Plumbing
Technician

Employment type: Full-time

The Plumbing Technician (aka Journeyman level) has 6 or more years’ experience as a senior helper for a plumbing technician and may sometimes be ready to sit for a plumbing licensing exam.  Must have experience with residential plumbing and commercial builder plumbing and be highly proficient in at least two of the following phases of plumbing construction: ground rough; top-out; finish and at least knowledgeable of the third.  Repairs, water supply, drain cleaning and repair sewer lines, water heater installation, and fixture repair are all pluses.

 

Pay starts at $23/hr (negotiable depending upon experience)

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Install, repair, and maintain pipes, valves, fittings, drainage systems, 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

  • Keep accurate records of time spent working, description of work performed and materials used

Occasionally perform, assist, supervise, and/or train junior technicians with:

  • Plumbing trade skills

  • Sewer machines (power snakes)

  • Sewer and drain jetting

  • Rigid See Snake camera system (or similar)

  • Roof work possible for vent system cleaning/inspections

Additional Qualifications:

  • 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

 

This position requires

  • Must have experience with high end residential clients

  • Must provide basic tools; company will provide specialized/large tools

  • Works well with a diverse group of people

  • Strong work ethic and moral character

  • Must meet and maintain South Shore Plumbing minimum insurance requirements

  • Successful completion of a drug screening

  • This position requires a successful MVR check

  • Valid Driver's License

  • Able to legally work in the United States

Benefits:

  • Phone allowance

  • Health insurance

  • 401k

  • Performance plan bonuses; paid time off.

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