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Plumber

4801 F Street

Omaha, NE 68117

402-734-6274

 

Five (5) year apprenticeship

 

The plumber assembles, installs and repairs pipes, fittings and fixtures of heating, water and drainage systems according to specifications and plumbing codes. Cuts, threads and bends pipe. Installs and repairs plumbing fixtures such as sinks, bathtubs, water heaters, garbage disposal units, dishwasher and water softeners. Will be doing some welding.

 

Basic Qualifications:

 

At least 18 years of age

Birth certificate

Valid drivers license

Social security card

Veterans must submit DD214 Form

High school education or a G.E.D.

Physically fit to perform work of the trade

 

Familiarity with construction is helpful

 

Works with power hand tools

 

The plumber doing service and repair work may be sheltered from the weather quite often, but most plumbers will be working outdoors and exposed to weather quite often.

 

The apprentice will receive increment wage rate increases based on a percentage of the journeyworker rate, beginning at approximately 45% of journeyworker pay.

 

The apprentice will be required to attend related training classes, most likely in the evenings.

 

Condensed Work Experience:

 

Installation and repair of water supply lines

Installation and repair of waste water lines

Fixture installations (lavatories, water closets, urinals, bath tubs, showers, sinks,

drinking fountains, garbage disposals)

Fixture repairs

Fitting together of joints

Soldering

Sewer and trap connections

Gas piping

Venting

Blueprint reading

Safety

Care, use and operation of tools and equipment used by the plumber

 

Applications: 2008 - July 7th through the 11th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

Benefits include: Pension Plan, Health Insurance, Training and Education

 



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