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Class Specifications – G.15
Steamfitter Leadworker – 8192
Steamfitter – 8193

January, 1985

Series Concept

Steamfitters perform the lay-out fabrication, assembly, installation, and maintenance of high or low pressure steam systems, fixtures, and related equipment; select type and size of pipe and related materials according to job specifications; plan sequence of installation to avoid obstructions and activities of other maintenance workers; cut, thread, bend, join, assemble, secure and install brass, copper, lead, glass, and plastic pipe and fittings; test system for leaks; and may weld holding fixtures to structural steel members.

Class Concepts

Steamfitter Leadworker

Under general supervision, incumbents serve as working leaders of a small crew of steamfitters on assigned maintenance and repair or incidental construction projects, or serve as assistants to a supervisor for a group of steamfitters. Incumbents typically peform the work of a journey level maintenance steamfitter in addition to transmitting orders, explaining tasks.to co-workers, and estimating, and maintaining time and material records.


Under supervision incumbents perform the full range of duties as outlined in the series concept.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants for positions in the Steamfitter series are expected to possess the skills, knowledge, and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

Note: Specific qualification requirements are approved for positions by the Personnel Manager in accordance with the provisions of Staff Personnel Policies 210.8 and 210.9.