Repair Plumbing

Minimum 8th Certified training for Plumber (General) - II (programme aligned to PSC/Q 00 released by Indian Plumbing Skills Council)

3 years of relevant work experience in lieu of minimum educational qualification

The tasks a Plumber (General) - II is expected to perform include: Installing and repairing various sanitary fixtures and fittings

Preparing the site before installation

Performing post installation tests

Following safety and health regulations

In-depth knowledge of relevant materials Working knowledge of various sanitary fittings and fixtures

Detailed knowledge of various procedural techniques like cutting, bending and joining fixtures

Proficiency in detecting leaks and defects

Working knowledge of various tools and equipment like hacksaw, pipe cutter, plier, power drill, etc. Knowledge of basic plumbing terminology

Detailed understanding of the installation procedure

Basic knowledge of units of measurement

Detailed knowledge of manufacturer?s specification relating to equipment and fixtures

Knowledge of how to calculate material requirement

Detailed knowledge of levelling and alignment procedure

Basic knowledge of simple mathematical calculations

Detailed knowledge of how to perform post-installation tests and checks

Previous on-the-job training

Knowledge of Hindi or a regional language

Good communication skills

Willingness to undertake long hours of physically challenging tasks

Team spirit

Decision-making skills

It is a field job Need not lead a team

Local travelling is a very important 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 It is a physically challenging job

One may develop occupational hazards like mental fatigue and bodily pain if not taken care of

For freshers INR 8,000 to INR 10,000 per month

For candidates with over 2 yearsexperience INR 15,000 to INR 20,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

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

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 in India

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The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO)

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