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    Summary

    This position is located in Smithsonian Institution’s Office of Smithsonian Facilities (SF), Office of Facilities Management and Reliability (OFMR).  The incumbent for this position serves under the general supervision of the Crafts Shop Supervisor.   The employee is responsible for providing preventative maintenance, minor repairs and installations for many utility distribution systems.

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    Responsibilities

    • Performs preventative maintenance, minor repairs and installations for many utility distribution systems.
    • Installs, modifies and repairs new and existing utility, supply and disposal systems and equipment such as sewage, water, oil and gas distribution systems, water closets, tubs, fire sprinkler systems and showers; also installs,  equipment such as steam heating, steam generation and hydraulic systems, steam generators, flash and expansion tanks; condensate, vacuum and circulating pumps and radiators.
    • Uses materials (such as aluminum, copper, iron, nylon, lead, vinyl, PVC and rubber) requiring a knowledge of their resistance to heat and acids, their strength and resiliency and how to connect tubing made of different materials by using special fittings such as nylon to connect plastic and metal tubing.
    • Operates all power and hand tools used in pipefitting, such as pipe bending, threading, and cutting machines, pneumatic caulking hammers; electric hand drills and electric saws.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    10

  • Job family (Series)

    4204 Pipefitting

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/616953300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.