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Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer

Kaiwhakarerewai, Kaiwhakarerekorohū, Kaiwhakatakoto Paipa Wai

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Plumbers, gasfitters and drainlayers assemble, install and repair pipes, drains and fixtures and fittings that supply water and gas or remove waste.


Plumbers, gasfitters and drainlayers usually earn

$17-$38 per hour

Source: Careers Directorate – Tertiary Education Commission research, 2017.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a plumber, gasfitter and drainlayer are good due to high demand for their services.
Andrew Dodge standing in a bathroom with a sink ready to install

Plumbers install fixtures in new buildings or repair items in existing buildings

Last updated 27 July 2018