Plumber Support Profile: Brad Davis
August 18, 2020
Brad is the Plumber Support Manager for our mountain region and he's been in the plumbing industry for 28 years. Last year, he joined Rheem to train plumbers and to help them grow their businesses.
Plumber Support Manager
Rheem Region: West
From: Denver, Colorado
Specialty Areas: Plumber, boilermaker/steamfitter, commercial service tech
Q: How many years have you been in the industry?
A: 28 years, 3rd generation
Q: Why did you get into plumbing?
A: Family business
Q: What is the journey your career as a plumber took?
A: I started as an apprentice with my family’s plumbing company. After 11 years, I earned a Master License and our company closed. Then, I moved to a larger mechanical company and was a senior plumber for 5 years. After that, I ran a local hydronics department for a wholesale company in Denver. Next, I finally decided I needed to go out on my own and start a new company – PLUMBRAD Services, LLC.
Q: What was the most rewarding part of your work as a plumber?
A: Honest pay for honest work!! Plus, it helped support me and my family of 6 kids.
Q: What was your favorite memory of a time you helped your customers?
A: Volunteering my trade to help local cancer patients with plumbing and heating issues.
Q: What was one of your proudest moments as a plumber?
A: Earning my Master License and starting my own business.
Q: Do you have any advice for other plumbers?
A: The best advice I still tell apprentices and anyone who will listen is: NEVER stop learning, never stop being willing to learn, always be open to other ideas.
How to Contact the Team
Rheem's 10 Plumber Support Managers live throughout the country and are here to educate plumbers on Rheem’s products and programs, and they help them grow their water heater businesses. If you'd like to be introduced to the Plumber Support Manager in your region, please call 1-866-339-2388.