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Traveling Licensed Plumber

QLM Big Sky Meadow Village ,MT
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $28 to $32 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical
Job Description

 

THIS IS A 2 YEARS ASSIGNMENT, POSSIBLY TEMP TO PERM

Pay rate is $28- $32 an hour plus 80 a day per-Diem.

Journeyman Plumber Duties and Responsibilities

Based on our analysis of job listings, these include:

Install Water Lines

Journeyman plumbers run copper, steel, and plastic PVC water pipes for sewer lines, drainage systems, HVAC systems, and other plumbing systems. They cut and thread lines, use compounds to seal connections, connect valves, and solder pipes as needed. When necessary, journeyman plumbers must bend pipes to fit specific angles using a pipe-bending machine.

Replace and Repair Plumbing Fixtures and Appliances

From kitchen and bathroom sink faucets to showerheads, journeyman plumbers are responsible for repairing and replacing plumbing fixtures. They replace washers and rubber gaskets in faucets and showerheads or replace entire fixtures. Journeyman plumbers also install and repair garbage disposals, water softeners, water heaters, and dishwashers.

Troubleshoot Plumbing Problems

Journeyman plumbers use various methods to detect leaks, determine problems with disposals or dishwashers, and read pressure gauges to measure accurate water pressure. They determine which parts need to be replaced, write up estimates, and discuss repairs and costs with home and business owners.

Perform Maintenance on Plumbing Systems

Journeyman plumbers regularly check systems to ensure proper operations. They inspect toilets, sinks, dishwaters, and other appliances for leaks, replace worn gaskets and O-rings, unclog drains, monitor systems for pressure loss, and adjust water pressure as needed.

Journeyman Plumber Skills and Qualifications

Analytical thinkers who love to work with their hands and pay close attention to details make great journeyman plumbers. Once they have completed an apprenticeship and obtained necessary licensure, aspiring journeyman plumbers will appeal to employers if they possess the following skills and abilities:

  • Building code knowledge – strong familiarity with building codes and current laws and regulations affecting plumbers is crucial for those seeking to excel in this field
  • Coordination – journeyman plumbers must have the dexterity and eye-hand coordination to handle and install small washers, nuts, O-rings, and gaskets
  • Blueprint reading – when involved in new home or building installations, journeyman plumbers must be able to read drawings, schematics, and blueprints to ensure proper installation of new lines and pipes
  • Troubleshooting – understanding how to check for leaks and determine what needs to be repaired or replaced to keep plumbing systems operational is a must for journeyman plumbers
  • Organizational skills – keeping tools and work areas clean and orderly and maintaining a proper supply of plumbing parts is a desirable quality many employers seek in journeyman plumbers
  • Communication skills – from verbally communicating with customers, vendors, and master plumbers to writing up estimates and work orders, communication is of the utmost importance for journeyman plumbers
  • Customer service – speaking with customers about pricing and repair details and making proper repairs and replacements to keep customers satisfied is a major part of being a journeyman plumberJourneyman Plumber Duties and Responsibilities

While a journeyman plumber’s day-to-day duties and responsibilities are determined by where they work, there are many core tasks associated with the role. Based on our analysis of job listings, these include:

Install Water Lines

Journeyman plumbers run copper, steel, and plastic PVC water pipes for sewer lines, drainage systems, HVAC systems, and other plumbing systems. They cut and thread lines, use compounds to seal connections, connect valves, and solder pipes as needed. When necessary, journeyman plumbers must bend pipes to fit specific angles using a pipe-bending machine.

Replace and Repair Plumbing Fixtures and Appliances

From kitchen and bathroom sink faucets to showerheads, journeyman plumbers are responsible for repairing and replacing plumbing fixtures. They replace washers and rubber gaskets in faucets and showerheads or replace entire fixtures. Journeyman plumbers also install and repair garbage disposals, water softeners, water heaters, and dishwashers.

Troubleshoot Plumbing Problems

Journeyman plumbers use various methods to detect leaks, determine problems with disposals or dishwashers, and read pressure gauges to measure accurate water pressure. They determine which parts need to be replaced, write up estimates, and discuss repairs and costs with home and business owners.

Perform Maintenance on Plumbing Systems

Journeyman plumbers regularly check systems to ensure proper operations. They inspect toilets, sinks, dishwaters, and other appliances for leaks, replace worn gaskets and O-rings, unclog drains, monitor systems for pressure loss, and adjust water pressure as needed.

Journeyman Plumber Skills and Qualifications
Analytical thinkers who love to work with their hands and pay close attention to details make great journeyman plumbers. Once they have completed an apprenticeship and obtained necessary licensure, aspiring journeyman plumbers will appeal to employers if they possess the following skills and abilities:

  • Building code knowledge – strong familiarity with building codes and current laws and regulations affecting plumbers is crucial for those seeking to excel in this field
  • Coordination – journeyman plumbers must have the dexterity and eye-hand coordination to handle and install small washers, nuts, O-rings, and gaskets
  • Blueprint reading – when involved in new home or building installations, journeyman plumbers must be able to read drawings, schematics, and blueprints to ensure proper installation of new lines and pipes
  • Troubleshooting – understanding how to check for leaks and determine what needs to be repaired or replaced to keep plumbing systems operational is a must for journeyman plumbers
  • Organizational skills – keeping tools and work areas clean and orderly and maintaining a proper supply of plumbing parts is a desirable quality many employers seek in journeyman plumbers
  • Communication skills – from verbally communicating with customers, vendors, and master plumbers to writing up estimates and work orders, communication is of the utmost importance for journeyman plumbers
  • Customer service – speaking with customers about pricing and repair details and making proper repairs and replacements to keep customers satisfied is a major part of being a journeyman plumber

You will need the following:

Current resume

2 VALID forms of ID to complete I-9 and e-verify.

Current plumbers license.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $28.00 to $32.00 /hour

Company Description
QLM is a staffing provider focusing on safety, productivity and quality.

QLM is an EOE Employer- M/F/Vet/Disabled

Pay based on experience.

QLM

Why Work Here?

We focus on Safety, Productivity and Quality

QLM is a staffing provider focusing on safety, productivity and quality. QLM is an EOE Employer- M/F/Vet/Disabled Pay based on experience.

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Big Sky Meadow Village, MT
USA

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