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Pipefitter Jobs in Devonport

​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.

Devonport

Devonport is a district of Plymouth in the English county of Devon. Devonport is a regenerating neighbourhood of shipyards and modern housing developments. Devonport has a trail that links the Naval Heritage Centre to Devonport Guildhall.

Home to HMNB Devonport Dockyard, the military city is the principal nuclear repair and refuelling facility for the Royal Navy and the largest naval base in Europe. The naval base as support the Royal Navy since 1691, and covers four miles of waterfront, with 5 dry docks. Defence sector expertise includes submarines and naval vessels.