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Seeking Master Plumber

One Community is now seeking a master plumber to join either our Core Team or our Volunteers and Consultants team.

The people who join our team as either volunteers/consultants or members typically fit one or more of the following descriptions:


The following are the skills of an ideal candidate for this position if we would have one person dedicated full time to a leadership role. We would like to have multiple people though and are open to exploring win-win relationships with people of varying skill levels.

  • Minimum of 3 years work experience as a Master Plumber in design, supervision, installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, repair, servicing, and testing of all sanitary plumbing and potable water supply piping, and connected appliances (including gas piping and the complete installation of water heaters) the installation of gas ranges, domestic gas incinerators, gas dryers, and other gas-fired appliances
  • Preferred, but not necessary, a bachelor’s degree in engineering or appropriate engineering technology or an associate degree program in plumbing and heating, plumbing technology or related field
  • Willingness to crossover and work with irrigation installation, maintenance, service, and repair if necessary
  • Experienced in water service systems, pex piping, sump pump & bathroom fixture installation & repair
  • Familiar with energy efficient and environmentally-friendly plumbing materials
  • Past design and installation of plumbing systems must have been completed in the United States
  • Thorough knowledge and past installation of septic & greywater systems is advantageous
  • Comprehensive knowledge of plumbing codes
  • Innovative thinker who can effectively troubleshoot and rectify problems quickly with minimal downtime of water/sewage system
  • Keep organized and dated records of changes and repairs to plumbing system and an adequate inventory accounting of parts
  • Implement a preventive maintenance program and monitor closely to negate future major problems
  • Complete blueprint sets for all installations and provide updates as necessary
  • Committed to working with workplace safety as the highest priority


Below are all the areas we’re seeking help on from a Master Plumber or other professional qualified to do plumbing design. For a detailed list of every One Community action item related to these areas and all other One Community areas, visit our Work Breakdown Structure spreadsheet.


For the Earthbag Village we are seeking help finishing the plumbing aspects of the following 4 designs:

Water Recycling Net-zero Bathroom

Vermiculture Eco-toilet Design

Earthbag Village Communal Eco-shower Designs

Tropical Atrium Open Source Hub



For the Duplicable City Center we are seeking the help of a Master Plumber for:

Duplicable City Center

Duplicable City Center Natural Pool & Spa



Here is the One Community 90-second component-overview video: