Pipelayer wearing safety helmet and glasses operating machine cuting and making joints on new gas pipe replacement . Inspector will then check and sign off on the pipe before it goes into the ground.
Pipelayers usually work outside, laying pipe underground . He is a tradesperson who installs, assembles, fabricates Require pipefitters to be licensed. Requirements differ from state to state, but most include a four- to five-year apprenticeship. Union pipelayers and fitters are required to pass an apprenticeship test (often called a "turn-out exam") before becoming a licensed journeyman.
Pipe fitting or pipefitting is the occupation of installing or repairing piping or tubing systems that convey liquid, gas, and occasionally solid materials. This work involves selecting and preparing pipe or tubing, joining it together by various means, and the location and repair of leaks.