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Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters :

Lay out, assemble, install, or maintain pipe systems, pipe supports, or related hydraulic or pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, or industrial production or processing systems.


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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $57,400.00
Average Time to Fill 41 days
Typical Education Certificate / Credential
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2014-2024) 3,165
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2014-2024) 13.82 %

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Skills Profile


Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Solder metal parts, piping, or components
Braze metal parts or components
Spot/tack weld materials
Weld metal parts and components
Perform combination welding or cutting procedures
Apply flux to workpiece before soldering or brazing
Weld metal structures
Cut pipe or piping material for gas, air, hydraulic, refrigeration, water, or steam lines
Cut openings in existing structures
Cut metal or plastic material
Bend pipe for gas, air, hydraulic, refrigeration or water lines
Operate pipe fitting equipment
Bend tubing or conduit
Install plumbing, piping, or water handling systems
Perform basic plumbing
Don/Doff installation, maintenance, or repair related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Connect sections of drill pipe
Install/Replace measuring or control devices such as meters or regulators
Install gauges or controls
Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured plumbing or piping products by hand
Drill holes in construction materials
Thread pipe for gas, air, hydraulic, refrigeration, or water lines

Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information

Calculate grades and elevations
Measure workpieces for reference points or cutting lines
Measure the level or depth of water or other liquids
Verify levelness, verticality, or alignment of structures, equipment, or materials
Measure materials or objects for installation or assembly
Estimate installation, maintenance, or repair related material requirements
Estimate project material requirements
Determine equipment or tool requirements for projects
Estimate project labor requirements
Estimate installation, maintenance, or repair related project costs


Real-Time Job Posting Statistics


Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Fire Protection
HVAC
Industrial Production
Welding Equipment
Project Management
Schematic Diagrams
Boilers


Related Licensing Requirements


HFA Provisional (18-0000000101)

Sec. 14. (a) An individual may be issued a provisional HFA license for a specific licensed health facility if the individual has: (1) at least two (2) years of administrative experience in a licensed HF; and (2) complied with the conditions of IC 25-19-1-3(a)(1). (b) An individual may be issued a provisional RCA license for a specific licensed residential facility if the individual has: (1) at least two (2) years of administrative experience in a licensed HF; and (2) complied with the conditions of IC 25-19-1-3(a)(1). (c) Under subsections (a) and (b), the director of the board may issue a provisional license to an individual who appears to be qualified; however, this license will be subject to the approval of the board at its next following meeting, at which time the board may withdraw the provisional license if it determines that the licensee fails to meet all applicable qualifications for the license. (d) Experience gained under provisional licensure shall not satisfy the educational or AIT requirements of section 4(a) or 4(d) of this rule.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Indiana State Board of Health Facility Administrators (3172342051)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/hfa.htm


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