Maintenance Plumber

Service Plumber

Minimum 5th Certified training for Plumber (Operations) (programme aligned to PSC/Q 008 released by Indian Plumbing Skills Council)

2 years of minimum work experience as a semi-skilled helper in lieu of minimum educational qualification

The tasks a Plumber (Operations) is expected to perform include: Handling the operation of the installed plumbing system

Following safety and health regulations

In-depth knowledge of the installation system

Detailed knowledge of how to test run the plumbing system

Basic knowledge of plumbing systems and plumbing systems monitoring devices

Knowledge of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) of various plumbing systems

Detailed knowledge of types of operation schedules

Knowledge of basic plumbing and operation terminology

Basic knowledge of the units of measurement

Knowledge of proper material disposal procedures

Working knowledge of various basic tools and equipment

Previous on-the-job training

Knowledge of Hindi or a regional language

Good communication skills

Team spirit

Decision-making skills

Observation skills

Organizing skills

It is a field job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is a major part of the job

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

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

Shift system may be available in some organizations

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 or fatigue, if not taken care of

For freshers INR5,000 to INR6,000 per month

For candidates with over 2 yearsexperience INR10,000 to INR12,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Market Watch

The Swach Bharat Abhiyaan will create an increase in the demand for Plumber (Operations). This will increase job opportunities across India for a Plumber (Operations).

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

Will be updated

International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials

Shri Ramakrishna Advanced Training Institute (SRATI)Dhanush Engg Services India Pvt Ltd.,Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)Dimensional Academy

Will be updated