Pipe Fitters & Steamfitters


Lay out, assemble, install, or maintain pipe systems, pipe supports, or related hydraulic or pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, or industrial production or processing systems.
Also called: Pipe Fitter, Pipefitter, Sprinkler Fitter, Steamfitter

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
  • building and construction
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • reading work related information
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady
    Controlled Movement
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Achievement/Effort
  • Initiative

Technology:

    Analytical or scientific software
  • Bentley Systems AutoPIPE
  • COADE CAESAR II
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
  • PipingOffice
    Computer aided design CAD software
  • AEC Design Group CADPIPE
  • ViziFlow

Education:

    certificate after high school
    high school diploma/GED
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