Pipefitter

Pipefitter

Pipefitters install, assemble, fabricate, maintain, repair and troubleshoot mechanical piping systems carrying fuel, chemicals, water, steam and air in heating, cooling, lubricating and various other process piping systems. Pipefitting demands a wide array of skills and knowledge to be able to safely monitor and maintain high pressure piping systems that often carry hazardous materials.

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Pipefitters are also known as Steamfitters, Industrial Pipefitters, and Pipefitting Fabricators

Similar Crafts: Boilermaker, Plumber

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ABC/CMEF Houston

CMEF has regularly scheduled craft training classes in core, electrical, instrumentation, millwright, pipefitting, carpentry, industrial painting, industrial insulation, rigging, scaffolding, welding, construction site safety technician, and crew leadership....

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Tulsa Welding School

Tulsa Welding School & Technology Center (Houston), a branch campus of Tulsa Welding School (TWS), opened in 2014 and offers Welding Specialist and Welding Specialist with Pipefitting programs. Students learn hands-on, technical competencies and skills in labs, workshops, and classrooms, with a curriculum designed to meet employers’ needs. Upon program completion, TWSTC graduates are equipped to s...

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San Jacinto College

With the Houston area economy humming there's a strong need for pipefitters, one of the best paying construction occupations. San Jacinto College offers two options for pipefitting training on a "fast track" schedule, enabling students to finish courses and be ready for work in as little as one semester. One program prepares graduates to enter the construction industry as entry-level pipe fabricat...

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Lee College

Lee College Pipefitting Program is based on the standardized craft curriculum developed by The National Center of Construction Education and Research. This system maintains a national record of each student’s educational achievements allowing potential employers to quickly verify an applicant’s qualifications. The Pipefitting Program at Lee College places special emphasis on hands-on training usi...

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Brazosport College

Pipefitters play a major role in the construction and maintenance of plant site systems. Pipefitters fabricate, install and repair piping or tubing systems that convey liquid, gas and occasionally solid materials. Pipefitters are employed in the petroleum, chemical and power industries, as well as the food and beverage industry. Brazosport College offers the choice of short-term certificates or a...

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Lone Star College

The Pipefitting Certificate is designed to train students for entry-level positions in pipefitting. Pipefitters install, assemble, fabricate, maintain, repair and troubleshoot mechanical piping systems carrying fuel, chemicals, water, steam and air in heating, cooling, lubricating and various other process piping systems. Pipefitters are employed in the maintenance departments of power stations, r...

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Alvin Community College

A career in pipefitting provides good job security and potential for advancement in a career expected to be in demand for many years. Prospects are asked to complete an application. Prospect will be considered based on eligibility requirements. A prospect must demonstrate a readiness to begin and to validate no barriers to attending. Barriers include such things as reliable transportation, depend...

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