PAE, Inc Plumber in Baghdad, Iraq

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World


PAE is currently seeking a Plumber to support our Federal operations in Iraq.

The Plumber will:

  • Assemble, install and repair pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water, and drainage systems according to specifications and plumbing codes

  • Study building plans and working drawings to determine required work tools and equipment, and sequence of installations

  • Inspect structure to ascertain obstructions to be avoided to prevent weakening the structure resulting from pipe installation

  • Locate and mark pipes and connection positions and passage holes for pipes in walls and floors using ruler, spirit level, and plumb bob

  • Use hand and power tools to cut openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings

  • Use pipe cutters, cutting torch and pipe-threading machine to cut and thread pipes

  • Use pipe bending machine to bend pipe to required angles

  • Assemble and install valves, pipe fittings, and pipes made from metals or non-metals

  • Join pipes using screws, bolts, fittings, solder, plastic solvent, and caulks joints

  • Fill pipe system with water or air and reads pressure gauges to ensure system is not leaking

  • Install and repair plumbing fixtures, sinks, commodes, bathtubs, water heaters, hot water tanks, garbage disposal units, dishwashers, and water softeners

  • Repair and maintain plumbing by replacing washers, mending burst pipes, and opening clogged drains

  • May perform welding

  • Maintain pool equipment including sand filters, pumps and accessory equipment, chemical feed pumps, tubing and control system


  • 3 years’ experience as a Journeyman Plumber.

  • Previous overseas experience is highly desirable.

  • Must have a Plumber Vocational Diploma or completed an Apprentice program with a Journeyman Certificate.

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and comprehend English to a twelfth grade level and read English building diagrams.

  • Must be able to perform physical labor and capable of lifting 50 lbs.

  • Requires a high school diploma (or GED) and a vocational diploma in carpentry or completion of an Apprentice program with a Journeyman certificate is required.

  • Must be able to speak English and read English Technical Manuals.

  • Requires favorable passage of a drug screen and physical examination.

  • US Citizenship is required.

  • Must currently possess or have the ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance and maintain eligibility at the required level for the duration of the contract.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.