Plumbing Job Description

Plumbing Job Description

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Plumbing provides in-house expertise and advice regarding plumbing and gas fitting practices to staff, licensees, and members of the public.

Plumbing Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective plumbing job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included plumbing job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Responsible for the correct and efficient execution of assigned work project involving the installation, removal, maintenance and repair of all plumbing and plumbing fixtures
Independently prepares material and equipment specifications lists which are used by supply personnel in purchasing or providing needed materials or equipment
Assist senior staff members with production of plumbing contract drawings, specifications review and evaluation of submittals, and production of technical calculations for plumbing systems
Knowledge of occupational and safety hazards of the trade, PPE and industry accepted practices to prevent accidents
Responsible for designing Plumbing systems including hot and cold water, sanitary, venting, grease waste, storm water, natural gas, etc
Design and size plumbing systems based on code requirements
Install and repair plumbing fixtures, sinks, commodes, bathtubs, water heaters, hot water tanks, garbage disposal units, dishwashers and water softeners
Enhance the performance of licensed plumbing technicians
Candidate is expected to use his/her plumbing license to file projects with NYC Department of Buildings
Operate equipment including mainline sewer machines

Plumbing Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Plumbing

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: II, EIT, FE, CPD, CPO, AFO, CAD, OSHA, GED, NZ

Education for Plumbing

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the plumbing job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Teaching, Horticulture, Computers, Technical, Mechanical Engineering, Education, Associates, Design, Department of Education

Skills for Plumbing

Desired skills for plumbing include:

Microsoft Office
Maintenance techniques and procedures
Order to confidently provide a high level of service and expertise with every customer interaction
Job site safety ability to complete a company specific safety orientation
Best practices

Desired experience for plumbing includes:

Oversees all service orders and ensures they are completed on time, staffed properly and the quality of work meets approved standards
Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembly, installation and repair of pipes, fittings and fixtures of boiler, heating, water supply and waste disposal systems
Assigns work to Plumbers
Ensures that subordinates perform their work in accordance with all applicable codes, maintenance Manuals, or other applicable documents
Cooperates and supports all O&M Crafts
May be obligated to perform actual maintenance and repair work, either scheduled or for emergency repairs

Plumbing Examples


Plumbing Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a plumbing. 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 plumbing
  • Produce plumbing construction documents using Revit and/or AutoCAD
  • Design Plumbing and Fire Protection systems for Commercial buidings
  • Provides a full range of plumbing services to the embassy and all satellite sites under the direction of the Deputy Project Manager including installation and repair of pipes, fittings, fixtures and drainage systems
  • Specific knowledge of plumbing design
  • Plumbing code(s) and applicable NFPA knowledge within the industry
  • Perform plumbing system design calculations
  • Design and production of plumbing systems in commercial, mixed-use, industrial, healthcare, residential and specialty facilities
  • Trouble shoot, test, and repair plumbing systems and components
  • Install new plumbing components and document appropriately
  • Responsible for proposing recommendations to optimize energy efficiency including control strategies, equipment replacement, system modifications and implementation of innovative technologies
Qualifications for plumbing
  • Inspects and passes on all completed work for compliance with work orders and adherence to trades standards
  • Manages records of materials and supplies received, used and held in stock
  • Estimates amount of work hours, materials and supplies needed
  • Keeps abreast of development in the trade through periodicals and manufacturers’ publications
  • Seven plus years of experience in a MEP Design Environment required
  • BS reduces experience requirement by 1-2 years

Plumbing Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of plumbing. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for plumbing
  • Monitor projects' design budgets, helping project managers identify potential design change orders by tracking project scope through all milestones, documenting project correspondence, issues, decisions, and direction according to engineering administrative procedures
  • Familiar with building information modeling concepts and practices and provide engineering analysis to support sales
  • Prepare and document energy compliance calculations and forms as they relate to plumbing systems
  • Coordinate between disciplines and produce working documents using AutoCAD and REVIT software
  • Performs more complex design calculations, sketches, technical comparisons and similar technical work as required by assignment / direction by Project Manager
  • Performs coordination at a higher level by reviewing drawings supplied by team engineers and the architects to implements design modifications as necessary
  • Researches code issues as directed by the Project Manager
  • Researches design options and discuss findings with Project Managers
  • Provides in house and third party review at a jurisdictional level
  • Communicates with building officials regarding code issues impacting system design
Qualifications for plumbing
  • Associate's degree and/or technical certification in mechanical designs
  • Proficient in design of Plumbing systems including domestic water, sanitary, venting, grease waste, storm water, natural gas, etc
  • Knowledge of applicable building codes and general engineering practices
  • Candidate must be able to produce his or her own design using AutoCAD and BIM/Revit
  • Basic knowledge of HVAC system design
  • Reviews project budget cost and preparing opinions of probable construction costs

Plumbing Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of plumbing. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for plumbing
  • Assist with coordination of project plumbing requirements throughout all disciplines, in accordance with code and applicable requirements
  • Be available for periodic travel with extended overnight stays as required to Camp Alvarado, Camp Sullivan and outlying sites
  • Work in a traditional office setting construction and maintenance sites including exposure to the dangers inherent with traveling to and working on such sites
  • Solder, braze
  • Make staffing recommendations
  • Schedule/monitor OT as needed
  • Reject work that is not up to shop standards
  • Establish on-call presence
  • Identify and track changes
  • Interact with faculty, suppliers and contractors
Qualifications for plumbing
  • 4+ years of experience in drafting and designing plumbing systems in an A/E environment
  • 4+ years of project experience in the Plumbing design industry
  • Familiarity with UFC, Design Build delivery, and various market sectors such as Justice, DoD, Leisure, and Healthcare
  • LEED AP Certification is desired
  • Working knowledge of plumbing systems typically used in research institutions (DI water, acid pipe)
  • Must have some experience working with a computer

Plumbing Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of plumbing. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for plumbing
  • Inspect and maintain fire suppressions systems
  • Initiate and complete work orders for deficiencies, repairs, emergencies and/or requests for work within shop key performance indicator timeline goals
  • Respond to after-hours calls from campus for service
  • Produce construction documents and plans to pass along to other teams
  • Coordinate with other teams to ensure that construction is going according to design
  • Provides supervision, leadership, oversight and associated responsibilities to the
  • Track record of sustainable and innovative approach to design
  • Preform hydraulic calculations for fire protection systems
  • Prepare contract drawings and specifications detailing the designed systems
  • Responsible for project management, sales and estimating, accounting, purchasing
Qualifications for plumbing
  • Technical or Associate Degree from an accredited technical institution or college in Plumbing/HVAC engineering/design, or equivalent experience, required
  • Eight years journeyman level experience in the Plumbing trade
  • Minimum of five (5) years full-time, wage earning experience in plumbing or pipefitting work required
  • Must possess or be able to obtain Level II Distribution and Collection certification within one-year of employment
  • Plumbing license preferred
  • Ability to communicate ideas and instructions clearly and concisely required

Plumbing Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of plumbing. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for plumbing
  • Fabricate piping and components using equipment to clean, prepare, cut, face, tack and weld parts
  • Understand proper methods for pneumatic and hydro pressure testing, tube and pipe cutting equipment, calipers, dimensional tolerances, tacking methods, isometric drawings, and BOMs
  • Responsible for coordinating with sales leads, cost estimators, detailing and construction managers to review the project as the design develops
  • Use project management skills and defines, communicates, and manages scope, design intent and design process for the direct supervisor to review
  • Develop construction documents and specifications
  • Performs construction administration and field investigation tasks including conducting field observations and subsequent detailed reports, processing RFI's and submittals, and review of sub-contractor bids and change orders
  • Coordinate work with engineers/designers of other disciplines
  • Coordination and preparation of schematic design, design development, and construction documents
  • Performing site condition surveys and processing contractor submittals
  • Assisting with spatial coordination with architecture and other engineering systems
Qualifications for plumbing
  • Vocational school training with courses in blueprint reading, mechanical drawing or related courses, preferred
  • Develop plumbing designs from concept through completion of construction
  • Prepare engineering design calculations (CEC T24) and layouts
  • Coordinate plumbing design requirements with architecture, structure and other disciplines
  • Inspect completed installations and observe construction operations, to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards
  • Certified Plumbing Designer - CPD

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