Title General Labor-Plumbing Helpers
Categories Construction
Status Accepting Candidates
# of Openings 4
Employment Type Temporary Staffing
Public Description

We are looking for plumber helpers, sometimes referred to as plumber’s assistants, to work under licensed plumbers to install plumbing systems, make repairs, and diagnose minor plumbing issues on a commercial property located in Detroit.

– Full Time Position

– Project Duration Expected to Last 12 Months

– Health Insurance Available After 60 Days

Plumber Helper Duties and Responsibilities

While a plumber helper’s day-to-day duties and responsibilities will be determined by the project assignments, but the basic core tasks associated with the role include:

Make Minor Plumbing Repairs – Under the direction of licensed or master plumbers, plumber helpers make minor repairs on commercial properties unclogging drains, fixing leaking pipes, and adjusting water pressure.

Assist Plumbers with Plumbing System Installations – Plumber helpers work alongside licensed plumbers to install, repair, or replace plumbing in new or existing commercial construction. They hold tools, cut piping, connect metal or plastic pipes, and check new installations for leaks.

Perform Preventative Maintenance on Plumbing Systems – It usually falls to plumber helpers to check plumbing systems for any potential problems. They clean drains, check water heaters, run tests on pumps, and clean grease traps for commercial customers.

Clean Up Job Sites – Plumber helpers ensure that job sites are cleared of tools and debris during a job and after its completion. They retrieve discarded pieces of piping, mop up standing water from leaks, and pack away tools.

Plumber Helper Skills and Qualifications

Team players with the ability to follow instructions and who have an interest in working with their hands make successful plumber helpers. The following skills and abilities are also much sought after in candidates for plumber helper positions:

Mechanical skills – plumber helpers should have strong knowledge of plumbing tools and an understanding of how basic plumbing systems work

Physical fitness – a great deal of a plumber helper’s day is spent kneeling, crouching, and carrying tools and supplies, and they must be physically fit for this aspect of the job

Detail oriented – plumber helpers must pay attention to detail, such as using the correct materials to join pipes or ensuring that a water supply is shut off prior to working

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