• Plumber Assistant

    Location US-KS-WICHITA
    Job ID
    2018-5666
    Category
    Operations Frontline Jobs
    Employment Status
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    SBM Management is currently looking to hire a Plumber Assistant to join their team!  This position trouble shoots plumbing problems and performs general maintenance and repairs for all faucets, sinks, toilets and other plumbing fixtures. Assembles, installs, and repairs pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water, and drainage systems by performing the following duties.

    Responsibilities

    • Studies building plans and working drawings to determine work aids required and sequence of installations.
    • Inspects structure to ascertain obstructions to be avoided to prevent weakening of structure resulting from installation of pipe.
    • Locates and marks position of pipe and pipe connections and passage holes for pipes in walls and floors.
    • Cuts openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings.
    • Cuts and threads pipe.
    • Bends pipe to required angle by use of pipe-bending machine or by placing pipe over block and bending it by hand.
    • Assembles and installs valves, pipe fittings, and pipes composed of metals, such as iron, steel, brass, and lead, and nonmetals, such as glass, vitrified clay, and plastic.
    • Joins pipes by use of screws, bolts, fittings, solder, plastic solvent, and caulks joints.
    • Fills pipe system with water or air and reads pressure gauges to determine whether system is leaking.
    • Installs and repairs plumbing fixtures such as sinks, commodes, bathtubs, water heaters, hot water tanks, garbage disposal units, dishwashers, and water softeners.
    • Repairs and maintains plumbing by replacing washers in leaky faucets, mending burst pipes, and opening clogged drains.
    • Welds holding fixtures to steel structural members.
    • Keeps necessary parts and supplies on hand for common projects.
    • Cleans work area and maintains plumbing shop and tools, including assigned vehicle

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
    • Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
    • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

    Available Shift:  Full time, 0500 - 1300

     

    Compensation:  The pay rate for this position is $13.90 per hour 

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