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Foreman Pipefitter

Africa Talent Contours (Limited) is incorporated in Kenya as a human Resource Outsourcing and Consulting Company. We have a footprint in over 10 African Countries and still growing to target the entire Sub-Saharan Region of Africa and the rest of the continent and the World.


  • Provides input to identify key success factors for the Pipefitting crew.
  • Provides leadership to cause the creation of organizational structure and processes required to fully execute the requirements of services and is responsible for the execution of Pipefitting services, quality, subcontractor performance, and construction cost.
  • Evaluates Pipefitting service execution for compliance to contract, design data, schedule, cost budgets, and quality, advising the project team of status, issues, impacts, risk, and cost influence factors on the to-go scope.
  • Maintains the short-range look ahead plans and discusses all deviations with Superintendent.
  • Reviews and monitors cost and man-hour budget for installation process develops an equipment and tool requirement plan and reviews it with the Superintendent.
  • Plans, prepares, installs, and maintains piping and plumbing systems composed of various materials; systems may include pipes, pressure and vacuum gauges, pipeline filters, steam traps, and strainer valves.
  • Welds, cuts, bends, threads, solders, and fits pipes.
  • Attaches pipes and piping systems to walls using brackets, bracket systems, or clamps; cuts or bores holes prior to the project.
  • Installs various types of insulation and pipe covering; safely removes and properly discards old coverings according to hazardous waste procedures and IAW EPA and OSHA requirements.
  • Inspects pipes, testing for pressure and leaks; reports and/or resolves problems.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner to get along with customers, co-workers, and supervisors.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe, clean, sanitary, healthy, presentable, and professional atmosphere, free of dust, clutter, and trash in all working facilities and areas.
  • Responsible for proper utilization and safeguarding of all government and contractor-provided property (e.g., including government facilities, equipment, and tools).
  • Responsible for the precise execution of Company time reporting procedures and accurate completion of timesheets.
  • Responsible to perform all assigned duties as safely and efficiently as possible to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Observes and follows all safety rules and procedures, including wearing required personal protective equipment.
  • Performs other duties and activities as directed.

BASIC JOB QUALIFICATIONS:(Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Must be able to utilize and operate a range of tools and equipment in installing, maintaining, and repairing pipe systems.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, schematics, and written reference material, and follow engineering drawings, specifications, and instructions.
  • Able and willing to work periods of long hours to meet mission and project requirements.
  • Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to, bending, standing, climbing, or walking.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft programs such as Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Must speak, read, and understand the English Language.
  • Must pass overseas medical screening and be in good health.
  • Must have a valid country of origin driver’s license.


Any Carpentry certification/s is highly desired.

  • Filipino / Completed Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) course is a plus:
    • Pipefitting and Plumbing NC II


  • Kenyan / Completed craft proficiency program in building engineering section from National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) is a plus:
    • Plumber, Pipe Fitter


  • Indian / NSQF-approved training for Plumbing / Pipe Fitter trade under ATS: Level 5 is a plus.


Must have at least a High School diploma, Technical or Vocational course Graduate is required.


  • Must have at least five (5) years of experience in pipefitting installation, maintenance, and repair works with experience as a Foreman, Leadman, or Supervisory capacity of various construction projects is required.
  • Must have prior experience in the following tasks: installation of up to 2”-12” ductile iron & C900 pipe systems with ½ to 3 coppers as a secondary Soldering, Brazing, and Silver Soldering pipe systems, gasket piping systems, flange fittings, valves, the threading of pipe, and the pressure testing of potable water lines.

Basic terms of the job offer.

  • Assignment Duration: 12 months. Renewal subject to performance and project status.
  • Base Monthly Salary: 48 hours per week minimum work requirement: $550.44 (based on 48 hr. work week requirement)
  • Working schedule: 48 hours per week (8 hours per day/6 days a week)
  • Payroll period: Monthly. Amount give take home.
  • Overtime: Work more than 8 hours per day or work performed on a rest day and/or holiday,

will be paid as overtime at the base salary rate.

  • Accommodations: Housing, transportation, meals in-country, and laundry facilities are provided
  • Sick Leave: Employee will accrue 2.67 hours of sick leave for each full month of service, beginning with the completion of the first full month of Foreign Service employment.
  • Annual leave Up to 21 days paid at the end of each 12-month contract.
  • Travel will be provided by the employer to the employee’s home country.
  • Project Holidays: 10 paid holidays. New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday, President’s Day, Philippine Independence Day, USA Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

Other requirements

  • Your Passport must be valid for at least 12 months, with at least 6 total blank visa pages remaining.
  • Your driver’s license must be valid for at least 6 months (unless processing for a CDL-required position, which will require 12 months remaining).
  • Updated covid vaccination certificate
  • Medical exam report at a date to be advised.

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