Anyone who has faced a busted pipe or broken toilet will tell you that plumbers are heroes. Plumbers install and repair water supply lines, waste disposal systems, and related appliances and fixtures to keep homes and businesses flowing smoothly.
Plumbing: $23 – $25/hour (average entry level wage)
” All of us guys here have everybody’s numbers on speed dial. We’re always calling each other ‘hey what do you think about this?’ You have to be able to want to do it, and it’s great. I love it.”
- DAILY TASKS
– Everyday is something different, you could be putting in pipes one day, and fixing a leaky faucet the next.
– Basically doing anything that can be done to plumbing or air.
- CAREER PATH
– Worked in a factory for eight years, and then moved to Northern Michigan
– Got a job in plumbing, and learned everything through on the job training.
Applicable programs in the area: