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Read the job descriptions for our Plumbing career opportunities below. Then print out the application to fill out and upload it to the contact form below. We look forward to having you join the team!
  • Q:Plumber Job description Journeyman Level

    A:Click Here to Print Application!

    Note: John Padilla Plumbing, Heating & Air is looking for an organized, experienced plumber with excellent diagnostic skills. As a journeyman plumber, you will be expected to repair, service and install plumbing systems while performing these services safely. 

    Job Requirements and Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or GED equivalent
    • 3+ years relevant trade experience
    • Proficiency using plumbing tools, materials and equipment
    • Have own hand tools
    • Understand and follow Uniform Plumbing Code and City Regulations
    • Available to work on call
    • Valid California driver’s license

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Work on water (copper, PEX, galvanized, Qest), sewer (Cast Iron, ABS, DWV, Clay) and gas systems (Galvanized, PE)
    • Install, repair and replace all plumbing fixtures, including water heaters, garbage disposals, shower valves, faucets, toilets, etc.
    • Evaluate and clear secondary and main drain lines
    • Run a trailer hydrojetter (not required but a plus)
    • Inspect sewer pipes with a sewer camera and locate and problem areas
    • Use electronic leak detection equipment to locate a water leak under a concrete slab (not required but a plus)
    • Locate gas leaks
    • Diagnose and provide estimates for repairs with labor and materials broken out
    • Complete all required paperwork for each job
    • Provide excellent customer service while discussing repairs, options and pricing
    • Keep vans, tools and work areas clean and organized

    Physical Requirements:

    • Must be able step up into his/her van, sit and drive from job to job.
    • Must be physically able to climb steps and ladders.
    • Must be able to carry up to 50lbs and be able to push/pull a dolly or equipment on wheels to transport items up to 75lbs.
    • Must be able to bend, twist, squat and kneel to complete plumbing tasks.
    • Must be able to perform his/her duties overhead and under counters.
    • Required to use his/her hands throughout the day for driving, holding tools and must be able to twist, squeeze and turn hands to complete the tasks.
    • Must be able to dig trenches or holes and use a jackhammer.
  • Q:Apprentice/Helper Job Description

    A:Work Hours 8a-5p Mon-Fri

    Assist Plumbers/HVAC techs with daily tasks including:

    • All Plumbing & HVAC Repairs.
    • Providing the plumber/HVAC requested tools, equipment and materials as needed.
    • Digging trenches.
    • Opening walls.
    • Cleaning job sites.
    • Cleaning Vans/Office upon request.
    • Dumping out trash cans in the office and warehouse regularly.
    • Assisting warehouse if and when requested (i.e. cleaning equipment and tools).
    • Running office/warehouse/job errands.
    • Request evaluation sheets daily.
    • Check in and out with office for payroll daily.
    • If you have idle time ask if you can help in any way and then have that person fill out an evaluation sheet. (good points for reviews)

    Not Acceptable:

    • Aggressive/negative/rude behavior to any employee of JP Plumbing Inc.
    • Using cell phone for non work-related issues during business hours.
    • Refusing direct business requests from Techs/office staff (with attitude and/or negative comments)
    • Being late/leaving early without authorization.
    • Leaving vehicles used by you without cleaning.
    • Not checking in daily with the office.
    • Ordering around other Apprentices/Helpers unless instructed to do so.
    • Smoking in the office/warehouse.
    • Sitting in the office area unless assisting.
    • Checking in LATE for WORK. 

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