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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, pipe connections, and passage holes for pipes in walls and floors. 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, a cutting torch, and a 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, pipefittings, and pipes composed of metals, such as iron, steel, brass and lead, and nonmetals, such as glass, vitrified clay, and plastic. Joins pipe 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.
Good customer service skills
Self starter and motivated to perform at high level
Fit in well in a team environment
TS SCI w/poly
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