Steamfitter - Pipefitter
The steamfitter-pipefitter is a tradesperson with the knowledge and ability to layout, fabricate, assemble, install, maintain, and repair piping systems that transport all types of fluids, slurries and gas in residential, commercial and industrial sectors. They are the only trade to specialize in planning, design, and installation of low- and high-pressure steam systems. Their work is diverse and includes fields such as oil refineries, paper mills, nuclear power plants, water/sewage treatment plants, desalination plants, computer chip plants, manufacturing plants, breweries, and the automotive industry. Systems the steamfitter-pipefitter may work on are some of the highest pressure and temperature applications and require a thorough knowledge of scientific principles to complete this type of work safely.