Built Environment

Pipefitter Jobs in Cumbria

​Pipefitter

A pipefitter is responsible for building, installing, and repairing piping systems. A pipefitter must be able understand blueprints and inspect their worksite to ensure a safe working environment and remove obstructions.

A pipefitter must be able to cut, thread, bend and connect pipes, as well as installing and securing them. Pipefitters must work carefully so they install and repair pipes so that they prevent leaks. Pipefitters generally work with metal pipes, non-metal pipes, tubes, and fittings.

A Pipefitter must be qualified to level 3 standard or have completed an apprenticeship. They may be required to hold a CSCS or Skillscard.

​Cumbria

Cumbria is a county in North West England. Cumbria is the third largest county in England by size, consisting of six districts: Allerdale, Barrow-in-Furness, Carlisle, Copeland, Eden and South Lakeland. In 2019 Cumbria had a population of around half a million people. Cumbria is home to the Lake District National Park and many market towns. Cumbria can be easily accessed from Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-tyne, Glasgow and Edinbourgh, all under 2 hours drive away. Cumbria is home to some of the UK's largest engineering and defence projects including shipbuilding projects and Sellafield power plant.

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