The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Pipefitter in Halifax, Nova Scotia is C$25.92.
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Job Description for Pipefitter
A pipefitter installs and fits various piping for commercial and residential use. The pipes are often meant to deal with high pressure, so it is important that the job is done right. The pipefitter will often personally have to plan the layout and design of piping systems, so that they fit in a customized manner. The pipes and related equipment used will usually be chosen by the pipefitter. Pipes will be installed with the use of clamps and welding equipment. Sometimes, the pipefitter will be …Read more
- Handle and install pipes of various materials.
- Test equipment and piping for pressure and leaks.
- Visually inspect pressure and vacuum gauges and recommend repair work if necessary.
- Install, inspect and maintain repairs or replace pipes, pipelines filters, steam traps and strainers valves.
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Employees with Pipefitter in their job title in Fort McMurray, Alberta earn an average of 31.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Grande Prairie, Alberta (23.5% more) and Edmonton, Alberta (21.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Toronto, Ontario (1.1% less).