Plumbing Supervisor

Job Overview

The Plumbing Supervisor (Master Plumber) will be based at UNION III – Amentum site in Iraq and serve the Operations and Maintenance Support Services (OMSS) contract in support of the U.S. Department of State. This position will be responsible for performing plumbing requirements on O&M, small construction, remodeling, or renovation projects. This position provides supervision, leadership, oversight, and associated responsibilities to the plumbing team and performs a variety of plumbing trade functions such as the installation, maintenance, or repair of equipment. The Plumbing Supervisor will report to the Renovation Crew Manager. The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.



  • Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace and ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.
  • Comply with all Environmental Health & Safety and Quality Assurance requirements and goals.  Provide information and materials to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.
  • Provide supervision, leadership, oversight, and associated responsibilities for the day-to-day operation and maintenance for all plumbing systems for both exterior and interior in multiple buildings, living quarters, including the kitchen facility. The scope of work to include but not limited to all preventive maintenance, repairs, and new installations per applicable codes and industry standards as follows:
    • All water systems with associated pressure pumps, piping, fittings, valves, storage tanks, electric water heaters, and sump pumps.
    • Plumbing fixtures: sinks, showers, tubs, toilets, faucets, and kitchen equipment.
    • All sewer and drain systems with associated piping, fittings, lift stations, grease traps and roof drains and drain cleaning.
    • Fuel piping for power generators.
  • Read blueprints, drawings, and specifications.
    • Understand the scheduling sequence.
    • Inspect structures to ascertain obstruction that would compromise the structure integrity of the building to be avoided. Coordinate with other trades to avoid conflict between the plumbing and other work.
    • Lay out all plumbing systems to be straight, plumb and on grade as needed. For remodeling, be able to determine possible obstructions before drilling holes in finished walls, floors, or ceilings.
  • Responsible for the daily work schedules. Track preventive maintenance and make changes as needed.
  • Plan and estimate labor and materials for future projects. Order materials and equipment needed for projects. Track and order material and equipment for daily operations.
  • Maintain accurate records for safety meetings, work hours, work orders, training, and inventory of shop stock materials, tools, and equipment.
  • Conduct daily safety meetings and ensure all workers follow safety procedures and wear appropriate PPE.
  • Prepare appropriate paperwork for digging and confine space permits and as needed Job Hazardous Analyst forms (JHA).
  • Work and coordinate with plumbing foreman and plumbing leads to delegate responsibilities so there is cross over training to account for days off and R&R.
  • Perform additional duties and projects as assigned.



  • Minimum Acceptable Experience Level:
    • Two (2) years’ experience as a Master Plumber, ten (10) years’ experience as a Journeyman Plumber or meet any state licensing board requirements for a Master Plumber license.
    • Three (3) years’ supervisory experience in the plumbing trade.
    • Experience working with CPVC, PVC, PEX, Copper, Galvanized, Steel and Brass pipe and fittings.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Expert knowledge of all plumbing installations and repairs, to include but not limited to plumbing fixtures and faucets, water and drain systems, water pumps, sump pumps, sewage lift stations, grease traps, and fuel piping.
    • Ability to use equipment and tools of the trade such as drills, saws, grinders, threading equipment, drain cleaning equipment, portable pumps and air compressors.
    • Knowledge of principles and processes involved in supporting plumbing functions at an overseas facility.
    • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer services.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules.
    • Cross-cultural sensitivity with an international perspective.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
    • Computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Ability to become an active and functioning member of a team.
    • Ability to be innovative and be an agent for change.
    • Expert communication skills to facilitate and disseminate information.
  • Education: A high school diploma or GED. Plumber vocational diploma or successfully completed an apprentice program with a Journeyman license or equivalent experience.
  • Licenses and Certifications:
  • Valid drivers’ license
    • Current Master Plumber license or meet any state licensing board requirements for a Master Plumber license (must hold prior to hire date or able to obtain a Master Plumber license within 180 days employment).
  • As part of pre-contingency requirements, at the time of applying, candidates must possess a valid passport (or have started the process of obtaining one) with a minimum of 18 months remaining to expiration date with 8 blank pages.
  • Security Vetting: Already possess a US Government issued security clearance or be able to obtain a favorable US Government clearance prior to being hired is required for the position. Must maintain eligibility at the required certification or clearance level for the duration of the contract.
  • Language Skills: Satisfactory English proficiency to meet job requirements and to adhere and comply with safety, health, and security measures.
  • Medical: Successfully complete and pass the medical and dental examinations as required by Amentum and our customer for deployment to Iraq. Must maintain physical and dental requirements for duration of deployment.



  • Previous out of home country experience and previous work experience in harsh environmental conditions are a plus.
  • Experience working with Amentum.


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