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Oregon Apprenticeship Guide - Steamfitter

Job Description

Steamfitters install piping and tubing made of carbon steel, copper, plastic, glass or other metals using a variety of processes. These processes include brazing, welding, screwing, gluing, bending and mechanical joining. Steamfitters install valves, controls, pumps, vessels and hangers, as well as refrigeration equipment, air-conditioning equipment, compressors, coils, and boilers.
Working Conditions
Steamfitters work indoors and outdoors in all sorts of weather and in a variety of places and positions, including buildings, trenches, roofs, scaffolding, ladders and inside tanks. Hazards include exposure to chemicals, gases, fumes and loud noise. 

Apprenticeship Committees 

MA# 1071 


OR SW-WA NW-CA Steamfitters JATC

Tualatin: 503-691-1997
Eugene: 541-726-1131
Redmond: 541-419-5128
Medford: 541-821-1282
Eureka: 541-821-1282
Toll Free:1-800-452-2912

Website: www.ua290.org   

OR: Statewide

CA & WA 

MA# 2022


Mid-Valley Steamfitters/Pipefitters JATC

Phone: 503-557-1203
Website: www.steamfitterapprenticeship.com

Area 12

​MA# 6021


​Eastern WA-NE Oregon Pipe Trades JATC

Phone: 509-547-6480

Area 6 & 7

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