American Mechanical Plumbing Open Positions

Residential Plumber

We offer top of the line products and services, and we need you, a top of the line Plumbing Technician who genuinely cares about your customers, where doing the right thing means the most to you, and where you can have a place that turns your job into a life long career.

American Mechanical, Inc, is seeking skilled plumber apprentices, journeymen, skilled gas technicians, water heater installers, and sewer line installation technicians to come join our team!

  • Our top performers are among the highest paid technicians in Hampton Roads.
  • Company supplied, take home truck. Insurance and gas paid.
  • Free Vision and Dental Insurance, Medical Benefits and EAP available.
  • 401K Retirement Plan with 3% company match after 90 days.
  • New technology, including iPhone, iPad & access to integrated software.
  • State of the art tools, parts and supplies.

If you want to be part of something bigger than just a job – make this career move and find exactly what you’re looking for. You will work in a place where you will be appreciated by your team and customers, and where your work has a direct effect on the success of the company. If this sounds like you, spend a little time learning about American Mechanical Inc. by visiting When you're ready, stop by the office to take a quick aptitude test and on the spot interview! 633 10th Street. Call (757) 347-8549!!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 - $30.00 per hour

Drain Cleaner

Position Summary: The Drain Cleaning Technician provides thorough diagnostics of drainage issues and cleans drain lines with drain cleaning equipment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Removes drain cover, using wrench.
  • Installs rotary knives on flexible cable, mounted on reel machine, according to diameter of pipe to be cleaned.
  • Starts machine to feed revolving cable into opening, stopping machine and changing knives as necessary to conform to diameter or contour of pipe.
  • Removes roots, debris, and other refuse from drains.
  • Withdraws cable to deposit accumulated residue, removed from pipe in containers for disposal.
  • Measures distance from drain opening to suspected leak/break
  • Repairs any breaks in piping
  • Following safety policies and procedures.
  • Abiding by ALL AMEC standards of performance and code of ethics.
  • Maintaining a courteous demeanor with all customers and associates.
  • Maintains company vehicle, ensuring cleanliness and organization, both inside and out
  • Respecting the customer’s property.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have a minimum of 1 year of verifiable drain cleaning experience in a residential service and maintenance operation.
  • Knowledge of plumbing field concepts, practices, best practices, procedures, tools, and equipment.
  • Computer and tablet proficiency
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.

Educational/Certification Requirements:

  • GED or High School Diploma.

Environmental Conditions:

  • Field service environment.
  • Extreme weather conditions.
  • Local travel.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand, walk, and climb ladders and stairs.
  • Ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl.
  • Natural or corrected vision to see and focus for close, distance, peripheral vision with normal depth perception.
  • Work assignments may be performed with or without reasonable accommodation to a known disability.

American Mechanical is an EOE. Pay commensurate with experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 - $25.00 per hour

Plumbing Gas Fitter

We Want You!

Our business hours are Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm (on call till 8pm) and Saturday on call till 8pm ONLY (rotating with your team)! No late nights, Sundays off, and get the deserved rest you need for a job well done.

We offer top of the line products and services, and we need you, a top of the line Plumbing Gas Fitter who genuinely cares about your customers, where doing the right thing means the most to you, and where you can have a place that turns your job into a life long career.

The Role:

As a gasfitter, your duties may include installing, repairing and maintaining gas meters, regulators, gas lines, and assisting with gas conversions for our plumbing, generator and HVAC installation crews, while advising clients on safety features and maintenance of gas units.

Reap the Benefits:

American Mechanical, Inc. understands our employees are what makes our company so amazing! All employees at American Mechanical are well compensated, with our Master Gas Fitters being the most highly compensated technicians in the area. Of course, we offer more than that:

  • Immediate PTO after 90 days
  • Paid vacation, increases incrementally with tenure.
  • Paid Holidays.
  • No late night on calls or weekends!
  • Employee discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Free Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Medical Benefits
  • Stocked Company Van
  • Tool allowances
  • On the job training, and out of state training!
  • Retirement plan with company match
  • Uniform services

Competencies for Success:

  • Strong verbal and written communications.
  • Personality that blends well with a fast paced, goal driven environment.
  • Competitive individual contributor who also loves to win as a team.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 - $30.00 per hour

Learn more about American Mechanical

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