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Trade counter assitant at plumbers merchants

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by tomsim, 26 Feb 2012.

  1. tomsim

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    Hey does any one no what kind of wage you get for begin a trade counter assistant at a plumbers merchants. I have been kinda offerd a job at one need to go down and speak to the manager this week. I just wonderd what the pays usualy like if any one knows?
     
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    Probably minimum wage
     
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    13-17k 17k is assistant manager round here, they get bonuses on top, a few independent merchants pay more though
     
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    Ok is it looking like starting off on minuimim wage then?
     
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    Its at James Hargeaves so up north
     
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    First of all its a job! Many dont have one.

    Second, its actually a very good way into plumbing. You meet local plumbers and IF they are impressed by you they will be able to offer you an apprenticeship or a job.

    It does not always work out though. Dan took on this bright fellow from a merchant. He had taken his NVQ2 and seemed pretty sensible. Unfortunately he did not develop well and was rather less than honest and had to be "let go".

    Tony
     
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    I no but iv got a job at the momment I quite like. Its not plumbing I am a plumber by trade though worked as one for 5 years
     
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    Let us know what the offer is like. Good luck with it :)
     
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    At least you won't have to worry about knackering up your knees! To be fair though a lot of people at merchants have a very good knowledge of plumbing, especially when it comes to fittings e.t.c, so you could learn quite a lot.
     
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    Why are you looking to change if you like what you're doing now?
     
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    I wont employ you, you can't spell.
     
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    And you can't punctuate.
     
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    Cheers Tony...just got that plkey out of my thoughts :evil: :LOL:

    One thought though. How come they haven't indicated the salary to the OP?
     
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    How come the OP wants a min wage job when he is a plumber and could earn double ?
     
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    I am looking at doing this to hopefully get back in to plumbing.
     
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