Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters work with pipes and fittings that carry water, steam, air, and other liquids and gasses. We depend on them daily to keep the modern-day world running. If you enjoy hands-on, physical work, have a knack for problem solving, and enjoy putting things together, this could be the career for you!

What You'll Do

As a Plumber, Pipefitter, Steamfitter, you’ll:

  • Read construction blueprints to determine the necessary materials for a job
  • Build, repair and test pipe systems


  • Operating Tools and Equipment
  • Physical and Hands-on Work
  • Problem Solving


Want to be a Plumber, Pipefitter, Steamfitter?

Explore the education and training opportunities currently available through Louisiana’s 13 community and technical college campuses across the state.

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Louisiana Calling

9331 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70810

1-844-LA-CALLS (1-844-522-2557)