Plumbers and PipefittersArchitecture & Construction
Plumbers and pipe fitters work both indoors and outdoors on land and aboard ships.
Average Military Salary
Plumbers and pipefitters assemble, install, maintain, and repair many different types of pipe systems.
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:
- Ability to work with detailed plans
- Preference for doing physical work
Related Civilian Careers
- Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators, Nuclear Power Reactor Operators, First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers, Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers, Industrial Machinery Mechanics, Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment, Plumbers, Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters, Electricians, Boilermakers, Nuclear Equipment Operation Technicians, Nuclear Engineers