Everything You Need to Know About A Career in Plumbing in Wyoming

Plumbing is in high demand, with job growth expected to increase by 16-percent from 2016 to 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Most demand will come from maintenance jobs and new construction projects. Plumbers in Wyoming have “above average opportunity” compared to other states, according to MyNextMove.org. They’re one of just 11 states with this type of projected growth.

Wyoming offers four types of plumbing licenses, issued by the Building Safety Department:

  1. Apprentice Plumber
  2. Journeyman Plumber
  3. Master Plumber
  4. Plumbing Contractor

How to get your Journeyman Plumbing License:

  1. Complete the 4 years comprehensive, hands-on experience as an apprentice plumber.
  2. Sign up for your Journeyman Plumber exam on https://wsr.pearsonvue.com/icc/ or call 1-877-234-6082
  3. Once you pass your exam contact the Jurisdiction in which you are interested in obtaining a license and request an application for licensure.
  • Jackson- Town of Jackson Contractor License Application PO Box 1687, Jackson, Wyoming 83001 Phone: (307) 733-0520 Fax: (307) 734-3563
  • Cheyenne- BUILDING SAFETY DEPARTMENT 2101 O’NEIL AVENUE, ROOM 202 CHEYENNE, WYOMING 82001 PHONE: (307) 637-6332 FAX: (307) 637-6366

Link to application https://www.cheyennecity.org/DocumentCenter/View/16099

How to get your Master Plumbing License:

  1. Complete the required comprehensive, hands-on experience as a journeyman plumber.
  2. Sign up for your Master Plumber exam on https://wsr.pearsonvue.com/icc/ or call 1-877-234-6082
  3. Once you pass your exams contact the Jurisdiction in which you are interested in obtaining a license and request an application for licensure.
  • Jackson- Town of Jackson Contractor License Application PO Box 1687, Jackson, Wyoming 83001 Phone: (307) 733-0520 Fax: (307) 734-3563
  • Cheyenne- BUILDING SAFETY DEPARTMENT 2101 O’NEIL AVENUE, ROOM 202 CHEYENNE, WYOMING 82001 PHONE: (307) 637-6332 FAX: (307) 637-6366

To become a Journeyman or Master plumber, the first step is getting knowledgeable about everything Plumbing. Online education can help you pass your test on the first try. Exam materials cover the following:

  • Administration, Scope and Intent/Purpose
  • Definitions and Symbols
  • Plumbing Math
  • General Regulations
  • Fixtures, Faucets, and Fixture Fittings
  • Water Heaters
  • Water Supply and Distribution
  • Sanitary Drainage
  • Indirect and Special Waste
  • Vents
  •  Traps, Interceptors, and Separators
  • Storm Drainage
  • Nonpotable Water Systems
  • Subsurface Landscape Irrigation Systems
  • Appendix E
  • Isometrics
  • Private Sewage Systems
  • International Fuel Gas Code
  • Hands-On Practical Application
  • Practice Tests

Plumbers Training Institute's Wyoming Plumber Exam Prep program covers all of the above and the following bonus materials:

  • Reading and Understanding the Bulletin
  • Books That You Should Have During the Exam
  • Effective Study Techniques
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