• Full Time
  • Whitby

Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre

Plumber/ Service Technician

Location: Whitby

Number of positions: 1

Work Hours: Full-Time, 40 hrs./wk., 7:30 am – 4 pm *On-call shifts that get shared for emergency calls -Rotates 1 day/wk. and 1 weekend out of 5 per employee

Pay: $25 – $35/hr. (Depending on skills and experience)

Start Date: immediately

Own Transportation Required: Company Truck Provided *Must have full G licence, clean abstract and CRC -(Criminal Reference Check)

Education / Certificates Required: Industry-standard protocol

Number of Years of Previous Experience Required: 3 Years+ in residential and/or commercial plumbing space

Main Responsibilities:

·        Install, repair and maintain pipes, fixtures and other plumbing equipment used for water distribution and waste-water disposal in residential, commercial and industrial buildings

·        Marking positions for pipe connections and fixtures in walls and floors.

·        Prepare fair, accurate and detailed cost estimates

·        Read and interpret blueprints

·        Cutting openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipes and pipe fittings

·        Join pipes using clamps, screws, bolts or cement

·        weld pipes, and test them for leaks

·        Measure, cut, bend and install pipes using hand-held and power tools and equipment safely

·        Make notes and report to senior leaders

·        Inform customers on issues; explain in ‘laymen’s’ terms and offer best solutions, with price quotes

·        Maintain good relationships with clientele, colleagues and community partners

Job Requirements:

·        Completion of a four-to-five-year apprenticeship program or a combination of over five years of work experience in the trade and some high school, college or industry courses in plumbing is usually required to be eligible for trade certification

Describe the Ideal Candidate for this Role: Independent, well-spoken and industry versed team player with knowledge of the code (plumbing code)

Company Culture: Small, relaxed, tightly knit family-owned company

Social Interaction: Medium-to-High

Communication: Medium-to-High (must explain problems, troubleshooting, etc. to customer and have fluent spoken and written English

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