plumber resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Professional Summary

Productive Plumber offering 17 years of experience in installing and replacing water heaters, drain pipes and water supply lines. Independent worker with excellent time management and communication skills. Expertise in cutting and beveling piping and opening clogged water pipes.

Journeyman Plumber focused on exceptional service, as well as educating customers on preventative maintenance and repair.

  • Building repairs
  • Remediation plans
  • Plumbing
  • Building codes expertise
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Self-motivated professional
  • Organization and Time management
  • Residential plumbing design
  • Skilled with both hand and power tools
Greenbrier East High School Fairlea WV, Expected in 06/1988 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Licensed Journeyman Plumber - 2001-Present
  • Licensed HVAC Technician - 2006 to Present
  • Licensed WV Home Inspector - 2018 to Present
  • Class A CDL Drivers License 1996 - Present
  • Radon Measurement Technician - 2019 to Present
  • Licensed Septic System Inspector - 2018 to Present
  • Licensed Water Sample Technician - 2018 to Present
  • Mold Inspecting and testing - 2018 to Present
Work History
Department Of The Interior - Plumber
Homestead, FL, 03/2017 - Current

Mostly at The Greenbrier I was a "orderman" in which this position duties included: carrying a pager/phone and answering any call or issue that a guest may have in their room, ex: clogged toilet, bath tub clog, sink clog, no heat, and have to troubleshoot hot water heating system.

  • Installed valves, hangers, supports and flanges inside piping systems.
  • Crafted piping, including measuring, threading and cutting materials to correct angles.
  • Assisted with repairs to steam, drainage and sewer lines.
  • Inspected sewers and piping systems to assess quality and condition.
  • Communicated with customers to provide recommendations on repairs, determine project estimation costs and define project completion dates.
  • Cut openings in structures to accommodate pipes and pipe fittings.
  • Provided emergency services to install and repair toilets, water heaters, appliances and showers.
  • Interpreted blueprints to determine locations, quantities and sizes of materials required.
  • Filled pipe systems with water and air to determine location of leaks.
  • Managed job site hazards by accurately locating biohazards, low-grade radiation and chemicals.
  • Complied with all state plumbing codes throughout duration of each project.
  • Trained and supervised all incoming employees.
  • Prepared detailed records of all project tasks from start to finish.
  • Eliminated risks by correctly identifying potential safety hazards.
  • Selected type and size of piping required for each project.
  • Secured rising mains and boiler piping to structural supports in new construction and remodeling projects.
  • Implemented maintenance and repair for fixtures, water mains, natural gas, fire systems, and backflow preventers.
  • Requisitioned tools and equipment to select type and size of pipes needed for projects.
  • Read blueprints to determine appropriate materials and procedures for each project.
  • Reviewed blueprints and project specifications to determine correct plumbing solutions.
  • Repaired plumbing systems, components and equipment.
  • Operated ground microphones and listening discs to locate hidden water line leaks.
  • Accurately measured piping, cutting to fit where needed.
Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority - Professional Home Inspector
Reno, NV, 10/2018 - Current
  • Conducted inspections using standard forms consistent with knowledge of industry standards and requirements for various categories of conventional and government-backed financing.
  • Tested electrical outlets for proper function, documenting signs of unsound wiring and verifying installation of GFCI outlets where required by law or regulation.
  • Commented on functionality and condition of HVAC components, including condensers, fans, duct work, filters and electrical switches.
  • Inspected exterior of building as well as around door frames and windows for cracks indicating foundation movement, recommending foundation inspection when pronounced signs appear.
  • Identified indications of defective plumbing, leaks and resulting problems such as water damage and indications of hazardous mold arising from flooding or pooled water.
  • Reported on wear and tear and general functionality of roofing, estimating remaining life and recording any noted leaks, missing shingles or other structural or functional deficiencies.
  • Completed inspections of current construction, refurbishment and repair projects.
  • Kept up-to-date on inspection regulations, codes, ordinances and techniques.
  • Re-inspected commercial and residential constructions which previously failed inspections.
  • Delivered exceptional level of service to each customer by listening to concerns and answering questions.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Completed all paperwork, recognizing any discrepancies and addressing them in timely fashion.
All Construction - Plumber/Laborer/Truck Driver/Heavy Equipment Operator
City, STATE, 02/2010 - 03/2017

All aspects of the construction industry ex: CDL Driver, Heavy equipment operator, plumber, crane operator

White Sulphur Springs Fire Department - Firefighter
City, STATE, 10/1989 - Current
  • Drove and operated structural pumpers, tankers, ladders and service vehicles to aid in rescue operations.
  • Led team in fighting fires and exercised considerable judgment in deciding best way to extinguish based on type of fuel and environment.
  • Removed individuals from dangerous situations and offered emergency assistance for minor and critical concerns.
  • Maintained close contact with dispatch to receive and share information about current fires, equipment movements and incoming personnel.
  • Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services.
  • Inspected apparatus, equipment, grounds and stations for proper order and condition.
  • Oversaw equipment and vehicle upkeep to maintain emergency readiness.
  • Educated public and community members on fire safety and prevention methods to provide life-saving techniques.
  • Filled firetrucks with water, sandbags and gas to maintain proper supply of materials in trucks.
  • Interviewed, trained and deployed fire safety personnel to maximize protection of life and property.
  • Conducted periodic firefighter written performance evaluations and completed written recommendations on probationary firefighters.
  • Notified fire dispatchers to detail any difficulties encountered, request additional firefighters and obtain emergency supplies.
  • Supervised and coordinated tactical methodology used in resolving emergencies and other situations.
  • Operated pumping engine to direct water pressure in hose and nozzle for most efficient operation.
  • Checked all fire and life safety systems and equipment for proper placement at properties, including fire alarms, sprinkler systems and smoke detectors.
  • Reviewed fire reports and payroll entries of station officers to verify accuracy and completeness.
  • Inspected all equipment following each fire call to ascertain effective functionality of hoses, breathing masks and fire tools.
  • Evaluated situation at emergency sites to determine and execute most effective methods for saving life and property.
  • Calmly and effectively directed evacuations during fires and emergencies to avoid fatalities, injuries and panic.

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School Attended

  • Greenbrier East High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Plumber
  • Professional Home Inspector
  • Plumber/Laborer/Truck Driver/Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Firefighter


  • High School Diploma

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