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Work-Life Resources for Cambridge Residents
Length of Apprenticeship:
3 years; 450 hours of classroom training and 6,000 hours of on the job training.
- Must be 18 years old or older
- Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
- Must have a valid drivers license and vehicle
- Must be physically able to perform duties
- Must complete drug testing and a physical
- Must be authorized to work in the United States
Applicants must come to 53 Evans Drive, Stoughton MA 02072 on Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday between 8:00am-12:00pm during April through July. Applicants must appear in person and pay a $35 fee.
Willie Hernandez, Director
53 Evans Drive
Stoughton MA, 02072
Although the pipe trades are sometimes considered a single trade, workers generally specialize in one of three trades. Plumbers repair, install, or alter the water, waste disposal, drainage, and gas systems in homes and commercial and industrial buildings. They install plumbing fixtures: bathtubs, toilets, sinks, showers and appliances such as dishwashers and water heaters. Pipefitters repair and install both high and low pressure pipe systems that are used in manufacturing, in the generation of electricity, and in heating and cooling buildings. They also install automatic controls that are used to regulate these systems. Steamfitters install pipe systems that move liquids or gases under high pressure and provide refrigeration installation and service. Sprinklerfitters install and service fire protection systems including fire standpipes, sprinklerheads and fire pumps.