Plumbing Site Engineer

Engineer Plumbing

Site Engineer Plumbing

Plumbing Maintenance

Minimum Preferably a Degree/Diploma in Civil Engineering

Certified training for Plumbing Site Engineer (programme aligned to PSC/Q 05 released by the Indian Plumbing Skills Council)

Preferably 5 years of work experience on the site of construction projects

The tasks a Plumbing Site Engineer is expected to perform include: Providing technical, organizational and supervisory assistance in the plumbing projects

Managing workforce, material and tools management

Undertaking quality and inspection checks of plumbing systems and connections

Monitoring the work environment for maintaining health and safety requirements

Co-ordinating with consultants, subcontractors, etc. involved in the project

Preparing and maintaining reports and logs of day-to-day executions

Commissioning plumbing systems on completion of the project

Understanding of the different types of materials, basic sanitary fittings and fixtures

Basic understanding of plumbing terminology

Knowledge of various techniques related to cutting, bending and joining of fittings and fixtures Knowledge of various types of defects like leakages, improper alignment, etc.Working knowledge of relevant hand and power tools such as wrench, plier, screwdriver, power drill, pipe cutter, crimping tool, pipe bender, threading tool, etc. Knowledge of the material disposal procedure

Knowledge of efficient workforce management

Ability to managing teams at multiple sites

Good communication skills

Problem-solving skills

Independent worker

Good team player

Good listener

Positive attitude


It is not a desk job. It requires being on the field/site

Job involves work force management

Local travelling is a part of the job

Contractual work is available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5 days a week and 8 hours everyday.Working overtime is common

Shift system is available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is considered hazardous One may develop occupational hazards like risk of physical injury and accidents, exposure to various chemicals and exposure to parasites

For candidates with 5 to 10 yearsexperience INR 25,000 to INR 75,000 per month

For candidates with over 10 yearsexperience ranging from INR 50,000 to over INR 1,00,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

The creation of smart cities in India will create a huge demand for building infrastructure. This will have a positive trickle-down effect for strong demand in the latest plumbing technology. In turn, the introduction of new sophisticated systems and solutions in the plumbing sector will drive the growth of the sector. This will involve training and certification of personnel which will help in improving economic position of this occupation.

The Swach Bharat Abhiyaan will also create an increase in demand for Plumbing Site Engineer. This will increase job opportunities across India for Plumbing Site Engineer.1

The plumbing industry faces the mammoth challenge of a huge gap between the supply of skilled labour and the demand for skilled labour. A very small percentage of the plumbing workforce is actually skilled in India. It becomes our duty as plumbing professionals, members of the Indian plumbing industry and other various plumbing related organizations and associations toensure that skilled and certifiedmanpower in adequate numbers is provided across industriesusing plumbing skills to raiseplumbing standards in India to global levels.2

Construction companies

Facility management companies

Cities and towns across India