Top Journeyman Plumber Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Journeyman Plumber. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Journeyman Plumber resumes they appeared on. For example, 12.4% of Journeyman Plumber resumes contained Setting Fixtures as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Journeyman Plumber actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Journeyman Plumber resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Setting Fixtures

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Here's how Setting Fixtures is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Installed copper and PVC piping and setting fixtures.
  • gas piping, above ground rough in and setting fixtures.

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2. Residential New Construction

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Here's how Residential New Construction is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Master plumber, test back flows, residential service, residential new construction, commercial service and install
  • Involved in all phases of residential new construction and service work
  • Service, Remodel and Residential new construction.

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3. Water Heaters

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Here's how Water Heaters is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Replaced existing water heaters and furnaces with high-efficient units as part of a state-funded low-income weatherization program.
  • Install water heaters in residential and commercial buildings
  • Replace plumbing fixtures, water heaters, gas and electric, filtration systems, dishwashers, and service piping to structures.
  • Install, replace, or maintain plumbing fixtures from taps, sinks, toilets, urinals, and water heaters.
  • Install and repair HVAC window units, belts, drinking fountains, water heaters, boilers, sinks and faucets.
  • Completed projects by setting all fixtures and appliances such as toilet, kitchen sinks, lavatory, water heaters,
  • Install new plumbing fixtures, sinks, basins, toilets, drinking fountains, water heaters and other items.
  • Related equipment installation includes water heaters, pumps, expansion tanks, metering equipment, instrumentation, and boilers.
  • Installed boilers, water heaters, water wells, wall heaters, furnaces and did minor/major repairs.
  • Install plumbing fixtures, faucets, urinals, toilets, tubs, water heaters, and valves.
  • Repair gas leaks on water heaters, regulators and special appliances; adjust and light pilots.
  • Installed and replaced water heaters, drain pipes, and water supply lines per code requirements.
  • Service, toilets, faucets, pumps, disposal, water heaters, system leaks.
  • Inspected, installed, or repaired venting for water heaters, exhaust fans and microwaves.
  • Operate company vehicle, install water heaters, Invoicing, estimate jobs before performing work.
  • Experience installing water heaters, tubs, shower pans, lavatories, sinks, etc.
  • Installed and replaced water heaters, drain pipes and water and gas supply lines.
  • Repair plumbing fixtures, water heaters, gas and electric, natural gas piping.
  • Repaired water leaks in faucets, water heaters, supply lines, and drains.
  • Installed new and repaired shower valves, faucets, Sloan valves and water heaters.

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4. Sewage Pumps

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Here's how Sewage Pumps is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Repair & replace sump pumps, sewage pumps.
  • Repair and replace domestic hot water heat pumps, chilled water pumps, sump pumps, and sewage pumps.

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5. PVC

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Here's how PVC is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Installed new sub-grade PVC drain lines connecting to the existing sewer line and Copper water lines were connected to the meter.
  • Install and join copper, PVC, black iron and cast iron pipe and fittings below ground and above ground.
  • Install complete plumbing systems, underground to finish, experienced with all piping, PVC, cast iron, copper.
  • Worked on sanitary sewer, rain leaders, and condensate lines using cast iron, PVC, and copper pipe.
  • Adjusted blueprints as change orders for accurate layouts for plumbing fixtures, and plumbing PVC and Copper pipe install.
  • Consisted of several jobs: Installed PVC ground (waste lateral line) in 60 unit apartment complex.
  • Performed all tasks of a journeyman plumber from under slab PVC installation to 12-inch cast iron rain leaders.
  • Replaced sewer lines with SDR or schedule 40 PVC as well as corrugated plastic for storm drains.
  • Installed, strapped and secured CPVC water piping, hangers, and trapeze to new apartment complex.
  • Experienced on the use of Cast Iron, Copper, Gas, and PVC material systems.
  • Experienced with PVC, polypropylene, copper, threaded malleable iron and butt-weld carbon steel piping.
  • Prepared PVC and copper lines for pressure testing along with gas lines to pass inspections.
  • Installed schedule 80 PVC from pump racks and chillers to production tools at Intel.
  • Replaced water mains with either PVC C-900 or schedule 80 PVC.
  • Experience with copper, black iron pipe and PVC.
  • Worked with hub-less cast iron and PVC piping.
  • Install underground PVC for retail shops and restaurants.
  • Assembled clean PVC tubing on non-potable water.
  • Have dealt with ABS, PVC, CPVC Plastic pipe and fittings along with its joining compounds.
  • Have worked with PVC, PVPC, cast iron, black iron, copper pipping.

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6. Safety Techniques

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Here's how Safety Techniques is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Followed relevantcodes, regulations and safety techniques.
  • Followed relevant codes, regulations and safety techniques while making all repairs on home and commercial businesses.
  • Followed relevant federal, state, and local codes, regulations and safety techniques.
  • Followed relevant codes, regulations and safety techniques.
  • Followed relevant codes, regulations and safety techniques.Assisted craft workers from other trades and shops on a variety of projects.
  • Followed relevant codes, regulations and safety techniques.Performed emergency on-call work hours during the evening, weekends and some holidays.

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7. Cast Iron

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Here's how Cast Iron is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Installed cast iron waste piping, copper drain waste venting systems, drilled anchors and engineered hangers support for pipe work.
  • Worked with copper, cast iron, piping roof drains, gas lines, back flow installation.
  • Worked with ductile and cast iron using lead and oakum fittings or ductile neoprene gasket fittings.
  • Skilled at running cast iron pipe, steel pipe and threaded pipe.
  • Prepared and efficiently installed various plumbing equipment: copper, cast iron.
  • Replace Cast Iron and Soil pipe when necessary.
  • Service Weight Cast Iron With Resilient Gaskets.
  • Cast iron waste & vent.
  • Perform technical preparation and assembly of cast iron installations including multi-floor buildings.
  • Provided plumbing and gas piping for multi-family dwellings and also worked with hub and no hub cast iron fittings and pipe.
  • install cast iron no hub waste and vent on three story condominium project.
  • Checked plumbing systems to detect leaks Laid cast iron and cooper pipes.
  • waste, vents and rain water leaders all cast iron.
  • Installed copper and cast iron piping at the fairmount hotel
  • cast iron waste and vent for commercial bathrooms.
  • cast iron roof drains and overflows.
  • installed all phases of cast iron and water piping into 9 story hotel at Miami beach.
  • Worked as a journeyman plumber on highrise appartments installing cast iron and incharge of inspections.
  • copper sweat/braze/PRO PRESS CAST IRON WATER SOFTENERS c.r.a.h.

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8. Apprentice Plumbers

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Here's how Apprentice Plumbers is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Schedule journeyman or apprentice plumbers to complete installations.
  • Read blueprints and directed apprentice plumbers to build according to plan and standard
  • Train apprentice plumbers on tasks and observe their performance for quality assurance.
  • Trained apprentice plumbers on various duties and safety.
  • Assisted foreman in the training of apprentice plumbers.
  • Train apprentice plumbers on procedures.
  • Direct and train apprentice Plumbers.
  • Advise apprentice plumbers on more effective techniques and work methods to complete plumbing projects.Ensure plumbing tools and equipment is used safely.
  • Trained and supervised apprentice plumbers Maintained storage/inventory according to needs of the company Maintained company books and records
  • Scheduled two plumbing crews and managed two journeyman and two apprentice plumbers as needed for prompt job completion.

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9. Drainage Systems

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Here's how Drainage Systems is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Read blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine layout of plumbing system, water supply and waste and drainage systems.
  • Lead plumber, to read drawings and install potable water piping advent and drainage systems according to local plumbing codes.
  • Installed fresh air and ventilation systems, hot and cold water supply lines, waste and drainage systems.
  • Assembled, installed and repaired pipes, fittings and fixtures of heating, water and drainage systems.
  • Serviced and repaired existing problems with customer's water and drainage systems and any other plumbing issues.
  • Installed 90+% of all rough-in piping including a car washing station and both storm drainage systems.
  • Experience with installing ABS/cast iron drainage systems in Rough plumbing from blue prints.
  • Repair and install piping for sewer, water and drainage systems.
  • Install plumbing and drainage systems to meet client's specifications.
  • Displayed knowledge of external sewer and storm drainage systems.
  • Repair and maintain water flow and drainage systems.
  • Fabricated cast iron waste and drainage systems.
  • Installed storm water drainage systems.
  • Service worker: repair and replace pipes, fittings, fixtures, drainage systems, water heaters, and etc.
  • Inspected, repaired, installed, modified, and maintained plumbing fixtures in heating, water and drainage systems.
  • Cast iron for drainage systems, and pvc pipe fittings, and valves.
  • Installed, assembled and repaired piping systems above and below ground for domestic water, secondary water and drainage systems.
  • Installed all piping above slab, water supply lines and valves, backflow preventers, and drainage systems.

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10. Hot Water Tanks

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Here's how Hot Water Tanks is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Repair and install plumbing fixtures such as sinks, bathtubs, hot water tanks, garbage disposal units, and dishwashers.
  • Repair and installed plumbing fixtures like hot water tanks, water heaters, dishwashers, garbage disposals and sinks.
  • Repaired and installed plumping fixtures such as: hot water tanks, water heaters, and boilers.
  • Performed service work including installing and servicing water pumps, faucets, pressure tanks, hot water tanks, and urinals.
  • Repair and install plumbing fixtures like hot water tanks, water heaters, dishwashers, garbage disposals, sinks etc.
  • Repair basic plumbing issues such as clogs, fixtures, and hot water tanks.

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11. Backflow

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Here's how Backflow is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Furnished and tested commercial and residential backflow devices.
  • Worked on water closets, tubs, backflow, prevention devices/assemblies, fire sprinkler systems, and showers.
  • Experience in installing Medical gas systems for Dental offices as well as servicing backflow devices.
  • Installed backflow prevention devices along with acid waste piping and also installed a grease tr
  • Installed, tested & replaced backflow prevention devices.
  • Licensed Backflow testing and repair.
  • Installed and serviced air conditioning and refrigeration equipment and backflow preventers.
  • State Backflow and RPZ License Received Certification from numerous product manufacturers
  • Worked on electronic and pneumatic actuated valves, as well as replacing backflow prevention assemblies, and safety eyewashes and showers.
  • Conduct periodic preventive and recurring inspections on backflow preventers, and other cross connection devices.
  • Serviced and maintained backflow preventers at the University of Maryland, College Park MD.
  • Installed water heater and backflow preventers, sewer tanks and bathroom plumbing fixtures.
  • Job bids Sales Customer relations Inventory control Invoice customers Backflow testing Confind space
  • Worked on backflow repairs and certified backflows requiring to be tested.
  • Installed Backflow preventer and installed plumbing for the Project Branch.
  • repair, service, residential, commercial, backflow testing/repair
  • Have dc journeyman license & currently working on backflow certificate..attended 4yr apprenticeship through university of dc apprenticeship .
  • gas pipe, backflow prevention servicing, and all types of flexible water supply lines).
  • Train apprentice, help with Plumbing installation Backflow testing Gas medical line install Install Plumbing fixtures

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12. Pipe Supports

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Here's how Pipe Supports is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Welded pipe supports for vertical hung pipes and riser pipes.
  • Set hangers, trapeze's, and other pipe supports.
  • Installed pipe supports such as clamps, brackets and hangers.

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13. Water Systems

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Here's how Water Systems is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Aided in the installation of nearly a dozen boilers and multiple hot water systems over the course of a few months.
  • Determine problems with water systems; repair valves, faucets, toilets and urinals and order replacement parts as necessary.
  • Assisted in installation of new central plant, sweated six inch lines for steamed and chilled water systems.
  • Applied existing knowledge and skills to the installation of pellet boilers and solar hot water systems.
  • Installed plumbing lines for pure water systems, oxygen lines, acid/chemical lines.
  • Install and maintain water systems under the guidance of a master plumber.
  • Worked in mechanical rooms on air handlers, chilled water systems.
  • Design, troubleshoot and diagnose potable water and waste water systems.
  • Installed Domestic cold and hot water systems in new building construction.
  • Installed piping for Gas, Waste, and water systems.
  • Installed residential and commercial sewer and water systems.
  • Located leaks and repaired under-slab, sewer, water systems using trenchless, high powered pressure sprayers and sewer machine technologies.
  • Key Accomplishments and Responsibilities Installed new plumbing construction projects including all drains for water systems.
  • Waste and vent systems, gas and water systems, fixture installations.
  • Installed and maintained water systems in commercial buildings and residental homes.
  • designed & plumbed boiler and potable water systems
  • water systems, and set finish.

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14. Hvac

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Here's how Hvac is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Read blueprints, layout, and install plumbing and HVAC piping in new Food Weights and Measures laboratory building.
  • Job duties include maintenance, installation, and repair of HVAC and Plumbing systems in commercial and residential buildings.
  • Organized marketing plans using print ads, television, and radio for HVAC dealers and contractors.
  • Installed heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system fabrication with metals and alloys.
  • Satisfy all plumbing, heating, HVAC, equipment use, and system installation requirements.
  • Worked with HVAC crew also removing and installing units if they were short handed.
  • Serviced existing Plumbing and HVAC systems in light commercial and residential properties.
  • Educated clients on the projected financial advantages of HVAC systems.
  • Light electrical work along with HVAC and light carpentry.
  • Performed commercial plumbing, gas pipe and HVAC installation
  • Designed customized HVAC systems for large construction.
  • Perform HVAC as needed for specific jobs.
  • Installed and removed HVAC where needed.
  • Size and install new HVAC equipment.
  • Worked on remodel for HVAC system.
  • Performed various duties at site including HVAC and labor supervision Completed assignment, Camp Victory Military base closing
  • Assess and resolve issues with HVACR, dehumidification, humidification, and fire suppression systems.
  • Help during the summer repairing HVAC systems (air conditioning), installing newHVAC systems
  • Completed six week training course in custom design engineering for large scale HVAC units.
  • performed plumbing on HVAC systems and commercial buildings, service work throughout plumbing systems

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15. Service Calls

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Here's how Service Calls is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Performed various commercial and residential service calls.
  • Helped run service calls with the owner of the company to help him understand the service side of the plumbing business.
  • Assist Journeyman Plumbers with a student mentality -Successfully respond to all emergency service calls within 1 hour.
  • Respond to service calls; address existing problem and offer solutions for any other existing problems.
  • Earned the honor of being entrusted with own truck to lead service calls alone.
  • Worked as a team on many jobs, occasionally in charge of service calls.
  • Service calls on complete plumbing system and forced heat and cooling HVAC coverage.
  • Home Warranty Calls Run Service Calls Residential and Commercial Maintain Stock and Supplies
  • Provided timely response for service calls to private residences and apartment buildings.
  • Run service calls, including emergency situations and complete in timely manner.
  • Responded to service calls and assisted customers on making various decisions.
  • Assisted project manager in planning and execution of various service calls.
  • Completed multiple service calls daily therefore furnishing excellent people skills.
  • Service calls and part sales were included as job responsibilities.
  • Responded to service calls in Amarillo and surrounding area.
  • Trouble shoots service calls; communicates effectively with customers.
  • Responded to service calls for commercial and residential clients.
  • Performed inside shop jobs and service calls.
  • Completed plumbing and heating service calls as needed
  • Performed service calls in different areas.

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16. Sewer Lines

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Here's how Sewer Lines is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Schedule, prepare and complete emergency shutdown process for re-routing and replacing water and sewer lines for the medical center.
  • Installed cast iron combination water/sewer lines, black pipe for gas lines and copper lines for water/condensate lines.
  • Service plumbing, including televising and locating sewer lines, locating private underground gas and water lines.
  • Measured, marked, installed and connected fixtures and appliances to exterior water and sewer lines.
  • Remodeled bathrooms, tie-in to main sewer lines, snaking sewer lines, maintained company truck.
  • Service and maintenance the Air Force Academy base, water and gas, sewer lines,
  • Unclogged tubs, sinks, toilets, and basement sewer lines with electric snake.
  • Used backhoe to install pipelines, sewer lines and gas lines.
  • Repaired leaks, fixtures, cleaned and videoed sewer lines.
  • Water main piping, sewer lines and connections.
  • Replace Main & all Sewer lines.
  • Offered guidance and training to junior team members Repairs drainage and sewer lines
  • unstopped commodes, drains and sewer lines.

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17. Job Site

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Here's how Job Site is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Operated job site equipment/ machinery and performed general maintenance.
  • Worked on job sites for hospitals, dentist office, health department, assistant living facilities, and department stores.
  • Obtained Top Government Security clearance to work on Walter Reed, Dulles Airport and NIH job sites.
  • Assisted in all cast iron and branch piping at the Children's Memorial Hospital job site.
  • Conduct meeting at our shop for our employees and checked our job sites for any violations.
  • Worked as a journeyman plumber on various job sites, generally hospital additions and school additions.
  • Performed laborer duties for Commercial, Industrial, and Residential job sites -Accurately managed inventory.
  • Install new plumbing in commercial job sites and in charge of jobs, run a crew
  • Work as lead/foreman on job sites (Restaurants, Coffee shops, Tenant Improvements)
  • Maintain clean job site throughout work duration and maintain safe working conditions.
  • Worked with the tools and performed various labor tasks on job site.
  • Experience running multiple job sites with a crew of 25-35 Journeyman.
  • Read advanced plumbing plans and sketched sleeve drawings for job site.
  • Install new plumbing in buildings on new commercial job sites
  • Supervised up to fifteen people on several Job sites.
  • Manage installers located at various job sites.
  • Institute safety procedures on the job site.
  • Provide quality control for all job sites.
  • Prepared Estimates on all job sites.
  • Lead Plumber in commercial job sites.

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18. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Provide excellent customer service to customers while explaining and repairing plumbing related issues.
  • Provided excellent customer service and advised appropriate services to customers.
  • Provided face-to-face customer service on a daily basis.
  • Included estimates and pricing with over the phone customer service and scheduling of work and service
  • Provided customer service and invoicing to over 700 accounts with a high customer satisfaction rating.
  • Received promotion based on strong work ethic and customer service skills.
  • Provide excellent customer service while trouble-shooting customers' plumbing needs.
  • Handled customer service and answered any customer's billing questions.
  • Received various customer service awards over 9 years.
  • Performed all customer service and clerical office duties.
  • Recognized for high sales and customer service.
  • Conducted job duties using excellent customer service.
  • Involved directly with customer service.
  • Perform customer service when required.
  • Schedule repairs and Order supplies as needed.Customer Service on-call emergency
  • Job Costing, Estimates, Billing, Customer Service, Scheduling, Training, Tracking budget.
  • Provide excellence in customer service to all customers, and win the customers satisfaction.
  • Asphalt fence and concrete repairsExcellent customer service skills.

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19. PEX

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Here's how PEX is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Replaced old copper or galvanized pipe with PEX or new copper.
  • Water Piping (Copper, PEX, Galvanized etc.)
  • Replaced new top out with PEX, ABS and CSST gas lines with new trim fixtures.
  • Experience with hand and power tools needed to work with Pex, copper, ABS/PVC plastic and no-hub cast-iron pipe.
  • Operate a wide range of tools from ground plumbing to indoor plumbing including tools for pex piping.
  • Used pipe wrenches, Wirsbo PEX tools, as well as many other power and hand tools
  • Used copper and pex for water pipes.
  • Install of DWV ABS, Cast Iron systems, NG Black Iron gas systems, Unipor/PEX water systems.
  • Experienced with PEX, PVC, Copper, Cast Iron ect.
  • Experience in running water lines using copper and PEX and ensuring water lines installed correctly using cross check method.
  • General Plumbing, PVC piping, installed copper water lines, pexs, and worsbow.
  • installed cast iron, ABS, copper, aqua pex, and metal pipe.
  • copper and some pex work.
  • Installed pex,copper and pvc fresh water supply lines.
  • Water supply piping ; copper, pex, pvc, cpvc.
  • Experienced in Wirsbo pex pipe .. flash shield gas piping and most other types of plumbing pipes
  • Converted copper plumbing system (2 " to ") to Pex with multiple recirculation lines

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20. Domestic Water

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Here's how Domestic Water is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Install, repair, and replace piping for domestic water, storm drain, waste and vent.
  • Managed plumbing crew to install all domestic water in the basement and first floor of hospital.
  • Installed, repaired domestic water, DWV systems, chilled and heating water systems.
  • Worked with natural gas lines, domestic water and sewer lines.
  • Install cast iron waste and vent and copper domestic water.
  • Waste and Vent, Domestic Water Supply and Fixtures.
  • Assemble; install hook-ups for vacuum waste water systems, domestic water Supply and re-circulation system in Point Hope, Alaska.
  • Installed pre fabricated domestic water system.
  • repair maintain domestic water system.

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21. Building Plans

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Here's how Building Plans is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Reviewed building plans and working drawings to determine work aids required and sequence of installations.
  • Installed Residential Plumbing Systems according to Architectural building plans and the Uniform Plumbing Code
  • Studied building plans and graphic drawings to determine required sequence of installations.
  • Studied building plans and working drawings and successfully handled plumbing emergencies.
  • Study building plans, and layout for rough plumbing installation.
  • Reviewed building plans to determine the layout of plumbing systems.
  • Installed all fixtures related to specifics of building plans.
  • Review building plans ans specifications to determine the layout of jobs and related material.

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22. DWV

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Here's how DWV is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Installed cast-iron DWV systems, 2-inch booster pumps, copper lines, set over 240 plumbing fixtures throughout the complex.
  • Cast iron DWV, Copper water piping, liquid fuel piping, seismic pipe bracing, fuel tank install.
  • Calculated accurate sizing for water, DWV, and natural gas systems.
  • Installed DWV cast iron and copper heating lines to VAV boxes
  • Tap out DWV and water distribution systems.
  • Spot repair and reroute for water, DWV, and NG gas systems.
  • Top out phase, DWV, supply water to all fixtures.
  • Test water, DWV, and roof drains.
  • Installed waste disposal and sanitary systems with well-functioning DWVsystems.
  • Installed ABS DWV, copper water pipe, and gas piping in new residential homes Performed service work when necessary
  • Installed copper mains rough in dwv cast iron
  • Test and repair DWV and water lines in multi-floor apartments and condos * Prep and rig pipe for welding and installation

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23. Building Codes

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Here's how Building Codes is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Reviewed and adhered to building codes and installation requirements.
  • Study blueprints and follow state and local building codes Determine the amount of material and type of equipment needed.
  • Keep abreast of all safety and building codes, asbestos laws and guidelines relating to plumbing and heating.
  • Reviewed blue prints, plumbing and building codes and specification to determine location of plumbing install.
  • Review blueprint, building codes and specification accurately plan the work.
  • Adhere to all building codes, installation requirements including recent legislation.
  • Maintain all building codes, installation requirements.
  • Review blueprints, building codes, or specifications to determine work details or procedures Installed new plumbing systems in tract homes
  • Review blueprints, building codes, or specifications to determine work details or procedures.
  • Operate Bobcat, Manlifts, and Forklifts Review blueprints and building codes and specifications to determine work details and procedures.

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24. Rough-In

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Here's how Rough-In is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Performed complete plumbing installations from rough-in to finishing according to Minnesota codes.
  • Performed rough-ins, repaired and replaced boilers and water heaters and located, repaired, and removed leaking or broken pipes.
  • Installed all phases of plumbing in commercial and residential to include slab rough-ins, wall roughs and set fixtures.
  • Learn all aspects of trade, from underground and rough-in installations to finish work and commissioning.
  • Managed and Coordinated a Rough-In crew to install all below ground sanitary waste and storm systems.
  • Installed Medical Gas system, rough-in water piping, installed waste and vents, test
  • Performed top-outs, rough-ins, and final se.
  • Performed rough-in and finish work.
  • Completed Rough-in on Residential Homes.
  • Worked for various companies and individuals assisiting in rough-in and top out work in all aspects of commercial and home building.
  • Tested and assessed all of the rough-in piping for both separate car dealership buildings.
  • water installation from layout to rough-in.
  • work on small chosenprojects, underground, rough-in, finish.
  • Read blue prints,set fixtures,trim out,rough-in!

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25. Accommodate Pipes

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Here's how Accommodate Pipes is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Perform coring of penetrations through walls and floors to accommodate pipes.
  • Cut openings in structures to accommodate pipes and pipe fittings, using hand and power tools.
  • Cut opening in structures to accommodate pipes and pipe fittings, using hand and power tools.
  • Cut openings in structures to accommodate pipes or pipe fittings, using hand or power tools.
  • Cut openings in structures to accommodate pipes and pipe fittings, using hand and power tools.
  • Perform cutting holes through walls and floors to accommodate pipes.

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26. Observe Pressure Gauges

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Here's how Observe Pressure Gauges is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Filled pipes/fixtures with water/air to observe pressure gauges to detect and locate leaks.
  • Fill pipes or plumbing fixtures with water or air and observe pressure gauges to detect and locate leaks.
  • Observe pressure gauges, and ensure all installations repairs and maintenance are properly and professionally installed.
  • Observe pressure gauges to fix leaks and test pipe systems and fix leaks.
  • Observe pressure gauges to detect and locate leaks.
  • Assist Observe Pressure gauges to fix leaks.

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27. New Homes

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Here's how New Homes is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Position: putting in gas lines and plumbing for new homes found better job opportunity
  • Plumbed new homes and remodels Supervised apprentice plumbers
  • Position: Served as a Lead Journeyman Plumber on new homes and condominium construction projects as well as major commercial projects.
  • Owned and operated Plumbing Company that serviced Residential new homes and service as well as light commercial buildings.
  • Install plumbing systems in new homes and businesses based on blueprint drawings meeting local code requirement.
  • Help install water lines in mobile homes, new homes, and apartments.

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28. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Licensed Journeyman Plumber Other Experience OSHA 10 Certified Cobb County Excavation and Trenching Certified First Aide Certified
  • Performed daily safety report for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
  • Well versed in state laws and codes as well as OSHA requirements.
  • Ensured all county, state, federal, and OSHA regulations compliance.
  • Back fill and tamp every one foot according to OSHA standards.
  • Practiced safety standards per OSHA regulations on work site.
  • Licensed Journeyman Plumber with OSHA 10: 1.
  • Completed multiple safety classes including OSHA 10.
  • Adhered to safety regulations per OSHA code.
  • Implemented OSHA standards and practices.
  • Completed 30 hour OSHA training.
  • Worked in all aspects of commercial plumbing including Med Gas Conducted all OSHA training and weekly tool box meetings
  • Obtain osha safetycertifications and implement to subordinates.
  • Certificate of Achievement: Industrial Pipefitting, Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek, MI 1995Safety Training OSHA 30 Certification

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29. ABS

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Here's how ABS is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Copper waterlines, ABS Waste lines & black iron for gas lines.
  • Performed Retro Commercial plumbing for Absolute Tattoo in Reno, NV.
  • Assisted with plumbing rehabs and on newly constructed residences.
  • Trained to perform work in BSL3 labs.
  • Water piping/soldering/ cast iron and ABS.
  • Construct concrete walkways and small slabs.
  • Run gas lines when people were absent so the jobs could get done on time.
  • Work on multi story buildings running Cast Iron, Copper, ABS, Plexco, Gas pipe, Lay outs.

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30. Cold Water Lines

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Here's how Cold Water Lines is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Installed, repaired, or replaced domestic hot and cold water lines.
  • Trained to install hot and cold water lines in preparation for city inspections.
  • Installed, repaired, and replaced domestic hot and cold water lines.
  • Installed and repaired gas lines and hot and cold water lines.
  • Installed and repaired gas lines, hot and cold water lines.
  • Connected hot and cold water lines.

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31. Pipe Installations

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Here's how Pipe Installations is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Marked the position of pipe installations.
  • Established sequence of pipe installations around obstructions.
  • Determine required materials and equipment and sequence of pipe installations.
  • Study building plans and inspect structures to assess material and equipment needs to establish the sequence of pipe installations.
  • Studied building plans and inspected structure to determine required materials and equipment and sequence of pipe installations.
  • Experienced plumbing mechanic who can work with all types of steel, copper, and plastic pipe installations and repairs.

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32. Pipe Systems

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Here's how Pipe Systems is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Supported pipe systems and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for systems such as steam, hot water and cooling.
  • Test pipe systems with both water and air and gauged pressure to maintain balance and accuracy.
  • Repaired plumbing fixtures and pipe systems as needed or as required on the service order.
  • Cut openings in walls and floors to accommodate various pipe systems.
  • Experienced installing waste disposal, gas and water pipe systems.
  • Tested pipe systems to make sure we had no leaks.
  • Maintain all underground sanitary and grease pipe systems.
  • Inspected and tested installed pipe systems and pipelines.
  • Test pipe systems for leaks or problems.
  • Test pipe systems and fixtures for leaks
  • Plan layout of pipe systems.
  • Cut and thread pipe systems.
  • Experience in installing cast iron, ABS, PVC, iron pipe, and fuseal pipe systems.

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33. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Installed and performed preventative maintenance on residential sewer systems.
  • Performed preventative maintenance for the entire hospital.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on daily basis.
  • Maintained preventative maintenance, service requests and budget records for the plumbing division.
  • Worked from preventative maintenance schedules, developing and revising the same.
  • Performed commercial work (repairs, preventative maintenance, upgrades)
  • Operate BAS system Repair preventative maintenance on hot water, steam and A/C systems.

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34. New Construction

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Here's how New Construction is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Supervised residential and commercial remodeling/new construction jobs, along with, performing daily service calls.
  • Worked on various new construction and commercial/residential projects.
  • Service commercial/Residential, New Construction & Remodeling.
  • Supervised and directed new construction projects.
  • Direct others plumbers on the laying out jobs, figure materials on new construction to include residential and commercial development's.
  • Power houses, chemical plants, hospitals, naval bases, schools, from new construction to heavy maintenance.
  • Worked on new construction as a helper and foreman for three years while I was employed with Patrick's.
  • Performed all aspects of plumbing including gas lines, water and waste installations on service and new construction projects.
  • Completed sales, installation and repair of plumbing fixtures and experienced in both new construction and residential repairs.
  • Train and supervise work crews in commercial/residential remodeling and new construction projects; coordinate schedules and all trades.
  • Used a variety of plumbing skills to complete, by code, new construction and remodel projects.
  • Included new construction, home additions and remodels, boilers, steam showers, and hot tubs.
  • Worked in the commercial Division which includes new construction, renovation, remodel, and design build.
  • Managed a plumbing crew of 10 union journeymen and or apprentices for a new construction subdivision.
  • Installed waste, water, gas and vent piping and set plumbing fixtures in new construction.
  • Completed new construction of plumbing systems for large retail companies, supermarkets and pharmaceutical sites.
  • Worked on new construction project installing domestic water, lab gas, and natural gas.
  • Service of major and minor plumbing for commercial, industrial residential and new construction.
  • Perform rough in and finishing plumbing work new construction in commercial and residential settings.
  • Install plumbing from the ground up through all phases of new construction commercial plumbing.

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35. Storm Drains

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Here's how Storm Drains is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Installed, assembled and repaired pipes and fixtures, waterlines, gas, waste and storm drains.
  • Water service, storm drains, waste and vent, and gas pipe.
  • Fort Wayne, IN Installed sanitary and storm drains in the underground phase of newly constructed hospital.
  • Concrete Storm Drains and Basins, water lines,fire lines, man holes, etc.
  • Drain cleaning from typical household drains to large scale storm drains with sewer machines and jetters.
  • Install, test, and repair all sizes of storm drains/roof drains,ect.

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36. Pipe Sections

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Here's how Pipe Sections is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Assembled pipe sections, tubing and fittings, using screws, bolts, solder, plastic solvent, and caulking.
  • Assembled pipe sections, tubing and fittings using couplings, clamps, screws, cement, plastic solvent, caulking.
  • Assembled pipe sections, tubing and fittings* Soldered and welded equipment* Used power equipment to install pipes and fixtures
  • Assembled pipe sections, tubing, fittings.
  • Assemble pipe sections and installing or repairing new or existing homes and businesses.
  • Assembled and installed pipe sections and repaired plumbing in new or existing homes and businesses.

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37. Pipe Cutters

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Here's how Pipe Cutters is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Measured, cut, threaded, and using hand or power tools or machines such as pipe cutters, pipe-threading machines.
  • Operate reamers, sewer cameras, pipe cutters, snakes, and other plumbing equipment.
  • Cut threads and bent pipe using pipe cutters and pipe threading machine.
  • Cut and threaded pipe with pipe cutters, cutting torch and pipe-threading machine.
  • Used hand and power tools or machines such as pipe cutters, pipe threading machines, and pipe bending machines.
  • Learned to use tools of the trade, such as pipe cutters, cutting torches and pipe-threading and pipe-bending machines.

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38. Pipe Assemblies

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Here's how Pipe Assemblies is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Install pipe assemblies, fittings, valves, appliances such as dishwashers or water heaters.
  • Install pipe assemblies, fittings, valves, and fixtures such as sinks and toilets.
  • Installed and repaired fixtures, pipe assemblies, valves, appliances, pipes and fittings.
  • Install pipe, pipe assemblies, fittings, and valves using hand and power tools.
  • Installed and repaired pipes, fittings, fixtures, pipe assemblies, valves, and appliances.
  • Roughed in plumbing and electrical work in new construction, pulled in wiring, set up circuit breakers, installed pipe assemblies

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39. Passage Holes

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Here's how Passage Holes is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Track record of locating and marking positions for pipe connections, passage holes and fixtures in walls and floors
  • Locate and mark the position of pipe installations, connections, passage holes, and fixtures in structures.
  • Study working plans and drawings to locate position of pipes, connections and passage holes.
  • Located and marked position of pipe and pipe connections and passage holes for pipes in walls and floors.
  • Located pipe connections, passage holes, and fixtures in walls and floors.
  • Marked the position of pipe installations, connections, passage holes, fixtures.

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40. Plastic Solvent

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Here's how Plastic Solvent is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Joined pipes by use of screws, bolts, fittings, solder, plastic solvent and caulks joints.
  • Joined pipes by use of screws, bolts, fittings, solder, plastic solvent and caulks joints.
  • Check pipes and plumbing fixtures using pressure gauges for leaks utilized plastic solvents caulk solder brazing and welding
  • Used couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement, plastic solvent, caulking, soldering equipment and brazing equipment.
  • Join pipe by use of threaded joints, flanges, fittings, solder, plastic solvent welds, and caulked joints.
  • Assemble pipe section tubing or fitting using couplings clamps screws bolts cement plastic solvent call soldering brazing or welding equipment.

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41. Water Mains

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Here's how Water Mains is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Coordinated plumbing drawings, installed water pumps, valves, water meters, water mains, gas appliances with controls.
  • Worked on new commercial projects such as shopping centers and grocery stores and underground sewer gas and water mains.
  • Experience with waste, vent & water piping (Copper, galvanized, cast iron & water mains).
  • Install, Sanitary Vents, Sanitary Drains, Water mains, Storm Drains, building maintenance.
  • Worked on hot taps, water mains and Poly gas lines while under full pressure.
  • Install new water mains, supplies, and return water lines for commercial properties.
  • Repair existing service leaks in water mains.
  • Installed waste and water piping systems, sewer and water mains from building to city mains in new or remodeled residentialconstruction.
  • Operated a backhoe and skidsteer, to install water mains, gas lines, septic tanks, and sewers.
  • water mains, flight line fire protection and back-flow prevention devices.
  • Install, Sanitary , Water mains,,Sanitary Drains, Vents, Storm Drains, Setting Restroom Carriers.

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42. Repair Pipes

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Here's how Repair Pipes is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Assemble, install, and repair pipes, fittings, and fixtures according to specifications and plumbing codes.
  • Assemble, install and repair pipes, fittings, and plumbing fixtures for residential and light commercial.
  • Install and repair pipes, fixtures, fittings, valves, and related plumbing items.
  • Assemble, install and repair pipes, fittings and fixtures of heating water, steam and chemical systems throughout the plant.
  • Assemble, install & repair pipes, filters and fixtures of heating, water and drainage systems.
  • Assemble, install and repair pipes, fittings and fixtures of heating, water and drainage systems.

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43. Residential Services

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Here's how Residential Services is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Service, remodeling, residential services.
  • Performed all duties associated with Master Plumber license in connection with residential services.

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44. Potable Water

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Here's how Potable Water is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Service and maintain sewer systems, septic systems, potable and non-potable water tanks, bladders and pumps.
  • Install new domestic potable water piping in houses and commercial structures.
  • Supervised and managed 114 to 200 plumbing and potable water assets.
  • Installed potable water, sanitary and storm piping.
  • Installed underground loop potable water system.
  • Executed daily operations, maintenance, and new installation of all types of Plumbing and Potable Water conveyance and treatment systems.
  • Gas,Med Gas,Potable Water,Sewer,Waste.

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45. Copper Pipe

low Demand
Here's how Copper Pipe is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Clean and sweat copper pipes and fittings.
  • Replaced galvanized waste line with copper pipe
  • Assemble pipe using MegaPress power tool for iron pipe and Propress power tool for copper pipe.
  • Solder and brazing of copper pipes Worked with carbon and stainless steel pipes.
  • Demolish part of existing water distribution system and reinstall new 3 copper pipe.
  • Experience with commercial and residential silver soldering and installing insulated copper pipes under high pressure.

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46. Trouble Shooting

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Here's how Trouble Shooting is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Lead trouble shooting efforts and repair system, water, and gas distribution systems.
  • Provided various HVAC services such as trouble shooting gas furnaces and heat pumps.
  • Participated in all phases of plumbing and heating trouble shooting / repair.
  • Experience in filing plans, management duties, and trouble shooting.
  • Assisted in trouble shooting and repairing problems.
  • Trouble shooting plumbing, and heating problems.
  • Trouble shooting on pre-existing systems and installation of tempering stations, set finish on all kitchens, bars, and bathrooms.
  • Trouble shooting 2004 to 2005: Cumberland County Glass Bowdoinham, Maine Commercial Window Installer.
  • Trouble shooting systems (i.e.
  • repair toilets, faucets, leaks, trouble shooting, replace shower valves.
  • Blueprint Reading * Welding and Sodering * Code Enforcements * Trouble shooting plumbing and related problems

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47. Heavy Equipment

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Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Provided duties varying from project management to heavy equipment operation.
  • Operated heavy equipment for installation of underground utilities.
  • Experience in operating heavy equipment.
  • General labor work consisting of light carpentry, concrete, heavy equipment operation, round point technician and light mechanical work.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate numerous pieces of heavy equipment including but not limited to track hoes and front end loaders,
  • Use heavy equipment to finish running exterior venting up the side of building and connect to piping on roof.
  • Use of heavy equipment necessary for the movement and placement of equipment and materials.
  • Operated heavy equipment, such as lifts and material handling equipment, as needed.
  • Applied rigging knowledge to the moving and handling of heavy equipment.
  • Lifted heavy equipment, machinery, tools and material.
  • Experienced in operating heavy equipment such as forklifts, boom lifts, scissors lifts, pettibones, and bobcats.
  • Licensed for all heavy equipment, mechanical license, gas pipe and medical gas certified.
  • Experienced heavy equipment operator (Backhoe, Skidsteer, endloader, lull, forklift).
  • Operated backhoes, skid steerers, mini trackhoes, and other heavy equipment.

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48. Assess Material

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Here's how Assess Material is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Inspect structures to assess material and equipment needs and installation plan around obstructions such as electrical wiring.
  • Inspected structures to assess material or equipment needed for pipe installation.

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49. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Install cast iron pipes for drain, sewer waste and vent lines using basic hand tools and cast iron bands.
  • Accommodate pipes and pipe fittings by cutting openings in floors and walls, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Operated threading machines, sewer cleaning equipment, pipe cutters, and other equipment and hand tools.
  • Certified in powder actuated tools, pneumatic tools, power and hand tools.
  • Acquired knowledge of handling power and hand tools and soldering equipment.
  • Use and knowledge of basic power and hand tools.
  • Utilized platform lifts, ladders and hand tools.
  • Fitted and assisted in fitting valves, dresser couplings and assemblies to tanks, pumps and systems using hand tools.
  • Operated sitdown forklifts, pallet jacks, chain falls, ladders, power and hand tools.
  • Used hand tools and power tools 5.

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50. Acid Waste

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Here's how Acid Waste is used in Journeyman Plumber jobs:
  • Completed a job at Muscleman High School addition, installing acid waste, sanitary drainage and vent systems.
  • Installed acid waste pipes for a community college.
  • Involved in all underground: layed cast iron hub and spigot ; plastic for sanitary storm and acid waste.
  • Installed Reverse Osmosis deionized water systems and acid waste piping in the National Institute of Health (NIH)
  • Install plumbing, gas, medical gas, acid waste, hydronics and roof drains on commercial and residential jobsites.
  • Build and install acid waste and supply lines in a microchip facility working in and out of clean rooms

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20 Most Common Skill For A Journeyman Plumber

Setting Fixtures17.7%
Residential New Construction9.5%
Water Heaters8.6%
Sewage Pumps8.6%
PVC6.5%
Safety Techniques6.4%
Cast Iron6.2%
Apprentice Plumbers4.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Journeyman Plumber

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Setting Fixtures
Setting Fixtures
12.4%
12.4%
2
2
Residential New Construction
Residential New Construction
6.6%
6.6%
3
3
Water Heaters
Water Heaters
6%
6%
4
4
Sewage Pumps
Sewage Pumps
6%
6%
5
5
PVC
PVC
4.5%
4.5%
6
6
Safety Techniques
Safety Techniques
4.4%
4.4%
7
7
Cast Iron
Cast Iron
4.3%
4.3%
8
8
Apprentice Plumbers
Apprentice Plumbers
3.2%
3.2%
9
9
Drainage Systems
Drainage Systems
2.5%
2.5%
10
10
Hot Water Tanks
Hot Water Tanks
2.4%
2.4%
11
11
Backflow
Backflow
2%
2%
12
12
Pipe Supports
Pipe Supports
1.9%
1.9%
13
13
Water Systems
Water Systems
1.8%
1.8%
14
14
Hvac
Hvac
1.8%
1.8%
15
15
Service Calls
Service Calls
1.7%
1.7%
16
16
Sewer Lines
Sewer Lines
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Job Site
Job Site
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
Customer Service
Customer Service
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
PEX
PEX
1.6%
1.6%
20
20
Domestic Water
Domestic Water
1.5%
1.5%
21
21
Building Plans
Building Plans
1.5%
1.5%
22
22
DWV
DWV
1.5%
1.5%
23
23
Building Codes
Building Codes
1.3%
1.3%
24
24
Rough-In
Rough-In
1.3%
1.3%
25
25
Accommodate Pipes
Accommodate Pipes
1.3%
1.3%
26
26
Observe Pressure Gauges
Observe Pressure Gauges
1.2%
1.2%
27
27
New Homes
New Homes
1.2%
1.2%
28
28
Osha
Osha
1.2%
1.2%
29
29
ABS
ABS
1.1%
1.1%
30
30
Cold Water Lines
Cold Water Lines
1.1%
1.1%
31
31
Pipe Installations
Pipe Installations
1.1%
1.1%
32
32
Pipe Systems
Pipe Systems
1.1%
1.1%
33
33
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
1%
1%
34
34
New Construction
New Construction
1%
1%
35
35
Storm Drains
Storm Drains
1%
1%
36
36
Pipe Sections
Pipe Sections
1%
1%
37
37
Pipe Cutters
Pipe Cutters
1%
1%
38
38
Pipe Assemblies
Pipe Assemblies
0.9%
0.9%
39
39
Passage Holes
Passage Holes
0.9%
0.9%
40
40
Plastic Solvent
Plastic Solvent
0.8%
0.8%
41
41
Water Mains
Water Mains
0.8%
0.8%
42
42
Repair Pipes
Repair Pipes
0.8%
0.8%
43
43
Residential Services
Residential Services
0.8%
0.8%
44
44
Potable Water
Potable Water
0.8%
0.8%
45
45
Copper Pipe
Copper Pipe
0.8%
0.8%
46
46
Trouble Shooting
Trouble Shooting
0.8%
0.8%
47
47
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
0.7%
0.7%
48
48
Assess Material
Assess Material
0.7%
0.7%
49
49
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
0.7%
0.7%
50
50
Acid Waste
Acid Waste
0.7%
0.7%

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