Commercial Journeyman Plumber

STR Mechanical, LLC | Charlotte, NC

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Posted Date 2/06/2024
Description A FirstCall Mechanical Company


Location: Charlotte, NC


Success Through Reputation

STR Mechanical is an HVAC Specialist based in Charlotte, North Carolina with operations around the Southeast. STR offers services in maintenance agreements, temperature controls and construction.

We feel that nothing is more important than to give our customers the quality of workmanship that they expect, pay for, and deserve. By growing and succeeding on the strength of our reputation, we strive to take care of each and every need of our customers, employees, and vendors. Whether the needs are service, installation, replacement, or temperature controls; we have the experience and expertise to excel in all of these areas to surpass our customer's expectations.


FirstCall Mechanical Group is a growing, privately held services platform in the Southeast. We partner with leading regional companies offering HVAC, refrigeration, electrical, and plumbing services to commercial and industrial customers. Through our current network of regional partners, we offer services in Texas, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia & Florida.

All FirstCall Mechanical partner companies receive the benefit of centralized support across finance & accounting, human resources and sales & marketing, allowing them to focus on exponential growth in their market. We are their support platform enabling them to do what they do best!

FirstCall Mechanical not only partners with companies to nurture growth in the market, but also provides equal focus on employee growth and development as well. We believe when YOU succeed, we all succeed, so we strive to be the first call for talented team members who want a career, not just a job.


We are currently seeking an experienced Commercial Journeyman Plumber to join the fast-growing STR Mechanical Team. The ideal candidate will have a can-do attitude, work well in a team environment, have a high level of customer service and have strong attention to detail.

  • Assemble, install, and pressure test all pipes, fittings, ad fixtures of heating, water, drainage, and sprinkler systems according to specifications and plumbing codes (IPC)
  • Determine sources of plumbing concerns as indicated or according to work orders
  • Locate and mark positioned for connections and fixtures
  • Install pipes, fitting, valves, fixtures, and plumbing system equipment, to include trim such as sinks, commodes, water heaters, water softeners, boilers
  • Install supports and hangers for pipe, fixtures, and equipment
  • Read blueprints, drawings, and specifications to determine the layout of plumbing systems, water supply networks and waste and drainage systems
  • Plan and install plumbing systems, fixtures, piping equipment and controls, test pipe systems and fixtures for leaks
  • Advise on material and hardware used
  • Maintain inventory of company-owned tools, equipment, and materials
  • Inspect and ensure areas are always clean
  • Work with building foreman, principals, and supervisors to complete projects
  • Detect needed repairs on buildings, grounds, and equipment following established inspection procedures
  • Operate tools and equipment according to established safety procedures
  • Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties including lifting, climbing, etc.
  • Ability to teach and train subordinates
  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • 5+ years of experience as a Commercial Journeyman Plumber
  • Completion of a plumbing apprenticeship or another type of formal plumbing training
  • Ability to use a wide variety of plumbing tools and techniques
  • All state and federal-mandated license required to practice
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds
  • Must pass a criminal background check and drug screen
  • Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record
  • Follow oral and written instructions
  • Work cooperatively with others
  • Willingness to respond to emergency plumbing situations at odd hours
  • Competitive Wages & Weekly Pay
  • Year-round work with multiple locations and national presence
  • FREE dental insurance for employee
  • FREE short-term disability
  • FREE life insurance coverage of $20,000
  • Eligible for insurance benefits 1st of the month after 30 days with multiple options
  • 401k plan with generous company match after 30 days
  • Company Vehicle & Cell Phone
  • PTO & 7 Paid Holidays
  • Access to FirstCall Academy for training and development
  • No-Interest Tool Purchase Program
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Generous Employee Referral Program
  • Continual learning and development in the body of knowledge through FirstCall Academy, to ensure we set the bar for skill level in the industry
  • Elite level of customer service, to ensure we continue to be the FirstCall our customers make for their HVAC & Refrigeration needs

This position reports to the local service and construction manager, and has a responsibility to the entire service and construction team and all of our customers.


Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Mental stamina for problem solving and prioritizing multiple tasks.

Environmental Requirements

Will be required to work in a field environment, traveling to multiple customer sites on a daily basis.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job:

the employee is regularly required to use hands to operate computer keyboard, reach with hands and arms.

The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit.

The employee is continually required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds without assistance.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

STR Mechanical is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Salary22.50 Hour
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