Midwestern Mechanical Inc. Plumbing Apprentice (Entry-Level) in Sioux City, Iowa
At Midwestern Mechanical we are passionate about our customers, our employees, and the work we perform. We maintain a workplace that individuals can be proud of, where talents are embraced, and results are encouraged and supported.
We are looking for talented people who value integrity, informed decision-making and collaboration. If you believe you are one of those talented people, and are interested in being considered for a career at Midwestern Mechanical, we invite you to apply today! Midwestern Mechanical is a Drug Free workplace. Pre-employment drug screens are required.
CURRENT OPPORTUNITY: Plumbing Apprentice (Entry-Level)
The Plumbing Apprentice position allows you to learn the skills required of the commercial plumbing and mechanical trade while working in a full-time paid employment position with on-the-job training from experienced plumbing journeymen as well as company-provided apprenticeship classes one afternoon every 2 weeks.
The Plumbing Apprentice assists in the assembly, installation and repair of plumbing, water flow and drainage systems in accordance with applicable plumbing codes. The Plumbing Apprentice is also responsible for delivering high quality work & productivity and is expected to go through the apprenticeship training program to become a skilled Journeyman plumber.
Competent, responsible, organized and team oriented
Strong communication and average computer skills
Strong basic math skills
Ability to follow instructions
Ability to travel to job sites and locations as needed in multiple states
Above average problem solving skills
Essential Job Functions:
Performs all work in a safe manner
Works with various types of piping including iron, steel, copper and pvc
Operates powered equipment including hand tools, stationary machines and others as required
Maintains a high quality initiative while completing assigned duties
Ability to independently lift and carry objects safely that weigh up to 20 pounds routinely, 50 pounds frequently and 80 pounds occasionally
Ability to drive a motor vehicle and maintain a current driver’s license in order to commute to the various current or prospective job sites in the region
Overnight travel as necessary within the region
Attend plumbing apprentice classes if the required courses have not previously been completed (Classes provided by Midwestern Mechanical)
Educational and Experience Requirements:
Completion of High School Diploma or equivalent
Field experience in construction, plumbing or similar field preferred
Mechanical ability is a plus
We offer market competitive pay, as well as opportunities for advancement, knowledge and skill development. In addition, we offer the following benefits to our employees:
Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
401(k) retirement program with company match
Paid holiday and vacation program
Company-provided apprenticeship classes
Midwestern Mechanical is an Equal Opportunity Employer