Plumber Supervisor

Minimum th standard pass or Diploma holder from ITI Certified training for Plumber Foreman (programme aligned to PSC/Q 0 released by Indian Plumbing Skills Council)

6 years of minimum work experience as a general plumber in lieu of minimum educational qualification

The tasks a Plumbing Foreman is expected to perform include: Managing the activities of supervisors, plumbers and other staff members

Co-ordinating and scheduling the activities of supervisors, plumbers and other staff members

Managing the workforce Maintaining and planning an inventory of the required material

Managing and maintaining tools and equipment

Inspecting all the systems

Maintaining the quality of all installations and connections

Following safety and health regulations

Detailed knowledge of relevant materials, basic sanitary fittings and fixtures

Knowledge of various relevant techniques

Understanding of basic plumbing terminology

Understanding of relevant tools and equipment

Knowledge of the units of measurement

Understanding of the proper material disposal procedure

Understanding of various leaks and defects

Knowledge of how to perform pressure and flow/smoke tests

Previous on-the-job training

Knowledge of Hindi or any other regional language

Good communication skills

Administrative skills

Resource management skills

Presence of mind


Decision-making skills

Leadership qualities

Planning skills

Organizing skills

Attention to detail

Works independently

Observational skills


It is not a field job or a desk job. It requires one to be on the move for most of the job Local travelling may be required

One needs to handle a team of plumbers, supervisors and other staff members

Part-time work and contractual work is not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours every day. This may vary from company to company

Shift system is not available

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

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous One may develop occupational hazards like back ache, fatigue, stress etc. if not taken care of

Starting salary is INR 20,000 to per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

The Swach Bharat Abhiyaan will create an increase in the demand for Plumber Foreman. This will increase job opportunities across India for Plumber Foreman.Apart from the Indian market, there is massive demand for skilled plumbers in the UAE. The boom in the construction industry in the Middle East has led to an increase in international job opportunities for plumbers.

Construction companies

Residential complexes and buildings

Corporate organizations and complexes

Malls and departmental stores


Restaurants and hotels Companies dealing with plumbing work

Cities and towns across India