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7136 PLUMBERS AND PIPE FITTERS
 


    Plumbers and pipe fitters assemble, fit, install and repair plumbing fixtures, or pipes and pipeline systems.

    Tasks include -

    (a) cutting, threading, bending, jointing, assembling, installing, maintaining and repairing pipes, fittings and fixtures of drainage, heating, water supply and sewerage systems;

    (b) assembling, installing, maintaining and repairing pipeline systems in ships, aircraft, buildings, industrial plant, etc.;

    (c) laying clay, concrete or cast-iron pipes in ditches to form sewers, drains or water mains, or for other purposes;

    (d) performing related tasks;

    (e) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Fitter, pipe

  • Layer, pipe

  • Plumber


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Machine-operator, pipe installation 8290


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.