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Plumbers (Fire Sprinklers)


Norfolk, Virginia 23511
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 Plumbers (Fire Sprinklers)

Salary: Starting salaries up to $25.37 per hour. Commensurate with Education and Experience


Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Mid-Atlantic Region (NAVFAC MIDLANT) Is looking for Plumbers specializing in Fire Sprinklers in the Hampton Roads area.  Applicant must have the ability to service sprinkler systems, which include electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and/or electronic units and devices that detect, indicate or regulate pressure, temperature and similar values and relationships; Respond to all levels of trouble calls; Maintain and install sprinkler systems; identify system conditions discovered during inspection and/or testing that would prompt an obstruction investigation. This position requires Journeyman level knowledge in plumbing or pipefitting. In addition, this position requires local licensure required for a Fire Sprinkler Mechanic. This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain the NICET Level II certification in Inspection and Testing of Water-Based Systems within 24 months of entry into the position.


NAVFAC MIDLANT, a federal employer, offers benefits to meet specified needs.



- Retirement annuity for life beginning as early as age 55

- Benefits based on length of service and salary

- Military service may be credited toward FERS (deposit required)

- Vesting after 5 years of creditable civilian service

- Eligibility for survivor and disability benefits after 18 months of civilian service

- Earn Social Security credit while working for the Government

- Government employees are automatically eligible for Medicare Part A at no cost beginning at age 65


Life Insurance Program:  Group term life insurance:

- Basic life insurance and 3 options provide coverage for self & eligible family members

- 33% of basic insurance premiums paid by employer

- No physical required for initial enrollment

- Opportunity to retain coverage into retirement


Federal Health Benefits:

- Nationally recognized model offering 200+ health plan options throughout the U.S.

- No waiting period or physical examination to enroll

- No exclusions for pre-existing conditions

- Substantial employer contribution to premiums (up to 75%)

- Pay premiums with pre-tax dollars

- Coverage for self & eligible family members

- Opportunity to retain coverage into retirement with full government contributions

- Opportunity to continue coverage for dependents


Dental and Vision Program - Comprehensive range of services available

- Choice of carriers

- Competitive rates

- Pay premiums with pre-tax dollars

- Coverage for self & eligible family members


Thrift Savings Plan - Supplements your retirement annuity

- Tax deferred contributions

- Largest single defined contribution plan in the U.S. similar to a 401(k) plan

- Multiple investment options

- Agency and matching contributions for FERS employees

- Option to rollover money from an existing retirement plan


Leave and Holiday:

- 10 paid holidays

- Earn 13 days of sick leave with no carryover ceiling

- Accrue 13, 20 or 26 days of vacation leave depending upon years of service or related work experience

- Carry up to 30 days of vacation leave into the next calendar year

- Family and Medical Leave Act allows up to 12 weeks per year of unpaid leave for caring for a sick family member

- Up to 104 hours of paid leave for disabled veterans during first year of employment for purposes of undergoing medical treatment for such disability (available to new Federal civilian employees hired on or after November 5, 2016)


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