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Ascension : Plumber Vacancy - Ascension Island Government
Submitted by The Islander (Ascension Island Government) 23.01.2014 (Article Archived on 06.02.2014)

A position of Plumber will shortly become available with the Ascension Island Government.



Ascension Island Government



A position of Plumber will shortly become available with the Ascension Island Government. We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated person with a willingness to demonstrate a high level of commitment to the job including out-of-hours work when necessary. 


The principal duties of the post are:

P         To install, repair and maintain domestic and industrial plumbing for AIG and any other organisation that may use its services.

P         To clear blocked drains, sinks, waste pipes, sewage lines and grease traps.

P         The installation and repairs of sewage lines.

P         To assist with the maintenance of the sewage farms and swimming pools.

P         To assist other Tradesmen when required.

P         To carry out stevedore duties as a core function.

P         To participate in an on-call roster outside normal working hours.


The successful candidate must:

P       Have prior experience as a competent plumber and gained a qualification or certificate of competency in this trade.

P                   Have working knowledge of Health & Safety at Work.

P                   Have the ability to work cooperatively with other trades.

P                   Have a calm and professional approach when under pressure.

P                   Be able to keep daily records of jobs undertaken.

P                   nHave analytical and problem solving skills.

P                   Hold a clean, valid driver's licence of Classes A and B.

P       Have interpersonal skills to establish confident and effective relationship with colleagues, and customers.

A competitive salary will be paid. The successful candidate will also receive: rent free accommodation, utility allowances, mid-tour passage/flight, a gratuity on completion of 2 year contract, free medical and primary dental treatment and generous baggage allowances.  The post is offered as either accompanied or single status and an appropriate food allowance will be paid.

Further information about the post is available from the Repairs and Maintenance (MEP) Team Leader on telephone number (+247) 6138 or email .

Application forms and a copy of the Job Description are available from AIGs Human Resources V Tel: (247) 7000 ext 150 or email . Completed applications should be returned to the Human Resources Adviser via the aforementioned email address or fax number (247) 6816 by no later than Monday 3 February 2014.



Alan H Nicholls

Human Resources Adviser

Administration Office


Ascension Island

20 January 2014


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