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Meet Christian, Charlie and Ben from Charlie The Plumber. Charlie The Plumber was established on the Gold Coast by namesake Charlie and now operates with highly skilled plumbing brothers Ben and Christian who purchased the company in 2006.
As a dedicated team of experts in traditional plumbing and gas plumbing, it’s fair to say we’re not afraid to roll up our sleeves, get to work and get our hands dirty.
While it all started on the Gold Coast, the business has grown and now operates in Logan and Brisbane. Since 1978 businesses and residents have trusted in our expertise and experience for their plumbing and gas plumbing work. We are equipped to take on the smallest jobs around the home right up to heavy industrial and commercial jobs.
When you need a plumber, call Charlie The Plumber. We’ll get the job done right first time every time! It’s our breadth of experience and working for major companies that have enabled us to become firmly established as one of the go-to plumbing companies on the Gold Coast, Logan and Brisbane.
We treat every job with the same importance and professionalism whether we come out to your home for a simple tap leak or whether we’re working with a large organisation on a heavy industrial job.
You may be lucky enough to rarely need the services of a plumber but when you do, you need someone with experience that can fix whatever problem you have in the quickest and best possible way at competitive rates.
Our regular hours of business are Monday to Friday from 7:30am until 4:00pm. We understand that some industrial and commercial premises require work to be carried out after hours or during their quiet periods. Along with this, sometimes emergencies occur and when they do, they’re usually outside of regular business hours. For your convenience, we provide an afterhours plumbing service on the Gold Coast, Logan and Brisbane as well as surrounding areas.
Ben has 23 years’ experience in the plumbing trade and is a licenced Plumber Drainer and Gas Fitter. Extra endorsements on Ben’s plumbing licence include Backflow prevention, Thermostatic Mixing Valves, Solar and Heat Pump installations. Ben is licenced to carry out Restricted Electrical Works. After completing a Diploma in Hydraulic Construction and becoming a member of the Hydraulic Association of Australia, Ben worked as a plumber and a hydraulic consultant in Australia and overseas before returning home to work in the family business.
Christian has 21 years’ experience in the plumbing trade and is a licenced Plumber Drainer and Gas Fitter. Extra endorsements on Christian’s plumbing licence include Thermostatic Mixing Valves and Solar & Heat Pump installations. Christian is also licenced to carry out Restricted Electrical Works. Christian worked as a plumber in Australia and overseas before returning home to work in the family business.
Charlie started plumbing at the age of 14 in Sydney, before moving to the Gold Coast in 1971. Charlie founded the business on the Gold Coast in 1978 and was the director of the company until 2006. Still a major part of the business, Charlie continues to provide a wealth of knowledge and support to our family run business that has grown from single plumber to a company that now employs 14 staff. Charlie, a licenced plumber, drainer and gas fitter and also holds extra plumbing licence endorsements including Backflow Prevention installation and testing and Thermostatic Mixing Valve installation and testing.
Greg has been a part of our team since 1991 and is a loyal, honest and reliable plumber that is capable of completing a wide range of plumbing work. Greg is also a licenced drainer and gas fitter and has 47 years’ experience in the plumbing trade. Greg’s plumbing licence is also endorsed to carry out work on backflow prevention valves, thermostatic mixing valves and solar & heat pump installations. Greg is also licenced to carry out Restricted Electrical Works.
Des has been a part of our team since February 2015 and is a licenced plumber drainer and gas fitter with 35 years’ experience. Des has worked for himself in South Africa before moving to and working in New Zealand and the Australia. Des has been positioned full time at Bond University for the last 7 years carrying out preventative and reactive plumbing maintenance.
Craig has 30 years experience as a plumber drainer and gas fitter and has worked as a specialist gas fitter in Melbourne and on the Gold Coast.
David began working with us 10 years ago. David is an extremely reliable, hard working and very skilled in the plumbing trade. David is heavily relied on in our business and will always do what is needed to get the job done.
Jack has been with our company for 6 years and is a very important part of our team. Jack is a reliable, hard- working and is a well-respected team member who has a very high standard of workmanship.
Kieren joined our team this year after moving interstate and has 7 years of experience in the plumbing industry. With great communications skills, Kieren has become a very important part of our team. Kieren’s high level of work standards was reflected with a 4th place in the Australian Worldskills competition in Perth.
James is a recent addition to our team and is a loyal, honest, hard working reliable plumber that is capable of completing all Domestic, Commercial and Industrial plumbing work that is required. Jeff has been in the plumbing industry for 5 years.
Jason is a recent addition to our team. Originally from New Zealand, Jason started his apprenticeship in New Zealand in 2003 and worked in the industry until 2008 before moving to Australia. He is honest, reliable, hard-working and with experience in both plumbing and gas services Jason is an important part of the Charlie the Plumber team.
As the office manager, Christine has been a part of Charlie the Plumber since 1978. A major part of our business is having the office run a smooth as possible. With Christine in the office we can get on with the plumbing works on site when required.
Jan has been a part of our office team for 10 years and assists in all areas in the office.
Deb works behind the scenes in our accounts department and assists with general duties within the office.