Steamfitter

Program Name: 
Steamfitter

Steamfitters assemble, install, alter and repair pipelines or pipe systems that carry water, steam, compressed air, liquids and gases required for processing, manufacturing, heating and cooling. They install piping and tubing made of carbon steel, copper, plastic, glass or other metals using a variety of processes including brazing, welding, screwing, gluing, bending and mechanical joints. Work includes installation of heating and cooling equipment and mechanical control systems.

Median Salary After Completion: 
$64,906
Occupation Titles: 

Not yet available

Program Number: 
50-435-2
Training Details: 

5-year training program
7,500 hours of on-the-job training
500 hours paid related instruction
Additional related instruction may be required
Classroom subjects include drafting and blueprint reading, mathematics, applied physics and chemistry, and safety

Application Requirements: 

Applicant's age shall be as stated in the state employment laws
High school diploma or equivalent
Meet required norms on aptitude test (if required)
Physically able to perform trade
Valid driver's license or reliable transportation

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