Master Plumber Job Description

Master Plumber Job Description

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Master plumber provides adequate services to ensure that all water supply networks, waste and drainage systems are installed, repaired and maintained to meet all standards of building codes and safety.

Master Plumber Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Assembles, installs, and repairs pipes, fittings, and fixtures for gas, water, and sanitary lines – for storm drains, toilets, sinks, boilers, heat exchangers valves, pumps, drinking fountains, water stills, hot water heaters
Perform plumbing and general building maintenance services
Perform backflow testing for irrigation systems
Will make suggestions to customers on additional plumbing and maintenance needs
Maintain the license(s) required by Sears in order for Sears to engage in the business the license covers, including but not limited to providing copies of all licenses held and ensure personal demographic information is accurate at all times
Ensure Sears remains in compliance with any and all applicable statutes and ordinances pertaining to Sears
Accountable for all services provided by a Sears Authorized Contractor or Service Technician
Meet with regulatory board members and / or licensing authorities as required
Maintain state registration requirements with regulatory authorities as applicable
Provide Sears copies of all correspondence between any regulatory agency and themselves that involve Sears

Master Plumber Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Master Plumber

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CFC

Education for Master Plumber

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the master plumber job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Technical, Education, Finance, Business, General Education, Guidance, Supervision, Leadership, Computer, Oral Communication

Skills for Master Plumber

Desired skills for master plumber include:

Job site safety ability to complete a company specific safety orientation
ASHRAE standards
Boilers
Building operations and systems
General building policies and procedures for building under contract
General plumbing repair and maintenance equipment and efficient use of repair parts and tools for hire
Local building codes and safety procedures
Motors
NFPA standards as they pertain to buildings under contract
OSHA codes

Desired experience for master plumber includes:

High sense of urgency and focus on customer service
Must have good communication, training and presentation skills
Must approach business and compliance issues with enthusiasm, recognizing the potential for growth in both profit and revenue limiting the liability for Sears
Experience as a small business owner/operator preferred
Bachelor’s degree in Business and/or Finance preferred
Assists in making decisions on all normal and complex repairs

Master Plumber Examples

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Master Plumber Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of master plumber. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for master plumber
  • Locate and mark pipes and connection positions and passage holes for pipes in walls and floors using ruler, spirit level, and plumb bob
  • Use hand and power tools to cut openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings
  • Use pipe cutters, cutting torch and pipe-threading machine to cut and thread pipes
  • Use pipe bending machine to bend pipe to required angles
  • Assemble and install valves, pipe fittings, and pipes made from metals or non-metals
  • Join pipes using screws, bolts, fittings, solder, plastic solvent, and caulks joints
  • Fill pipe system with water or air and reads pressure gauges to ensure system is not leaking
  • Repair and maintain plumbing by replacing washers, mending burst pipes, and opening clogged drains
  • May perform welding
  • Perform routine inspections
Qualifications for master plumber
  • Reviews work of outside vendors and licensed maintenance workers
  • Must have Master License, or willing to obtain it upon starting the role
  • Must have a TS/CI Clearance
  • Approximately 5 years or more experience in the trade
  • Must be skilled in the use of the tools, materials, and equipment of the plumbing trade
  • Execute scheduled maintenance per contract requirements
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a master plumber. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for master plumber
  • Meet and coordinate with Supervisor on a daily basis
  • Advise managers of any and all irregularities, which affect equipment, operating costs, safety or the environment
  • Where necessary or as directed, oversee contractors
  • Maintain parts inventory and distribution in accordance with contract requirements
  • Install, service, maintain, and replace plumbing and hydronic heating equipment
  • Manage customer accounts and provide customer support and make regular site visits
  • Install and test household appliances using necessary tools
  • Preview job sites to ensure they are safe and ready for delivery based on the builders schedule
  • Direct and train Journeyman and Apprentice plumbers to install household appliances and perform plumbing services
  • Respond to emergency plumbing calls such as clogged drains, broken water lines and frozen pipes
Qualifications for master plumber
  • Ability to read and interpret schematic drawings and blueprints
  • A general understanding of piping practices, drainage systems, and heating equipment
  • Ability to perform all plumbing maintenance work
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in emergencies
  • General computer skills for word-processing and spreadsheet programs
  • Ability to pass Plumber II skills and proficiency test
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a master plumber. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for master plumber
  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to repairs and maintenance of plumbing systems for all toilet rooms, laboratories, mechanical rooms, the swimming pool, kitchens, distilled and de-mineralized water distribution systems, safety eye wash and deluge shower piping systems underground sub soil drainage, sewer, acid waste piping and campus water main distribution systems
  • Assists with repairs of ventilation and air conditioning equipment
  • Constructs, finishes, installs, maintains and repairs plumbing systems, or the facilities of any related systems, using power and hand tools and other necessary equipment
  • Specifies and installs as required all utilities to support piping requirements for new and existing machinery installations
  • Provides expertise and skills to the overall effort of analyzing, diagnosing and repairing malfunctioning Facilities equipment
  • Leads the annual efforts for system maintenance including boiler cleaning/inspection, air compressor PM, fire sprinkler systems, grease/acid trap maintenance and follow up for resolution of identified problems
  • Takes ownership of centralized systems such as compressed air, water and steam distribution, by being proactive in system documentation, maintenance and identifying opportunities for improvements that increase system reliability
  • For the State of Delaware licensed plumber/pipe fitter role, takes responsibility for all plumbing work performed at Milford Site by periodically inspecting random installations and insuring compliance with local, state, and federal requirements
  • Participates/contributes to major project designs with the Dept
  • Assists other crafts as required to properly maintain the facilities and respond to breakdown or emergency situations
Qualifications for master plumber
  • This position requires overtime during peak seasons
  • Occasional night and/or weekend work may be required
  • Please attach three professional references under “other documents”
  • Ten years of commercial/industrial plumbing experience including at least two years of skilled Master-level since becoming a licensed Master Plumber
  • Must be licensed by the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners as a Master Plumber for at least two years
  • State of Texas Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester License must be maintained throughout the period of employment
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of master plumber. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for master plumber
  • Primarily responsible for the planning, estimating, material procurement and coordination of complex and general plumbing/pipefitting work to include
  • Inspects, maintains and upgrades facilities piping, pressure/storage vessel, and pumping systems
  • Utilizes trade knowledge to ensure work is effectively and efficiently completed, and that all installed equipment conforms to code
  • Expected to have thorough knowledge and experience working with various piping materials such as steel, cast iron, ductal iron, PVC, copper, glass, CPVC, various kinds of plastic tubing, and insulation materials
  • Maintains the accuracy of the plant asset data files through a system of inspection, analysis, estimating and encoding data
  • As the expert troubleshooter, uses a variety of tools and devices to diagnose problems and restore service
  • Works with the supervisor to establish and implement preventive maintenance systems
  • Detects faulty operation of equipment and reports questionable conditions to supervisor
  • Instructs personnel in all safety rules and procedures in the performance of duties
  • Secondarily responsible for planning, coordinating and/or performing general mechanical and preventive maintenance duties for various types of University property and equipment
Qualifications for master plumber
  • Walking, driving, use ladders and stairs
  • Skilled in the use of wrenches, pipe-cutting and threading tools, acetylene torches, metal says and other similar tools of the plumbing trade, including the Rigid Pro-Press system
  • Must be able to lift, push, or pull 50 pounds equipment weights with or without reasonable accommodations
  • Works in crawl spaces, above ceiling, machine rooms, and other occupational areas
  • Current North Dakota Journeyman or Master card
  • Able to pass a drug test upon hire
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of master plumber. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for master plumber
  • Generates and completes automated work orders or service orders
  • Performs repairs of plumbing equipment
  • Installs and repairs plumbing systems
  • Installs, test and repairs gas piping and connections
  • Performs troubleshooting procedures and repair on gas operated equipment
  • Removes blockages from sanitary sewer lines
  • Repairs and/or replaces lift pumps, booster pumps and submersibles
  • Must be able to perform necessary paper work to process work orders
  • Must have a working knowledge of computer systems in regards to email, work order and time entry systems
  • Participates in the preparation of cost estimates, material orders and records maintenance
Qualifications for master plumber
  • Comprehensive working knowledge and high level of skill in all aspects of the mechanical trades, including plumbing, heating, steam fitting, process piping, acid waste, pipe fitting, fabrication, commercial fixtures/equipment, heat exchangers, sewage treatment systems, pneumatics, hydronic/domestic pumps, control valves, isolation valves, back flow prevention, pressure reducing stations, steam condensate systems
  • Must be able to read blueprints, and independently lay out work with minimal supervision
  • Must exercise sound judgment and problem-solving skills
  • Must be knowledgeable of, and follow the most recent international plumbing code
  • Education - Minimum of a high school diploma and Master Plumbing trade license or trade experience vocational certification
  • Special knowledge and skills - Exposure to piping/plumbing systems, mechanical systems, and boiler controls/operation

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