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A person who has completed the necessary education and training to build, clean, and maintains systems dealing with sewage, drainage, or potable water is referred to as a plumber. He deals with damaged taps and leakage in pipes and repairs all of them. Plumbers are responsible for installing and repairing the pipes that supply homes and
businesses with water and gas and take waste away from those locations. In addition to that, they put in plumbing equipment like bathtubs, sinks, and toilets, as well as other appliances like washing machines and dishwashers. Master plumbers are responsible for the instruction of apprentices and the supervision of assistance.

They collaborate with the other people working on the construction project. To be a successful plumber, one needs to be mechanically savvy and proficient in various instruments. They frequently use grips, seals, tapes, pipe cutters, and wrenches, among other hand tools. They often need to produce precise
measurements, calculations, and specifications to guarantee that projects are finished promptly while minimizing risk and maximizing productivity.

Responsibilities and Duties

● Performs installations, repairs, and maintenance on various plumbing systems, including those chilled water,
steam, heat, moisture, gas, drainage, and sewage.

● Responsible for operating various plumbing equipment and hand tools, including reamers, threading discs, sewer tapes, pipe cutters, and snakes.



● Performs inspections of joints, valves, pumps, boilers, heaters, sinks, commodes, tanks, and valves, among other components of the plumbing system, to identify problems and, if necessary, either repair or replace the affected part.

● Analyzes plans, drawings, specifications, and work orders to establish work requirements and the order in which repairs and/or installations should be performed.

● Carries out tasks related to preventative maintenance as needed.

● Utilizing measurement tools such as rulers and levels, locate and mark the positions of pipe installations, connections, passage holes, and other fixtures within the structures.

● Using various hand tools and power equipment or machines such as pipe cutters, pipe-threading machines, and pipe-bending machines, measure, cut, and thread the
pipe, then bend it to the desired angle.

● Using both hand and power tools, install pipe assemblies, fittings, valves, appliances like dishwashers and water heaters, and fixtures like sinks and toilets.

● Using manual and powered equipment, cut apertures in the structures to accommodate the pipes and pipe fittings.

Requirements and skills

● a minimum of two and a half years of experience in the plumbing trade.

● A solid understanding of water supply, heating, and ventilation
systems.

● Reading blueprints and operating plumbing tools with ease are two desirable skills.

● Powerful analytical and problem-solving abilities, particularly in difficult situations.

● A solid ability to communicate and listen to others.

● patience and the ability to interact well with others.

● Competence in the use of one’s body.

● Having completed an apprenticeship or obtaining a trade qualification.

Average salary

An annual salary of 1.2 lakh rupees is considered to be the norm.
When you have more experience, you earn more money, and if you become an expert in
your profession, you have the potential to make even more money.