Plumbers and pipefitters assemble, install, maintain, and repair many different types of pipe systems.Explore this career outside the military
Plumbers and pipe fitters work both indoors and outdoors on land and aboard ships.
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Plumbers and Pipefitters in the Military
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All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Plumbers and pipefitters in the Military will gain skills through classroom study and on-the-job experience. Job-specific training content may include: Installation, operation, and repair of pipe systemsInstallation and repair of plumbing fixtures, boiler controls, water purification and distillation systemsMaintenance and repair of hydraulic and pneumatic systemsMethods of soldering, welding, silver brazing, and cuttingRead More
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