Journeyman Plumber in Tampa at GPAC

Date Posted: 4/16/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are seeking motivated individuals to join our growing team of plumbers. This candidate assembles, installs and repairs plumbing systems according to specifications and appropriate trade and codes. These systems may consist of pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water and drainage systems.

Qualified candidates will meet the following criteria:

  • Experience running copper, PVC, cast iron
  • Experience with the underground, rough-in, and trimAble to read blueprints a plus
  • Work well with General Contractor's and other trades
  • Team player
  • Flexible
  • OSHA training a plus

Essential Duties:

  • Studies specifications, plans and shop drawings to determine tools and equipment required and the appropriate sequence of installation. Follows hanger spacing and load requirements based on specs and owner requirements.
  • Installs and repairs plumbing fixtures such as sinks, toilets, bathtubs, urinals, water heaters, water softeners and others.
  • Locates and marks the position of pipe, pipe connections and passage holes for pipes in walls and floors using ruler, level and laser.
  • Cuts openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and fittings, using hand and power tools.
  • Installs sleeves and leave outs for roof and wall penetrations.
  • Digs, backfills and tamps ditches using shovels, picks, and tampers.
  • Cuts, reams and solders copper tubing/piping, braze, solvent weld, fuse groove and thread pipe using pipe cutters, reamers, torches, allow gaskets, solvent cements, fusing machines, press fittings, grove and pipe-threading machines.
  • Assembles and installs valves, pipes and fittings composed of metals, i.e. iron, steel, copper, brass, lead and non-metals, i.e. glass, vitrified clay and plastic using hand tools and power tools.
  • Joins pipe using mechanical solder, brazing and pipe joining methods.
  • Fills pipe systems with water or air and reads gauges to determine system leaks.
  • Maintains the work area in a clean orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations (should support implementation of 6S). Maintains required personal tools, and properly uses all Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and safety equipment.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 31 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.