Department Of Defense Fort Hood , TX 76544

Posted 2 months ago

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About the Position: Fort Hood rests in the beautiful 'hill and lake' country of Central Texas between Killeen and Copperas Cove and is approximately 60 miles north of the capital city of Austin, 50 miles south of Waco, 160 miles south of Dallas, and 150 miles north of San Antonio. For everyone who enjoys the outdoors, The Great Place is the ideal location, because of warm winters and hot summers. The nearby lakes, Belton and Stillhouse, offer year round outdoor recreation activities.

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  • Serve as a Plumber installing, maintaining, altering, and repairing plumbing facilities.

  • Perform tasks in connection with the fabrication, repair, and maintenance of plumbing systems; which includes minor carpentry work.

  • Use hand and power tools common to the trade.

  • Troubleshoot, repair, install, and maintain gas and steam fired kitchen equipment in various mess halls to include bake ovens, stack ovens, grills, toasters, thermostats and replaces as necessary.

  • Work with threaded, solvent weld, and acetylene weld pipes and fittings.

  • Perform maintenance to several large industrial/commercial type swimming pools.

  • Train lifeguards and other recreational personnel in the operation of pool equipment; the incumbent answers their questions and responds to requests for special needs or assistance.

Travel Required

Occasional travel

  • You may be expected to travel for this position up to 5% of the time.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

4206 Plumbing

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Conditions of Employment

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.

  • This position requires the completion of a pre-employment Physical Examination and an annual examination thereafter to ensure the continued, required level of physical health and ability or fitness to perform the duties of the position.

  • Incumbent is required to obtain and maintain a valid state driver's license and any installation and/or DoD license required for the type of vehicle being driven.


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(n) Plumber~ without more than normal supervision. I have the ability to perform common plumbing work. I can repair and/or replace a variety of exterior plumbing systems, and follow simple diagrams or work instructions. I work 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 Supervision

  • Physical Effort: Work involves considerable standing, stooping and bending. The employee is required to work on ladders and scaffolds which frequently involve working in uncomfortable or awkward positions. Frequently lifts and carries materials and equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.

  • Working Conditions: Work is performed both inside and outside. The employee is exposed to mud and water, and is subject to infection from unsanitary work sites. Injury may occur from use of power and hand tools and occasional use of caustic soda and hot lead.


This job does not have an education qualification requirement.

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