What does a typical Plumber do? A Typical Plumber attend a wide range of tasks to do with Drainage, Waterworks , Water Heating, Gas and Air. Plumber are involved in most construction project which are Human will occupy. Maintaining existing Plumbing system create allot of Australia’s work also.
How well do Plumbers get paid well In WA Plumbers wages and salaries range from $60,000 - $70,000 annually, however plumbers that run their own business can go as high as to $100,000. In general Plumbers pay is above Australians median average pay rate.
What skills make a good plumber Working in maintanence with customers and working in commercial require very different skills. Unfortunately being an incredibly skilled keen eyed plumber is not enough to grow your own business as a sole trader, being friendly and prompt is much more important as your business will grow mostly from word of mouth. Being able to problem solve well or work fast and efficiently is much more important on commercial jobs where you will spend long hours on a single job autonamously. It is important with all plumbing to be very thorough, mistakes in drainage, water or gas that resurface later can be absolutely catastrophic.
Doing something important Plumbing is used to ensure safe delivery of water. Clean water usage is made possible only through plumbing which is often taken for granted. Safely and efficiently disposing of human waste and waste water is also incredibly vital to society. As people visiting underdeveloped countries or developed countries with more lax plumbing and drainage rules can attest, a lack of clean running water and proper sanitation is devastating.
Is plumbing dangerous? Short answer is yes. There are lots of ways to injure yourself, power tools are the most common way to hurt yourself. Plumbers use a wide range of sharp and powerful tools. Plumbers have also been known to suffocate from drain gases and carbon monoxide. Drowning or Suffocating by means of water and a trench caving in is also possible. However safety is taken very seriously by most small to large businesses and as long as you are not overreaching from your experience there is not too much to worry about.