Journeyman Plumber

Deljo Heating and Cooling



Chicago, IL

Work type

full time


$35 - $60 an hour

Date posted

May 6, 2024

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About the role

Deljo Heating and Cooling has been serving the north side of Chicago since 1922! We pride ourselves on hiring the best in the industry to meet the high-quality expectations we set for our clients.

We have a low turnover rate, which attests to our positive company culture.

We are in need of a Journeyman Plumber who is willing and eager to assist with building our Plumbing Department.

The ideal candidate will have a stable job history, show growth as a Plumber, and enjoy mentoring others.

What we offer:

  • 6 paid holidays

  • 5 days of PTO after 6 months, 5 more after 12 months

  • 5 accrued sick days over a 12-month period

  • Medical, dental, and life insurance

  • Short- and long-term disability

  • 401k with a 3.5% company match

  • Competitive pay along with a performance bonus plan

  • Fully stocked vans and warehouse with plumbing supplies

  • Company-paid uniforms

  • Take home a company-issued van with insurance, fuel, and tolls covered - a valid driver's license and clean record required

  • Home dispatching for a seamless work experience

  • Annual reviews with opportunities for pay increases

  • Professional development

  • Employee appreciation events

Work hours:

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.

No nights or on-call required! For individuals looking to earn overtime, we have Saturday work available.


$35.00 - $60.00 per hour depending on experience + monthly bonuses.

Top performers can earn up to $125,000/year.

Required Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of plumbing field experience and installation experience

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting

  • Valid driver's license with an insurable driving record

  • Successfully pass a background check and drug screen

  • Willing to invest in tools

  • Follow written and verbal instructions

  • Impeccable customer service

Key Responsibilities:

Troubleshooting and Maintenance:

  • Perform tasks including drain clearing, cleaning, rodding, and jetting

  • Handle issues related to water heaters (gas, electric, tankless), sump pumps, ejector pumps, gas lines, bathroom fixtures, low water pressure, lack of hot water, leaking faucets and pipes, burst pipes, garbage disposal units, and various piping

  • Possess expertise in sewer line maintenance, which encompasses backflow prevention, repair, addressing flooding, clearing clogs, and managing backups

  • Install fixtures and appliances as needed

  • Execute pipe replacement utilizing a range of materials such as galvanized steel, cast iron, copper, PVC, ABS, and PEX

  • Undertake projects involving sewer and drain line replacement

  • Install and upkeep sump pumps

  • Perform sump pump backups

Soft Skills:

  • Showcase critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Effectively communicate with both customers and colleagues

  • Participate in a collaborative team setting with supervisors, peers, and apprentices

  • Exhibit a friendly and professional attitude toward both customers and the team

Keys to Success:

  • Achieve sales targets to earn bonuses

  • Ensure efficiency and timely completion of tasks

  • Utilize tablets to minimize paperwork

  • Maintain positive customer reviews

  • Collaborate effectively with a helper

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