Local 290 Journeyman Plumbers
Serving Portland OR | Beaverton OR | Clackamas OR | Vancouver WA
Why are Journeyman Plumbers better? The years of experience required to become a licensed journeyman plumber varies by state, but ranges from two to five years. After obtaining the prerequisite experience, plumbers may apply for a journeyman’s license.
Most states, and some cities, require an aspiring journeyman plumber to pass a test to demonstrate knowledge of local codes as well as general plumbing knowledge. The applicant might have to provide documentation proving previous work experience.
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All of Our Plumbers Belong to Local 290
Before our plumbers took state journeyman licensing exams, they completed all of the following requirements to fulfill the Local 290 apprentice program;
- 8,000 training hours and 1,080 school hours total.
- Passing of the UA STAR exam.
- Upon successfully passing the UA STAR exam, apprentices are referred to the Building Codes Division for State exams.
- Once all exams are successfully completed, the apprentice is re-rated to journeyman.
State Journeyman Plumber Requirements
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Four years/3,000 hours of plumbing experience or completion of an approved apprenticeship program
- Qualified in the following skills;
Drains and vents/sewers, water supply/backflow prevention, code, general knowledge, installation practices/methods materials, special wastes/roof drains, fixtures/trim, excavation, inspection/test/permits, mathematics, pressure, volume, grade, offsets.
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Local 290 Journeyman Plumbers in Portland OR and Vancouver WA
Serving the Portland OR Metro, Clark County, and Surrounding Areas