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Steamfitter

13505 B Street

Omaha, NE 68137

402-333-5859

 

Five (5) Year Apprenticeship 

As a steamfitters apprentice you will learn to lay out, install, and maintain all systems performed by steamfitters.  You will also be trained in all methods of joining pipe including welding, soldering, brazing, screwed pipe and multiple types of mechanical joints.  In addition you will become certified in rigging, hand signaling, med gas installation and brazing, OSHA, CPR and First Aid.

 

Basic Qualifications 

 

You must:

          Be at least 18 years of age by the time you start work

          Have a high school diploma or G.E.D

          Be physically capable of performing the work of the trade

          Be proficient in math

 

Work will be both indoors and outdoors.  A large portion of work will be performed in uncompleted structures.

 

As an apprentice your beginning wage rate will be 49% of journeyman scale.  You will receive incremental annual increases reaching 80% of journeyman scale as a fifth year apprentice.  After satisfactorily completing your apprenticeship you will become a journeyman steamfitter.

 

Apprentices are required to attend day classes once every other week for 8.5 hours per day.  The school year runs continually.  You will also be required to attend some evening and Saturday classes.

 

You will be required to provide your own transportation to and from work and school.

 

Good punctuality and attendance to both work and school are a must.    

 

Work Summary 

 

Installation and maintenance of the following systems:

          Steam

          Hot water

          Chilled water

          Refrigeration

          HVAC

          Ammonia

          All types of fuel systems including natural gas, propane and fuel oil

          Temperature control systems

          Pneumatic

          Hydraulics

          Med Gas

          Oxygen

          Vacuum

          Process

          Lubrication

  

Applications are taken the first two full weeks of March at Nebraska Workforce Development 

 

Benefits Include: 

 

            Pension, 401(k), Health Insurance, Life Insurance and Training

  



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