Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
or equivalent experience
3 years to less than 5 years
- Specific Skills
Determine piping system requirements and pipe sizing
Measure, cut, thread and bend pipes to required shape and size
Read blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine layout of plumbing system, water supply network and waste and drainage systems
Install, repair and maintain domestic, commercial or industrial plumbing fixtures and systems
Locate and mark positions for pipe connections, passage holes and fixtures in walls and floors
Cut opening in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings
Join pipes using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement or soldering, brazing and welding equipment
Test pipes for leaks using air and water pressure gauges
- Additional Skills
Schedule personnel, tools and equipment
Estimate costs and materials
- Work Setting
- Work Site Environment
- Transportation/Travel Information
Vehicle supplied by employer;
- Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Work under pressure;
Handling heavy loads;
Bending, crouching, kneeling;
- Work Location Information
Relocation costs covered by employer;
- Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills;
This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Apprentices, Indigenous people, Persons with disabilities, Newcomers to Canada, Seniors, Students, Veterans, Visible minorities, Youth
Who can apply to this job?
Only apply to this job if:
- You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
- You have a valid Canadian work permit.
If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.