Facilities Plumber

Firefly Aerospace

Firefly Aerospace

Cedar Park, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2024


Firefly Aerospace Inc. is an American end-to-end space transportation company committed to providing economical and convenient access to space for small payloads through the design, manufacture, and operation of reliable launch and spacecraft vehicles. Firefly’s launch vehicles utilize common technologies, manufacturing infrastructure, and launch capabilities, providing LEO launch solutions for up to ten metric tons of payload. Combined with Firefly’s in-space vehicles, such as the Space Utility Vehicle (SUV) and Blue Ghost Lunar Lander, Firefly provides the space industry with a single source for missions from LEO to the surface of the Moon or beyond. Firefly is headquartered in Cedar Park, TX. Our Plumber role is located at our rocket ranch facility in Briggs, TX.


Under the direction of the Facilities Manager, the Plumber is responsible for installing, repairing, and maintaining pipes, fixtures, and other plumbing used for water distribution and wastewater disposal. Maintains the flow and drainage of water, air, and other gases by assembling, installing, and repairing pipes, fittings, and plumbing fixtures at all Texas sites.

Essential Duties

  • Repair and install plumbing fixtures and install drainage or overall plumbing service issues at all sites.
  • Determine sources of plumbing malfunctions and complete repairs as indicated or according to work orders.
  • Install and repair pipes, fittings, valves, fixtures, and plumbing system equipment, including sinks, commodes, water heaters, water softeners, etc.; install supports and hangers for pipe, fixtures, and equipment.
  • Read blueprints, drawings, and specifications to determine the layout of plumbing systems, water supply networks, and waste and drainage systems.
  • Plan, install, and service plumbing systems, fixtures, piping equipment, and controls; test pipe systems and fixtures for leaks.
  • Receive and complete work orders.
  • Select material and hardware and order materials that are required for the project or job at hand
  • Maintain accurate records on material and labor used.
  • Maintain inventory of tools and back stock supplies
  • Inspect jobs upon completion and ensure areas are clean.
  • Work with other teams to assist on team projects if need be.
  • Detect needed repairs on buildings, grounds, and equipment following established inspection procedures.

Other Representative Duties

  • Respond to emergency calls as needed.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on tools and equipment; ensure that equipment is in safe operating condition.
  • Operate tools and equipment according to established safety procedures.
  • Assist on other general maintenance tasks.


Knowledge of:

  • Safe working methods and procedures.
  • Methods, materials, techniques, tools, and equipment used in repair, maintenance, and construction work.
  • Basic computer skills, written emails, and use of procurement processes.
  • Use of ticket tracking system.
  • Knowledge of plumbing repairs, maintenance, and installation techniques.
  • Knowledge of local and state regulatory plumbing codes and requirements.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, schematics, and written reference material.
  • Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment.

License Requirement:

  • Possession of a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
  • Licensed Journeyman Plumber in the State of Texas is a plus but not required.
  • Other certifications are a plus.

Personal Qualities:

  • Maturity and good judgment
  • Independent Worker
  • Neat and clean appearance
  • Willingness to assume a wide range of responsibilities.
  • Willingness to learn new skills.
  • Willingness to continuously improve.
  • Pleasant interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Commitment to professional courtesy
  • Belief in high standards
  • Commitment to professional responsibility
  • High intrinsic motivation


• Indoor and outdoor work environment
• Regular exposure to fumes, dust, dirt, oil and grease

Physical Requirements:

  • Physical dexterity in limbs and digits to operate hand and power-driven tools and equipment commonly used in the plumbing field.
  • Physical ability to lift, carry, push, and/or pull up to 50 pounds on a regular basis, and occasionally up to 100 pounds.
  • Ability to continually walk, stand, climb, stoop, bend, kneel, reach in all directions.
  • Ability to maintain balance working off the ground using ladders, scaffolds, and/or mechanical lifts
  • Ability to climb ladders and work in high, precarious places.
  • Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work outside; exposed to heat and cold.
  • Ability to see and read with or without vision aids.
  • Ability to hear and speak to exchange information.
  • Ability to see to perform maintenance duties and read blueprints, drawings, and specifications.

Firefly offers outstanding benefits for our employees, including generous health, dental and vision plans with low plan deductibles, parental leave, educational reimbursement, short term disability, and flexible PTO options.

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Firefly Aerospace, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Firefly is governed based on merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status