Apprentice Plumber

Kimbel Mechanical Systems Inc.



Jonesboro, AR

Work type

full time


$17 - $20 an hour

Date posted

Jun 26, 2024

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About the role

As an apprentice plumber, you will play a crucial role in the success of our projects. While working under the guidance of journeyman plumbers, you will learn to install, modify, inspect, repair, and maintain plumbing fixtures in gas, water, and drainage systems according to applicable building codes for either single family residential or multifamily housing.

The purpose of your apprenticeship is to earn your journeyman license so you can then teach apprentice plumbers the trade.


  • Learn to inspect, install, modify, repair, and maintain plumbing fixtures in gas, water, and drainage systems according to applicable building codes

  • Learn to identify electrical and safety problems

  • Take necessary corrective action to fix electrical and safety problems

  • Learn to read blueprints

  • Complete quality control sheets

  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Attend apprentice school one night per week until journeyman license is earned

  • Manage subcontractors being utilized for the job

  • Build and maintain project schedules to meet deadlines

  • Learn from and take instruction from supervisors

  • Learn and perform necessary tasks from all phases of electrical


  • Leadership skills and the ability to empower individuals on your team

  • Ability to produce quality work

  • Excellent communication skills to be used when working with builders, general contractors, and project managers

  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures

  • Ability to follow directions

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Valid driver's license

  • Strong work ethic that you display daily

  • Ability to work 6 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday and an occasional Saturday

Why work for Kimbel Mechanical?

Kimbel Mechanical Systems, Inc is Arkansas' largest mechanical contractor performing work nationwide. We perform all phases of plumbing, HVAC, and electrical work on projects such as single-family homes, apartments, condominiums, hotels, and student housing. Kimbel offers employees year-round employment, top pay, and great benefits with opportunities for professional growth, and much more. At Kimbel, your career is our priority. With a structured Career Path laid out in front of you the day you walk in the door, Kimbel dedicates its commitment and resources to ensure you reach your career goals.


  • Upon hire, PTO hours are added to your PTO account

  • Health coverage: Choose either PPO or HDHP plan

  • Dental and vision coverage

  • Basic Life Insurance provided by Kimbel, additional voluntary life insurance policies available

  • Short-term disability policy. At your one year anniversary Kimbel automatically enrolls employees in the company-paid short term and long-term disability policies at no cost.

  • Supplemental Accident and Critical Illness

  • Secure Save Emergency Savings Fund

  • 401(k) retirement plan with a match

  • Six paid holidays, two paid volunteer days per calendar year

  • 2 weeks paid parental leave, 4 weeks paid birth recovery leave

  • First 6 months of diapers and wipes provided by Kimbel for newborns

  • $150 Red Wing or Zappos at Work Boot Voucher to purchase new boots every 2 years

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