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Raytheon Technologies Plumber in Tucson, Arizona

About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trailblaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

Raytheon Missiles & Defense produces a broad portfolio of advanced technologies, including air and missile defense systems, precision weapons, radars, and command and control systems – delivering end-to-end solutions to detect, track and engage threats. Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, the business generated $16 billion in pro forma annual revenue in 2019 and has 30,000 employees globally. Raytheon Missiles & Defense is one of four businesses that form Raytheon Technologies Corporation.

Starting Wage: $24.85

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Determines routing of pipe, sequence of work operations, and location of such plumbing fixtures, accessories and equipment as inlets and outlets, vent pipes, valves, meters, gauges, hangers, brackets and water sewer, gas, steam, irrigation and air connections by following and adhering to trade practice, specifications, blueprints, sketches, and state, municipal and underwriters standards and ordinances.

  • Computes the type, size and amount of pipe, connections and other materials necessary. When this information is not furnished then consideration by such factors as pressure, volume, gradient, temperature and substance being piped should be used.

  • Lays out and marks guidelines and points on walls, floors, ceilings and open areas or sets stakes to locate pipe routes, vents, inlets, outlets, connections, fixtures, and equipment. Makes working sketches, as required.

  • Installs, connects, and tests such sanitary plumbing fixtures as urinals, water closets, wash basins, sinks and drinking fountains, complete compressed air, fire sprinkling, irrigation, steam and other pressure systems, and such gas and oil fired equipment as boilers, heat treating furnaces and all types of processing, heating, and deionization equipment. Fabricates air hoses.

  • Troubleshoots and repairs major plumbing breakdowns by replacing or taking other corrective action on such items as clogged main sewer lines, main gas line breakdowns, seepage contaminated water supply lines, fire sprinkling nitrogen systems, steam generating equipment, internal plumbing systems of production and facility equipment and devices which do not respond to routine maintenance troubleshooting.

  • Makes material take-off list in their own craft. When need arises, orders material or parts directly from vendor which includes using on-line system, or physically writing of purchase requisitions. Orders parts and materials from plant-site stores.

  • Erects and disassembles scaffolding as work requires, for his own craft.

  • Performs preventive maintenance (P.M.'s) as required.

  • Performs rework wherein the operations are essentially the same as required for the work described herein.

  • Uses oxyacetylene to perform his work. But, shall not use these units to weld or cut.

  • While performing functions associated with this classification, may perform incidental duties normally performed by other trades.

  • Understands and performs all job duties in accordance with the appropriate operating procedures/instructions relative to all environmental/safety requirements and regulations governing the work area within an individual's classification.

    Qualifications You Must Have:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalency (GED).

  • Must be able to work any designated shift to include overnight.

  • Four (4) years recent experience as an industrial plumber or pipe fitter.

  • Must be capable of working from oral and written instructions and blueprints using applicable specifications and codes.

  • Must be experienced in installing, repairing, assembling and maintaining plant plumbing, compressed air, hot water and steam systems.

  • Must have experience with D.I. (deionized water) systems, chemical waste systems and piping requirements, and halon and deluge fire systems.

  • Must pass qualifying and/or practical test.

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. secret clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

  • The ability to obtain and maintain an Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Access (ATF) clearance.

    What We Offer:

    Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

    Additional Details:

    This position is part of a collective bargaining agreement. Wage and work place conditions, including shift times, are subject to this agreement. Individuals hired into this position will be represented by a union.

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.