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Plumber Interview

28 Questions and Answers Written by Rachelle Enns

Updated on August 17th, 2018 | Rachelle is a job search expert, career coach, and headhunter
who helps everyone from students to fortune executives find success in their career.
Question 1 of 28
What would have to change about your current job, for you to stay where you are?
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What is it that you are missing from your current opportunity? If given this new position, would you be receiving all that you need from this new opportunity?

Be sure to remain positive when you answer this question and avoid speaking poorly about your current supervisor or company.

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Question 2 of 28
What experience do you have with snaking clogged up pipes?
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This answer will depend a bit on your level of experience. You could give an approximate number to the interviewer or talk about your level of comfortability with this common plumbing task.

Question 3 of 28
What training do you have in plumbing?
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This should be a simple and brief answer but also include some information on the continued training you have had.
Question 4 of 28
Do you prefer your water mains be pvc or copper?
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How to Answer
As you may know, there is some debate between PVC and copper for the use in water mains. Be sure to pick a side and then explain your answer.

Question 5 of 28
Have you ever changed a toilet before?
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How to Answer
This question is designed to find out what level of experience you have as a plumber.

If you have changed a toilet before you could say, "Yes, I have changed many toilets in my career as a plumber. The most challenging time was when...." and be sure to give an insightful or entertaining example.

If you have not changed a toilet before, you can say, "I have not had the opportunity to change a toilet as of yet but I am confident in my ability to do so."
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Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is a job search expert, executive headhunter, career catalyst, and interview coach. Utilized by top talent from Fortune companies like Microsoft, General Electric, and Nestle, she helps professionals position themselves in today's competitive digital marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume and Executive Resume Solutions, two companies focused on helping job seekers get their edge back. She helps everyone from new graduates looking for their first placement, to CEO's who want more out of their career. Rachelle coaches students to executives on how to master the toughest interview questions and how to handle the most bizarre interview situations; all with confidence and poise. Rachelle trains other career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers, globally. A big part of her job is also spent coaching HR professionals on how to bring the human touch back into their interview and hiring process.
First written on: 03/02/2014
Last modified on: 08/17/2018

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