Steamfitter Job Descriptions

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Job Title: Steamfitter

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled Steamfitter to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for installing, repairing, and maintaining steam heating systems, as well as other related equipment and piping systems. The Steamfitter will work closely with other tradespeople and contractors to ensure that projects are completed on time and to the highest standards.


  • Install, repair, and maintain steam heating systems, including boilers, radiators, and piping systems
  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings, and specifications to determine the layout and installation of steam heating systems
  • Perform routine maintenance on steam heating systems, including cleaning, lubricating, and adjusting parts as necessary
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose problems with steam heating systems, and make necessary repairs
  • Collaborate with other tradespeople and contractors to ensure that projects are completed on time and to the highest standards
  • Ensure that all work is performed in compliance with safety regulations and building codes


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completion of a steamfitter apprenticeship program or equivalent experience
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, and specifications
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the job, including lifting heavy equipment and working in confined spaces

Working Conditions: The Steamfitter will work primarily indoors, in a variety of settings, including commercial buildings, industrial facilities, and residential homes. The job may require working in confined spaces, at heights, and in noisy environments. The Steamfitter may be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays, and may be required to travel to job sites.

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Steamfitter

What is the best way to find and hire a Steamfitter near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Steamfitter applicants. Employers posting their Steamfitter job on Indeed get about 10 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Steamfitter applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Steamfitter are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 14 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 18 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Steamfitter positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Steamfitter role?
SMS has 100% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Steamfitter job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Steamfitters are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 140% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Steamfitter applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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