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47-2151.00 - Pipelayers Bright Outlook

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Install or repair sanitary or stormwater sewer structures or pipe systems.

47-2152.01 Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook     Green Occupation Green
  • Assemble or secure pipes, tubes, fittings, or related equipment, according to specifications, by welding, brazing, cementing, soldering, or threading joints.
  • Attach pipes to walls, structures, or fixtures, such as radiators or tanks, using brackets, clamps, tools, or welding equipment.
  • Modify, clean, or maintain pipe systems, units, fittings, or related machines or equipment, using hand or power tools.
  • Shut off steam, water, or other gases or liquids from pipe sections, using valve keys or wrenches.
  • Remove and replace worn components.
  • Install pipe systems to support alternative energy-fueled systems, such as geothermal heating or cooling systems.
47-2152.02 Plumbers Bright Outlook Green Occupation
  • Assemble pipe sections, tubing, or fittings, using couplings, clamps, screws, bolts, cement, plastic solvent, caulking, or soldering, brazing, or welding equipment.
  • Install pipe assemblies, fittings, valves, appliances such as dishwashers or water heaters, or fixtures such as sinks or toilets, using hand or power tools.
  • Maintain or repair plumbing by replacing defective washers, replacing or mending broken pipes, or opening clogged drains.
  • Anchor steel supports from ceiling joists to hold pipes in place.
  • Install underground storm, sanitary, or water piping systems, extending piping as needed to connect fixtures and plumbing.
47-3015.00 Helpers--Pipelayers, Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters Bright Outlook
  • Measure, cut, thread and assemble new pipe, placing the assembled pipe in hangers or other supports.
  • Perform rough-ins, repair and replace fixtures and water heaters, and locate, repair, or remove leaking or broken pipes.
  • Mount brackets and hangers on walls and ceilings to hold pipes, and set sleeves or inserts to provide support for pipes.
  • Excavate and grade ditches, and lay and join pipe for water and sewer service.
  • Clean and renew steam traps.
47-4099.02 Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians Bright Outlook Green Occupation
  • Install copper or plastic plumbing using pipes, fittings, pipe cutters, acetylene torches, solder, wire brushes, sand cloths, flux, plastic pipe cleaners, or plastic glue.
  • Install circulating pumps using pipe, fittings, soldering equipment, electrical supplies, and hand tools.
  • Connect water heaters and storage tanks to power and water sources.
  • Install plumbing, such as dip tubes, port fittings, drain tank valves, pressure temperature relief valves, or tanks, according to manufacturer specifications and building codes.
47-4071.00 Septic Tank Servicers and Sewer Pipe Cleaners Bright Outlook
  • Clean and repair septic tanks, sewer lines, or related structures such as manholes, culverts, and catch basins.
  • Cut damaged sections of pipe with cutters, remove broken sections from ditches, and replace pipe sections, using pipe sleeves.

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