What’s News – Plumbing, Pipefitting, Steamfitting

Plumbers, pipe fitters and steamfitters install and repair pipes that carry liquids or gases to, from and within businesses, homes and factories. Employment of plumbers, pipe fitters and steamfitters is projected to grow 12 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations. Construction of buildings that need new plumbing systems should drive demand for these workers. Overall job opportunities are expected to be good, with some employers continuing to report difficulty finding qualified workers.