Job Purpose:

To perform skilled plumbing works involved in the installation, maintenance and repair of water and sewer systems and related fixtures; to inspect and repair backflow preventive devices, and to perform various skilled duties relative to assigned area of responsibility.

Will report to the Facility Coordinator or Technical Coordinator.


Perform a variety of skilled plumbing duties necessary for the maintenance of facilities.

Install, maintain and service structured plumbing equipment, including water heaters, water filters, circulating pumps, sinks and restroom facilities as required.

Troubleshoot and diagnose problems related to drains, pipes and related plumbing conducts.

Clear drains and obstructions in water and sewer systems and related fixtures; work from drawings, diagrams and sketches.

Install service and repair gas piping, gas safety devices and perform related tests as required.

Assist in re-stocking of needed parts and materials; submit orders for parts as needed.

Estimate time, materials and equipment required for assigned jobs; maintain records of work performed and parts used.

Knowledge, Skills Experience and Competencies:


OND, Trade tests and any appropriate training in plumbing and fittings.


Minimum of 2 years.


Knowledge of guideline notes and codes of practice for use of access equipment like ladders, step ladders, tower scaffolds etc.

Knowledge of specialized tools and methods used in plumbing repair and related maintenance work.

Preventive maintenance techniques including use, repair and inspections.

Principles and procedures for record keeping.

Operational characteristics of tools and equipment used in plumbing.

Principles and practices used in plumbing work.

Practices involving health, safety and environment involved in plumbing assignments.

Basic knowledge of workplace safety including PPE use and reactions to emergencies and accidents.

Ability to identify and safely use hand and power tools including measuring tools, leveling tools, wrenches, pliers, hammers, screwdrivers, vices, pipe cutters, drills etc.

Core Competencies:

Minimum requirement is to understand and have the ability to communicate in English.

Technical expertise in addition to experience in planning of work load.

Ownership and dedication to the goals of the maintenance team.

Communication / interpersonal skills and customer relationship building skills.