Position: Service & Install Plumber
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Hours: 40+ M-F 7:00am – 7:00pm Sat. 7:00am – 3:00pm
At Vanguard, we’re growing faster than even we can believe some days and always looking for the perfect candidate to join our fast-paced team. We’re after experienced plumbers who can be trusted with all aspects of installation, maintenance, inspection, operation and repair of the plumbing systems in our customer’s residential (and sometimes commercial) buildings. Motivated, ambitious people are strongly encouraged to apply – even if you’re less experienced. We can teach plumbing, but drive is something you have or you don’t. If you’ve got it, we want to talk to you!
– Assemble pipe sections, tubing and fittings, using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement, plastic solvent, caulking, or soldering, brazing and welding equipment.
– Fill pipes or plumbing fixtures with water or air and observe pressure gauges to detect and locate leaks.
– Review blueprints and building codes and specifications to determine work details and procedures.
– Study building plans and inspect structures to assess material and equipment needs, to establish the sequence of pipe installations, and to plan installation around obstructions such as electrical wiring.
– Keep records of assignments and produce detailed work reports.
– Perform complex calculations and planning for special or very large jobs.
– Locate and mark the position of pipe installations, connections, passage holes, and fixtures in structures, using measuring instruments such as rulers and levels.
– Measure, cut, thread, and bend pipe to required angle, using hand and power tools or machines such as pipe cutters, pipe-threading machines, and pipe-bending machines.
3+ years’ technical and trade experience
Current plumbing license or ability to acquire one.
In-depth knowledge of maintenance and repairs of plumbing systems
Understanding of current regulations within the field
Excellent interpersonal communication skills on a technical level
Able to work both independently and as part of a team
An opportunity to grow with a business
A chance to learn from the best
A place on a team of great people
Pay commensurate with experience
Flexible Scheduling If Needed
Vanguard Plumbing & Sewer has a duty to the advancement of equal opportunities for all workers and imminent representatives. All qualified candidates will be considered on their merits paying no heed to race, ethnicity, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, or whatever other grounds not identified with their capacity to work. It’s important to note that only those candidates we deem qualified will be contacted by a representative of Vanguard Plumbing & Sewer. Thank you for your interest!