Plumber

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Plumber

DEPARTMENT: Plumbing

PURPOSE: Responsible for installing, repairing, and maintaining pipes, fixtures and other plumbing
used for water distribution and waste water disposal in residential, commercial and industrial
buildings. Work in a safe manner and keeps work area clean.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Install, repair and maintain plumbing systems and components.
2. Review building plans and specifications to determine the layout of plumbing and
materials.
3. Identify required tools and special equipment.
4. Select the type of size of pipe required.
5. Locate and mark positions for connections and fixtures.
6. Install supports and hangers for pipe, fixtures and equipment.
7. Assemble and install valves and fittings.
8. Install, repair and maintain water treatment equipment, piping and controls.
9. Install, repair and maintain underground storm sanitary and water piping systems.
10. Install, repair and maintain water heaters and conditioners.
11. Install, repair and maintain plumbing fixtures, appliances and trim.
12. Test pipe systems and fixtures for leaks.
13. Ensure all installations, repairs and maintenance meet code requirements.
14. Must be able to Mig, Tig, & Arc weld.
15. Must be willing to cross trade.
16. May be called out at odd hours or have to work long hours in case of emergency.
17. Must be willing to work in and out of state.
18. Must have valid driver’s license and be insurable to drive.
19. Mentors fellow employees to enhance their skill sets.

Qualification/Skills:
1. Proficient knowledge in: water distribution and waste water disposal in residential,
commercial and industrial buildings and building codes.
2. Good communication and reasoning skills.
3. Good analytical and problem solving skills.
4. Good verbal, presentation and listening skills.
5. Good time management skills.
6. Good hoisting and rigging skills.

Education and Experience:
1. Journeyman Certification in Plumbing from State of Wisconsin.
Physical/Environmental/Work Requirements:
1. Must be able to: Stand or walk for long periods of time during the regular work day; use
arms and hands to reach for, handle and manipulate objects; lift and carry materials
weighing 50 to 100 pounds; climb up and down ladders, work at high heights, scaffolds
and other climbing devices; carry tools and equipment; work while in stooped, kneeling,
crouched, and crawling positions; be able to see naturally or with correction, to safely
perform designated tasks.
2. Must be able to: Perform assigned tasks under all types of environmental and weather
conditions including severe cold, extreme heat, wet or dry weather and high winds.
Environmental conditions may include areas where toxic or caustics chemicals or fumes
are in use or being stored. May be required to operate power tools.

Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.