Jobs in the Plumbing Industry can be very diversified. Yet they all have in common great future employment perspectives.
Plumbing is one of the fastest-growing jobs in this country. The plumbing field is expected to grow 26% from 2010-2020 – this growth is expected across the country. That means that the reported 419,900 jobs back in 2010 will multiply into more than 500,000 jobs by 2020. Plumbing also offers a secure job, as plumbing services will always be in demand, plumbers are not at risk of losing their jobs to machines, and plumbing jobs cannot be outsourced for cheaper labor overseas. – Troops to Trades, Why Become a Plumber
Here are the most popular HVAC Job Categories with direct links to Plumbing job postings:
Plumbers get your water and drain systems running, but they also do much more than that. Most people see plumbers as professionals who they can call when their home need plumbing repairs. This is why we offer different categories related to Plumbing Jobs.
Plumbing Engineers are Mechanical Engineers specialized in plumbing systems, either commercial, residential or industrial. They design the systems that carry, circulate and evacuate water in/from buildings.
Some Plumbing Estimators read mechanical drawings and do plumbing takeoffs to create a list of products and eventually a quote of supplied goods. Other plumbing estimators work for service companies and visit customers to estimate the cost of work that has to be done.
Plumbing installers are Plumbers. The difference stands in the type of work that they do. Plumbing Installers are Plumbers doing almost only new installs. They don’t repair or maintain, they specialize in new buildings or replacing plumbing systems, pipes and fittings with entirely new systems.
Plumbing Sales Representatives can work for either Plumbing Manufacturers, Plumbing Distributors or Plumbing Service Companies.
Are you a future Apprentice Plumber or an employer looking for a new plumbing apprentice? Our new Apprenticeships category is for you!
A few Interesting Links:
- Why Become a Plumber, Troops to Trades: http://www.troopstotrades.org/for-veterans/about-the-trades/technical-trades/plumbing/
- State Map For Plumber Job Opportunities: My Next Move: http://www.mynextmove.org/profile/state/47-2152.02?