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Plumbers and Pipefitters Apprenticeship Program

Assemble, install, alter and repair pipelines or pipe systems that carry water, steam, air or other liquids or gases. May install heating and cooling equipment and mechanical control systems. 

$42,870

Average Salary in New Mexico

Who Can Be a Plumber or Pipefitter?

Must be 18 years of age or older, have a High School Diploma/GED, and be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the job (cut, thread or hammer pipes to specifications using tools such as saws, cutting torches, pipe threaders or pipe benders; lay out full scale drawings of pipe systems, supports or related equipment according to blueprints; assemble or secure pipes, tubes, fittings or related equipment according to specifications by welding, brazing, cementing, soldering or threading joints; measure and mark pipes for cutting or threading; inspect, examine or test installed systems or pipe lines using pressure gauge, hydrostatic testing, observation or other methods. Abilities include but are not limited to arm-hand steadiness, control precision, manual dexterity, near vision and multilimb coordination.) 

*Individual program requirements may vary, such as: Pass a placement exam, possess a valid Driver's License and social security card, have reliable transportation,letters of reference, drug screening, pass a physical etc. Contact the program directly to inquire about minimum requirements and the application process.

Program Sponsor

ABC Plumbers and Pipefitters
2821 Broadway Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87107

Greta Schouman
(505) 830-4222
gschouman@abcnm.org

JATC for Plumbers and Pipefitters
411 Arizona SE
Albuquerque, NM 87108

Ray Trujillo
(505) 256-9257
ray@jatc412.com

Companies Hiring

  • Various contractors throughout New Mexico

How to apply?

Ready to be an apprentice and start to earn while you learn? Fill out the form below and a representative will contact you.

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Steps to Become an Apprentice:

Individuals interested in applying to this program should contact the program directly to inquire about the following:

  • If/when applications are being accepted
  • Minimum requirements for the program
  • Length of the training
  • Specific information regarding the training
  • If travel is required, etc.
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