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Plumbing Maintenance Worker HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-01-15 13:46   Other categories   Abuja   160 views
Job Details

Location: Abuja

Employment Type: Full-time


Job holder would repair, and install plumbing as needed to support a variety of systems including but not limited to plumbing building and mechanical systems, potable water treatment and storage, wastewater treatment, fire sprinkler, swimming pool and landscape irrigation.


Installs and repairs plumbing and associated mechanical systems, including water supply and treatment, piping and plumbing fixtures, fire sprinkler and landscape sprinkler systems, etc., ensuring that all tasks are completed in accordance with applicable codes and manufacturers’ recommendations.

Responds to emergency calls during off-duty hours when critical systems stop functioning, or when there is an imminent threat to the safety of personnel or structural integrity.

Addresses existing or potential problems and makes recommendations to ensure systems and equipment meet the design and manufacturers’ operating parameters.

Orders and stocks plumbing and mechanical supplies and replacement parts to ensure availability for future needs.

Assists in developing and executing testing and inspection checklists to ensure quality work by contractors and staff.

Contributes to the safety program managed by the Post Occupational Safety and Health Officer (FM/GSO).


Performs preventive maintenance by inspecting, adjusting and troubleshooting plumbing systems and equipment to ensure reliable operation and uninterrupted water supply to critical facilities.

Provides routine inspection on all systems and prepares written reports on their condition, including all key performance indicators in conformance with the reporting requirements of the Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) Annual Facility Condition Survey and Annual Inspection Summary.

Assists in developing and executing a comprehensive preventive maintenance program for plumbing systems (potable water and wastewater treatment and storm water), equipment and associated components and controllers.


Records and compiles operational data, completing and maintaining forms, logs, and reports

Assists in the preparing documents for maintenance, repair and renovation, including soliciting and monitoring contractors.

Escorts local contractors at post facilities when required.

Qualifications and Evaluations


All selected candidates must be able to obtain and hold a public trust security clearance.

All selected candidates will be subject to a background investigation and, may be subject to a pre-employment medical exam.

Selected candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time (6 weeks) upon receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.

Education Requirements:

Completion of Secondary School is required and completion of vocational training from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman level technicians with a concentration in plumbing principles and application is required.


Experience: A minimum of three (3) years of experience in the repair and maintenance of building plumbing and mechanical systems and utility treatment operations is required.

Please address this factor in your ERA application under Major Duties and Responsibilities.

Job Knowledge:

Competence in:

Maintenance and repair of plumbing and mechanical systems, fixtures, water treatment, potable water and waste water treatment plant, swimming pools, fire sprinkler systems including sensors, alarms, building automation systems, hydronic systems, and water heaters is required.

Minor component replacement of motors, valves, pumps, controls and recording instruments is required.

Testing procedures in control devices to monitor, diagnose faults, determine current operating capacity to the design requirements, all in accordance with U.S. and host country regulations is required.

Reading and working from engineering drawings, specifications and material list is required.

Skills and Abilities:

Communication and interpersonal skills to answer queries from end-users.

Ability to work as part of a team, work under pressure and a tight schedule.

A flexible approach to work shifts and answer emergency calls at all hours.


USD $10,587 Per Year.

Application Closing Date

29th January, 2024.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:

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Company Description
The U.S. Mission to Nigeria comprises of the Embassy in Abuja, FCT, and the Consulate General in Lagos. U.S. Consulate General Lagos is the Missions representative to the Nigerian people in the southern region.