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    Apprentice Classes for Spring 2017 are tentative until November 24, 2016

    What Does a Steamfitter-Pipefitter Do?

    The Steamfitter-Pipefitter is a journeyperson with vast knowledge and ability to layout, fabricate, assemble, install, maintain and repair piping systems that transport all types of fluids, slurries and gases in the commercial, hospital and industrial sectors.

    This is the only craft to specialize in planning, designing and installing low pressure and high pressure steam systems.

    Their work is diverse, including fields such as geothermal plants, manufacturing plants, nuclear power plants, pharmaceutical plants, semiconductor planst, solar plants, oil refineries and breweries.

    The systems that the Steamfitter-Pipefitter may work on are some of the highest pressure and temperature applications and require thorough knowledge of scientific principles to safely complete the job and uphold our UA Standards of Excellence.