Industrial Pipefitter Apprenticeship

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*Statistics retrieved from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

What Does an Industrial Pipefitter Do?

Pipefitters lay out, assemble, install, and maintain high and low pressure pipe systems, including: pipe supports, and related hydraulic and pneumatic equipment; for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, and industrial production, and processing systems.

Tasks:

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What Are the Working Conditions?

Industrial pipefitters work in a factory setting either inside or outside in all weather conditions. They may be required to climb on machinery, lift heavy objects, and work at heights at times on ladders, scaffolding and catwalks in awkward positions, confined spaces, and areas where there may be risks. They use protective equipment to avoid common hazards; such as: safety belts, protective glasses and hard hats.

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How is the Training Structured?

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What are the Application Requirements?

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What Skills Should I Possess?

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Who Should I Contact In My Area?

Northeast

Your County: Your BAS Representative:
Outagamie, Waupaca Lisa Perkofski
Forest, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Oneida, Portage, Vilas, Wood Ben Stahlecker

Northwest

Your County: Your BAS Representative:
Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Iron, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, St. Croix, Washburn Travis Ludvigson
Adams, Price, Taylor Ben Stahlecker

Southeast

Your County: Your BAS Representative:
Brown, Door, Florence, Kewaunee, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano Burt Harding
Waushara, Winnebago Lisa Perkofski
Columbia, Green Lake, Jefferson, Marquette, Sauk Debbie Schanke
Dane Andrea Loeffelholz
Kenosha, Racine, Rock, Walworth Sandy Martin
Waukesha Bob Scheldroup
Hafeezah Ahmad
Milwaukee
Hafeezah Ahmad
Calumet, Fond du Lac, Manitowoc, Sheboygan Sandra Destree
Dodge, Ozaukee, Washington Liz Pusch

Southwest

Your County: OR Contact Your BAS Representative:
Sauk Debbie Schanke
Buffalo, Crawford, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Lafayette, Monroe, Richland, Trempeleau, Vernon Kathy O'Sullivan

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Additional Resources

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics maintains information on all occupations. For more information on the Industrial Pipefitter trade in the United States, visit:

http://www.bls.gov/ooh/construction-and-extraction/plumbers-pipefitters-and-steamfitters.htm

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Sources: Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards Position Descriptions,
Apprenticeship in Wisconsin Handbook

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