fitter of gas pipelines (gas mains fitter)

fitter of gas pipelines (gas mains fitter)

Welding plastic pipes
Welding plastic pipes Installing a street gas line in a trench Pressurising a new pipeline Welding steel pipes Closing the existing house service pipe
fitter of gas pipelines (gas mains fitter):

Who are they and what do they do? The task is to assemble, install, commission, repair and test gas pipeline systems and related equipment.

What are the activities of the job? Preparation of material for piping (including pipe cutting, thread cutting, grinding, etc.), assembling, welding and installation of gas pipelines into pipeline sections - assembly and installation of gas pipes, branch pipelines to houses, main house valves and house gas meters, assembly and installation of gas pipelines and equipment in industrial premises, assembly and installation of gas regulating stations, leak and pressure testing of piping and in gas equipment according to the applicable standards, repair and maintenance of gas piping and gas equipment, remedying defects of pipes in operation by making bypasses and substitutions in order to maintain uninterrupted operation, assembly, installation, repair and maintenance of complex low and high pressure gas piping systems, emergency assistance to gas piping systems, operation of control systems, maintaining and servicing gas plant distribution equipment.

Where is it done and under what conditions? In excavations made in urban roads, in buildings, production facilities and newly built houses, access to the workplace may be difficult, weather conditions diverse, and, of course, contact with gas is to be expected.

What tools/equipment do they use? The main tools are typically simple craft tools, such as screw drivers, wrenches, pliers, pressure gauge systems, etc.

What do you need to succeed? You need an apprenticeship, a special certificate for gas handling, technical knowledge, to be good with your hands, fast reactions, reliability.

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