Journeyman Plumber Job Description

A journeyman plumber is a person who has been an apprentice plumber for three or more years.

A journeyman plumber is often certified to work on any plumbing job, including new construction, remodeling, and fixing leaks.

A journeyman plumber typically needs 2,000 hours of hands-on training and must pass an exam to become a certified journeyman plumber.

A journeyman plumber is often qualified to handle any job that is larger than a do-it-yourself project, such as installing piping in a new structure or replacing the entire system in a home.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Journeyman Plumber to join our team. We offer competitive wages and benefits, and the opportunity to work on a variety of interesting projects. If you're a Journeyman Plumber with a strong work ethic and a desire to learn, we'd love to hear from you.

Journeyman Plumber Duties:

  • Oversee the installation process of plumbing systems
  • Assist with troubleshooting problems
  • Maintain professional appearance and demeanor
  • Meet or exceed customer service expectations
  • Be respectful in dealing with others
  • Be respectful in dealing with customers
  • Maintain a safe working environment

Journeyman Plumber Responsibilities:

  • Perform maintenance, installation, and repairs on plumbing systems, equipment, and fixtures, including drain cleaning, flushing, and hydro jetting
  • Install, maintain, and repair water, sewage, gas, and trash systems
  • Maintain and repair drainage, catch basins, sump pumps, underground piping, and drainage and sewer systems
  • Diagnose and service existing plumbing hardware
  • Perform water line work, including pulling new pipes, replacing water mains, and attaching valves
  • Plumb and repair gas lines, including laying, testing, installing, adjusting, and repairing gas piping
  • Install and repair gas appliances, including furnaces, water heaters, and boilers
  • Install water heaters and boilers
  • Install and repair plumbing fixtures
  • Use hand and power tools
  • Drain and vent pipe

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Requirements And Skills:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 3+ years experience in plumbing work, including drain, toilet, vent, and water heater installations
  • Ability to perform plumbing maintenance, including cleaning, greasing, and adjusting
  • Ability to operate plumbing tools and machinery, including drain

At [Company Name], we believe that diversity and inclusion are key to building a strong team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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