Master Plumber

Position: Master Plumber
Hourly Range: $32.06 – $35.35 (Pending Education and Qualifications)
Location: Garden River – Administration Office
Duration: 1 Year Contract

Position Summary
The Master Plumber works closely with the Capital Projects Supervisor. The plumber will be a skilled professional who installs,
maintains, diagnoses and repairs all plumbing and equipment, throughout Garden River First Nation.

• Read blueprints, drawings, and specifications to determine the layout of the plumbing system, water supply network, waste
water and drainage systems;
• Install, repair, and maintain residential, commercial, or industrial plumbing fixtures and systems;
• Locate and mark positions for pipe connections, passage holes, and fixtures in walls and floors;
• Cut openings in walls and floors to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings;
• Measure, cut, bend, and thread pipes using hand and power tools or machines;
• Join pipes using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement or soldering, brazing, and welding equipment;
• Test pipes for leaks using air and water pressure gauges;
• May prepare cost estimates, cost analysis and obtaining quotes for external work when required for approval;
• Must have experience in cutting concrete foundations (Floors, walls, ceilings) along with knowledge of how the relocation of
toilets tubs and sinks;
• Contact inspector to verify code compliant work;
• Communicate the issue to the client, and perform the repair of the issue diagnosed;
• Complete required documentation and submit reports as requested;
• Properly clean and maintain equipment, tools, and materials; safely operate equipment and vehicle;
• Performing other duties as may be required or assigned;

• Master Plumber license with Red Seal Certification is required;
• Must be in good standings with Skilled trades Ontario ;
• Valid Ontario Drivers license with access to vehicle is considered an asset;
• Must have proven knowledge of current safety regulations as they apply;
• Residential, Commercial and industrial experience is an asset;
• Must be able to understand plumbing concepts, including blueprints and schematics;
• Thorough knowledge of the National and Ontario Building Code;
• Must have basic knowledge of construction methods;
• Ability to be on call; After Hours, Weekends, Holidays;
• Experience working in other trades is a bonus. (HVAC/Electrical /Renovations);
• Flexibility required to keep pace with an ever-changing environment;
• Demonstrated sensitivity to and knowledge to the First Nation cultural values and traditions;
• Ability to be consistent and display a positive/helpful attitude;
• Excellent organizational skills, time management skills, interpersonal and communications skills, both oral and written;
• Ability to report for work as scheduled;
• Must undergo a criminal record check prior to employment (At Applicant Expense)

*For a copy of the full job description please email and one can be forwarded*
Interested applicants can email or drop off their cover letter, detailed resume, three work related references by:
October 6th 2023 @ 12:00pm. Please address the envelope and/or email “MP – 2023 – 112” and submit to:
Human Resources
Garden River First Nation
7 Shingwauk Street, Garden River, ON P6A 6Z8

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