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You know how some Plumbing companies are in a "class of their own?" That means their team members are not afraid of hard work, they have superior technical abilities, they really enjoy serving customers and they are looking to be a part of a team of people who are serious about providing world-class customer service.

Well, if you are a motivated individual who fits that description then Pat the Plumber of Topeka would like to offer you an opportunity to be part of a special team of people. You can find out more about our company, Pat the Plumber and our area, Topeka, Kansas by clicking the buttons below — or just skip to the contact us page.

Pat - Plumbing, Heating, and Air

Start the year with a fresh career. We are looking to hire experienced plumbers immediately. We offer amazing benefits including:
  • Employee & Family Health Insurance
  • Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Simple IRA retirement plan matched at 3%
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Paid birthday off
  • Company truck that is fully stocked and driven home at night
  • Tool account to help with purchase of personal tools

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to provide my own truck?
Pat the Plumber will provide a truck for you to drive on the job and take home at night (unless an HOA prohibits it). Pat the Plumber will also pay for the fuel and maintenance for the vehicle! We do ask you to keep it clean and let us know of any issues by performing a weekly truck inspection check.
What about uniforms?
Pat the Plumber uses a uniform service. This service is paid for by the company. The service includes shirts and pants. We do require Pat the Plumber monogrammed coats, sweatshirts, t-shirts, and hats. You will only need to provide a black work boots.
Do I need to provide my own tools?
You are responsible for your own hand tools, but we do provide a tool account that allows the cost of these tools to be deducted in smaller amounts from your paycheck. If you need a certain hand tool — any brand — let us know and we can provide it for you.
What about vacation time?
Employees receive five paid holidays and their birthday. After one year, you will receive a week of paid vacation.
What about health insurance
Health and dental insurance is available to employees, spouses, and their families.
Is there a retirement option?
We offer a Simple IRA retirement plan with matched contributions up to 3%. We also provide support in financial planning.

About Topeka, Kansas

Plumbing careers in Topeka, KansasYou probably learned in elementary school that Topeka was the capital city of Kansas. But we're so much more!

In fact, Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine named Topeka one of the top ten cities for the next decade in 2010. Topeka's been recognized for affordable housing, a lively arts community, a healthy community, and a city where citizens believe their well-being ranks #30 in the nation.

The citizens of Topeka have adopted a strategic plan for the community (see Heartland Visioning) and results are happening. Our young professionals are finding lots to do in formal and informal groups. Take a look at our new arts district, our new Kansas Children's Discovery Center, new swimming pools and ball diamonds, new businesses and commerce parks and a plan to revitalize the downtown. Farmer's markets are plentiful, robotics and an international baccalaureate are being introduced in the schools and citizens are taking an active role as volunteers all over the city.

There's always something to do'from First Friday Art Walks, to Top City Thursdays in downtown to myriad performances by local and touring artists. If playing sports is your thing, there's plenty of opportunity, or you can go watch indoor football and ice hockey or catch your favorite professional, collegiate or youth event. And of course you can always gather with friends and family in one of our many parks or take in a dinner at one of our many local, and not-so-local restaurants.

Listed below are a few reasons why we think the Quality of Life it truly exceptional.

Quality of Life

Topeka is one of the most "livable" cities in the U.S. Recent national surveys rank Topeka high for quality of life attritubutes including:
  • Topeka was ranked as the 9th top well-being small community in 2012 by Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, which measures physical health, emotional health, healthy behaviors, work environment, and more.
  • Topeka was rated 30th among all cities ranked in the Gallup-Healthways study of health and well-being. The Topeka MSA jumped up to the impressive ranking of 30 from 178 in 2009. And, Topeka was ranked number five on the list of Top 10 Small Cities when all cities were divided by population.
  • The Topeka MSA was ranked #17 of the Top 25 Best Cities for the Next Decade by percentage of Workforce in the Creative Class.
  • The United Way of Greater Topeka reports that per capita Topekans give 50% more than the average Kansan and 250% more than the average American.
  • Topeka ranks 7th among 75 mid-size cities for volunteers.
In addition to a cost of living that's 8% to 10% below average, you'll also find quality neighborhood schools, housing of all types and price ranges, a regional medical center that serves all of northeast Kansas, historic, educational and fun attractions, sidewalks in most neighborhoods, easy access to parks and trails throughout Shawnee County, civic organizations for every interest and myriad arts and culture activities.

Recreation and Sports

Whether your sport is baseball, hockey, cross-country, soccer, tennis, golf, skating, bowling, sailing, skiing or even skydiving, your needs will be answered. Topeka Parks and Recreation sponsors recreational programs for all ages and interests in 131 parks and greenspaces totaling 1,698 acres located throughout the city. Shawnee County Parks and Recreation oversees six regional parks and provides over 900 recreational programs annually. Lake Shawnee and its 700-acre park is an ideal location to swim, fish, boat, camp, golf, water-ski, sail or row.

Heartlang Park, Topeka, KansasMore than 250,000 motorsports fans enjoy professional and amateur racing events annually at Heartland Park Topeka, which features a 2.6 mile road course, a 3/8-mile banked oval dirt track and a world-class drag strip.

Between April and November, Heartland Park Topeka hosts the Annual O'Reilly NHRA Summer Nationals, one NHRA Division 5 Race, and NHRA regional bracket races. Additional club racing weekends and track rentals also comprise the track's racing schedule.

Topeka's own indoor football team, the Kansas Koyotes, a member of the American Professional Football League, plays at the Kansas Expocentre each spring. The Topeka RoadRunners, a member of the North American Hockey League, also play at the Kansas Expocentre. Area residents and visitors enjoy marinas and campsites at five federal reservoirs located within an hour's drive of Topeka.

Fitness plays a key role in the community. Topeka offers a variety of health clubs to fit your interests: nautilus, aerobics, free weights, tennis, racquetball or aquatics, with a personal trainer, classes or on your own.

Proximity to Popular Destinations

  • Kansas City, approx 1 hr away
  • Omaha, less than 3hrs away
  • St. Louis, approx 5hrs away
  • Dallas, approx 8hrs away
  • Chicago, approx 8.5hrs away
  • Denver, approx 8.5hrs away

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