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Featured Projects

Jessie Turner Health - 2008

Fontana recently held the grand opening for their Jessie Turner Health & Fitness Center. The 43,000 sqft facility includes a spacious indoor gymnasium, a dedicated aerobics room, a large assembly hall, full service kitchen. Continental Plumbing installed all site utilities and plumbing systems for this impressive health and aquatic center. Completed September, 2008 - base contract: $2,652,422.

Heritage High School - 2007

In early 2006, Continental Plumbing began work on the the first high school in Romoland, California. All site utlities and plumbing systems were carefully planned and installed by our professional crew of skilled craftsmen. The project was completed in September of 2007. Completed September, 2007 - base contract: $4,030,000.

PIH Hospital Whittier - 2005
Continental Plumbing, Inc. recently re-routed site utilities and installed all plubming systems throughout all five levels of the newly constructed Foundation Tower for Advanced Medicine at the Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospitals's newest addition. We were proud to assist PIH in design, budgeting, and value engineering over $500,000 in savings for the owner. Completed January, 2005 - base contract: $3,338,984.


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 Apprenticeship, Education, & Pay Scale

Apprenticeship, Education, & Pay Scale
Our goal is to teach and inspire individuals to become craftsmen that will take pride in the trade of plumbing. This is a 4 year program, requiring a minimum of 144  hours of class time per year and on the job training hours.  Continental Pluming, Inc. will be investing approximately $20,000.00 into your plumbing education and asks that you consider apprenticeship a serious commitment.  Registered apprentices starting wage is $11.19/hour for private wage and $13.10 for prevailing wage and increases at eight different periods as curriculum, class hours, and on-the-job training are completed.  Increases average approximately $1.53/hour every six months for private wage and $2.88/hour every ten months for prevailing wage.  Registered apprentices also receive medical, dental, vision, and a chiropractic plan for themselves and their dependents; and a $10,000 life insurance policy.  In addition to the above, Continental Plumbing, Inc. provides profit sharing, cafeteria 125 plan, 401k retirement plan, holiday and vacation plan, direct deposit, dedicated employee safety, competitive journeyman wages, and opportunity for advancement. 

The Apprenticeship Requirements
Continental Plumbing, Inc. and Associated Builders and Contractors are separate entities and becoming a Continental Plumbing, Inc. employee will not automatically put you in the apprenticeship program.  In order to become an employee,  you must have a high school diploma or equivalent, one year of high school algebra with at least a "C" average, a valid California driver's license, and a social security card.  In order to enroll in the apprenticeship program you must complete an application, show proof of the basic requirements, pass the ABC entrance exam, and successfully go through a committee interview  orientation.

Apprentice Responsibilities, Duties, & Expectations
Apprentices must follow all company and apprenticeship rules, regulations, and policies; communicate with both ABC and Continental Plumbing, Inc.; purchase approximately $100 in curriculum books once a year, a $60-80 Uniformed Plumbing Code book at the beginning of their 2nd year, and invest approximately $1800 into hand tools over the next four years.  

Things to Consider Before Enrolling
You may be required to drive up to two hours to jobs in the counties of Riverside, San Bernardino, Los Angeles, Orange, and Ventura.  The ABC school is located in Anaheim Hills and is normally in session one night a week, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. for ten months of the year.  The work is very physical.  Pay raises through the apprenticeship program are based on on-the-job training and class hours.

 

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