Department of Defense San Diego, CA
* Duties

Help Duties Summary


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* You will Maintain hand and power tools (e.g., wrenches, pipes threaders, cutters, dividers, chalk lines, dills, grinders, ground fault interrupter equipment) to accomplish assigned duties

* You will Use wrenches, pipe threaders, benders, grinders, saws, and other basic hand, power, or pneumatic tools to complete work assignments

* You will Install systems (e.g., steam heating, steam generation, hydraulic systems) for operation of high-pressure piping systems or equipment.

* You will Use siding squares, tape measures, dividers, chalk lines, pump bobs, templates, start drills, grinders, hand and power threaders, cutters, pipe wrenches, closet augers, hydrostatic pumps, and lead pots to complete assigned pipefitting tasks

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential


* Job family (Series)

4204 Pipefitting

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* Must be a US Citizen.

* Must be determined suitable for federal employment.

* Must participate in the direct deposit pay program.

* New employees to the Department of the Navy will be required to successfully pass the E-Verify employment verification check. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify/.

* Must maintain a valid drivers license


Although a specific length of time and experience is not required for most trade and labor occupations, you must show through experience and training that you possess the quality level of knowledge and skill necessary to perform the duties of the position at the level for which you are applying. Qualification requirements emphasis is on quality of experience, not necessarily the length of time.

Your qualifications will be evaluated on the basis of your level of knowledge, skills, abilities and/or competencies in the job elements and screen out listed below.

This job has a screen-out element which will be used to determine minimum eligibility for this job. Applicants who do not receive a minimum of two points on the screen-out element(s) will be found ineligible. The Screen-out Element for this position is: Installing, modifying, and repairing new and existing high-pressure piping systems and equipment such as, steam-heating, hydraulic systems, flash and expansion tanks, condensate, vacuum systems, radiators and circulating pumps. I work under close supervision of a work leader or journey-level employee who observes tasks in progress and upon completion to make sure they are properly performed.

Applicants must meet the requirements of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Job Qualification System for Trades and Labor Occupations (X-118C). Additional qualification information can be found at: http://www.opm.gov/qualifications/x-118c/tabindx.asp.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.


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