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Plumber & Plumber Helper

Position Summary

Plumber & Plumber Helper (evergreen)

**All applications submitted will be reviewed and considered. As positions matching your skills and desired position become available, you will be contacted.

Hopkins|Lacy is one of the largest and most respected Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing contractors in the state of Virginia. We have provided reliable, top-quality service to commercial and industrial clients for more than 100 years!

We continue to grow and have an exciting backlog of projects. Because of this growth, we are always looking for Plumbers & Plumber Helpers, of all experience levels, to add to the team!

The plumbing department’s responsible for assembly, install, and repair of pipes, fittings, and fixtures of heating, water, and drainage systems.

If you are interested in beginning your career in plumbing OR continuing your career in plumbing, we encourage you to apply with us and begin #buildingyourlegacy as an employee owner with us.


Depending on position hired for, these responsibilities could consist of, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in the installation of pipes and pipe fittings in accordance with regulation guidelines and using a variety of hand and power tools.
  • Physically cuts openings in walls and floor to accommodate pipe and pipe fittings using hand and power tools
  • Cuts and threads pipe using pipe cutters, cutting torch, and pipe threading machine
  • Installs repetitive hangers and supports for pipe and fixtures
  • Assembles and installs, under supervision, valves, pipe fittings, and pipes composed of a variety of piping metal (iron, steel, copper, etc.) and nonmetal (glass, vitrified clay, plastic, etc.) materials using a variety of hand and power tools
  • Analyze building plans and working drawings
  • Repair and maintain plumbing as needed

Duties/Responsibilities Cont.

  • Exercise critical thinking and reasoning skills
  • Execute work-place safety regulations
  • Demonstrate our values: Ownership, Relationships, and Exceptionalism


Preferred Qualifications for Helper:

  • 1 to 3 months of prior plumbing experience
  • Driver’s License
  • Elementary level mathematics and English language skills


Preferred Qualifications for Plumber:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1-4 years of prior plumbing experience
  • Driver's License 


Strong Relationships
Ownership and Accountability
Exceptionalism in all we do
Customer Service
Accepting Direction
Technical Skills
Performing Physical or Mechanical Tasks


Travel is frequently required to and from job site locations.

Supervisory Reponsibility

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use their hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. They will need to stand (approximately 70%), walk (approximately 25%), and sit (approximately 5%). The employee will also need to be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, handle, feel, talk, and hear. The employee will need to be able to carry up to 75 lbs, lift up to 100lbs, and move up to 200lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, midrange vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position which typically requires 40 hours per week.

AAP/EEO Statement

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the Company not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a veteran, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law, with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and condition of employment.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke