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Plumber (Apprentice) Vancouver


Burnaby, BC
ID: 1602-104

Since 1927, our skilled workforce has brought their high-quality workmanship, experience, and passion to a diverse project portfolio that includes some of Alberta and British Columbia's most iconic structures.


At Trotter & Morton, we know we're only as good as our employees. We are looking to hire hard-working individuals who are looking to gain more experience and work towards becoming a ticketed Plumber! The successful applicants will contribute to our team of experienced personnel by bringing a willingness to learn and an entrepreneurial spirit to every project.  We are currently recruiting all levels of Apprentice Plumbers.


Trotter and Morton’s Mechanical Division is a UA170 registered division.  All plumbers, with the assistance and sponsorship of Trotter and Morton will be required to become UA 170 union members.

Compensation Range: $25.15 to $38.87 per hour

Roles and Responsibilities

Assist and learn from Journeyman Plumbers in all areas of commercial plumbing, including but not limited to:

  • Read blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine layout of plumbing system, water supply network and waste and drainage systems
  • Install, repair and maintain domestic, commercial or industrial plumbing fixtures and systems
  • Locate and mark positions for pipe connections, passage holes and fixtures in walls and floors
  • Cut opening in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings
  • Measure, cut, bend and thread pipes using hand and power tools or machines
  • Join pipes using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement or soldering, brazing and welding equipment
  • Test pipes for leaks using air and water pressure gauges
  • Assist with material handling
  • Maintain clean working area at all times, perform housekeeping duties on site
  • Ensure full compliance with Trotter & Morton Safety programs 
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Competent use of hand and power tools

Required Abilities

  • Ability to follow directions
  • Ability to work with others as part of a team
  • Progress within the plumbing trade through a recognized apprenticeship program,
  • Work at various construction sites and projects within British Columbia
  • Ability to work on constructions sites which may be outside
  • Physical stamina required to: 
      • use proper lifting techniques for heavy pipes weighing in excess of 25 kilograms 
      • be on your feet for long periods 
      • sometimes work in cramped positions

 Required Experience

  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Pre-Apprentice program considered an asset
  • Experience in commercial construction is an asset


We firmly believe our employees are our best assets and we are committed to providing ongoing training and support to allow them to reach their full potential. Trotter & Morton Group of Companies is an industry-leader in safety, and we strive for an incident-free workplace in all aspects of our operations.


Our Commitment to Diversity


The Trotter & Morton Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to hiring talented, qualified professionals without regard to race, age, gender, or any other protected ground and to providing an environment without discrimination.


Every effort is made to provide fair and equal employment and development opportunities and to ensure that our policies regarding hiring, compensation, promotions, and transfers are based solely on skills and capabilities, job requirements, job performance, and other job-related criteria.


If you have a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence, apply today and build a rewarding career as a member of our high-performing team.


 We thank all applicants in advance, however, we will only contact candidates selected for an interview.


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