Plumbers – Apprentices – Vancouver, Canada – Modern Niagara

Posted 2 weeks ago


We value passion, initiative, determination, professionalism, and teamwork and we are committed to ensuring that our teams have everything they need to succeed. Health and safety are embedded in everything we do and, as a result, our award-winning safety culture has a record that’s well above industry standards.


At Modern Niagara, you will work alongside values-driven, safety-conscious, and high-impact teams in a fast-paced, innovative, and collaborative environment. Here, your knowledge, skills, and excellent service will help ensure that the buildings that make up Canada’s infrastructure fulfill the needs they were set out to meet.

Modern Niagara is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and is a recipient of SMACNA’s Safety Excellence Award Program (SSEAP) – Canada and the Canadian Occupational Safety (COS) Magazine’s Canada’s Best Health + Safety Culture Award and Canada’s Safest Employers Award in the Building and Construction category.


Why Work for Us?

  • Base wage of $44.73 for Journeypersons
  • UA Local 170 pay and benefit package.
  • Signing bonus
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Opportunity for overtime
  • Flexible work week options
  • Project specific transit and travel incentives

While technical experience is a primary objective of this position, it must be coupled with a drive to develop and mentor others.

Start dates are flexible, we will work within your scheduled timelines.


  • Perform assigned tasks and responsibilities efficiently and effectively under the direction of the Project Foreperson
  • Read and interpret blueprint drawings for assigned projects
  • Ability to adhere and uphold the safety protocols and measures put in place by Modern Niagara to ensure the safety of all employees
  • Perform additional related duties as required under the direction of the Project Foreperson
  • Continue to grow, develop, and learn new skills further honing your craft
  • Have fun building some of Canada’s most prestigious and complex mechanical projects!


  • Previous experience across the installation of plumbing and piping systems across either residential, commercial, institutional, or healthcare projects is an asset
  • Journeypersons: Red Seal trade qualification
  • Apprentices: High School Diploma or general education degree (GED). Mechanical Trade qualification or currently enrolled in an Apprenticeship program is a strong asset.
  • UA union membership required upon hiring.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Able to work at heights with all necessary safety training completed
  • Safety conscience individual who respects and adheres to all safety measures whilst on site
  • Strong work ethic with impressive mechanical problem solving/troubleshooting skills
  • Hardworking individual with a powerful desire to learn and grow within their position
  • Ability to work on own initiative but also within a team. Capable of mentoring and aiding the development of junior apprentices
  • Positive and professional attitude

Live the Modern Niagara Core Values – Teamwork, Initiative, Dedication, Professionalism, Passion.

Reminder: This application process is strictly confidential. Modern Niagara will not contact any current or past employers for reference information without your permission. Some employment information is needed when applying to work with Modern Niagara. Please email to apply, or apply online!

At Modern Niagara, we recognize the value of fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization and are committed to eliminating barriers faced by members of equity-seeking groups (women, Indigenous, Black, racialized, 2SLGBTQIA+, people with disabilities, and new immigrants) in the construction industry. Our DEI vision is to build an organization where everyone has access to the same opportunities, experience equitable outcomes, and can thrive and reach their full potential.

We value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. Modern Niagara is an equal opportunity employer. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process, please advise us so that suitable accommodations can be made.

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