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Plumber

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in US
$ 17.80 - 47.98/hour

Resumes of Plumber

Writing an effective Plumber resume is an essential part of your job search. Make sure you include a summary of your experience and goals, plus, list relevant work experience, certifications and computer programs you know. Also, highlight your skills, such as: being a good communicator, managing projects and more.

Be sure to use some of the same words found in the job description, and don't forget to proofread! Our Plumber resume examples will guide you through this process. Build your resume at CareerBuilder in a few clicks or, upload an existing one, now.

Responsibilities

Typical Plumber responsibilities to be added to your resume.

  • Install pipe assemblies, fittings, valves, appliances such as dishwashers or water heaters, or fixtures such as sinks or toilets, using hand or power tools.

  • Install underground storm, sanitary, or water piping systems, extending piping as needed to connect fixtures and plumbing.

  • Recommend energy or water saving products, such as low-flow faucets or shower heads, water-saving toilets, or high-efficiency hot water heaters.

  • Maintain or repair plumbing by replacing defective washers, replacing or mending broken pipes, or opening clogged drains.

  • Weld small pipes or special piping, using specialized techniques, equipment, or materials, such as computer-assisted welding or microchip fabrication.

  • Install, test, or commission solar thermal or solar photovoltaic hot water heating systems.

  • Inspect structures to assess material or equipment needs, to establish the sequence of pipe installations, or to plan installation around obstructions, such as electrical wiring.

  • Install green plumbing equipment, such as faucet flow restrictors, dual-flush or pressure-assisted flush toilets, or tankless hot water heaters.

  • Anchor steel supports from ceiling joists to hold pipes in place.

  • Direct helpers engaged in pipe cutting, preassembly, or installation of plumbing systems or components.

  • Perform domestic plumbing audits to identify ways in which customers might reduce consumption of water or energy.

  • Review blueprints, building codes, or specifications to determine work details or procedures.

  • Assemble pipe sections, tubing, or fittings, using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement, plastic solvent, caulking, or soldering, brazing, or welding equipment.

  • Determine sizing requirements for solar hot water heating systems, taking into account factors such as site orientation, load calculations, or storage capacity requirements.

  • Locate and mark the position of pipe installations, connections, passage holes, or fixtures in structures, using measuring instruments such as rulers or levels.

  • Install alternative water sources, such as rainwater harvesting systems or graywater reuse systems.

  • Calculate costs or savings for water- or energy-efficient appliances or systems.

  • Keep records of work assignments.

  • Measure, cut, thread, or bend pipe to required angle, using hand or power tools or machines, such as pipe cutters, pipe-threading machines, or pipe-bending machines.

  • Cut openings in structures to accommodate pipes or pipe fittings, using hand or power tools.

  • Estimate time, material, or labor costs for use in project plans.

  • Fill pipes or plumbing fixtures with water or air and observe pressure gauges to detect and locate leaks.

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