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P1 Group, Inc. Plumber Apprentice in Lenexa, Kansas

Plumber Apprentice

Lenexa, KS

Full Time

Field – Construction

Entry Level

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P1 Construction is seeking Local Union 8 Plumber Apprentices and Pre-Apprentices for the Kansas City KS/MO Metro area.

Join our P1 Team!

P1 Construction has grown into a national construction and solutions provider. P1 is a specialty subcontractor providing HVAC, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, building technologies, controls, millwright, and architectural metal work across the U.S. But there’s so much more to P1’s broad spectrum single-source capabilities, including value-added services like virtual design and construction and multi-trade fabrication. When you work for P1 Construction, you'll be part of a culture that puts safety first, treats associates like family, and provides challenging work in a rewarding, energetic environment. P1 Construction takes pride in maintaining a high standard of excellence along with an ethical and friendly business culture.

P1 Construction, LLC. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. 

We offer a competitive compensation package.

This can be a highly rewarding career path for those motivated to learn a trade.  A union apprenticeship is an excellent career choice if you like to work with your hands; are willing to serve an apprenticeship for up to five years; have dexterity, mechanical ability, problem-solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team; want to earn a living wage and good benefits; and want the opportunity to advance in your career.


  • Become skilled in a trade, and get paid to do it - "Earn While You Learn!"

  • Full-time employment with career placement built in.

  • Progressively increasing wage with excellent benefits.

  • Nationally recognized credential - Completion of Apprenticeship Certificate.

  • Improved job security and standard of living.

    The Apprenticeship Training Program starts in August each year. Personnel hired at other times of the year will start as a Pre-Apprentice and then transition to Apprentice.

    Apprentice Training: The Local Union Plumbers 8 Apprenticeship Program is a five-year training program. Individuals accepted into this program will receive both classroom training through the Local Plumbers Training center and on-the-job training with an employer. Trainees are paid a percentage of the plumber wage rate for their work, with step increases, until graduating from the program. Upon graduation, trainees receive 100% of the wage rate as determined by the bargaining agreement with the local union.

  • 5 year apprenticeship training program.

  • Learn through both classroom training from the local union training center and on-the-job training with an employer.

  • Work full-time and attend classes 2 evenings per week, 4 hours per night.

  • Receive a strong general education background in the trade, with core courses in basics such as mathematics, mechanical drafting, and related science.

  • The learning that takes place in apprenticeship has been assessed by the American Council on Education and other organizations and colleges so that an apprentice has the option to complete an associate of arts or associate of science degree simultaneously with journey-level credentials in the craft.

    What is a Plumber? A plumber specializes in installing and maintaining systems used for potable (drinking) water, sewage and drainage in plumbing systems.

  • Reading drawings, and specifications to determine layout of water supply, waste, and venting systems.

  • Detecting faults in plumbing appliances and systems, and correctly diagnosing their causes.

  • Installing, repairing and maintaining domestic, commercial, and industrial plumbing fixtures and systems.

  • Locating and marking positions for pipe connections, passage holes, and fixtures in walls and floors.

  • Measuring, cutting, bending, and threading pipes using hand and power tools or machines.

  • Joining pipes and fittings together using soldering techniques, compression fittings, threaded fittings, and push-on fittings.

  • Testing pipes for leaks using air and water pressure gauges.

  • Install plumbing assemblies, fittings, valves, appliances such as dishwashers, water heaters, and fixtures; such as sinks and toilets, using hand and power tools and water treatment equipment.

  • Installing paint lines at car plants.

  • Responsible for medical gas systems in hospitals.

  • Awareness of legal regulations and safety issues.

  • Ensuring safety standards and building regulations are met.

    Position Requirements:

  • Must have successfully completed a community college/vocational certification program OR Associate’s degree related to hands-on HVAC/welding/plumbing trades OR have at least 1 year of full time Construction hands-on trade work experience.  

  • Must be proficient in basic math skills: additions, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions and decimals.

  • Must meet the Local Union Plumbers 8 Apprenticeship Program requirements.  Applications to the program are available the first Monday of each month from the Training Center. For more information go to http://www.plumberslocal8trainingcenter.com/.

  • This position is represented by Local Union Plumbers 8.

  • Must be able to work full-time and attend night classes 2 days per week.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.  

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

  • Must be able to satisfactorily pass a urinalysis drug screen. 

  • The following documentation must be provided:

  • Detailed resume with education, training and job history information including dates of employment for each position and if not self-explanatory, position responsibility summaries. This must be uploaded online with your P1 Employment Application.

  • 2024/2025 Letter of Introduction from the Local Plumbers Training Center (proof that the Apprenticeship Program requirements have been satisfied).  Must be submitted to P1 HR within 35  days of the online employment application.  Upload the Letter online with your P1 Employment Application OR email to  [email protected]  with your full name, the position you are applying for, and a request to attach this documentation to the employment application.  Applications will be considered incomplete and not eligible for interviews until we have received this document.

    Physical Requirements:

  • Physical ability to perform manual work for at least 8 hours per day in all weather and temperature environments.

  • Ability to work in cramped positions.

  • Good hand-eye coordination

  • Good sense of balance, maintain equilibrium on uneven surfaces.

  • Good physical fitness and agility.

  • Lifting and carrying: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.

  • Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.

  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.

  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees. Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.

  • Crawling: Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.

  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

  • Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time.

  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.

  • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.

  • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.

  • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.

  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and make fine discriminations in sound.

  • Smelling: Perceiving or detecting the odor or scent of something. Ability to detect the odor or scent of something and make fine distinctions in smell.

  • Extent Flexibility: Bending, stretching, twisting, or reaching with your body, arms, and/or legs.

  • Finger Dexterity: Making precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.

  • Repetitive Motions: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

  • Visual Acuity:  Good visual acuity is required including but not limited to various distances: near detail work and far; various light conditions: night or in dim light, in daylight or bright light, under glare or poor contrast; to operate motor vehicles or heavy equipment, distinguishing colors, shapes, patterns depth perception and peripheral vision.

  • WORKING CONDITIONS: Workers are required to wear appropriate personal protective equipment such as steal toed work boots, hardhats, safety glasses, work gloves, safety vests, protective suits, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, fall protection and other devices to protect their eyes, respiratory system, hearing or physical safety. Workers must be especially alert to safely follow procedures and must deal with a variety of hazards.  Workers are subject to the following environments: inside areas with uncontrolled temperatures; outside areas with extreme heat, cold and weather conditions; loud noise; various physical hazards; exposure to various harmful materials/chemicals/dusts/poor ventilation; small/narrow work spaces which could cause claustrophobia; exposure to potential infectious diseases/materials.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting Human Resources: email P1jobs@P1Group.com or call: 913-275-5694.

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