Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Anchorage, AK, United States
Apr 06, 2021
Jul 20, 2021
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.
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
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
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
MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATION
High school Diploma or GED.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
Five (5) years skilled trade work experience in plumbing and journeyman certification.
MINIMUM CERTIFICATION QUALIFICATION
Certificate of fitness as a Journeyman Plumber.
MINIMUM LICENSE QUALIFICATION
A valid State of Alaska Driver’s license is required.
CAREER PATH AND PROJECT RESPONSIBILITY
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.
MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
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.
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Website : http://anthctoday.org