Diesel Engine Pipe Fitter II

Install high and low pressure piping and tubing according to instructions.
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Salary Range
$28,000 – $80,000

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What do Diesel Engine Pipe Fitter IIs do?

Installs high and low pressure piping and tubing for lubrication, cooling, and steam systems of turbines, compressors, condensers, pumps, and generators according to graphic and oral instructions: Lays out full size sketch of assembly on table, using layout tools. Bends, assembles, and positions pipe on sketch, using coupling joints and hydraulic bending machine. Brazes or tack welds piping and fittings into position [WELDER, TACK]. Climbs in and out of erection pit and onto erection platform to bolt piping to products. Tags or stamps items to identify parts during reassembly. May heat pipe to facilitate bending, using portable gas heating equipment. May install air, fuel, and water lines on diesel engines [PIPE FITTER, DIESEL ENGINE I].


Should I be a Diesel Engine Pipe Fitter II?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Pipe Fitter, Diesel Engine II

    How to Become a
    Diesel Engine Pipe Fitter II

    Diesel Engine Pipe Fitter IIs generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Diesel Engine Pipe Fitter II-related education!
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