Plumber Job Responsibilities:
Install, repair, and maintain pipes, valves, fittings, drainage systems, and fixtures in commercial and residential structures.
Collaborate with general contractors, electricians, and other construction professionals.
Follow building plans and blueprints.
Respond to, diagnose, and resolve plumbing emergencies.
Perform routine inspections of plumbing and drainage systems.
Light construction, carpentry, painting, plastering, flooring, ceiling and electrical work as required.
Prepare bids, budgets, and cost estimates.
Keep accurate records of time spent working, description of work performed and materials used.
Plumber Qualifications / Skills:
Skilled in the use of hand and power tools used in the plumbing trade
Knowledge of building codes, safety regulations, and safety practices
Ability to read and follow blueprints and rough drawings
Familiarity with PVC, CPVC, PEX, cast iron, and copper
Effective oral communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to complete projects unsupervised and unassisted
Excellent problem solving skills
Attention to detail and ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously
Proficiency in basic mathematics and conversion of measurements
Education and Experience Requirements:
High school diploma or GED certificate
State plumbing license
1-3 years experience as a journeyman plumber
Valid drivers license
Must have own tools