Plumber, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada (Job Has Expired)

Job Description
Company: First Choice Maintenance Inc.

Business information: We are a self-performing company operating through a network of fully licensed Tradesmen. As a fully integrated commercial building maintenance solution, we offer diverse knowledge and a hands-on approach in maintaining small or large-scale facilities to single or multiple facilities optimizing the maximum value and functionality of commercial property.

Business Address: 1999 Savage Road Unit 148, Richmond, BC, V6V 0A5

Work Location: Multiple locations throughout Vancouver Island (50 stores)

Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description

Read blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine layout of plumbing system, water supply network and waste and drainage systems
Install, repair and maintain domestic, commercial or industrial plumbing fixtures and systems
Locate and mark positions for pipe connections, passage holes and fixtures in walls and floors
Cut opening in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings
Join pipes using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement or soldering, brazing and welding equipment
Test pipes for leaks using air and water pressure gauges
Determine piping system requirements and pipe sizing
Measure, cut, thread and bend pipes to required shape and size
Prepare tenders and quotations
Instruct apprentices
Estimate costs and materials
Represent the company in a professional and courteous manner on each call, keeping customer-service at the forefront
Diagnose on-site problems, continual value-added communication, and proper maintenance with the customer
Work in cooperation with other trades and labourers to ensure that all specifications, legislation/policies are met, and to ensure efficient completion of any project
Perform general and specific equipment inspections
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of all modern equipment and regulations
Adhere to all safety rules and procedures and relevant regulatory requirements
Train (supplied by IGC) in water filtration
Small equipment repair
May be required to assist in some handyman tasks
Drive to job sites to perform job duties


-Education: Completion of high school is required.

-Experience: A minimum of three years of experience in plumbing is required. If the candidate does not have at least 3 years of experience, a post-secondary certificate OR completion of a four-to five-year apprenticeship program is required.

-Heavy lifting may be required up to 50 lbs. (23kg)

-Driver’s license is required.

-Must be physically capable of performing all work required of this position.

-Must have very strong communication skills with ability to go above and beyond.

-Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills.

-Computer Skills and mobile applications skills are a great asset

-Able to quote and complete projects in a timely manner.

Work site environment: Confined spaces, Wet/damp.

Personal Suitability: Team player, Client focus, Accurate.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Physically demanding, Work under pressure, Handling heavy loads, Hand-eye co-ordination, Large workload, Bending, Crouching, Kneeling.

Language: English is required

Salary: $34.00 to $35.00 per hour, 40 - 45 hours per week.

Benefits: Extended medical insurance after 3 months. Cellphone, credit card and vehicle provided. Travel expenses will be covered if the worker needs to relocate.

Important Information:

Flexibility on schedule is required. We offer our services 24/7. Schedule is Monday to Sunday with 2 days off on a rotational basis. Shifts are usually from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM or 4:00 PM to 12:00 AM but they may vary depending on our business’ needs. On call work might be needed. Overtime may be required.

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Apply by mail to: 1999 Savage Road Unit 148, Richmond, BC, V6V 0A5

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