Kohler

Bathroom Installer - Remodeling & Construction - Plumber - Escondido

Escondido, CA
A spirit of innovation has defined us since 1873. From our roots as a bathtub manufacturer, the crea

Job Description

Bathroom Installer - Remodeling & Construction - Plumber

Posted: Wednesday, 8/16/2023

Bathroom Installer - Remodeling & Construction - Plumber

Work Mode: Onsite

Location: Escondido, CA

$2500 Sign-On Bonus

Compensation: The hourly pay range for this position is $27.90 to $41.90. The specific hourly rate offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401k.

Why work for Kohler?
  • Competitive hourly pay
  • Company work room truck
  • Company provided name brand tools
  • Reimbursement for safety boots and prescription safety glasses
  • Iphone
  • 100% company sponsored pension AND 401K
  • Paid holidays and 2 weeks vacation
  • Professional culture
  • Excellent benefits with very low out of pocket costs for insurance
  • Extra savings on discounts on everyday items
  • Discounted golf at world class courses
  • Many more perks

Opportunity

Kohler Company, the #1 rated consumer brand in plumbing manufacturing, is looking for Installers for their Walk-in-Bath and Showers teams. This is a newly created team where you’ll have the opportunity to lead and work directly with our end customers and bring their shower & bath space vision to life!

The Installer is responsible for following direction of the Supervisor to achieve quality installation of KOHLER brand products that exceed industry standards and our clients' expectations. This team member must maintain professional behavior, both at the job sites and while representing the KOHLER brand, during the workday.

Specific Responsibilities


  • Ensure accurate suitability of proposed work area prior to demolition or start of work. Identify visible defects that will/could prevent achieving KOHLER’s expected installation standards.
  • Confirm details of proposed installation with customer prior to start using confirmation form used by production at job check verification. Explain install process in simple terms to establish trust and confidence with customer.
  • Supervise assigned apprentice and monitor their work performance throughout install.
    Maintain a clean and professional work area, including outside customers home and the work vehicle, during the workday.
  • Upon completed installation, review how to use the product, including maintenance. Provide KOHLER cleaning products and explain proper use of them.
  • Upon completion and customers' acceptance of work performed obtain final payment in manner detailed in your installation package and acquire signatures on provided completion paperwork.
  • Responsible for timely reporting and updates in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system as directed by the Supervisor.
  • Responsible for providing the consumer the following service & materials as part of the installation process:
  • Review warranty information
  • Show the consumer how to use the product
  • Sign off to the close of the permit
  • Collect final payment
  • Provide leave behind materials for all of the above
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the organization's policies and procedures and of relevant regulatory codes and codes of conduct to ensure own work adheres to those standards.
  • Follow the organization's HS&E policies, procedures and mandatory instructions; to identify and mitigate risks, and to safeguard the environment and the wellbeing of oneself and others.
  • Conduct complex analyses, quality tests and inspections that require a high level of independent judgment.
  • Extract relevant data from information provided by others and input it into spreadsheets or standard formats.
  • Implement improvements in manufacturing methods and processes and provide feedback on the changes.
  • Develop and maintain excellent process or technical skills by participating in assessment and development planning activities as well as formal and informal training and coaching.
  • Make sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
  • Plans and prioritizes work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals.
  • Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on planning, organizing, prioritizing and overseeing activities to efficiently meet business and product installation objectives.
  • Manages and applies safe systems of work without supervision and provides technical guidance when required.
  • Works with full competence to employ customer-oriented behaviors that help installers connect with their customers in productive and efficient ways, creating positive, defining moments.
  • Works with full competence to employ a systematic process for solving technical issues by identifying the problems and risks involved, then selecting an appropriate solution.

Skills/Requirements

  • High School graduate or equivalent preferred.
  • Three or more years of remodeling and/or installation experience, with experience in bathroom installation preferred.
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow specific instructions is a must. Ability to lift up to 100lbs and stand for long periods is required. May be required to reach over shoulder height and head height and crawling and crouching positionally.
  • Ability to operate company vehicle required. Must have a clean driving record and pass company Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) standards.


Why Work at Kohler Co.?

Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen. So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.

In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!

About Us

Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities. We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com.

It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran. If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact [email protected]. Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement .

Kohler At A Glance

A spirit of innovation has defined us since 1873. From our roots as a bathtub manufacturer, the creativity and entrepreneurial energy of our associates has built us into one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies. Today, we manufacture smart kitchen and bath products, build powerful engines and generators, and host world-class hospitality experiences. We challenge our own conventions and stretch our imaginations every day—to enhance the quality of life for current and future generations. We are proud to be recognized as one of Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators, landing at #10 on the 2022 list, as well as winner of the Sustainability category and a finalist in the Large Companies category. We believe that better business means a better world. Fueled by the passion of approximately 40,000 associates worldwide, we’re driving change in our communities. Amazing change. Like clean drinking water for victims of natural disasters. Beautiful tile created from industrial waste. Sanitation systems for underdeveloped communities. At Kohler Co., your work matters. Let’s aspire and inspire together, create together and move forward together. #BecomeMoreAtKohler
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