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Journeyman Plumber - Sign-On bonus - Full Time - Closes 4/20/2021

Company name
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Anchorage, AK, United States

Employment Type


Posted on
Apr 06, 2021

Valid Through
Jul 20, 2021

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Sign-On bonus of $2000 to successful candidate!

Under minimal supervision, implements sanitation facility construction projects in rural Alaska, through hands on skills in the trade of plumbing. Projects are typically completed in a ‘force account” setting through a cooperative agreement between ANTHC and the community government.

The following duties are intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities and ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.


Pre-construction Duties: Provide material takeoffs for plumbing requirements of the project; Provide cost and time estimates for the construction/installation of plumbing for projects.

Construction Duties: Provide Plumbing skills; train and direct skilled and unskilled labor forces; Provide Plumbing code inspection/installation of all plumbing work on projects; Conduct project activities in accordance with ANTHC guidelines.

Community Relations Duties: Observe and comply with all Federal, State and local ordinances, and the ANTHC Standards of Conduct; Work with the project superintendent to promote the ANTHC Division of Environmental Health and Engineering mission.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Applicants for this position will be skilled tradesmen with proven plumbing skills and experience in residential and commercial construction. Experience in the following areas is required:

Sanitation facilities (water and sewer) construction

Rural Alaska logistics, conditions, and construction materials

Cold weather construction

Knowledge of Alaska Native cultures

Skill in;

interpreting written plans and specifications

preparing plumbing material take-offs for the purpose of material ordering

communicating effectively with engineers, other field and community employees and residents

Ability to;

perform the full range of plumbing and mechanical tasks independently

interpret and follow plumbing code and specifications such as blueprints, manuals, sketches, and work orders

determine materials needed for the project and prepare cost estimates

Required Experience


High school Diploma or GED.


Five (5) years skilled trade work experience in plumbing and journeyman certification.


Certificate of fitness as a Journeyman Plumber.


A valid State of Alaska Driver’s license is required.


DEHE (Division of Environmental Health and Engineering) “grows” the Plumber positions through formal training, on-the-job training and mentoring by the other Plumbers. Plumbers are promoted from within DEHE ranks to the fullest extent possible. Most Plumbers will begin employment at the Journeyman Plumber level. Advancement to the senior level will be based on performance, level of responsibility, experience, training, and recommendations by Supervisors.


Must possess verifiable Journeyman skills/certification in plumbing and pipefitting. Extensive travel to rural communities in small single engine airplanes is required.


Work occurs mostly outdoors in all types of weather and field conditions such as rain, fog, snow, mud, and cold weather.

Food and Housing: Food is not provided by the ANTHC. Office Space is provided which ANTHC employees may use as housing.

Time on site may vary from several weeks for small jobs to several months for larger jobs.

Project Scheduling/Personal Travel: There are no scheduled project breaks for personal reasons, it will be at the expense of the individual and approved by the Project Engineer/Manger.

Daily project activities will be under the direction of the Construction Manager. Personnel actions will be under the direction and approval of the Construction Manager and/or Field Manager.


The following demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Position is physically demanding and requires lifting and carrying equipment and supplies up to 100 pounds. Work may occur in uncomfortable positions, while frequently bending, reaching, stretching, crouching, and climbing.

Job Location

Anchorage, Alaska, United States

Company info

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
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