Plumbing Service Technician- Spencer

Field Service · Spencer, Iowa
Department Field Service
Employment Type Full-Time

The Plumbing 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 preferred, or eligible to test for license
  • 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


  • On-Call Pay
    • $65.00 for on-call
    • $20.00 per after hours call

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  • Location
    Spencer, Iowa
  • Department
    Field Service
  • Employment Type