We're Hiring A Certified Service Plumber!

Baethke Plumbing is looking to hire a Certified Service Plumber. If you believe your background may be a good fit for the opening, please reach out and apply here!

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You're the best and you want to join a team that appreciates you, where you can create your own opportunities. This is a family owned, service minded company where the owner is on the front line with you every day. John Baethke & Son Plumbing excels at customer service. We strive to bring the highest level of satisfaction in every interaction, to both our clients and our employees. People often come to us looking for a job. They stay with us because they find a fulfilling career, room to grow, and opportunities to excel.

Education Requirements

  • Plumbing technical knowledge and expertise proficient for problem assessment, diagnosis and correction.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in major areas of plumbing maintenance, repair and replacement, including fixtures, water heaters, softeners, disposals, etc. (for multiple manufacturers), leak repair, pipe breaks and temperature control for anti-scalding.
  • Appreciation and knowledge of proper tools and equipment used in service and repair, including rodding equipment and camera.
  • Specialized training by fixture or tool manufacturers, a plus.

Experience Requirements

  • Must have a valid driver license.
  • Working knowledge of the City of Chicago and the State of Illinois Plumbing Code. Possession of current city or state journeyman (or apprentice) plumbing license.
  • Proper OSHA training, including OSHA 10, first aid, AED and other related safety training.
  • Training as a certified renovator for work in homes that may be contain lead, a plus.


  • All applicants are subject to a thorough back ground check (zero tolerance for criminal record), Department of Motor Vehicle record check (follow up checks every 6 months post hire) and an initial hair follicle drug test (random Screen Safe tests thereafter, per Drug Alliance Program).
  • Location of primary residence must be within call area, generally within fifteen miles of shop.
  • Must have residential service plumbing experience.
  • A neat and clean appearance.
  • A clear verbal communicator, able to speak in a manner that conveys a clear understanding of each situation to a homeowner.
  • Must be able to write clearly and print legibly, as all service documentation is the responsibility of the technician. The majority of a service persons day is in communication with homeowners (verbal and written).


  • Our top performers are among the highest paid in Chicagoland. You'll have unlimited earning potential. Medical insurance for health, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability.
  • New technology, including iPhone, iPad, and access to integrated software
  • 401K with company match
  • Generous paid vacation/Paid Time Off
  • A Family. This is last on the list because it's the most important. We care about our team, and expect you to bring the same caring when you join. You'll come to love our company outings, and you'll build life-long friendships at John Baethke & Son Plumbing.



Salary (in USD)

$160000 to 250000 Per Year

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