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Pipe Fitter (Hybrid)
Cut, thread, or hammer pipes to pecifications, using tools such as saws, cutting torches, pipe threaders, or pipe benders. Lay out full scale drawings of pipe systems, supports, or related equipment, according to blueprints. Assemble or secure pipes, tubes, fittings, or related equipment, according to specifications, by welding, brazing, cementing, soldering, or threading joints. Measure and mark pipes for cutting or threading. Inspect, examine, or test installed systems or pipe lines, using pressure gauge, hydrostatic testing, observation, or other methods. Plan pipe system layout, installation, or repair, according to specifications. Attach pipes to walls, structures, or fixtures, such as radiators or tanks, using brackets, clamps, tools, or welding equipment. Modify, clean, or maintain pipe systems, units, fittings, or related machines or equipment, using hand or power tools. Select pipe sizes, types, or related materials, such as supports, hangers, or hydraulic cylinders, according to specifications. Cut or bore holes in structures, such as bulkheads, decks, walls, or mains, prior to pipe installation, using hand or power tools. Install automatic controls to regulate pipe systems. Shut off steam, water, or other gases or liquids from pipe sections, using valve keys or wrenches. Remove and replace worn components. Inspect work sites for obstructions or holes that could cause structural weakness. Install fixtures, appliances, or equipment designed to reduce water or energy consumption. Install pipe systems to support alternative energy-fueled systems, such as geothermal heating or cooling systems. Install or test gray water systems, such as recycling, treatment, or irrigation systems. Prepare cost estimates for clients. Operate motorized pumps to remove water from flooded manholes, basements, or facility floors.
Program NameProgram HoursSponsorRegionDistrict
0414HYBroward County Plumbers & Pipefitters JATC
8500-10000Leonard Talbert 8Broward