Gana-A'Yoo, Limited
  • 18-Dec-2017 to 15-Feb-2018 (MST)
  • Antarctic
  • Other, ATA
  • Seasonal

Job Title: Plumber          

Assigned Work Site:  Antarctica                                

Reports to: Plumber Foreman

Department: I&O Facilities

Employment Type:Seasonal Contract

The dates for the positions are approximately 2/15/18 to 10/15/18


Plumber supports the Antarctic Support Contract and the National Science Foundation's United States Antarctic Program. Accomplishes hands-on plumbing tasks on maintenance and construction projects in Antarctica.

GENERAL DUTIES (not all inclusive):

  • Maintains a safe workplace program and ensures safety is the highest priority in the work place.
  • Performs cutting, fitting, connection, and installation of plumbing piping.  
  • Accomplishes installation and maintenance of plumbing, fittings, and fixtures, in accordance with the Uniform Plumbing Code.
  • Maintains various plumbing systems both inside and outside of buildings.
  • Advises the Plumber Foreman on job progress and material requirements.
  • Accomplishes various projects utilizing design drawings, specifications, and diagrams.  
  • Supports the achievement of metrics.  
  • Complies with all Environmental Safety and Health (ESH) and Quality Assurance requirements and goals.   Provides documentation to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.
  • Works outside on various job sites in extreme cold weather conditions as required.   
  • Performs other duties as required. 


  • High school graduate or GED is required.
  • S./State Vehicle Operators License required.
  • Current plumbing license and/or certification or other state's equivalent required.
  • Minimum 4 years' experience required in plumbing work, including piping and fixture installation.
  • The ability to read design drawings and specifications is required.
  • Knowledge of the Universal Plumbing Code (UPC) is required.  
  • Experience working with a variety of pipe materials and fittings is preferred.  
  • Experience in an industrial or commercial environment is preferred.
  • Backflow Prevention certification is preferred
  • Must be willing and able to lift and move items, parts, assemblies and equipment up to the safety regulation maximum.
  • Willingness and ability to deploy to Antarctica for extended periods is required.
  • Must be willing and able to perform physical activities including heavy lifting, climbing in and out of equipment, crawling, and working outdoors.
  • Must successfully complete the physical, dental and psychological (if applicable) examinations as required by the NSF for deploying to Antarctica.
  • Must participate in community programs, such as "house-mouse" (chores), "daisy-picking" (cleaning-up around the station), recycling efforts and safety objectives.
  • US citizenship or Permanent US Resident status is required.
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