Plumbers are essential workers that repair and maintain the pipelines in the buildings we live and work in. They are analyzers, makers, and contributors that use their technical knowledge to solve everyday problems and make sure people can access water sources comfortably.
Plumbers have strong communication skills and can work either independently or in teams. They can work with a variety of product models and identify the exact tools needed to fix them. They perform hard labor at times but it is necessary and rewarding work. They are patient and often speak multiple languages since they need to interact with people of different backgrounds and needs.
Jobs for this role take 2-5 years of schooling and apprenticeship plus certification. The market for this role are expected to grow 14% by 2028.