Plumbing Maintenance Worker (Plumber)

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

US Embassy

Vacancy title:

Plumbing Maintenance Worker (Plumber)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Science & Engineering ]

Jobs at:

US Embassy

Deadline of this Job:

Tuesday, March 12 2024

Duty Station:

Within Zambia , Lusaka, South – Central Africa



  • Working in the Facility Management Section of the Embassy, the Plumbing Maintenance Worker carries out scheduled and unscheduled plumbing preventive maintenance and repair work on mission buildings and facilities including residential owned and leased properties. The jobholder 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.

Qualifications and Evaluations


  • 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.
  • JOB KNOWLEDGE: Competence in maintenance and repair of plumbing and mechanical systems, fixtures, water treatment, potable water and wastewater treatment plant, swimming pools, fire sprinkler systems including sensors, alarms, building automation systems, ,hydronic systems, and water heaters. Minor component replacement of motors, valves, pumps, controls, and recording instruments. Testing procedure s 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. Reading and working from engineering drawings, specifications, and material list.

Education Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School or completion of vocational training from an accredited institute recognized as producing journeyman level technicians with a concentration in plumbing principles and application is required.
  • Evaluations:
  • LANGUAGE: Limited knowledge reading/writing/speaking English 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 tight schedule. A flexible approach to work shifts and answer emergency calls at all hours. A current Class B driver’s license is required.
  • EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education: High School

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