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Plumbers install, maintain and repair pipes, drains, guttering and metal roofing, mechanical services and related equipment for water supply, gas, drainage, sewerage, heating, cooling and ventilation systems.

What do plumbers do?

  • study blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine the layout of plumbing systems and materials required
  • set out and install hot and cold water systems
  • install fire hydrants, hose reels and sprinkler systems
  • design and install sanitary plumbing and water supply systems, discharge pipes, sanitary fixtures and soil and waste stacks
  • assemble and install mechanical services plant, air handling and conditioning equipment and small bore heating systems
  • install sewerage and effluent pumping equipment and disposal systems, below-ground drainage systems and associated ground support systems, gas appliances, flues and pressure regulating devices, metal roofing, rainwater goods and flashings


projected job openings


qualified full-time wage


employed full-time

Luke, plumber at LH Master Plumbing

Ways to get started

Ways to get started