Segments in this Video

Plumber: Main Duties and Responsibilities (00:28)


Devin Casey designs plumbing systems for new construction and remodeling projects.

Plumber: Career Beginnings (00:57)

Casey's interest in plumbing began when he was young; he watched family members perform plumbing repairs. He developed a interest in systems after working on an addition.

Plumber: Keys for Success (01:38)

To be successful in this profession, you should enjoy diagnosing and fixing problems. You will need to know basic math and be confident in your abilities.

Plumber: Education and Certification Requirements (01:52)

To become a plumber, you will need to work under a licensed plumber before testing to become a journeyman. A master test is required to design systems.

Plumber: Workplace Atmosphere (01:56)

As a plumber, you might work a large job in a single location. Other times your job location, which can be inside or out, may change daily.

Plumber: Advice for Aspiring Pros (00:48)

Determine whether your area has a vocational school or check local listings for opportunities to intern or apprentice.

Plumber: A Day on the Job (02:16)

Typically, you will receive a work order for a customer who has called in about a problem. A customer may believe the problem is a simple plunge issue, when in reality it could be much larger.

Plumber: Industry Goals and Services (01:04)

A plumber provides safe water for public usage and sanitary disposal of waste water. He or she designs a system for new construction.

Plumber: Industry Challenges (01:33)

Two challenges facing the plumbing industry are replacing aging infrastructure and finding young people who want to become plumbers.

Plumber: Looking at the Future (01:07)

Improved technology will the plumbing profession easier and safer. Demand will increase due to aging infrastructure.

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Plumber—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be a Plumber? In this Career Q&A video interview, Devin Casey talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success as a plumber. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 14 minutes

Item#: BVL165885

ISBN: 978-1-64481-279-2

Copyright date: ©2018

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