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What is a plumber job description?

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Job Purpose:
Maintains the flow of water and and drainage by assembling, installing, and repairing pipes, fittings, and plumbing fixtures.
Duties:
* Produces plumbing systems by establishing standards and procedures; measuring results against standards; making necessary adjustments.
* Determines sequence of installations by studying building plans and working drawings.
* Identifies obstructions to be avoided by inspecting structure.
* Locates position of pipe and pipe connections and passage holes by marking structure, using ruler, level, and plumb bob.
* Accommodates pipes and pipe fittings by cutting openings in floors and walls, using hand tools and power tools.
* Cuts, threads, and bends pipe by using cutters, cutting torch, threading machine, and bending machine.
* Installs plumbing systems by assembling, positioning, and sealing valves, pipe fittings, and pipes.
* Tests plumbing systems by filling system with water or gas; identifying leaks.
* Repaires and maintains plumbing systems by replacing washers, mending burst pipes; opening clogged drains.
* Complies with federal, state, and local building and plumbing codes by enforcing adherence to requirements.
* Keeps plumbing equipment and tools operational by following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures.
* Maintains plumbing supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipts of supplies.
* Conserves plumbing resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
* Provides plumbing information by answering questions and requests.
* Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
* Documents plumbing actions by completing production and quality logs.
* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Skills/Qualifications:
Power Tools, Job Knowledge, Analyzing Information, Problem Solving, Basic Safety, ADA Requirements, Dependability, Professionalism, Attention to Detail, Equipment Maintenance, Customer Service Added by:- Admin