Careers

Plumbing. A Pipeline to Success.

As long as we need water, we’ll need plumbers. As a journeyman plumber, you can practice your trade anywhere in Wisconsin, the US or the world. With experience and further training, you can advance into positions such as:

  • Estimator
  • Master Plumber
  • Owner/Contractor
  • Instructor/Teacher
  • Designer
  • Inspector
  • Consultant

Become an Apprentice

A plumbing apprenticeship is like a scholarship in an important American industry. It’s an honor to be selected for a PPC apprenticeship. As an apprentice, you’ll be paid while you learn and you’ll receive benefits. Our program includes on-the-job training and classroom instruction in either day or night courses.

The on-the-job training portion of your apprenticeship includes 7560 hours of the following:

  • installation of plumbing fixtures and appliances
  • design and construction of sewer, drain-water-and-vent and water supply systems
  • mechanics and installation of water heaters and treatment equipment
  • diagnosis and repair of plumbing systems

The 800 hours of classroom instruction focuses on:

  • safe handling of tools, equipment and materials
  • drafting skills
  • blueprint reading
  • Math, Chemistry and Applied Physics
  • State Plumbing Code and regulations

How to Get Started

Plumbers Local 75 holds an orientation session for those interested in pursuing a career in plumbing on the first Friday of every month. For information on times and locations, or just to learn more about plumbing careers, click here.

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