal-wage-system-qualifications/#url=WG-4200 Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.


  • Address NAVFAC ENGINEERING CMD MID-ATLANTIC 9324 Virginia Ave Norfolk, VA 23511 US
  • Name: Tanya Simpson
  • Phone: (757) 559-1421
  • Email: [email protected]


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