Plumbing Journeyman Service Technician-Rapid City

Field Plumbing · Rapid City, South Dakota
Department Field Plumbing
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation Up to $84,000 Annually

Midwestern Mechanical is a plumbing, heating and fire protection contractor operating from four locations in the Upper Midwest. We work on commercial construction projects and also have a service division handling residential and light commercial projects.

At Midwestern Mechanical we are passionate about our customers, our employees, and the work we perform. We maintain a workplace that individuals can be proud of, where talents are embraced, and results are encouraged and supported.

We are looking for talented people who value integrity, informed decision-making and collaboration. If you believe you are one of those talented people and are interested in being considered for a career at Midwestern Mechanical Rapid, we invite you to apply today! Midwestern Mechanical is a Drug Free workplace. Pre-employment drug screens are required.

Position Summary:

The Plumbing Journeyman Service Technician assembles, installs and repairs plumbing and med gas systems according to project specifications and appropriate trade and building codes. These systems may consist of pipes, fittings, fixtures and boilers for hydronic heating, water, med gas and drainage systems.

Required Skills:

  • Competent, responsible, organized and team oriented
  • Strong communication and average computer skills
  • Excellent customer service interaction and a desire to fix the problem to satisfy the customers' needs
  • Strong basic math skills, architectural plans, drawings and mechanical design
  • Ability to follow instructions with minimal to no supervision

Essential Job Functions:

  • Wears all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required at all times
  • Explains pricing for customers
  • Collection of money for services rendered
  • Diagnoses problems and/or failures in a variety of plumbing and gas systems
  • Repairs and installs various types of piping including iron, steel, copper and pvc
  • Inspects equipment, structures or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects
  • Operates powered equipment including hand tools, stationary machines and others
  • Makes decisions by analyzing information and evaluating results
  • Maintains a high quality initiative while completing assigned duties
  • Tests for leaks in new and repaired systems with compressed air and/or water
  • Lawfully 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 for corporate meetings, on-site project follow-up and conferences
  • Provides daily direction to assigned Apprentices on the job site and actively participates in training and development of Apprentices
  • Maintains a positive attitude to drive and build positive morale

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Available for overtime upon occasion
  • Ability to work independently and with others
  • Great mechanical skills and willingness to learn new things
  • Ability to verbally communicate with management, city officials, on-site customers and other employees
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle and possess a valid driver's license
  • Reliable transportation to get to the Midwestern Mechanical shop
  • Ability to work well under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes competing deadlines
  • Ability to read and interpret written materials, perform basic mathematical computations and use measuring tools
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. on a continuous basis and more than 50 lbs. occasionally

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Completion of High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Journeyman Plumber license required
  • Field experience in plumbing as a Journeyman Plumber required
  • Boiler experience in residential and /or commercial application is required
  • Field experience in plumbing as a Journeyman Plumber in commercial applications preferred
  • Med gas certification preferred


  • Hiring Bonus $5,000
  • Annual wage up to $84,000 per year
  • On-Call Pay
    • $75.00 for on-call
    • $50.00 per after hours call


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
  • Continuing education

Midwestern Mechanical is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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  • Location
    Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Department
    Field Plumbing
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    Up to $84,000 Annually