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Job Vacancies

Are you an employer looking for the right employee? MPAQ can help you find the right person for your position whether you’re looking for an apprentice or a fully qualified tradesman.

If you would like to submit your job vacancy to be posted on the below page, please email it along with the position name, short description, position location, and your contact details along with any other pertinent details to info@mpaq.com.au. If you have posted the position on another website, please include a link to your advertisement.

* Please note: Job Vacancies submitted without the above details will not be posted. Posts will stay active for two (2) months.

If you’re a job seeker looking for a position in the plumbing and gas industry, check out the companies below looking for the right person. It could be you!

Master Plumbers' Association of Queensland is Hiring! 

WANTED Technical Officer/Trainer for Master Plumbers' Association of Queensland (Acacia Ridge, Qld)

Master Plumbers' Association of Queensland is looking for a Technical Officer/Trainer to join the team. The Association has various services available to its members and conducts multiple training courses and events for business owners to attend. 

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Technical Officer / Trainer role provides expert technical advice and training to members of the Master Plumber’s Association of Queensland in accordance with MPAQ’s values, policies, and procedures. This role is a full-time position.

As an experienced plumber, drainer and gasfitter who is an enthusiastic, organised, proactive individual who holds a passion for the plumbing industry, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide technical advice, representation, and support to plumbing members
  • Provide interpretation and explanation of relevant plumbing legislation, Australian Standards etc.
  • Produce technical materials, equipment, resources, etc.
  • Liaise with industry and other technical personnel
  • Assist and support the technical services team and technical manager as required
  • Provide support in performing site inspections and the preparation of written reports as required
  • Maintain and achieve targets for the department and MPAQ's overall strategic goals
  • Such other duties as required to meet operational needs.
  • Assist and develop written articles for various forms of publications
  • Assist in the development and delivery of industry-relevant training materials

SELECTION CRITERIA:

As a Plumbing, Drainage and Gas professional, you will have:

  • A minimum of four (4) years Plumbing, Drainage and Gas experience
  • A current and valid plumbing and gas licence
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment is preferred, for the right candidate MPAQ may provide this qualification if not already obtained
  • Exceptional phone and interpersonal manner with an ability to build a strong rapport and engage conflict resolution
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to liaise with a broad range of people
  • A 'can do' positive attitude and a willingness to grow and learn
  • Excellent attention to detail with proven ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated discretionary practices and confidentiality
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office programs including Outlook, Word, and Excel and ability to learn office-specific software (mandatory)
  • Possess the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and work autonomously as well as within a team

If you have a genuine passion for the plumbing industry, a firm grasp of the technical requirements of the trade, and the ability to provide high-quality customer service, and would like to be part of a great team, then apply by emailing your resume to kym.campbell@mpaq.com.au

Vacancies for Tradespeople

WANTED Plumbers/4th Year Apprentices for Yates Plumbing & Gas (Brisbane Qld)

Looking for a calm and kind boss who doesn’t yell? Looking for regular work that is organised for you? Yates Plumbing & Gas is looking for plumbers wanting an immediate start working in;

  • Maintenance
  • Commercial
  • Residential (new build, renovation)

We are looking for plumbers who can work across all three of these areas, but we also encourage our plumbers to work in their preferred area too (we look after our team!). We also pro

  • Vehicle provided OR fuel card and annual services paid for if own vehicle used.
  • Attractive wages or salary package available. 

YPG are looking for LONG-TERM team members as we grow and develop as a company. Call Dan for a chat to organise getting started with YPG today! 0437 827 502. (Posted 15/10/2021)

WANTED Qualified Maintenance Plumber for RJS Gas (Sunshine Coast, Qld)

RJS Gas & Plumbing is looking for a fully qualified Maintenance Plumber to join their expanding team and work side by side in the daily operation of the business on the Sunshine Coast. You must be a fully qualified Plumber with current and valid licences. We are looking for an energetic and motivated person who has good old-fashioned work ethic and understands the importance of exceptional customer service.

RJS Gas & Plumbing specialise in gas installations, servicing, residential plumbing maintenance and renovations as well as working for local real estates and body corporates across Sunshine Coast Hinterland area. One of the most important things for our family business is that you have a good attitude, are enthusiastic, and are able to reflect on your performance and willing to work at a high standard. 

The available position offers a successful applicant diverse opportunities now and potential for growth in the future, as our company continues to expand. We are looking for an independent, motivated, and experienced maintenance plumber. We require that you are a Fully Qualified Plumber or 4th yr with a minimum of 2 years experience in Domestic maintenance. 

About the Role:

  • General Plumbing maintenance
  • Renovation - Rough-in and Fit offs.
  • Fit off of fixtures and appliances

About You:

  • Having a clever eye for detail and pride in your work
  • Great work ethic with a can do attitude
  • Ability to work independently and part of a team once briefed
  • Good Problem Solving skills and be capable of managing your daily workload that includes liaising directly with our Customers
  • Reliable, trustworthy and always punctual
  • Great customer service skills
  • Current drivers licence & Vehicle
  • Ability to use cloud based field technology
  • Must have own hand tools
  • Current Valid QBCC Plumbers Licence

Benefits and perks: We are a growing team- with a 'grand plan' for our company. We want you to grow with us. We will offer lots of opportunities to develop your skills and will reward positive contributions to our team. 

  • Leave from home every day (no need to attend the workshop).
  • Uniform Supplied 
  • Work Vehicle
  • Great working environment.
  • Opportunities for advancement.

Remuneration will be based on experience, qualifications and skills. Please email your resume and a covering letter to admin@rjsgas.com.au or contact Jade on 0467 965 500 - Immediate Start. (Posted 8/10/2021)

WANTED Commerical Plumber and 3rd or 4th Year Apprentice for Aura Contractors (Sunshine Coast, Qld)

Do you want a sea change, why not move to the Sunshine Coast and work with a growing company. Get on board with a company that is growing with room to climb up to a manager role. We currently have a list of jobs going which include:

  • Eumundi Hotel
  • Sugar Bag Road Mountain Bike hub
  • Deception Bay Community Hall
  • Medical Centre
  • Schools
  • Sales Centre

Great hourly rate.

If this sounds right for you please e-mail Nicole at admin@auracontractors.com.au (Posted 8/10/2021) 

WANTED Licensed Trade Plumber - Drainer - Gas Fitter for Theuerkauf Plumbing Services (South Burnett Area, Qld)

We have an excellent opportunity for a full time, licensed plumber to join the team at Theuerkauf Plumbing Services. We are a thriving, family-owned company and expanding rapidly. We offer:

  • Competitive above-award wages based on experience and qualifications.
  • A work ute and uniforms supplied
  • Family-friendly, flexible hours. No weekend work, unless you request it!
  • Ongoing mentorship and support

Based in beautiful, warm, sunny Southeast Queensland and covering the South Burnett Area and its surrounding towns, we enjoy vastly varied work each day, from maintenance to renovations, commercial to industrial, and across both private domestic work and large government contracts. The successful candidate will need the following:

  • Current manual Driver’s Licence
  • QLD Plumbing Licence (or QBCC recognised)
  • Gas Licence
  • Blue Card (or willing to obtain)
  • White Card

We would love it if you had the following as well:

  • Domestic maintenance experience
  • Pride in your work
  • Great problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work on your own and with a team
  • Tidy and professional presentation and top-class work ethic
  • Meet and exceed high government work standards and expectations

We are hiring from all over Australia as well as New Zealand so send your resume through to us at admin@tpsplumbing.net or contact us through our website at www.tpsplumbing.net(Posted 27/09/2021)

WANTED Plumber for Franklin Plumbing (Scenic Rim, Qld)

This is a great opportunity for you to become a part of a reliable and customer-focused team. We pride ourselves on our supportive environment, organization, and our quality workmanship.

Offering ABOVE AWARD WAGES & A WORK UTE for the right candidate. If you are:

  • A licensed plumber
  • Have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in plumbing maintenance
  • Have a driver's license
  • A neat and presentable appearance
  • Ability to follow directions and procedures
  • A positive, good-natured attitude

Then this is the perfect position for you. Submit your resume to: administrator@franklinplumbingandgas.com.au or call 0483 203 540 for more details. (Posted 24/09/2021)

WANTED Trade Plumber for Maintenance for A-Grade Plumbing and Gas, (Brisbane/Gold Coast)

We are currently seeking a fully qualified MAINTENANCE PLUMBER to join our team.  A well-established plumbing company, A Grade Plumbing and Gas are seeking full-time maintenance plumbers to join their team and become a valued part of a rapidly growing business. With us, you won't just be a number – you'll be building towards a strong future, with premium wages & quarterly bonus's based on individual KPI's. Applicants are required to have plumbing maintenance experience.

The position offers:

  • Premium salary package including bonus's
  • Company Car
  • Job security in a busy and well established plumbing company
  • Mobile phone & uniforms
  • Friendly working environment
  • Immediate start

THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT WILL BE:

  • Self-motivated & willing to work unsupervised
  • Positive attitude
  • Have good communication skills
  • Customer service focused
  • Well-groomed & mannered

Applicant Skill Requirements:

  • Current Full Plumbing Licence
  • Current Full Gas Licence Ideal However Interim with the intention to study accepted
  • Manual Drivers license
  • Advantage: Restricted Electrical License

Most importantly, you need to be an easy-going, good person to fit in with our existing team. Above award wages depending on experience. 

To apply, email your resume (including current references) to If you feel you have the above attributes and meet the criteria for this role, please forward your resume to Kyla@agradepg.com.auor call Kyla on 0428 718 557 for more information. (21/09/2021)

WANTED Trade Plumber for Kingaroy Plumbing Works (Kingaroy QLD)

We are currently seeking a fully qualified TRADE PLUMBER to join our team.  Applicants are required to have plumbing maintenance experience. The position offers:

  • Competitive above-award wages (commensurate with experience and qualifications)
  • Ute and uniforms supplied
  • Family-friendly, flexible hours – this is a full-time position with the opportunity for overtime
  • Stability and assurance of continued work from a local and family run business established in 1947.

Employees can expand their skill set as we undertake a wide variety of work for many different clients throughout the South Burnett Area. Applicant Requirements:

  • FULLY QUALIFIED TRADE PLUMBER with post-trade plumbing maintenance experience
  • Current C Class Australian Driver’s License
  • GASFITTING LICENCE with gas work experience would be advantageous but not essential.
  • OWN HAND TOOLS

To apply, email your resume (including current references) to tony@kpw.com.au or call Tony K on 07 4162 2411 for more information. (Posted on 27/08/21)

WANTED Maintenance Plumber for Nadia Plumbing Maintenance (Brisbane, Qld)

Established Commercial Plumbing company based in Brisbane is looking for an experienced maintenance plumber to carry out all aspects of commercial & industrial plumbing including roofing. Must be able to work a rotating on-call roster. Applicant must be based in the greater Brisbane area.

Successful candidate must have:

  • Minimum 2 years' maintenance experience
  • Commercial fit out / refurbishment experience
  • White card
  • Current plumbing and drivers license
  • Extra tickets would be advantageous e.g. Gas, Backflow, etc.
  • Good problem solving abilities
  • Able to work autonomously or in a team environment
  • Good presentation
  • Must be able to obtain police check / Blue card

We provide:

  • Company vehicle
  • Phone & uniform
  • Full super and entitlements

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in applying, please submit your resume to maintenance@nardiaplumbing.com.au. Only successful applicants will be contacted. (Posted 5/08/2021)

Vacancies for Apprentices

Are you looking for an apprenticeship? The below businesses are open to being contacted:

Stimson Plumbing & Building Maintenance 

Based in Dalby, Stimson Plumbing & Building Maintenance has always had apprentices and work to support them. If you are a first or third-year apprentice and willing to move to Dalby, contact Jody Monaghan on 07 4662 2383 or email jody@spbm.com.au.

Superior Plumbing 

Superior Plumbing Brisbane is seeking first and second-year apprentices to join our team. We are offering works covering a multitude of sites in the Brisbane metro area. We are ideally after an apprentice that has previous laboring experience in the construction field. The successful applicant must have their own licence and transport to get to and from job sites.

Role Requirements Include:

  • Construction safety blue and white cards
  • Able to fill in paperwork accurately
  • Able to work safely and take responsibility
  • A current driver’s licence and car

What we will offer:

  • To be a part of a growing young vibrant team of long-term employees
  • To work for a family-friendly business
  • Above award wages
  • Training and Development
  • Steady and secure work for the right candidate

For more information or to apply for the role, email admin@spqld.com.au or call the office on 07 3205 2050.

Are you looking for an apprentice to put on or are you considering hiring an apprentice in the near future? Submit your details today to be added to a private directory list of plumbing businesses that would like to receive updates and CVs of plumbing apprentices who are looking for work. 

*Please note this is only for MPAQ members 

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