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Hi everyone,

My name is Jacob and I’m a first year apprentice in the DC area with Local 05. I’ve got 4 more years of school and just recently have gotten paired with a company. Doing commercial construction.

First job site I’ve been on has been at a vet clinic so lots of interesting stuff going on. Looking forward to using this site as a resource as I expand my knowledge. Thanks I’m advance for the help!
 

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Welcome. A bit light on the intro. Why did you get into plumbing, How much training (apprentice, etc.). What do you like about the industry. Cast or PVC.
 
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Welcome! I miss my apprentice years. My first (and second) job was at a hospital. Lots and lots of neat work. Cast iron, carriers, clinical sinks, med gas, chill water, rain leaders, gas piping. heaven on earth..........

Your vet clinic job will have a lot of similar. Enjoy and post pictures.
 

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Welcome, do you prefer round or square shovel?

Lord help the apprentice who is handed a round shovel!


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I prefer a spade myself.




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