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Cant imagine the changes that've you've seen over the years!
He's so old he remembers being skeptical of this flimsy new "copper pipe" that you could snap with your hands ;)
 

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Does california have a state license or is it county based??
Welcome to Pz. No license needed to be a plumber in California. You can do any plumbing job if it’s less than $500 parts and labor. You have to have a contractor license for jobs over $500. You need to be in the trade for 4 years to apply for your contractor license.

You can be a fry cook one day and running service calls the next day by yourself as long as you work for a licensed contractor.
 

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Welcome to Pz. No license needed to be a plumber in California. You can do any plumbing job if it’s less than $500 parts and labor. You have to have a contractor license for jobs over $500. You need to be in the trade for 4 years to apply for your contractor license.

You can be a fry cook one day and running service calls the next day by yourself as long as you work for a licensed contractor.
Wow that's crazy. I'd imagine it's pretty competitive then doing smaller jobs? In my state anyone can go work for a plumbing contractor and there's no limits to how many people can work under a license too. It's crazy how some of the largest companies will just throw guys on trucks.
 

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Wow that's crazy. I'd imagine it's pretty competitive then doing smaller jobs? In my state anyone can go work for a plumbing contractor and there's no limits to how many people can work under a license too. It's crazy how some of the largest companies will just throw guys on trucks.
That’s how a lot of the companies operate here. Throw the guy in the truck as quick as possible and let him sink or swim. Little to no training because the less you know the more you sell.
 
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