Plumbers & Plumber Helpers - GJ Hopkins

Roanoke, VA posted on September 11



Plumbers & Plumber Helpers

 

We're hiring! 

 

Position Summary for Plumber:

Assembles, installs and repairs pipes, fittings and fixtures of heating, water and drainage systems according to specifications and plumbing codes. Studies building plans and working drawings to determine work aids required and sequence of installations. Inspects structure to ascertain obstructions to be avoided to prevent weakening of structure resulting from installation of pipe. Locates and marks position of pipe and pipe connections and passage holes for pipes and marks position of pipe and pipe connections and passage holes for pipes in walls and floors, using ruler, spirit level and plumb bob. Cuts openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings using hand tools and power tools. cuts and threads pipe using pipe cutters, cutting torch and pipe threading machine. Bends pipe to required angle by use of pipe-bending machine or by placing pipe over block and bending it by hand. Assembles and installs valves, pipe fittings, and pipes composed of metals such as iron, steel, brass and lead, and nonmetals such as glass, vitrified clay and plastic, using hand tools and power tools. Joins pipes by use of screws, bolts, fittings, solder, plastic solvent and caulks joints. Fills pipe system with water or air and reads pressure gauges to determine whether system is leaking. Installs and repairs plumbing fixtures such as sinks, commodes, bathtubs, water heaters, hot water tanks, garbage disposal units, dishwashers and water softeners. Repairs and maintains plumbing by replacing washers in leaky faucets, mending burst pipes and opening clogged drains. May weld holding fixtures to steel structural members.

 

 

Position Summary for Plumber Helpers:

Helps plumbers assemble, install and repair pipes, fittings and fixtures of heating, water and drainage systems according to supervisors’ directions. Physically cuts openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings using hand tools and power tools. Cuts and threads pipe of repeative nature using pipe cutters, cutting torch and pipe threading machine. Installs repeative hangers and supports for pipe and fixtures. Assembles and installs, under supervision, valves, pipe fittings and pipes composed of metals such as iron, steel, copper and lead and nonmetals such as glass, vitrified clay and plastic, using hand tools and power tools.

 

 

Company Benefits: 

  • Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 100% contributed by company
  • 401 (K) with Match
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance

 

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We encourage Minorities and Females to Apply.  EOE M/F/D/V.  VA Cont. Lic., Class A, #2701-029434A.


Wage

DOE

Experience

Any

Type

Full-time