A Journey Level Plumber, Includes Gas, Includes Gas certification candidate is a qualified individual who can demonstrate journey level competence within their scope and will be proficient in blueprint reading, jobsite safety, and in the practical installation, repair, and service of plumbing systems. A Journey Level Plumber, Includes Gas, Includes Gas certification candidate may also be skilled in jobsite supervision.
Installation, repair and service of plumbing systems includes the construction, installation, alteration, repair, service and maintenance of any new or existing system used for potable water, sewage, waste and vent, and/or gas piping in residential, commercial and industrial settings. A Journey Level Plumber, Includes Gas, Includes Gas is required to have knowledge of proper plumbing terms and definitions, cross connections, back siphoning, backflow, water heaters, LP gas, storm drainage, plumbing fixtures, indirect waste, firestop protection, trade-related math and simple physics, proper sizing of gas, gas vents for appliances, proper layout, and planning and installation of plumbing systems.
A qualified Journey Level Plumber, Includes Gas may perform these tasks alone, or through the supervision of apprentices or other individuals.
The City of Kearney does not require recertification or renewal of this certificate.
Candidates must score a minimum of 75% to pass.
Candidates must have a minimum of four (4) years experience in installation of piping systems. Completion of a recognized apprenticeship program or proof of four (4) years experience from employers is necessary.