Journeyman Plumber Maintenance

HRL Laboratories, LLC


Closed for applications


Malibu, CA

Work type

full time


$38 - $44 an hour

Date posted

Mar 12, 2024

About the role

Maintain, repair, troubleshoot and install plumbing systems. Operate and maintain sanitary waste treatment systems, Process water treatment systems, Process water systems, Process vacuum, chilled water systems, humidification, water pumps, spray heads, condenser water systems, filtration maintenance, de-ionized water systems, and Process gas systems (Liquid Nitrogen, Gaseous Nitrogen, Argon, Helium, Hydrogen, etc.) Following code compliance on repairs/installs.

Essential Duties

Work under Plumber Maintenance, Senior to maintain, repair, calibrate, troubleshoot Plumbing systems including equipment related to pumps, motors, valves, chillers, cooling towers, air handlers, air compressors, vacuum pumps, water filtration, Koi pond and bubbler pond maintenance, . Operate and maintain process water treatment in HVAC related piping. Performs maintenance and repair of major plumbing system breakdowns such as clogged drains, sinks, toilets, and lift station stoppages. Emergency repairs of Process piping systems.

Required Skills

Journey level with a minimum of 7- years related experience. Operation and repair of sanitary plumbing, potable water systems, DI water systems, RO water systems, and systems related to compressed air, gases, steam, cryogenics, industrial water, irrigation, wet scrubbers, water heaters, and grease traps. Works from blueprints, cut sheets, sketches, manuals, Uniform Plumbing Code, and local ordinances. Uses equipment such as threading machines, camera/ locators, torch cutting, brazing, pipe sweating, snake machines

Data/spreadsheet tracking of equipment & parts, familiarity of CMMS (computer maintenance management systems). Clean room and laboratory environment plumbing requirements. Industrial safety practices. Water treatment and chemical balancing for processed cooling water (PCW) systems and a Backflow Tester certification is preferred.

Required Education

High School Diploma, Plumber Certification, Backflow Tester, Water Treatment, and/or other related certifications or training. Candidate who has completed a formalized Plumber apprenticeship program is preferred.

Physical Requirements

Job requires ascending/descending ladders & stairs, bending, squatting, stooping, twisting, carrying, and lifting up to 50 pounds and other essential motor skills. Working in confined spaces. Desire to learn new skills. Ability to work in a team environment.

Special Requirements

Valid Driver’s license, Section 608 certification as required by (40 CFR part 82, subpart F), under the EPA Clean Air Act requirements

Must be available to work swing or second shift, weekends, and holidays when required.


The pay range for this position is $38.21 - $44.85 per hour + bonus + benefits.

Our pay ranges are determined by role and level. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hires for the position. Within the range, individual pay is determined by additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific range during the hiring process. Please note that the compensation details listed reflect the base pay only, and do not include potential bonus or benefits.

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. At HRL, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our Regular/Full Time benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.

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