Interprets drawings and buildingspecifications to map layout for pipes, drainage systems, and otherplumbing materials.
Installs pipes andfixtures, such as sinks and toilets, for water, gas, steam, air, orother liquids.
Installs supports for pipes,equipment, and fixtures prior to installation. Assembles fittingsand valves for installation.
Modifies lengthof pipes, fixtures, and other plumbing materials as needed for abuilding.
Uses saws and pipe cutters asnecessary.
Installs heating andair-conditioning systems, including water heaters.
Collaborates with contractors, construction workers,electricians, pipefitters, and steamfitters in installing andrepairing plumbing.
Tests plumbing systems forleaks and other problems.
Analyses problem andidentifies appropriate tools and materials for repair.
Follows health and safety standards and complies withbuilding codes.
Performs inspections ofplumbing systems to identify and replace worn parts.