New Orleans Pipe Trades Apprenticeship ProgramUA Certified Apprenticeship Training Program
Plumbers, Steamfitters and HVAC
A plumber is a skilled crafts-person that designs, estimates, installs, services and repairs pipe systems that convey water, waste drainage, natural and medical related gases. They join pipes and install fixtures and appliances such as: bathtubs, toilets, dishwashers, and water heaters. Often they design these systems or they may work from blueprints and drawings. They have the very important job of proctors of the public by helping to keep water safe.
Steamfitters install, service and repair piping systems for power generation, pharmaceutical and semi-conductor manufacturing, food processing and refrigeration, petroleum refinery and chemical and petrochemical processing. Steamfitters possess welder certifications and credentials that are required to perform high-demand weld processes.
An HVACR Technician installs, services and repairs heating, ventilation, air conditioning, building automation, and refrigeration systems in schools, hospitals, hotels, motels, airports, malls, high-rise offices and apartment buildings.