William Westrick: American Plumber Stories

Read his American Plumber story!

How did you get started in the plumbing trade?

I was 14. My uncle John owned a plumbing shop. I loved to build things. so my dad helped me get a summer job at the plumbing shop. Dad drove me to and from work every day that summer.

What do you like most about your work as a plumber?

Taking hundreds of parts and building them into a plumbing system that people could use.

What advice do you have for the younger generation entering the plumbing trade? 

Jump into the trade! Now is the time. There is a shortage of plumbers and you can make a great living, have job satisfaction, and help bring clean water into peoples homes.

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