EMC Mechanical Services Plumbing Mechanic in Richmond, Virginia

Since 1898, EMC has evolved from coal-based heating and cooling solutions to an open shop that specializes in the latest plumbing, piping, HVAC, and refrigeration technologies. EMC is a hometown company with hometown values. We provide services ranging from one-building structures that require annual servicing, to full design and building processes for large corporations—and we do so with a commitment to meet budgets, deliver on schedule, and exceed quality expectations. EMC continuously invests in leading-edge technologies to optimize business efficiencies, improve the work environment, and cultivate an exceptional company culture. So if you are looking for a company with over a century of experience, an outstanding reputation, financial strength, and a growing clientele base, then look to EMC Mechanical. We offer excellent compensation, comprehensive benefits, an outstanding work environment, and much more!

We are proud to offer you:

  • An Award-winning Work Environment

  • Excellent Hourly Rate

  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Paid Training

  • Vacation

  • Realistic Advancement Opportunities

  • 401(k) with company match

  • PTO

  • Educational Assistance

  • Group Term Life Ins

  • Financial Fitness Courses

  • Credit Union Membership

  • Employee Discounts

Job Summary: The Plumbing Mechanic is responsible for complete commercial plumbing services including new construction, change-outs, retrofits, and other plumbing projects assigned.


  • Reviews building plans and specifications to determine the layout for plumbing and related materials

  • Identifies and safely uses required tools and special equipment

  • Selects the type and size of pipe required

  • Locates and marks positions for connections and fixtures

  • Installs supports and hangers for pipe, fixtures, and equipment

  • Assembles and installs valves and fittings

  • Installs, repairs, and maintains water treatment equipment, piping, and controls; underground storm sanitary and water piping systems; sinks, tubs, and toilets; water heaters and conditioners; plumbing fixtures, appliances, and trim

  • Tests pipe systems and fixtures for leaks

  • Maintains documentation for all building codes, installation requirements, and relevant legislation

  • Performs scheduled maintenance service on plumbing systems and fixtures

  • Applies all codes to installations, repairs, and maintenance

  • Ensures all requirements as specified by the manufacturer of systems and fixtures are met

  • Ensures all installations, repairs, and maintenance are properly sized, aligned, supported, and graded; that they meet the requirements of the appropriate codes; and that they meet environmental protection requirements

  • Prepares orders of supplies

  • Keeps daily reports

  • Schedules work in cooperation with other trades and team members


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Graduation from a technical or trade school preferred

  • Journeyman or Master's Plumbing License is ideal

  • Three years of experience in commercial plumbing

  • Safety and customer service oriented

  • Fluent English-speaking and writing skills

  • Neat, clean, and professional appearance

  • Organized and detail oriented

  • Strong multi-tasking capabilities

  • Team player

  • Able to work irregular and extended hours, including an on-call schedule

  • Unrestricted driver's license in this state