A podcast that tells the real stories of plumbers, apprentices, business owners, and professionals in the pipe trades. Our goal is to educate the public about the lucrative opportunities present in the plumbing and pipe-related career fields, and give insight into how important these careers are for a healthy nation.
Ken Waite is a Master Plumber, and currently serves as the plumbing instructor at D.W. Waters Career Center, a high school in Tampa, FL. He is also an instructor and certified back-flow preventer technician for the University of Florida TREEO Center. He has worked in the plumbing career field since he was a young boy and enjoys educating the next generation of plumbers.
Andy Ong is a plumbing apprentice in Novato, California. He has worked in the trade for 6 months. He previously worked in the biotech industry and explains what made him decide to become a Plumber and how he views the opportunities present in the Plumbing career field.
Will Schott is the Tampa Bay District Manager for Viega, the leading manufacturer of innovative piping systems including ProPress, PureFlow, and MegaPress. Will has 25 years of experience in the industrial manufacturing and plumbing industries, with 15 years of experience utilizing Viega products in the field.
Chris Potter is a Licensed Journeyman plumber from Forth Worth, Texas. He has been a plumber since 2004. Chris is an excellent service plumber who takes pride in serving his clients and providing for his family. Chris was able to use his plumbing career to pay off his college student loans and obtain a higher standard of living than what his degree path offered. He is an excellent example of what can be achieved by choosing a career in plumbing.
Britt Moore is a Master Plumber from Augusta, Kansas. He has been a plumber for 22 years and runs a Plumbing service company in Andover, Kansas. He is also an inventor, real estate investor, and an avid outdoorsman.
Bryan Hammons is a Master Plumber with 22 years of experience in the Plumbing trade, and is co-owner of Home Team Plumbing, a local plumbing service company in St. Petersburg, FL. He is also the founder of the largest Plumbing Facebook group, Plumbing Hacks & Plumbing Professional Discussions, which has over 37,000 members. He is a well-known trade advocate and has traveled to 23 states to speak and teach about the Plumbing industry.
Welcome to The Plumber's Journey Podcast! Host Ricky Cox introduces himself and explains the purpose of the podcast, and outlines his plans for the podcast.
Ricky Cox is a Master Plumber / Plumbing Contractor in the state of Florida, and the owner of Forthright Plumbing in Tampa. (License #CFC1430270.) Ricky has worked in the Plumbing industry for over 8 years. He has a degree from Erwin Technical College, and certification from TREEO University of Florida. He is very passionate about the Plumbing industry, and wants to share the career path with high school students, college graduates, and the general public.