Diesel Engine Pipe Fitter I

Install oil, air, fuel and water lines on diesel engines, using blueprints.
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Salary Range
$28,000 – $80,000

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What do Diesel Engine Pipe Fitter Is do?

Installs oil, air, fuel, and water lines on diesel engines, using blueprints and process documents to determine pipe size, location of connection, and angles of bends: Cuts pipe and bends to specified angle, using tube bending machine [BENDING-MACHINE OPERATOR I]. Brazes connections to pipe, using holding fixtures and gas furnace. Bolts pipe to pipe supports on engine, using wrenches. Brazes or welds pipe to engine, using acetylene and arc welding equipment. May visually estimate angles and bend small pipe and tubing to conform to curvature of engine, using bending fixtures and handtools. May fabricate piping for stock. May replace worn or broken pipes on diesel engines.


Should I be a Diesel Engine Pipe Fitter I?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Diesel Engine Pipe Fitter, Pipe Fitter, Diesel Engine I

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    Diesel Engine Pipe Fitter I

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