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Pipe Fitters

Pipe fitters install pipe systems and maintain and repair pipes in major utilities, industrial and construction settings and sites.

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About this Career

£29,350

Average salary

New workers start around £19,738.24. Normal pay is £29,350 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £44,770.59.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Tests pipe work for leaks and makes necessary adjustments.
  • Fits piping into position and joins sections by welding, soldering, cementing, fusing, screwing or by other methods.
  • Installs pipes for heating, ventilating, fire prevention, water and similar systems in industrial and construction settings, including oil rigs and terminals, sewerage systems and other mains networks.
  • Measures and cuts required lengths of copper, lead, steel, iron, aluminium or plastic piping using hand or machine tools.
  • Examines drawings and specifications to determine layout of piping.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Learning Strategies
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Mathematics
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Active Listening
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Reading Comprehension
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Critical Thinking
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Active Learning
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Speaking
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Writing
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Science
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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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