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Mercy Ships

Plumber

Mercy Ships
Cotonou, West Africa, Benin


Date Posted: 01/27/2009
Categories: Maintenance
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
DEPARTMENT
Engineering Department

REPORTS TO
Welding Plumbing Supervisor




1. SUMMARY
Carry out repair and maintenance on various plumbing systems.



2. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Maintain and repair the flushing, fresh hot and cold water systems with regard to valve stations and in the accommodation spaces.

Maintain and repair sewage treatment plant.

Assume Duty Plumber responsibilities according to roster.

Observe proper safety procedures as stated in Company Procedures Manual.

Knowledge of Company SMS as it applies to responsibilities involved in this position.



3. QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.



3.1. LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to understand instructions and communicate back to others in clear English.



3.2. CERTIFICATES / LICENSES / EXPERIENCE
A recognized plumbing certificate or relevant experience.



4. WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Mercy Ships is a non-profit, charity organization and does not offer a salary for positions. Many will go to their families, churches, friends, and community and raise financial support to serve on board.