Requisition Number: 13238
State: KY


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Description/Job Summary

This is an AbilityOne contract which requires most work hours must be performed by a Team Member with Significant Disabilities. Due to the program requirements, this requisition needs to be filled by a person that meets the AbilityOne criteria.

Global Connections to Employment (GCE), a nonprofit that provides job training and employment opportunities fo 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. 


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


Preferred Certification:

  • Current backflow prevention Certification is desired but not required. 

Experience Requirement:

  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in commercial/industrial plumbing experience. 

Preferred Experience: 

  • Heavy equipment operation experience, i.e., backhoe, skid steer, and associated earth excavation equipment desired but not required. 
  • Must have experience and knowledge of plumbing standards, codes, and regulations.

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions of a general nature.
  • Must be able to perform essential functions listed below safely. 
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license in the state they reside, have a satisfactory driving record, and be insurable under the corporate policy. 
  • Must meet eligibility requirements for work assignment on the specific contract(s).
  • Be able to pass organization screening requirements, including state or federal background screenings as appropriate.
  • Global Connections to Employment is a federal contractor and will follow the federal mandate that team members being hired must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for this position.

Additional Preferences: 

  • Knowledge of NFPA 25 desired but not required. 


  • Read building plans and blueprints to determine proper installation procedures. 

  • Perform job functions such as cutting openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings.

  • Perform routine maintenance functions using various hand and power tools such as drills, saws, pipe cutters, cutting torches, pipe threading devices, etc. 

  • Perform assembly and install of valves, pipefittings, and pipes composed of metals, such as iron, steel, brass, and lead, and nonmetals, such as glass, vitrified clay, and plastic.

  • Perform installation and repair of plumbing fixtures, such as sinks, commodes, bathtubs, water heaters, hot water tanks, garbage disposal units, dishwashers, and water softeners. 

  • Be available to be on call for after-hours emergency maintenance duty and work overtime as required. 

  • Lift, pull, push, and/or manipulate objects as required.

  • Attend required GCE and LCI in-service training. 

  • Perform other duties as required. 

Physical Requirements

  • May travel to and from various locations and buildings throughout the year and in various weather conditions. May work with cleaning chemicals. Will be required to follow Emergency Operations Work Assignment per customer requirements. Schedules are subject to change. May require working early morning, mid-morning, afternoon, and/or evening hours and weekends and holidays. 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to bend, crouch, walk, climb stairs and ladders, reach above head, sit (to drive), and lift up to 40 pounds. Will occasionally be required to lift or move up to 50 pounds. 

  • The mental demands, physical demands, and environmental factors described here represent those that a team member must meet to perform the job's essential functions successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

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

GCE is putting our employee health and safety first by following guidance from local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations on preventing the spread of COVID-19.

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. Drug Free Workplace Employer, DRUG TESTING REQUIRED.

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