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Job Details

Requisition Number: 17-107

 

Title: Plumber

 

Country: Afghanistan

 

 

Position Summary

 

A successful plumber must have a thorough knowledge of hydraulic systems. They are patient individuals with a practical mind and manual dexterity, able to work efficiently with great attention to detail.

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

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

 

• Fill pipes or plumbing fixtures with water or air and observe pressure gauges to detect and locate leaks.

 

• Review blueprints and building codes and specifications to determine work details and procedures

 

• Prepare written work cost estimates and negotiate contracts.

 

• Study building plans and inspect structures to assess material and equipment needs, to establish the sequence of pipe installations, and to plan installation around obstructions such as electrical wiring.

 

• Keep records of assignments and produce detailed work reports.

 

• Perform complex calculations and planning for special or very large jobs.

 

• Locate and mark the position of pipe installations, connections, passage holes, and fixtures in structures, using measuring instruments such as rulers and levels.

 

• Measure, cut, thread, and bend pipe to required angle, using hand and power tools or machines such as pipe cutters, pipe-threading machines, and pipe-bending machines.

 

• Cut openings in structures to accommodate pipes and pipe fittings, using hand and power tools.

 

• Hang steel supports from ceiling joists to hold pipes in place.

 

• Repair and maintain plumbing, replacing defective washers, replacing or mending broken pipes, and opening clogged drains.

 

• Direct workers engaged in pipe cutting and preassembly and installation of plumbing systems and components.

 

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

 

• Clear away debris in a renovation.

 

• Use specialized techniques, equipment, or materials, such as performing computer-assisted welding of small pipes, or working with the special piping used in microchip fabrication.

 

Qualifications

 

• Proven experience as a plumber

 

• Solid understanding of water distribution and disposal systems

 

• Working knowledge of heating and ventilation systems as well as appliances

 

• Ability to handle plumbing tools and equipment (pipe wrenches, pipe cutters, plungers, etc.)

 

• Good communication and interpersonal skills

 

• Good physical condition and strength with the ability to work in awkward spaces

 

• Diploma from a trade school or successful completion of apprenticeship

 

• Valid license to practice profession

 

 

 

 

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