Plumbing Service Technician - 8126 in San Leandro, California, US at ARS

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

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Job Description

Company: American Residential Services

Our Bay San Leandro, CA location is seeking Experienced Residential Plumbing Service Techs

ARS/RR in our San Leandro location are is winning team. We're growing and need more quality, service-minded plumbing professionals. 

  • Assists in providing a description of diagnosed problems to the customer in terms that can be understood. Obtains agreement for services and/or installation before performing work.
  • Assists in the installation, repair and maintenance of water, gas and sewer lines and systems. May use pipe bursting, lining or pipe patch processes.
  • Clears clogged lines and repairs leaks.
  • Assists in the installation, repair and maintenance of water, gas and sewer lines and systems. Clears clogged lines and repairs leaks.
  • Assists in the repair and installation of plumbing pipes, traps, washbowls, fittings, drains, sprinklers, backflow preventers, commodes, bathtubs, water heaters, hot water tanks, disposals, water softeners and faucets.
  • Cuts openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Cuts and threads pipe using pipe cutters, cutting torch and pipe threading machine. Bends pipe to required angle.
  • Assembles and installs valves, pipe fittings and pipes composed of metals, glass, vitrified clay and plastic, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Joins pipes by use of screws, bolts, fittings, solder and plastic solvent, caulking joints or any other standard mechanical means..
  • Fills pipe system with water or air and reads pressure gauges to determine whether system is leaking.
  • May provide cost estimates for plumbing services.
  • Interfaces with American Home Shield and other warranty companies, as needed. Coordinates service needs with warranty representatives for authorization.  Communicates with supervisor or manager regarding changes, problems or policy discrepancies.
  • Pulls stock from the warehouse for plumbing orders.
  • Maintains and fuels vehicle and stocks the service truck with adequate parts.
  • Transports materials and tools to the job site and provides proper accounting of tools.
  • May dig and back fill trenches for plumbing jobs.


We offer year round work, company truck, equipment, Plumber uniforms and a complete package including a 401(k), medical, dental, life and vision benefits.

Job Requirements


  • 3 years related experience and/or advanced training or any equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
  • A High School diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred.
  • Must have basic plumbing capabilities.
  • A valid driver’s license and good communications skills are required.
  • Understand drains and basic plumbing as well as sewers systems and septic tanks
  • Be able to make a basic drain and/or plumbing diagnosis
  • Diagnose and solve main and secondary line blockages
  • Know how to operate different machines used in drain cleaning
  • Understand how to remove and reset toilets, valves and flanges

 Pre-employment screening- per ARS Rescue Rooter policy.
American Residential Services, LLC is a is a drug free workplace and require all perspective employees to undergo a complete background check including department of motor vehicle records check and drug screening.

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