Qualifications for initial award of MOS 12K, Plumber:
Physical Demands Rating: very heavy
Required ASVAB Score: GM: 88
Enlistment Bonus: None
Security Clearance: None
U.S. Citizenship: Not Required
AIT Length / Location: 5 weeks, 1 day at Sheppard AFB, Texas
Plumber (MOS 12K) Description / Major Duties:
The plumber installs and repairs pipe systems and fixtures, and petroleum pipeline systems.
Duties for MOS 12K at each skill level are:
MOSC 12K1O. Assist in installation and repair of pipe systems, plumbing fixtures, and equipment. Reads and interprets drawings, plans, and specifications. Connect pipe sections using appropriate valves, couplings, reducers and other fittings by threading, bolting, soldering, and other established joining procedures. Assist in performance of combat engineer missions.
MOSC 12K2O. Reads and interprets drawings, plans, and specifications to determine layout and identify types and quantities of materials required. Installs and repairs pipe systems, plumbing fixtures and equipment. Conducts inspection of plumbing facilities and ensures employment of proper safety procedures.
(1) Normal Color Vision.
(2) Freedom from vertigo to permit climbing, balancing and working in high places.
(3) Formal training (completion of MOS 21K course conducted under the auspices of the USA Engineer School) mandatory or meet civilian acquired skills criteria by having 2 years of experience or combination of formal training and experience totaling 2 years as a plumber or pipefitter helper installing and repairing pipe systems, plumbing fixtures and equipment or have 2 years of experience, be an apprentice member of United Association of Journeyman and Apprentices of the Plumbing, Pipefitting, Sprinkler Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada or equivalent.
Additional Skill Identifiers for MOS 12K:
N / A
Article Last Modified: May 10, 2011