Plumber/Pipefitter

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550
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Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2020 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!

We have an opening for a Plumber/Pipefitter. You will perform a wide variety of journey-level plumber/fitter activities including layout, fabrication, installation, and repair of plant piping systems designed to transport a variety of liquid and gaseous substances. You will provide minor modifications, alterations, and maintenance services including service plumbing to all LLNL facilities and utilities. This position is in the Infrastructure Maintenance and Utilities Department.

Essential Duties
- Fabricate, install, repair and troubleshoot commercial and industrial piping and equipment, leak detection, and testing of piping systems, utilizing tools and equipment of the trade.May be required to work from system drawings.
- Assemble and secure pipes, tubes, fittings, and related equipment, according to specifications, by welding, brazing, cementing, soldering, and threading joints.
- Repair and install underground mechanical utilities (city water, sewer, etc).
- Perform work on assignments that are moderate to complex.
- Make decisions jointly with coworkers that involve techniques, guidelines, and procedures that are well defined.
- Deliver good customer service, adhering to timelines.
- Prepare standard reports including permits, deficiency forms and preventative maintenance work requests.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
- High school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Completion of apprentice training program and/or extensive journey-level experience in the field of service repair, rough-in, top out and finish plumbing utilizing tools and equipment of the trade.
- Basic journey level skills, knowledge and experience in fabrication, installation, and repair of process piping systems.Proficient in layout and installation of piping systems.
- Knowledge and experience in installation and repair of underground sanitary sewer systems.
- Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment and decision making to provide best method to complete the task.
- In-depth understanding and knowledge of the Uniform Plumbing Code Book.
- Effective customer service, communication skills and the ability to work independently or as a team member interfacing well with others. Effective writing and computer skills necessary to prepare standard reports, enter data and complete timekeeping.
- Basic knowledge of ES&H and OSHA laws and regulations.
- Ability to obtain and maintain a valid California Drivers License.

Desired Qualifications
- Current certification in pipe welding.
- Current certification in high-pressure installation.

Pre-Placement Medical Exam: A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

Pre-Employment Drug Test: External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Security Clearance: This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.

If you are selected, wewill initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if youmeet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2.

Note: This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

The Laboratory performs a variety of work, including some that may fall under Davis Bacon Act requirements. When work scope falls under this Act, the Laboratory complies with the prevailing wage requirements.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE). LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applyingcutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance. The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $2.3 billion, employing approximately 6,900 employees.

LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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