7126-Plumbers, Pipe Fitters and Related Workers

Job Title: 

Plumbers, Pipe Fitters and Related Workers

Job Description: 

Plumbers, pipe fitters and related workers assemble, install, repair and maintain pipe systems, fittings and fixtures for water, gas, drainage, sewage systems, and hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.


Tasks include:

  • measuring, cutting, threading, bending, jointing, assembling, installing, maintaining and repairing pipes, fittings and fixtures of drainage, heating water supply and sewage systems
  • installing gas appliances, dishwashers and water heaters, sinks and toilets using hand and power tools
  • laying clay, concrete or cast-iron pipes in ditches to form sewers, drains or water mains, or for other purposes
  • inspecting, examining and testing installed systems and pipes, using pressure gauge, hydrostatic testing, observation or other methods
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Mains layer and jointer
Pool and filtration system worker
Ship plumber

This unit group excludes

Air-conditioning and refrigerating equipment mechanic (7127)
Engine-room mechanic (ship) (7233)

Specific Occupations: 


Pipe fitter

Pipe/Drain layer

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore