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Plumber - Temp to Hire
Summary
Title:Plumber - Temp to Hire
ID:1058-062420
Location:Desoto, Texas
Department:Skilled Trades
Salary Range:Commensurate with Experience
Description

Salary is commensurate with experience
Temp to Hire position

Plumbers install and repair pipes that supply water and gas to, as well as carry waste away from, homes and businesses. They also install plumbing fixtures such as bathtubs, sinks, and toilets, and appliances, including dishwashers and washing machines. Experienced plumbers train apprentices and supervise helpers. They work alongside other construction workers.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Install pipes and plumbing fixtures
  • Visually inspect equipment and operate test equipment such as pressure and vacuum gauges to determine the cause and location of trouble
  • Clear obstructions from sink drains and toilets
  • Troubleshoot problems and decide how to fix them
  • Repair pipes and plumbing fixtures
  • Estimate costs of installations and repairs
  • Present recommendations and related pricing to customers
  • Plumbers must be capable of performing these tasks to ensure the proper functioning of properties' plumbing systems.

Minimum Skills and Qualifications needed

  • 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
  • Reliable transportation is required

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED certificate
  • State plumbing license
  • 1-3 years’ experience as a journeyman plumber
  • Valid driver’s license

The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

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