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NOC 7253 Gas fitters

Example Titles
apprentice gas fitter
district gas serviceman/woman
furnace converter
gas customer servicer
gas fitter
gas fitter apprentice
gas fitter trainee
gas fitter-installer
gas main fitter
gas pipe mechanic
gas pipefitter
gas servicer
gas technician
gas works troubleshooter
industrial gas fitter-tester
industrial gas servicer
journeyman/woman gas fitter

Lead statement
Gas fitters install, inspect, repair and maintain gas lines and gas equipment such as meters, regulators and heating units in residential, commercial and industrial establishments. They are employed by gas utility companies and gas servicing companies.

Main duties
Gas fitters perform some or all of the following duties:
Study drawings and specifications to determine the layout of the installation and materials required
Measure and mark reference points for installation of gas lines and equipment
Install and maintain gas meters and regulators and gas lines between gas unit and gas meter
Install, maintain and service gas heating units and their components, such as burners, valves and automatic controls
Test and replace defective equipment or components
Test and adjust control mechanisms and check pipes and piping connections for gas leaks using gas detecting devices
Attend to gas escape calls and assist in the investigation of gas fires and explosions
Prepare reports on work performed and condition of facilities
Advise clients regarding standards, safety features and maintenance of gas units and systems
Convert motor vehicles or appliances to use natural gas fuels
May repair and service gas appliances and related equipment.

Source: Canada website