Plumber Jobs

How to Enter

To become a Plumber in New Zealand’s Trade & Industrial industry, you will need to complete an apprenticeship and obtain a National Certificate in Plumbing (Level 4) and be registered with the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drain Layers Board.


Typical Responsibilities

As a Plumber, you can expect to do some or all of the following job responsibilities:

  • Measuring, cutting or shaping, installing and sealing pipes and fittings
  • Installing and maintaining hot water and heating systems such as boilers, heaters and pumps
  • Requesting permission from council to conduct work where required
  • Installing fixtures such as toilets and water tanks



With training, a trainee Plumber could quickly become certified and be allowed to set up their own business or train apprentices. In addition, they can also move into consultancy or teaching-based roles.


Salary Range

30K – 73K per annum (NZD)


To view our latest Plumber jobs throughout New Zealand, click here.


Physical Address:
Level 4, Aviation House
12 Johnston Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 5555,
Wellington 6140

Tel: +64 4 499 8800
Fax: +64 4 499 0955



Physical Address:
Level 1, Altrans House,
104 Quay Street
Auckland 1010
New Zealand
Tel: +64 9 951 5011 


Physical Address:
50A Ossian Street
Napier 4110
New Zealand
Tel: 0800 868 436


Brisbane, Australia

Physical Address:
477 Boundary Street
QLD 4000
Tel: +61 7 3085 7427