Northwest Inupiat Housing Authority   Kotzebue, AK   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on September 8, 2021
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Northwest Inupiat Housing Authority

JOB TITLE: Plumber

OPENING DATE:  09/1/2021

CLOSING DATE:  Open until filled

SALARY: Depends on Experience


  1. Journeyman plumber or fitter with a minimum five year’s experience in residential and commercial hydronic heating system installations.
  2. Wide background in general maintenance of heating and or hot water making systems preferred but not required.
  3. Dependability.
  4. Ability to perform assigned duties with minimum supervision and ability to work cooperatively with others.
  5. Must be willing to work in and around homes occupied by homeowner/families.
  6. Must be willing to travel within region.
  7. Ability to lift a minimum of 70 lbs.
  8. Proof of valid AK Drivers License and be able to be approved by insurance carrier to legally operate NIHA vehicles and or equipment.
  9. Must comply with NIHA Personnel Policy including NIHA Drug/Alcohol Policy including mandatory pre-employment drug/alcohol testing.


Under the direction of the Deputy Director, the duties shall include, but not limited to the following:

  1. Install Plumbing/Mechanical features in newly constructed buildings.
  2. Troubleshoot, repair and or replace existing boiler and related piping, fuel oil lines, flue piping and base board heaters in existing Low Rent facilities and or Mutual Help homes.
  3. Conduct annual tune-ups to various heating and or hot water making systems located in existing Low Rent facilities and or Mutual Help homes.
  4. Installation of heating and hot water making systems in new residential development projects.
  5. Assist in the procurement of necessary materials to complete identified repairs and or installations of heating and or hot water making systems.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned by the Deputy Director.

The Northwest Inupiat Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Alaska Native Preference Per 24.CFR.1000.48