Requisition Number: 11725
City: FT. KNOX
State: KY


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Description/Job Summary

This position is on a federal Ability One contract that requires most of the work hours are performed by employees with disabilities. Due to program requirements, this particular position needs to be filled by a person meeting the Ability One criteria.


Global Connections to Employment (GCE), a nonprofit that provides job training and employment opportunities for individuals with significant disabilities.  We exist to provide opportunities so people can experience meaningful employment.  Our organization’s Mission is “Helping People throughout Life’s Journey,” and what better way to do so than through employment which leads to independence and self-sufficiency. 

We collaborate with partners who share a sense of responsibility for improving the world we live in. From a business perspective, we see opportunity in employees who have positive attitudes and are enthusiastic not only about performing their jobs, but more importantly, meeting the expectations of our customers.  We continue to learn, innovate, work hard, respect and value the relationships we have in numerous communities in the US. 


This position assembles, installs, and repairs pipes, fittings and fixtures of heating, water, and drainage systems, according to specifications and plumbing codes.


  • Must have 1 year or more of commercial/industrial plumbing experience.
  • Current backflow prevention Certification desired but not required.
  • Heavy equipment operation experience, ie backhoe, skid steer and associated earth excavation equipment desired but not required.
  • Knowledge of NFPA 25 desired but not required.
  • Must meet eligibility requirements for work assignment on the specific contract.
  • Must have experience and knowledge pertaining to plumbing standards, codes and regulations.
  • Must have the ability to follow written and oral instructions of a general nature.
  • Be able to pass organization screening requirements including state or federal background screenings as appropriate.
  • Must have a current valid driver’s license, good driving record and be insurable under the Center’s policy.
  • Must be able to safely preform essential functions listed below.

 To Apply:

 Interested applicants please visit our Career Center @ and complete our on-line applications. Our toll-free number is (866) 236-3981. 

 Global Connections to Employment, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to   apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected   veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Drug Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING REQUIRED

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