Career Starter - kern County
Plumbers, Pipefitters and SteamfittersLayout, assemble, install, or maintain pipe systems, pipe supports, or related hydraulic or pneumatic equipment for steam, hot water, heating, cooling, lubricating, sprinkling, or industrial production or processing systems.
Annual Median Wage:
$54,974.40 ($26.43 per hour)
Less than high school diploma
Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Time Management Managing one's own time and the time of others
Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
Building and Construction Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
Design Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
Mathematics Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
English Language Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Weld metal components.
Cut metal components for installation
Fabricate parts or components
Create construction or installation diagrams.
Install plumbing or piping
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