Plumber - 3rd or 4th Year Apprentice

  • Full-time

Company Description

We've been serving Canadian clients for over 75 years. The companies that began independently and now form Dexterra Group have an outstanding record of supporting the infrastructure and built assets that play a vital role in our society and helping our clients achieve higher performance and productivity. Powered by passionate people, we bring the right teams with the right skills together – offering both experience and regional expertise so companies can operate their day to day, confidently and successfully.

Job Description

Join our NRB Modular Solutions team, where our people are driven by a desire to innovate, do social good, and move construction forward.

As a 3rd or 4th Year Apprentice Plumber, reporting to the Lead Hand, you will install, repair and maintain pipes, fixtures, and other plumbing used for water distribution and wastewater disposal in portable manufactured units. The Apprentice Plumber ensures components are installed according to plumbing scopes and prints. 

$500 Signing Bonus available to new hires after 3 months of employment!

Your work will include:

  • Complete tasks related to the planning, laying out of the plumbing components of the construction, repair and assembly of temporary and permanent buildings, additions, partitions and wood structures and fixtures in accordance with blueprints, sketches and verbal instructions.
  • Read blueprints and specifications.
  • Participate in all construction and remodeling projects involving plumbing, air conditioning or gas fitting changes and/or additions.
  • Tend to the maintenance and preventative maintenance programs including cleaning for all plumbing, heating, and air conditioning, and air and vacuum related equipment.
  • Complete Job Hazards Assessments and Accident and Incident reports.
  • Attend Toolbox meetings to ensure understanding of work expectations and goals. 
  • Accountable and responsible for the quality of all plumbing work performed on manufactured product to ensure it meets all company and/or contract standards with recommendations for improvements where needed.


  • Opportunity to work under a Journeyperson.
  • RRSP Matching of 5% and extended health & dental benefits that start right away.
  • Every second Friday off!
  • Award winning safety culture.
  • Continuous work indoors year-round!
  • Be #1 on day 1 by joining an industry leader.
  • $500 Wellness and Independent Education Program.
  • $500 Signing Bonus and Referral Bonus program.
  • Competitive wages starting from $26.21/hour, or more depending on experience.

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  • Working and practical knowledge of the applications of plumbing techniques and methods
  • Able to operate all hand and power tools required to perform tasks specific to trade
  • Ability to read building specifications, blueprints and as-builds;
  • Ability to draw appropriate sketches to communicate details to team members, and others;
  • Perform heavy manual labor, including bending, stooping, reaching, carrying and lifting heavy objects weighing up to 45 lbs.
  • Requires manual dexterity of both hands and feet to perform activities such as lifting overhead, twisting and bending while lifting, climbing ladders and stairs while wearing protective equipment, and working in confined spaces, including repetitive arm motion below, at, and above shoulder level.
  • Walks approximately 2-4 kilometers per day on a variety of surfaces including, concrete and gravel.

This position is safety sensitive and requires drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment.

Additional Information

Dexterra Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans’ status, Indigenous status, or any other legally protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the hiring selection process are available upon request.


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