Yep. You read that right, we’re looking for another fish to add to our tank – particularly one with gasfitting qualifications and experience.
With over 28 years in the business, whoever joins our squad is going to be signing up to gain some serious expertise in the plumbing world.
We’re a pretty laid-back school of fish, with just a few common goals – complete the work, do it well and make sure to have fun where you can.
Plus, we’re located in Brisbane, which if you live here or are relocating here, you know it’s a pretty great place to be and work.
Sounding pretty good so far, right? Right. Now let’s get to what you’re skimming this blog for: information about the job.
Who the hell is Salmon Plumbing?
We’re a well-established team, having been in business since 1991. We’re known for offering high quality, complete plumbing solutions for residential and commercial maintenance and small projects.
Thanks to this, we’re proud to provide consistent, varied and challenging work for our plumbers every day of the week.
Not only is our team motivated, they’re also driven by a supportive, inclusive and friendly culture behind the scenes.
Our belief at Salmon Plumbing is that business success and growth stems from fantastic customer service and high-quality products. And our best chance at delivering that is by creating a friendly, fun and honest environment for our crew to work in – meaning no pushy sales techniques and a focus on education and support.
We’ve also got some pretty sweet tech for our team to play with. We use innovative, industry-leading technology that helps our plumbers keep up with the latest in plumbing and streamline their work day.
We are located in Northgate and service the Brisbane metropolitan area.
Why do you want to work with us over any other plumbing business?
Short answer? Because we invest in our team. Our focus is on growth, not stagnation, and that goes for both our business and our plumbers.
We provide ongoing professional development training and flexible working conditions to accommodate any training needs.
We’re committed to ensuring our staff never feel like they’ve been thrown in the deep end. That’s why we ensure that every plumber that joins our team is trained and inducted, and spends time on the road and in the office with our staff to ensure they learn the ropes.
We also provide ongoing customer service, manufacturer and technical training, as well as hold team meetings every two weeks to ensure staff feel their voices are heard.
What is the role on offer?
The role is for a self-motivated and qualified maintenance plumber who is willing to complete both residential and commercial as well as some small project plumbing work.
You must be able to work an on-call roster every 6 – 7 weeks, although there can definitely be some flexibility with this for the right applicant.
The average working week applicants can expect is around 40 – 45 hours.
What duties are involved in the role?
Some of the tasks you would be expect to inform as part of the Salmon Plumbing team include:
- Performing plumbing maintenance at client’s properties
- Ordering, accounting for and charging out materials and equipment
- Preparing reports of work performed on site
- Assessing and finding solutions on-site
- Working unsupervised
- Preparing and presenting on-site quotations for service
What other offers are a part of my employment package?
In addition to joining an all-star team of plumbers and getting the training opportunity of a lifetime, your employment package with Salmon Plumbing will also include:
- A late model, well-maintained vehicle
- A phone
- An iPad scheduling tablet
- 4 weeks annual leave, public holidays and sick leave all paid as per the award
- A uniform and work boots
- Paid training
- 12 RDO’s based on a 40-hour work week
- Flexibility around family commitments
What do YOU need to be successful in this role?
The main skills and experience that we need to see for applicants to progress are:
- Queensland plumbers license
- Current driver’s license
- Positive attitude and good communication skills
- Customer-service focus
Any additional licensing, such as gas, restricted electrical, TMV backflow or others, is also welcome, and will be highly regarded!
We welcome interstate applicants!
If you’re considering relocating for this role, here’s what you need to know:
No matter where you’re from, we’d love to have you on our team. However, there are a few things you need to have before you can work in Queensland.
Here are a few links to help you get your ducks in a row:
Skills Certified – Plumbing Queensland (An Overview)
Queensland Building and Construction Commission – State Regulator
Queensland Gas Association Inc – QLD Gas Industry Authority
If this is all sounding pretty good to you, here’s what you need to do
As long as you’re a highly motivated and energetic plumber who’s keen to join our fun and dynamic team, we can guarantee you’ll be in with a chance at securing this role.
To apply for this role, click here and complete the application form.
It’s important to note that you must have the right to live and work in Brisbane, Australia to apply for this job.
Interstate applicants are welcome!