Plumbers install, repair, and maintain pipes, fixtures, and other plumbing equipment used for water distribution, drainage, and waste disposal in new or existing residential, commercial, and industrial buildings.
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What Preparation and Training Do You Need?
What's Your Future as a Plumber (306A)?
Apprentice wage increases with skills and expertise. Fully qualified workers earn an average of $26.00-$59.00 per hour, not including overtime.
|Can you read and interpret blueprints and diagrams?
|Do you enjoy problem solving and coming up with a solution?
|Do you have good communicating, verbal, and writing skills?
|Are you able to follow Health & Safety guidelines?
|Are you able to lift more than 50lbs? Are you able to stand or sit for long periods of time?
|Are you willing to travel for work?
|Are you reliable, a self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision? Are you a team player?
If you checked YES to the majority of these questions, a career as a Plumber may be for you!
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