Plumber Job Description

Plumber Job Description


The Plumber Job Description is a comprehensive list of typical job duties and expectations. It covers the most basic and essential functions that a Plumber will be responsible for once hired, as well as the experience or skills they’ll need to excel in this position.

About the Plumber Position

We’re seeking a skilled, experienced Plumber to join our company. As a member of our team, you’ll take on a wide variety of plumbing installations, including HVAC, pipe, and fixtures, as well as repairs and emergency calls.

As a Plumber, you’ll need to be good at working independently and fantastic at troubleshooting. If you’re interested, we’d love to hear from you.

Plumber Responsibilities

  • Read blueprints to determine the best plumbing layouts for installation, collaborating with other professionals as needed
  • Install, repair, and maintain pipes and other plumbing fixtures in both commercial and residential facilities
  • Fit and repair various household appliances
  • Answer calls for plumbing emergencies, fixing issues as quickly and efficiently as possible
  • Inspect plumbing for code compliance and safety issues
  • Prepare estimates for client needs
  • Maintain a record of time spent working, including tasks completed and supplies used

Plumber Requirements

  • Trade school diploma or apprenticeship completed
  • [2+] years previous experience working as a Plumber
  • Valid plumbing license as required by state law
  • Excellent critical thinking and troubleshooting abilities
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Good physical dexterity and the ability to lift 50+ pounds
  • Valid driver’s license