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Pipefitter job duties include but not limited to: Ensure work accomplish required job Ensure yard safety rules and regulations are carried out Layout, fabricate, assemble, install, repair and modify piping systems Ability to silver braze and thread is a plus. Requirements include: Must possess the ability to perform threading, soldering, gluing, welding and/or brazing of pipes and fittings 7+ years working experience in a shipyard/ship repair environment Must be able to obtain DBIDS credentials to work on Military bases Must be able to lift 50 to 70 lbs. High School Degree or Equivalent

Category: Pipefitter

NOTE: The following description is a GENERAL Overview of this career and not a description of a particular job posting.

Pipefitters are typically tasked with installing and maintaining high and low pressure pipe systems, supports, and related equipment aboard waterborne or Naval vessels. A pipefitter is often required to lay out and fabricate full-scale pipe systems (including fire or sprinkler systems) prior to installation using blueprints and templates. Pipefitters must be familiar with the use of basic shop tools and machinery such as grinders, power and hand cutters, presses, bending machines, die and pipe threading machines. Pipefitters also must be familiar with various pipe joining techniques such as soldering, welding, and brazing.
Most pipefitter careers require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, and/or an associate's degree. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is typically required.