What is Plumber

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All about Plumbers


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What is a Plumber A plumber is someone who installs and maintains pipes in our homes and businesses. These pipes need to be installed and maintained for potable water drainage irrigation and sewage as well as other uses. Plumbers can be involved in hands-on work or may work in a design capacity drafting blueprints and helping make the installation process more efficient. This is a profession with an extensive number of possible career paths. Some of the best paying jobs are in the more unusual specialty since there is less competition. Plumber Duties Responsibilities Plumbers must be able to perform the following tasks: 1. Install pipes and plumbing fixtures 2. Visually inspect equipment and operate test equipment such as pressure and vacuum gauges to determine the cause and location of trouble 3. Clear obstructions from sink drains and toilets 4. Troubleshoot problems and decide how to fix them 5. Repair pipes and plumbing fixtures 6. Estimate costs of installations and repairs 7. Present recommendations and related pricing to customers

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What is the workplace of a Plumber like Job security tends to be good in this field because people will always need plumbing. A day in the life of a plumber might include fielding midnight phone calls from a frantic customer with a broken pipe or it might involve working for an architectural firm or on a construction site. Many cheap plumbers are self-employed or work for a small business employing less than ten people though some might find working for larger entities or the government is more desirable. Many large buildings employ their own staff including school districts college campuses airports and municipal buildings. The military is another large employer of plumbing professionals though past experience as a member of the armed forces may be a prerequisite. What are Plumbers like Based on our pool of users plumbers tend to be predominately investigative people. This finding is supported by the primary responsibilities of these tradespeople. Indisputably they must frequently employ their investigative and troubleshooting abilities to properly install repair and replace water and gas pipes drainage systems and waste disposal systems. They also like planning on designs for bathroom remodeling and likes to help hard problems that they are the one only can fix it. How to Become a Plumber Plumbers need a high school diploma or equivalent. Many employers give on-the-job training. However attending technical school with courses in pipe system design along with safety and tool use can be beneficial as well. Welding courses are also given in apprenticeship training programs. A plumbers apprenticeship program usually takes 4-5 years to finish. After an apprenticeship program is completed they are considered to be journey workers. With additional years of experience and other courses they would become eligible to be considered master status. Most states and localities require you to have a license to work. Being a plumber is not easy that is why we need to say thank you for them for helping us whenever we experience plumbing problems at home.

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