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Roof Plumbers work with roof drainage systems on residential, commercial and industrial buildings. They install, maintain and repair flashings, metallic roof and wall claddings and rainwater products such as gutters, eaves, downpipes and rainwater tanks. Registration or licensing is required.
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Roof Plumbers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
92,300
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1153
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Below average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Strong growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.
  • studying blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine the layout of plumbing systems and materials required
  • setting out and installing hot and cold water systems and associated equipment
  • installing water-based fire protections systems, including fire hydrants, hose reels and sprinkler systems
  • designing and installing sanitary plumbing and water supply systems, discharge pipes and sanitary fixtures
  • fabricating and installing soil and waste stacks
  • assembling and installing mechanical services plant, air handling and conditioning equipment and small bore heating systems
  • installing sewerage and effluent pumping equipment and disposal systems
  • installing below-ground drainage systems and associated ground support systems
  • installing gas appliances, flues and pressure regulating devices
  • fabricating and installing metal roofing, rainwater goods and flashings

Job Titles

  • Roof Plumber
  • Metal Roof Plumber
  • Steel Roof Plumber

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Construction Pathways
  • Certificate III in Roof Plumbing (CPC32612)

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