Explore Plumber & Pipefitter

Job Description:

A pipefitter is a skilled professional who connects pipes to walls, structures, and fixtures using brackets, clamps, tools, or welding equipment. They measure, cut, thread, and weld pipes using specific tools like saws, torches, threaders, benders, and welders. Pipefitters plan layouts, install or repair piping systems, and maintain them using hand and power tools. They also inspect and test systems for quality and safety, ensuring they meet specifications.

Average Salary

$16.72 - $52.25 Average Hourly Rate

$34,777- $108,680 Yearly Rate

Interest & Skills

Critical Thinking • Mathematics • Communication • Attention to detail • Read a tape measure • Installation • Working with hands

Career Paths

Apprentice • Journeyperson • Foreman • Superintendent • Owner

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