The Plumber is responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining pipes, fixtures and other plumbing used for water distribution and waste water disposal in residential and commercial buildings. The Plumber will install, repair and maintain plumbing systems and fixtures in residential and commercial buildings. They read blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine the layout of plumbing systems, water supply networks and waste and drainage systems; then plan, install and service plumbing systems, fixtures, piping equipment and controls. These piping systems may be used to transport water, waste, gases or hot liquids.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Install, repair and maintain plumbing systems and components
Review building plans and specifications to determine the layout for plumbing and related materials
Identify required tools and special equipment
Select the type and size of pipe required
Locate and mark positions for connections and fixtures
Install supports and hangers for pipe, fixtures and equipment
Assemble and install valves and fittings
Install, repair and maintain water treatment equipment, piping and controls
Install, repair and maintain underground storm sanitary and water piping systems
Install, repair and maintain sinks, tubs and toilets
Install, repair and maintain water heaters and conditioners
Install, repair and maintain plumbing fixtures, appliances and trim
Test pipe systems and fixtures for leaks
Maintain all building codes, installation requirements and relevant legislation
Perform scheduled maintenance service on plumbing systems and fixtures
Apply all codes to installations, repairs and maintenance
Ensure all requirements as specified by the manufacturer of systems and fixtures are met
Ensure all installations, repairs and maintenance are properly sized, aligned, supported
Ensure all installations, repairs and maintenance meet the requirements of the appropriate codes
Ensure all installations, repairs and maintenance meet environmental protection requirements
Desired Skills and Experience
Qualified candidates must have a valid drivers license
High School diploma or GED
Must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
water distribution and waste water disposal in residential and commercial and buildings
relevant building codes, legislation, regulations, policies and procedures installation and maintenance
Ability to work cooperatively with others
Have your own tools of the trade (small hand tools) Helpful but not required.
Team building skills
Analytical and problem solving skills
Decision making skills
Effective verbal, written, communication and listening skills
Effective negotiation and mediation skills
Stress management skills
Time management skills
Maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties of the Plumber.
Demonstrate the following personal attributes:
be honest and trustworthy
possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
demonstrate sound work ethics
CERTIFICATES and LICENSES:
Journeyman Certification in Plumbing from the State of MN or Registration of Apprentice from the State of MN.
The Plumbers may spend long hours outside and in awkward positionswhich can cause physical
discomfort and strain. The Plumber will be lifting and adjusting heavy objects, and will come incontact with sharp, hot and/or very cold supplies and equipment. The Plumber must maintain safety procedures at all times to avoid injury. Plumbers may also come in contact with potential poisons and gases that could cause injury or illness.
Sensory demands include exposure to the smells associated with sewer and water, exposure to
sounds associated with power tools and construction sites, and exposure to dust and other
debris associated with the use of power tools,all of which can cause sensory strain.
1. Willingness to work 40 - 45 hours per week.
2. Valid MN Drivers License
3. Ability to report to our shop in Aitkin, MN everyday.
Additional Salary Information: Salary will be determined on experience.
About Lundberg Plumbing & Heating
Lundberg Plumbing and Heating has been in business since 1981. Tom and Peg Lundberg started the business and have worked hard to get the company to where it is today. Changes throughout the plumbing and heating industry have driven our company to grow. Currently, we staff three office staff and 8 field staff.