Black & McDonald Limited Apprentice Plumber Full Time in Calgary, AB

Black & McDonald Limited

Branch Calgary AB CA

Apprentice Plumber
Calgary, AB

Skilled in the safe operation of various hand and power tools. Completion of secondary school plus minimum 2 years’ work experience in the trade….

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Under the general direction of the Journeyman Plumber, the Apprentice Plumber is responsible for installing and maintaining plumbing systems, identifying repair and/or replacement needs; providing necessary information on the proper uses of the equipment; and ensuring adequate materials are available to complete assignments in a timely manner.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reads blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine layout of plumbing system, water supply network and waste and drainage systems
  • Installs, repairs and maintains domestic or commercial plumbing fixtures and systems
  • Locates and marks positions for pipe connections, passage holes and fixtures in walls and floors
  • Cuts opening in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings
  • Measures, cuts, bends and threads pipes using hand and power tools or machines
  • Joins pipes using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement or soldering, brazing and welding equipment
  • Tests pipes for leaks using air and water pressure gauges ​

Desired Skills & Experience
Job Skills

Competency Requirements

  • Communicates Effectively
  • Continuous Learning
  • Customer Focus
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Values and Respects Others

Education and Skill Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school plus minimum 2 years’ work experience in the trade
  • Skilled in the safe operation of various hand and power tools
  • Ability to take orders and instructions
  • Demonstrated effective and verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills​

Company Description
In 1921, William J. McDonald and William R. Black formed Black & McDonald Limited, a partnership to engage in residential wiring. Throughout the years, Black & McDonald has remained a family-owned business with an uncompromising commitment to the founder’s principles of delivery as promised and fairness to all. The company has followed a planned course of diversification and expansion, combining growth and financial stability with ongoing investment in our people, and a willingness to pioneer new business opportunities and directions. Black & McDonald is an integrated, multi-trade contractor providing electrical, mechanical, utility and maintenance services to government, industrial, commercial and institutional markets. Currently, Black & McDonald operates across Canada and the United States. ​The company has over 3,000 employees working out of a network of more than 20 offices.

Additional Information

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Experience:
Entry-level Professional

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-01-25
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