How People in the Trade Industry Can Advance Their Careers
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Advancing Your Trade Industry Career

Trade Industry Career
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Plumbers, AC Technicians, and Electricians can expect to see a 12 to 14 percent rise in job growth by the year 2024. There’s no better time to join these trade industry careers, and there is plenty of room for advancement. Whether you’re a novice, a tradesman with some experience, or a professional you’ll benefit from joining Art Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electric’s workforce. No matter which trade career path that you choose, you’ll develop skills and learn from professionals in the industry, keep ahead of industry changes, and become respected mentors.

Art Plumbing, AC & Electric has been in business since 1983 and our reputation for outstanding service and reliability is unparalleled in Florida. As a family owned business with decades of experience, Art Plumbing, AC & Electric has an excellent reputation with suppliers, code enforcement authorities, our clients, employees, and their families. The company offers many incentives such as health insurance that the company pays 75 percent of, a retirement plan, vehicle access, iPhones, iPads, family benefits, paid holidays, bonuses, and more.

Each of the specialty areas in the trade industry has a specific career path advancement. However, in general, they all start with education and apprenticeships as novices. They advance to an intermediate stage where they learn more skills from other professionals in the industry, and as a result, intermediate tradesmen can educate the beginners that they work with.


On-the-job training or apprenticeships are critical for a career as a plumber, electrician, or HVAC tech. You’ll perform actual jobs under the guidance and direction of a tradesman with more experience. Apprenticeships generally take between two to six years to complete. By joining a company like Art Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electric, you’ll take what you’ve learned and apply it in the real world. This allows you to advance faster in your career.

At Art Plumbing, AC & Electric you’ll learn and earn at the same time. You’ll take classes online through Nexstar NexTech Academy at your own pace while working in the field with seasoned professionals. Even better, with Art Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electric you’re not left with any long-term student loans. Since everything is self-paced, there is no need to stress about balancing work and school.

As you learn the best practices from mentorships with seasoned professionals, you’ll have opportunities to advance in the company. We are very supportive of your education and career success.

As a novice, you won’t just work on actual jobs, you’ll also have coursework to complete. Apprentices normally spend 200-300 hours in the classroom and an additional 2,000-3,000 hours working under a journeyman or master plumber perfecting your skills.


After the successful completion of an apprenticeship, there is still always more to learn in the trade industry, and you’ll advance to the next step of your career. In plumbing, electrical and HVAC you’ll become a journeyman. The next step is a lead technician/supervisor, and you could work towards a supervisor eventually.

Art Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electric helps you to continue developing your skills by learning from some of the masters in the specialties of plumbing, electrical, and HVAC repair. Ultimately, you’ll pass your knowledge on to others and possibly even become a mentor. As part of a team like the purpose partners at Art Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electric, you’re surrounded by people and resources that can accelerate your career advancement.

You will also continue your education to grow personally and professionally as you’re guided through a process that guarantees your success. You’ll also earn more while honing your customer service and trade skills. There are plenty of opportunities for you to cross train in other disciplines. This allows you to further increase your knowledge, skills and value.


Usually, professionals with a lot of experience in the trade industries earn the title of Master. For technicians, after you complete your college work or trade school, you may be eligible for journeyman certification. In addition, to advance to the professional level in your area of expertise, there are certifications to obtain to prove that you have extensive knowledge in certain specialties.

Just because you’ve reached the professional level doesn’t mean you stop learning and advancing in your career. At Art Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electric you’ll stay up-to-date on the latest developments and innovations in the industry.

We offer an excellent company culture where you truly feel like part of the family. All members of the team have a stake in your success as it’s one of the most important goals for the company. We will continue to support your career growth.

Advance Your Career Faster

Joining a workforce like Art Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electric can really speed up your career advancement in the trade industries because of the resources that they have and the number of tradesmen with advanced experience that they employ. Whether you’re new to plumbing, electrical, or the HVAC trades or an experienced professional, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to advance your trade industry career. For us, employees and their families come first and we commit to your professional and personal success. Join our team and begin your path to success by applying with us for a plumbing job, electrician job, or HVAC technician job today!


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