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A plumbing resource guide for Wake Tech!

Interview and Career Preparation

Job Qualities

Plumbers need to be critical thinkers, active listeners, decision makers, problem solvers, operation monitors, repairers, speakers, troubleshooters and active learners. For more information about the qualities of plumbers, click the link below.

Job Outlook

Employment of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters is expected to grow 26 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Stricter water efficiency standards and new building and power plant construction are projected to spur demand for workers.

For more information on the job outlook, median pay and work environment of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters, click the link below.

College Central at WTCC

College Central is an online jobs connection resource for students, alumni and employers. 

Through College Central WTCC students may: 

  • Search for jobs posted exclusively to Wake Technical Community College; search the Jobs Central® national job board and the Intern Central® national internship board.
  • Build a résumé with Résumé Builder, or upload a résumé file to Resume Central® so it can be searched by employers (if you so authorize).
  • Review your job search history. Report offers/hires.
  • Receive emails about programs, services and job-related topics.
  • Gain access to announcements, upcoming events, career advice documents, career advice videos, podcasts, and career articles from over 125 authors.
  • Build an online portfolio in Career Portfolio Central® to support your résumé and demonstrate your best work to employers."

Click the link below to access: