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Plumber needed in Canada by A-1 Drainage Plumbing & Heating Ltd. 

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Plumber needed in Canada by A-1 Drainage Plumbing & Heating Ltd. 

We are looking for an experienced Plumber to efficiently undertake a variety of plumbing tasks ranging from fixing leakages to installing pipes and HVAC systems.

A successful plumber must have a thorough knowledge of hydraulic systems. They are patient individuals with a practical mind and manual dexterity, able to work efficiently with great attention to detail.

The goal is to install and maintain well-functioning systems that transport water, waste, gases or hot liquids.

Responsibilities

  • Read blueprints and drawings to understand or plan the layout of plumbing, waste disposal and water supply systems
  • Cut, assemble and install pipes and tubes with attention to existing infrastructure (e.g. electrical wiring)
  • Install and maintain water supply systems
  • Locate and repair issues with water supply lines (e.g. leaks)
  • Repair or replace broken drainage lines, clogged drains, faucets etc.
  • Repair domestic appliances (e.g. washing machines) and fixtures (e.g. sinks) etc.
  • Install and maintain gas and liquid heating systems (air-conditioning units, radiators etc.)
  • Install waste disposal and sanitary systems with well-functioning DWV systems
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Requirements

  • Proven experience as a plumber
  • Solid understanding of water distribution and disposal systems in residential, commercial and industrial buildings
  • Working knowledge of heating and ventilation systems as well as appliances
  • Ability to handle plumbing tools and equipment (pipe wrenches, pipe cutters, plungers etc.)
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Friendly with a great deal of patience
  • Good physical condition and strength with the ability to work in awkward spaces
  • Diploma from a trade school or successful completion of apprenticeship
  • Valid license to practice profession

Job details

  •  Location: Vancouver, BC
  •  Salary: $29.50 to $40.00HOUR hourly for 40 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment: Permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Start date: Starts as soon as possible
  •  vacancies: 4 vacancies

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma
or equivalent experience

Experience

5 years or more

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; Prepare tenders and quotations; Estimate costs and materials
Work Setting
Residential; Institutional; Industrial; Commercial
Security and Safety
Bondable; Driving record check (abstract); Criminal record check; Basic security clearance
Own Tools/Equipment
Safety equipment/gear; Steel-toed safety boots; Hard hat
Work Site Environment
Confined spaces; Wet/damp
Transportation/Travel Information
Vehicle supplied by employer; Valid driver’s licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Work under pressure; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Hand-eye co-ordination; Bending, crouching, kneeling; Large workload; Overtime required
Ability to Supervise
1 to 2 people
Work Location Information
Various locations
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Accurate; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Judgement
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How to apply

By email

[email protected]

By fax

604-266-8253

By mail

376 East 13th Avenue

Vancouver, BC

V5T 2K5

Advertised until

2021-09-19

Intended job posting audience

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

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