Plumbers and pipe fitters

Role Responsibilities

  • Examining blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine the layout of plumbing and ventilation systems and materials required
  • Measuring, cutting, threading, bending, jointing, assembling, installing, maintaining and repairing pipes, fittings and fixtures of drainage, heating, ventilation, water supply and sewerage systems
  • Installing gas appliances, dishwashers and water heaters, sinks and toilets using hand and power tools
  • Laying clay, concrete or cast-iron pipes in ditches to form sewers, drains or water mains, or for other purposes
  • Inspecting, examining and testing installed systems and pipes, using pressure gauge, hydrostatic testing, observation or other methods

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