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Plumber Details


OVERVIEW
Army plumbers and pipe fitters are responsible for installing and repairing plumbing and pipe systems.


JOB DUTIES

  • Maintain heating systems, basic water supply and water distribution systems
  • Pipe systems for wastewater
  • Basic plumbing repair and maintenance
  • Maintenance for plumbing fixtures, pipes, stacks, brackets, traps, vents and insulation
  • Construction plans and drawings


TRAINING
Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and seven weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field with on-the-job instructions, including practice with carpentry and masonry tools.

Advanced Individual Training: 7 weeks at Sheppard Air Force Base, TX

Some of the skills you'll learn:
  • Installation and repair of pipe systems, plumbing fixtures, boiler controls, water purification and distillation systems
  • Maintenance and repair of hydraulic and pneumatic systems


REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)

General Maintenance (GM): 88


HELPFUL SKILLS

  • Interest in math and shop mechanics
  • Preference for physical work
  • Ability to work with detailed plans


WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
120 Utilities Operations and Maintenance Technician


FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS

The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career in a mechanical or plumbing contracting company.