Pipefitters


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Pipefitters

Pipefitters - Skills and Abilities

Plumbers and pipefitters need to:

Communicate

  • Understand spoken information.
  • Listen to others and ask questions.
  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand.
  • Understand written information.
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  • Read and understand work-related materials.

Reason and Problem Solve

  • Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
  • Use reasoning to discover answers to problems.
  • Analyze ideas and use logic to determine their strengths and weaknesses.
  • Combine several pieces of information and draw conclusions.
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  • Follow guidelines to arrange objects or actions in a certain order.
  • Judge the costs and benefits of a possible action.
  • Concentrate and not be distracted while performing a task.
  • Recognize the nature of a problem.
  • Think of new ideas about a topic.
  • Develop rules that group items in various ways.
  • Understand new information or materials by studying and working with them.

Manage Oneself, People, Time, and Things

  • Manage the time of self and others.
  • Check how well one is learning or doing something.

Work with People

  • Change behavior in relation to others’ actions.

Work with Things

  • Watch gauges, dials, and output to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Inspect and evaluate the quality of products.

Perceive and Visualize

  • Imagine how something will look if it is moved around or its parts are rearranged.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.