VR Career Simulation
In the Pipefitter simulation the explorer will learn to measure and cut large water pipes and help with the installation process. The simulation takes place at an outdoor construction site for a new hydro electric dam. The explorer will need to read and interpret the blueprints in this simulation to cut the pipes to the correct size. The explorer will be guided through this process to cut the first pipe and will then need to use what they have learned to cut the second pipe independently. The explorer will then work with the excavator driver to place the pipe in the correct location and secure it in place.
Steamfitters and pipefitters lay out, assemble, fabricate, maintain, troubleshoot and repair piping systems carrying water, steam, chemicals and fuel in heating, cooling, lubricating and other process piping systems.
Sprinkler system installers fabricate, install, test, maintain and repair water, foam, carbon dioxide and dry chemical sprinkler systems in buildings for fire protection purposes.
Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers are employed in maintenance departments of factories, plants and similar establishments, and by pipefitting and sprinkler system contractors, or they may be self-employed.
An excellent hard working career pursue in this province. With an estimated 860 existing jobs and an additional 80 openings in the next three years. The average annual salary of this position is $96,800. A great annual salary.
For more detailed information, please visit the official StatCan listing of this position.
7252 – Steamfitters, pipefitters and sprinkler system installers
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