Plumber

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Negotiable

Permanent

Description

Posted on 05/10/20 (Ref: KS-Topeka)



AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35Clean, running water and heat are necessities of life, and as a Plumber for the Army National Guard, youll train for a career that will always be in demand.



In this role, you will work on pipe systems for water, steam, and waste, as well as hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Duties include reading drawings, plans, and specifications, planning the layout of pipe systems, and installing and maintaining pipe systems and plumbing fixtures. This will require the ability to work with pipe made of various materials and different pipe connection methods.



Job Duties



- Maintain heating systems, basic water supply, and water distribution systems



Some of the Skills Youll Learn



- Installation and repair of plumbing fixtures, boiler controls, water purification, and distillation systems



Helpful Skills



- Interest in math and shop mechanics



- Preference for physical work



Through your training, you will develop the skills and experience to enjoy a civilian career in commercial and residential contracting. With additional certifications, you could work for public utility companies, plumbing contractors, or as a self-employed contractor.



Earn While You Learn

Instead of paying to learn these skills, get paid to train. In the Army National Guard, you will learn these valuable job skills while earning a regular paycheck and qualifying for tuition assistance.



After 10 weeks of Basic Training, where you will learn fundamental Soldiering skills, you will attend seven weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT) where youll learn what you need to get started as an Army National Guard Plumber. As your skills increase, so will your responsibilities. Advanced Plumbing Specialists take on more challenging projects, including training and supervising other Soldiers, and performing inspections of plumbing facilities.



Benefits/Requirements

Benefits



Paid training

A monthly paycheck

Montgomery GI Bill

Federal and State tuition assistance

Retirement benefits for part-time service

Low-cost life insurance (up to $400,000 in coverage)

401(k)-type savings plan

Student Loan Repayment Program (up to $50,000, for existing loans)

Health care benefits available

VA home loans

Bonuses, if applicable

Most non-prior service candidates will earn between $200 and $250 per drill weekend, subject to change

Requirements

Military enlistment in the Army National Guard

Must be at least a junior in high school, or have a high school diploma or a GED certificate

Must be between the ages of 17 and 35

Must be able to pass a physical exam and meet legal and moral standards

Must meet citizenship requirements (see for details)



Requires military enlistment. Programs and benefits are subject to change. Ask your Army National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information. Actual MOS assignment may depend on MOS availability.



This position may qualify for a bonus, ask your National Guard recruiter for the most up-to-date information.
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