steamfitter


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steam·fit·ter

 (stēm′fĭt′ər)
n.
One who installs and repairs heating, ventilating, refrigerating, and air-conditioning systems.

steam′fit′ting n.

steamfitter

(ˈstiːmˌfɪtə)
n
1. (General Engineering) a highly skilled person who installs and repairs pipes for air conditioning, ventilation, refrigeration, and heating systems
2. (Professions) a highly skilled person who installs and repairs pipes for air conditioning, ventilation, refrigeration, and heating systems

steam′fit`ter


n.
a person who installs and repairs steam pipes and their accessories.
[1885–90]
steam′ fit`ting, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.steamfitter - a craftsman who installs and maintains equipment for ventilating or heating or refrigerating
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
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Joe Roach, who left Du Quoin to work on a construction job in Canada, has been promoted to general foreman as a steamfitter with 40 men under him.
He only went to the eighth grade, but by the time he was in his thirties, he was a master electrician, carpenter, steamfitter, pipefitter.
"When you go to work the next day, you get to apply what you've learned," says Monique Gerard, who recently finished a steamfitter apprenticeship in Peoria, Illinois.
Roberts is a native of Kansas, brought up on a farm, but 'turned himself into a boilermaker and steamfitter.' Worked for 18 months on the catwalk of the Golden Gate Bridge" (258).
John "Doc" Lawler, another top steamfitter official, also allegedly benefited from the kickbacks.
A plumber and steamfitter who also taught apprentices, he soon found himself publishing Natural Life magazine.
I obtained a job as a steamfitter helper with a plumbing and steamfitting union shop.
Another volunteer, steamfitter James Drew, said there was so much glass, hot metal and other debris on the ground that search dogs had to wear protective covers for their feet.
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Once they complete the paperwork and sign up for the apprenticeship program, EVIT welders are dispatched as first-year steamfitter apprentices.
The final client, from Kent, Conn., also worked with boilers and boiler parts in the course of his job as a steamfitter.