High school diploma/GED.
Trade school education or apprenticeship.
Meet state licensure requirements.
Proven experience as a Pipe Fitter.
Excellent mechanical and troubleshooting skills.
Ability to prioritize and maintain strong attention to detail.
Good communication and managerial skills.
Inspecting the workplace, clearing obstructions and preparing materials and equipment.
Studying blueprints and planning pipe systems and related equipment installations.
Using a variety of tools to modify pipes to specifications.
Measuring and marking pipes for cutting and threading.
Assembling and welding pipe components and systems.
Securing pipes to walls and fixtures with brackets, clamps, and welding equipment.
Ordering required materials such as pipes, hangars, brackets, hydraulic cylinders, etc.