Journeyman Plumber

Roto-Rooter Plumbing


Closed for applications


Alhambra, CA

Work type

full time


$17 - $20 an hour

Date posted

Mar 26, 2024

About the role

Journeyman Plumber Job Overview

If job security, top pay, excellent benefits, and career advancement representing a well-known national brand are what you're looking for, Roto-Rooter is the company for you.

We pride ourselves on being a great place to work, providing excellent pay (our most experienced Journeyman Plumbers earn more than $100,000 per year), flexible work schedules and top benefits.

Our plumbers perform plumbing services ranging from simple faucet repairs to water heater installations and plumbing system replacements.  

Journeyman Plumber Responsibilities

  • Provide solutions to residential and commercial plumbing & drain problems.

  • A service call begins with diagnosing problems then providing a cost estimate to close the sale.

  • Make necessary repairs.

  • Document estimates and invoices, both in writing and on provided smartphone.

  • Collect payment and move on to the next service call.

Journeyman Plumber Requirements

  • A valid driver’s license.

  • State plumbing license (preferred).

  • Effective communication and customer service skills.

Service technicians are paid an hourly rate of $17.00 to $20.00 during training. After training, they are paid an hourly rate at or above the minimum wage for all hours worked. The hourly pay rate may vary, depending on whether the pay is for base pay paid at the employee’s base hourly rate (minimum wage), or administrative pay for administrative hours worked (between minimum wage and $85.60) . Service technicians also have the potential to earn commissions at the rate of 16-22% of revenue depending on the revenue category.  Commissions ranging from $10 to $155 can also be earned for selling products and treatments.


At Roto-Rooter we believe that investing in our employees is the best investment we can make.  We also care about the health and welfare of our employees and their families. That’s why we are proud of our extensive employee benefit package including:

  • Medical insurance with a Prescription Drug Card

  • Accident and Critical Illness Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Paid Vacation

  • Paid Training

  • Life Insurance

  • Matching 401K Retirement Savings Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Profit Sharing

Roto-Rooter offers excellent career paths for military veterans and personnel who are planning to transition into new civilian professions. Throughout our 86 years in business, we've learned that service training, and the military structure veterans are used to, are a good fit at our company.

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, age, national origin, veteran status, military status, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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