Water Softener Servicer and Installer

Install and service water-softener tanks.
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Salary Range
$28,000 – $80,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Water Softener Servicer and Installers do?

Installs and services water-softener tanks: Tests water quality for acidity, iron content, and hardness, using test kit. Examines plumbing system to determine connections, pipes, and pipe fittings required. Cuts, threads, and installs pipes, control valves, and couplings, using wrenches, pipe cutters, pipe threaders, and gas soldering equipment. Installs tank and attaches pipes and hoses to tank, fills tank with water, and inspects tank and pipes for leaks or other defects. Connects hoses of portable regenerating equipment to water-softener tank, and operates equipment to regenerate tank with chemicals to restore water-softener qualities at specified time intervals. Replaces sodium chloride in brine holding tank of automatic soft water conditioning system on specified schedule.

Should I be a Water Softener Servicer and Installer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

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    How to Become a
    Water Softener Servicer and Installer

    Water Softener Servicer and Installers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Water Softener Servicer and Installer-related education!
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