Plumbing Apprentice- Entry Level

Field Plumbing · Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Department Field Plumbing
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

CURRENT OPPORTUNITY: Plumbing Apprentice (Entry-Level)

The Plumbing Apprentice position allows you to learn the skills required of the commercial plumbing and mechanical trade while working in a full-time paid employment position with on-the-job training from experienced plumbing journeymen as well as company-provided apprenticeship classes one afternoon every 2 weeks.

The Plumbing Apprentice assists in the assembly, installation and repair of plumbing, water flow and drainage systems in accordance with applicable plumbing codes. The Plumbing Apprentice is also responsible for delivering high quality work & productivity and is expected to go through the apprenticeship training program to become a skilled Journeyman plumber.

Required Skills:

  • Competent, responsible, organized and team oriented
  • Strong communication and average computer skills
  • Strong basic math skills
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to travel to job sites and locations as needed in multiple states
  • Above average problem solving skills


Essential Job Functions:

  • Works with various types of piping including iron, steel, copper and pvc
  • Operates powered equipment including hand tools, stationary machines and others as required
  • Maintains a high quality initiative while completing assigned duties
  • Ability to independently lift and carry objects safely that weigh up to 20 pounds routinely, 50 pounds frequently and 80 pounds occasionally
  • Ability to drive a motor vehicle and maintain a current driver's license in order to commute to the various current or prospective job sites in the region
  • Overnight travel as necessary within the region
  • Attend plumbing apprentice classes if the required courses have not previously been completed (Classes provided by Midwestern Mechanical)


Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Completion of High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Field experience in construction, plumbing or similar field preferred
  • Mechanical ability is a plus


We offer market competitive pay, as well as opportunities for advancement, knowledge and skill development. In addition, we offer the following benefits to our employees:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • 401(k) retirement program with company match
  • Paid holiday and vacation program
  • Company-provided apprenticeship classes
  • Job bonuses


Midwestern Mechanical is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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  • Location
    Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Department
    Field Plumbing
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level