1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Year Plumbing Apprentice

Pitt Meadows Plumbing & Mechanical Systems - Burnaby, BC (30+ days ago)

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Our company is growing and we currently have openings for First Year Apprentice Plumbers. No experience is necessary, we will train you, but experience in a construction related field would be considered an asset.

Pitt Meadows Plumbing and Mechanical Systems is family owned and operated and has been a leader in the plumbing and mechanical industry for almost 40 years. We specialize in pre-fabrication, modular systems and installation of medium to large scale commercial, institutional, educational and medical design-build plumbing and mechanical projects.

If you are looking for a career with a progressive company that thrives on innovative design and cutting edge technology, then Pitt Meadows Plumbing is for you! As a team member you will have ongoing opportunities to continue your education working toward obtaining your Red Seal designation and advance within our growing organization for long-term, permanent, full-time employment.

We offer a competitive performance-based compensation package including incentives, group benefits, and a variety of company perks. For apprentices, Pitt Meadows Plumbing offers a plumbing training and education program unique to our industry, which is paid for by the company, upon successful completion of each course and advances you towards your Red Seal.

Visit our website at www.pittmeadows.net or check us out on LinkedIn.

Please reply online with your cover letter and resume attached. Applications will not be accepted at our office or on the job site.


Title: Plumbing Apprentice

Accountability: Red-Seal Plumber

Primary Duty: To learn the plumbing trade by assisting a Red-Seal plumber.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to a Red-Seal plumber, the apprentice plumber will carry out the tasks related to the plumbing trade consistent with their apprenticeship year level. Additionally, they will attend trade school and complete learning assessment outcomes for a plumbing apprentice.

Specifically, the apprentice plumber will…

Carry out construction, assembly, alteration or renovation of plumbing installations, possibly for single and multi-storey domestic, commercial and industrial environments
Carry out construction, maintenance and repair to existing plumbing for gas appliances, water reticulation, sewage systems, drainage systems and roofing systems – digging drains, installing pipes, erecting sub-floor plumbing structures; wall and roof cladding and all plumbing hardware and fittings, appliance and assemblies
Use hand tools
Use power tools
Operate workshop equipment
Handle and store plumbing supplies and materials
Follow appropriate safety practices to access plumbing installations and when using ladders, other access ways, handrails, barriers, trench supports, scaffolding and mechanical lifts (if trained/licensed)
Follow established policies and procedures
Read and interpret various types of construction/installation diagrams
Follow written and verbal instructions in the workplace and trade school environments
Communicate and interact with others in an appropriate fashion in the workplace and trade school environments
Perform other duties as required

General Comments

Detail oriented
Good communicator
Physically fit

Education and Experience

Experience in the construction industry would be considered an asset

Final Note

PMP employees work a standard 40-hour work week, but hours of work may vary based on business requirements from time to time.