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Plumber Apprentice

Company: Benjamin Franklin Plumbing of Dallas, TX
Location: Plano
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Plumbing Careers at Benjamin Franklin Plumbing -Do you value professionalism and punctuality? Do you want to work with the best professionals in the plumbing industry? Then you could be a candidate for Benjamin Franklin Plumbing! If you are an individual who values a rewarding career and would like your customers to be genuinely satisfied, you may be a match for our team. - -JOB SUMMARYThe Plumber Apprentice is responsible for working under the direction of a Licensed Plumber and to fully embrace the training, experience and educational opportunities provided while pursuing the hours, knowledge and skill level required to obtain a Plumbing License. Additionally, the Apprentice's role is to assist Licensed Plumbers with maintaining plumbing systems, identifying repair or replacement opportunities, providing necessary information, exhibit safe and proper use of equipment and tools and to ensure adequate materials are available to complete assignments. -The ideal candidate must possess a high level of attention to detail, ability to perform in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate excellent problem-solving skills. A friendly, positive attitude that's willing to go above and beyond are critical to success in this role.

JOB DUTIESInteract with management, suppliers and technicians and provide outstanding support that includes but is not limited to:
Assist with diagnosing problems and/or failures in plumbing systems
Assist with installing various domestic water and vacuum systems
Document activities for the purpose of providing written support for activities performed
Assist in repairing various systems or components to include toilets, sinks, vents, faucets, water softeners, garbage disposals, sewer lines, vacuum breakers, hot water heaters, etc.
Assist with pipe repair, ensuring items are functional and in safe working condition
Request equipment and supplies to maintain inventory and ensure availability of materials
Test for leaks in new and repaired systems with water
Assist with measuring, cutting, threading, bending, reaming, and installing pipe and pipe fittings
Assemble pipe sections, tubing, or fittings
Assists in locating and marking position of pipe installations, connections, passage holes, or fixtures in structures
Maintain and properly clean and stock service vehicle
Attend weekly departmental meetings
Participate in periodic inventory and truck inspections
Maintain tools and machinery in good condition and use all tools in a safety conscious manner
Participate in all company sponsored training classes
Maintain a professional image at all times by:o - Wearing only company approved and provided BFP apparelo - Following safety policies and procedureso - Abiding by ALL BFP standards of performance and code of ethicso - Maintaining a courteous demeanor with all customers and associateso - Maintaining company vehicle, ensuring cleanliness and organization, both inside and outo - Respecting the customer's property
Qualifications: - - - Education, Experience, Knowledge: -
High school diploma or Equivalent or willing to pursue general education degree (GED)
Apprentice license a plus
- - - Physical Requirements:

Ability to work under stressful conditions and may be exposed to verbal and/or physical confrontations
Must be able to work extended hours, nights or weekends
Ability to stand, walk, and climb ladders and stairs
Ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl
Natural or corrected vision to see and focus for close, distance, peripheral vision with normal depth perception
Work assignments may be performed with or without reasonable accommodation to a known disability
- - - Special Requirements:

Valid driver's license and a clean driving record
Ability to pass a background check and drug screen
Ability to work with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) and other company provided software with minimal supervision
Ability to operate desktop computers, tablets and phone systems
Ability to speak and communicate with others to convey information effectively
Possess a service orientation by actively looking for ways to help people

Field service environment
Exposure to smells associated with sewer and water, sounds associated with power tools
Exposure to dust and other debris
Extreme weather conditions
Extended work hours to include day and/or evening shifts
Local travel
- - - WORK HOURS: - - - Forty (40) hours per week and occasional overtime may be required with prior manager approval. - - - SUPERVISION: - - - None - - - COMPENSATION: - - - This is a full-time, non-exempt position that is eligible for overtime - - - BENEFITS:

Eligibility for health, vision and dental coverage, 401(k) plan and flexible spending accounts, subject to plan terms
Eligibility for company-paid benefits such as life insurance, short- and long-term disability and long-term care, subject to applicable waiting periods -
Paid time off (PTO) earned on an accrual basis after 90 days of employment -
Company-paid holidays


Each franchise location is independently owned and operated by a franchisee. Your application will go directly to the franchisee, and all hiring decisions will be made by the management of this franchisee. The franchisee sets their own compensation and benefits. - All inquiries about employment, benefits, scheduling and compensation at this franchise should be made directly to the franchise location, and not to Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Corporate.

Keywords: Benjamin Franklin Plumbing of Dallas, TX, Plano , Plumber Apprentice, Professions , Plano, Texas

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