Following is an excellent objective resume sample for plumber position which is also useful for pipefitters and steamfitters. Even though plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters are three separate occupations, their duties are often same. For instance, these three kinds of professionals install pipes and fittings that take water, gas, steam, air, or other liquids in domestic, commercial and industrial setting. They attach pipes, decide the required materials for a job, and carry out pressure tests to make sure a pipe system is sealed and waterproof. They are employed in repairs departments of factories, plants and comparable establishments, by plumbing contractors, or they might be self-employed.

The following plumber resume sample is designed in a way that contains all the necessary qualifications and skills a plumber  must have to show the employer. As it is a detailed resume, you may add or remove some statements/phrases and sections per requirements. Don’t forget to include a plumber cover letter in your job application package.


Plumber / Pipefitter / Steamfitter Resume Sample


John David

58 Example Avenue, Conroe, TX 65521
Contact #, Email Address

OBJECTIVE: Dynamic and creative individual seeking a position as a Plumber with ALTRES utilizing exceptional plumbing expertise, organizational acumen, and problem solving skills.

• Over 6 years’ experience as a plumber and pipefitter in different settings
• Highly skilled in reading blueprints, drawings and specifications to establish layout of plumbing and water supply systems
• Demonstrated ability to join pipes by means of screws, bolts, couplings, clamps, cement or soldering, brazing and welding tools
• In-depth knowledge of Installing, repairing and maintaining domestic, commercial or industrial plumbing fittings and systems
• Hands-on experience to measure, cut, bend and thread pipes by means of hand and power tools

• Profound ability to test pipes for leaks by means of air and water pressure gauges
• Proven record of preparing cost estimates
• Able to cut opening in walls and floors to put up pipe and pipe fittings
• Track record of locating and marking positions for pipe connections, passage holes and fixtures in walls and floors


Plumber | ColonialWebb Contractors – Arlington, VA | May 2010 – Present

• Install pipes and fittings
• Study blueprints
• Examine and test installed pipe systems and pipelines
• Conclude the quantity of material and type of tools needed
• Replace damaged parts
• Troubleshoot and fix systems that are not working

Pipefitter | Action Plumbing, Inc. – Marlton, NJ | May 2009 – May 2010

• Assisted the master plumber in all areas of the job
• Worked in all aspects of the plumbing trade residential and commercial, service and repair, re-piping, slab leaks,
• Replaced sewers
• Greased trap installations and water heaters
• Cleaned drains
• Inspected camera and line locations

Marlton Technical College, Marlton, NJ – 2009
Associate of Arts in Plumbing

• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Dedicated and meticulous – high level of accuracy and attention to detail
• Bilingual | English and German
• Computer – MS Word and Excel